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4 Great Things to Consider For Your Chicago Engagement Photos!

Perhaps the most important decision you make after saying “I do” is choosing your wedding photographer. After all, the photographer captures and records all those important details, from the dress to the first kiss right down to the last dance, and they are the people you will spend most of your time with on your […]

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A Stunning Black-Tie Elawa Farm Wedding in Lake Forest, Illinois

Elawa Farm History Built in 1917, Elawa Farm in Lake Forest was initially a gentleman’s farm. This venue gained notoriety for its refined design from the North Shore’s premier estate architects, David Adler and Alfred Hopkins. Named for its original owners, the Elawa Farm wedding venue is one of the last remaining Midwest estate farms. […]

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10 Favorite Maternity Photo Locations Near Chicago

Maternity Session Locations in Chicago  Thinking of documenting your pregnancy? You will miss the little bumps and hiccups you have gotten accustomed to over your pregnancy and having a photo that captures this time in your life will be a very fond object of yours, years from now. We are fortunate to live in an […]

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What is Lifestyle Newborn Photography?

A lifestyle in-home newborn session in Chicago

Wilmette photographer captures family posing for their annual portrait along Lake Michigan's beach.

Spring Family Photo Tips | From Your Local Wilmette Photographer

I’m a local Wilmette photographer here to help you choose attire for your Spring family photos. Spring is by far my favorite time of the year to photograph families and children’s portraits. Between the lush greens and bounty of flowers and blooms, there are endless opportunities to create beautiful portraits here in Wilmette. Let Your […]

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A downtown Chicago Engagement Session

Engagement sessions in downtown Chicago have endless opportunities for great photos, and Akira and Austin were the perfect subjects for this session! I’m so looking forward to their wedding in the Fall of 2022. Austin and Akira were just wonderful people to spend time with and delightful to photograph. Just look at their faces; they […]

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Evanston Family Photographer | A Family Beach Session

As a local Evanston family photographer who serves the Chicago area and it’s Northshore, I have so many photos of my family that I treasure. Many were taken back in a day before cell phones, before computers, and back when film was a bit of a luxury. We took photos mostly on special occasions, and […]

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Evanston Newborn Photographer | Tips for a Stress-Free Session!

As an Evanston newborn photographer, I’ve seen how smooth and chaotic a newborn shoot can be! It doesn’t matter if this is your very first baby or a new addition to your growing family; planning for newborn photos can be overwhelming. It is a bit of a dance between juggling feedings, crazy sleep schedules, and getting […]

Tips to Nail Your Session With a North Shore Family Photographer!

Have you thought about a family portrait session but started feeling overwhelmed and full of dread when considering what goes into it? You’re not alone. Many clients say they put off family photos because it seemed like a lot of work and stress or because they had an experience with a North Shore family photographer that just […]

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Newborn Pictures Chicago | Fresh 48, Newborn Sessions & Lifestyle Sessions

Newborn Pictures Chicago | Fresh 48, Newborn Sessions & Lifestyle Sessions; What’s the Difference? A new baby makes you a new family, no matter if this is your first baby or another addition! Just like no two babies are alike, professional photos taken after they come into the world should capture these moments in a […]

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Newborn Photography Session in Chicago, IL | Baby Leon

When Feifei contacted me for a newborn photography session in Chicago, specifically to celebrate his son’s 100th day of life, I was soooo very excited. I had never photographed this traditional Korean celebration before and I was looking forward to heading into Chicago to capture this momentous day. For those who aren’t familiar with this […]

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Mayslake Peabody Estate |Maternity Photography

A maternity photography session at Oak Brook’s Mayslake Peabody Estate

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The Ultimate Guide to North Shore Chicago Wedding Venues

Chicago is a vast and beautiful city filled with unlimited spaces to give you your dream wedding. While some people prefer the glitz and the glamor of downtown, others prefer to keep things a little quieter with plenty of space to spread out. If you fall into the latter category, a North Shore wedding might […]

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Exclusive Look at Exmoor Country Club Wedding Venue in Chicago

If you’re looking for a picture-perfect wedding venue, look no further than the Exmoor Country Club wedding venue. Located in the heart of Highland Park, this venue offers the ideal spot for a beautiful and timeless setting. With stunning indoor event spaces and immaculately kept grounds, Exmoor Country Club radiates elegance and charm at every […]

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Celebrate Love at the Union League Club Chicago Wedding Venue

If you love the downtown Chicago area, the Union League Club of Chicago wedding venue stands as a beacon of elegance and sophistication. It offers a timeless setting for couples to exchange vows and celebrate their love. With its rich history and iconic architecture, the Club provides a stunning backdrop for extraordinary weddings. Hosting your […]

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Eloping in Door County | Intimate Wedding Locations

When it comes to romantic places to elope, I can’t think of any better spot in the Midwest to elope than in Door County, a county of less than 500 square miles that makes up the “thumb” of Wisconsin. Home to many beautiful parks, hidden beaches, wineries, and lighthouses, Door County offers many photographic opportunities […]