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Location is key [Niles Family Photographer]

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I often see people posting questions or recommendations for locations for a photo session they have coming up. The comments usually fill up with forest preserves, places those friends have had sessions or somewhere special to the friend recommending. I always think to myself…. ‘call your photographer.’ Communication with your photographer before your session is […]

Elk Grove Baby Photographer You met this sweet addition to Elk Grove earlier this year and she was back in for her sitter session. If you remember, she was super smiley as a newborn. Remember this grin? The only thing different is that Baby L and her grin are even bigger! Every month Baby L’s […]

We were back in the Des Plaines Studio for our first newborn after the short Christmas holiday break, with babies constantly being born newborn photographers do not get a very long break 🙂 Baby A and his family arrived at my Des Plaines studio for their first family portraits the day after Christmas and Mom and Dad did a great job with all the newborn portrait preparations the day of his session. Baby A slept like a dream after we rocked him to sleep and wrapped him up. But first a quick stretch for this newborn after he got out of his car seat. A newborn will usually enforce a break from the session for a feeding.

This is Central Park. It is a small park near the center of Des Plaines. Although surrounded by condos there is an adorable circle path flooded with flowers during the summer and into the early fall. When I photograph just right, the viewer will have no idea that people, condos and cars are surrounding us. […]

They are only tiny for so long, don’t wait until after your baby is born!  Not all parents know that booking their newborn photographer is something they should do before baby is born. This isn’t something you want to leave to the last-minute and here are a 7 good reasons not to wait to book your […]

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text]   I recently bought a couch. The last time I went through his process was when my 16 year old was just crawling and since that couch has seen him through snack time, nap time, fort building, sick days and countless popcorn filled movie nights… it was time to retire it to […]

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