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I have always loved a front door portrait for families but this year I love them a little more as our homes have taken on a new appreciation. The front door is often a backdrop for the first photo you take when you bring your baby home from the hospital, it stands behind kids for […]

Mount Prospect Family Photographer – Fall Session This family was looking for a photographer, not just take family photos, but to create a long lasting family art piece to put up in their home. If it was up to this photographer (that’s me! 🙂 everyone would have a huge, gorgeous family photo up in their […]

It seems that parents have everything they need. We as grown children have to think about what they can’t get themselves. Sisters teamed up for an extended family portrait as a present for Mom and Dad this holiday season. We met at the Des Plaines Forest Preserve and started our session in the leaves. What […]

Mom wanted some special images of just her and her baby girl…. because she is no longer a baby anymore! I think we accomplished just that! Her daughter is going to love seeing these images in their home everyday reminding her how much Momma loves her. This mom and daughter joined in my Busse Woods […]

This baby girl marked 5 months and her family decided it was time for her first professional family photo session. She did a fantastic job and her family ended up with some gorgeous art work to put on the walls of their new home!  Take a look at the Art Products.  

It was very tough for mom to gather everyone together. I can image with 7 teens (or almost teens) whom now have jobs, sports, college and other events that pull them in all directions. I know I have a difficult time coordinating with just two! However, they pulled it off! We were able to schedule […]