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Tag Archives: portraits

4 Do’s and 1 Don’t to Have the Best Mother’s Day! – Chicago Portrait Photographer


I’m going to keep this simple. Nothing earth-shattering. But maybe some things you’ve haven’t thought about before. Maybe some things to make your day just a touch better.

Do reach out to a fellow mom/aunt/friend to tell them how much they mean to you or that you think they are doing a good job. I don’t think these holidays necessarily have to be for your own mother, or even only for mothers. This will make you feel great – I promise! Do create


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Circle of Women – Chicago Portrait Photographer

Generation photography

“The circles of women around us weave invisible nets of love that carry us when we’re weak and sing with us when we are strong.”


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What to Wear Wednesday – Chicago Family Photographer

What to wear to your family photography session?? So many moms stress about this – but really, it’s nothing to worry about. However, you should put some thought into it since your portrait session is an investment and you want to love the end product – and what you are wearing is part of that.

I advise people to NOT wear matching clothes – i.e. everyone in khaki pants and white shirts. I assume that’s not how a family lives their day to day life, all dressing the same


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Meet the team! – Chicago Headshot Photographer


I am so lucky to have two talented women that help me run my business and let me do what I love to do – they make my life much easier and I am so thankful for both of them. Since I’ve taken photos of both of them, I thought I’d show you who they are and tell you a little about them!

Chicago children’s photographer | Chicago baby photographer | Chicago portrait photographer | Chicago family photographer

Chances are if you’ve emailed the studio, you’ve corresponded


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girl crush – chicago headshot photographer


Let’s talk girl crushes for a minute. everyone has one.  Some have a crush on Gywneth, while others have one on Princess Kate. Currently mine are Brittany Howard, lead singer/guitarist of the Alabama Shakes and Noelle Scaggs, the co-lead singer/songwriter for the Fitz and the Tantrums. (see a theme here?) I think I may just add someone a little more local to my list. Enter – Chris Bell – owner of the store Flatts


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part 2


Here’s the second part of my session with this fabulous family – these women were so fun and so gorgeous!!!!

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this was such an amazing day shooting these beautiful women!

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i know you.


you’re a wife. a mother. a chauffer. a referee. a short-order cook. a teacher. a housekeeper. an event planner. a nose wiper. a diaper changer. a magician. an accountant. a chauffer (yes, i said that twice!), a laundress, a secretary, a house manager, a coach, a cheerleader, an “ouchie” kisser, a hairdresser, a bad-dream soother, etc, etc, etc, etc . . .

and you’re always last on the list. last to eat dinner. last to go to bed (but the first up in the morning). last on


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