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The Vehe Barn of Long Long Grove lended an amazing location to shoot large family portraits! This extended family of 12 looked great wearing pastel shades with backdrops of the multiple barns and open fields!
Giuliana looked beautiful for her first communion this weekend! Her shoot started out in Grandmas backyard and concluded at her family's church in Chicago. Guiliana was a natural model, I cant wait to photograph her again!
Meet Elmhurst College soon to be graduates Jordan and Krysten! Both graduating with honors and pursuing careers in business, they have a lot to celebrate! I was able to capture Jordan's last moments juggling the soccer ball on Elmhurst's campus and Kyrsten in front of the Wilder Mansion, where she works as an event coordinator.
I cant believe its almost been six months since I shot Ava's newborn photos! This mini shoot celebrated Ava's Christening this weekend! Backdrop for her Christening photos are moms wedding dress! And since we were shooting... might as well throw a tutu in there for good measure.
When its 50 degrees out in January you better bet im moving this family shoot outside! This growing family of four was thrilled to bring their latest little man home from the hospital this Winter. There's no buddy like a brother. <3
1,870 Miles-5 states
Gibson Guitars,Beal Street, Live Music,
Ducks, Elvis. BBQ
New Orleans Louisiana,
Powdered Sugar,Bignets,VooDoo, Neon,Balcony's,
Beads, Parades, 2017
How lucky the Size family was to have their Holiday photo session land on Chicago's first snowfall of the year! The falling snow at the Wilder Mansion made for a beautiful backdrop! The Mansion and its estate are located in Elmhurst, Illinois and were developed in 1868. The Wilder included spacious gardens covered in fresh snow, a beautiful staircase and an indoor botanic garden. The Size family's Christmas cards are going to look very festive this year!
The Luba's Family photos were shot in their cozy home and beautiful backyard in Roselle Illinois. This growing family is excited to celebrate their youngest grandchild Kennedy's, first Christmas!
Chicago couple Pam and Reid chose one of the most unique venues for their engagement session, Emporium Arcade! Reid even showed up in his Pac Man suite! While photographing the couple couldn't resist a few games and some laughs in the lounge. After the arcade fun we headed down to the Chicago River Walk for some romantic river views.
Cameron's first birthday was celebrated at Bristol Oaks Golf Club and Banquets in Bristol Wisconsin. Family portraits were taken on the greens and followed with a sports themed birthday party! The event included creative sports centerpieces, Ballpark concessions, a smash cake and friends and family decked out in their favorite sports attire.
Ava's newborn portraits were shot one week after she was born! Ava is the first born for parents Stacy and Nick. Her Birthday was October 28th, weighing 6 lbs 7 oz, Ava arrived in Chicago just in time for the Cubs to win a World Series! What a cutie!
Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year! To me it's a kick off to the Holidays, and I love seeing all of the little kids excited and dresses up. The sisters below were photographed right before the trick or treating festivities began! This little bat and Mabel from Hotel Transylvania were just too cute!
Last Thursday the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrated their 100 year anniversary! The event was held at the Chicago History Museum and emceed by food and nutrition expert Dawn Jackson Blatner. U.S. representative Danny Davis was in attendance and was honored with a outstanding legislator award for his long time support of CAND. The celebration included vegetable center pieces created by Fleur De Jour and a vegan cake created by The Goddess and the Baker. Sponsored included Baxter, Midwest Dairy Council, 5K Wine and LagunItas Brewery.
Amy and Mark explored their Chicago neighborhood Logan Square for their engagement shoot! They visited Palmer Square and took advantage of the graffiti scene on the old Mega mall that will soon be demolished. We ended the shoot at their favorite brewery in the neighborhood, Hopewell. Amy and Mark were naturals and I cant wait to shoot their wedding in August 2017!
Nicole and Joe visited some of their favorite Chicago locations for their engagement shoot! Including Lincoln Park Zoos nature board walk, the Alfred Caldwell Lilly Ponds and Montrose Beach.
Olivia Turned 4 and was surprised with a Pony Ride in her front yard!
To see the complete Birthday party shoot view her Pony Party images Here>> Olivia's 4
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