Here is another Christmas in July post, but with the past week’s heat, humidity and storms, I don’t think it could be any more opposite of Christmas-time! This post shows another adorable family and their Christmas mini-sessions. What I love most about these sessions is that they’re quick (only 15 minutes in the studio), which is […]

Happy Christmas in July! I’m playing catch-up, so you can expect to see some Christmas photos being posted now! This blog is about a Christmas mini-session. Typically, as a family and children’s photographer, I like to do some miniature sessions that last about 15 minutes and normally revolve around the theme of whatever holiday is nearest. These […]

  • Molly Sanchez - That little one is such a cuite! Love this little familySession!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Marie Gibbs - Cute set up and sweet little family!ReplyCancel

  • Michele Ashley - Aww, this is a great mini sesh… it’s never too early (for me!) to see Christmas pics! 😉ReplyCancel

  • Mia Afanador Minoletti - Haha so fun to see Christmas in July! Adorable images!ReplyCancel

We’re in the middle of wedding season, and I have wedding fever! Since I took some short time off to spend time with my newborn, I’m re-living some wedding shoots I did through these blog posts! This post is about Megan and Matt’s wedding. Being a Chicago wedding photographer I get to travel all around […]

  • Paige - Beautiful day and light! Oh my goodness!ReplyCancel

  • Susan Beth Breuner - What a beautiful and fun wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Kimberly A. Rhoades - Beautiful job! This wedding looked like a complete blast!ReplyCancel

  • Michele Ashley - Looks like so much fun!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Marie Gibbs - Love these! Your black and white photos are breathtaking.ReplyCancel

  • Urška Majer - What a beautiful wedding!ReplyCancel

  • ashley eiban - what a beautiful wedding!!! you did such a great job capturing all the special details and emotions!!ReplyCancel

As a mom of three, it is so exciting to be able to watch your kids grow up, but to also grow up with them. With two kids and a newborn, I’ve learned to stay on my toes and embrace all of the silly moments. Julia and Kyle have the same idea! With two kids, […]

  • Julia - Gorgeous family. 🙂 You captured them really well. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Clara - What a fun and gorgeous family! Vernon Hills, IL looks like a great spot for a family session. Glad to read that they took home some heirloom products from this session. That’s so important!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Marie - These photos are super cute. What a sweet looking family. I love the candid moments.ReplyCancel

  • Jentry Dryden - What a sweet family session in Vernon Hills! I love the way you captured this family interacting. Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Samantha Eckhaus - These Vernon Hills family portraits are so fun! The colors are so vibrant and bright just like the personalities of this precious little family.ReplyCancel

  • Patricia Cannon - What a beautiful family portrait session in Vernon Hills. I love the colors and love shown in all these images. This family will treasure these pictures for years to come.ReplyCancel

  • Christine D - I am happiest when families just play around during their photo sessions. The portraits are so much more natural and everyone is so much happier when they do that! This Vernon Hills session demonstrates that perfectly! I can see why they chose to invest in an album and canvas!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie E. Shannon - This family is adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Ruben - Stunning family portraits Maria Nicole! Love the colors, setting, as well as all the beautiful expressions / moments you captured. Man those woods in Vernon Hills are so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Michele - What a sweet family! You captured them perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • Allison Anderson - This looks like they were a very fun family to photograph — so many smiles and laughter in the Vernon Hills, IL forest! I love the photo of the little baby kissing her big brother. I am sure mom does too.ReplyCancel

  • Casey - What a gorgeous family session in Vernon Hills! You did an amazing job as a Chicago Family Photographer.ReplyCancel