Category Archives: Family Photographer

Family Photographer Lake County,IL Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. Sofia Grace is a beautiful little girl who, to her parents, is the whole world! Sofia celebrated her second birthday on September 25th, and this shoot captures her innocence and the happiness that surrounds her and her family.  A […]

  • connie - I can see why you are adding Lake Zurich spot to your list of favorite spots for photographing families. What a beautiful setting! That is so sweet Sofia loves Mickey and Minnie mouse and carries them everywhere with her. Don’t you just love two year olds?ReplyCancel

  • Ashley S. - Aw, she’s a cutie. I never would have expected to meet Minnie Mouse at Lake Zurich, IL! lol!ReplyCancel

  • Jamie - How adorable is this little one?! I just LOVE the Minnie and Mickey concept. I’m sure this Illinois family was just thrilled with their images!ReplyCancel

  • Corey - Such a fun family portrait session! I love that they let their sweet baby girl wear her Minnie Mouse outfit. Too cute!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn - This family session in Lake Zurichil is lovely. I loved how the little one is dressed at Minnie Mouse and she looks so happy that she is. Beautiful Illinois family!ReplyCancel

  • abbie - such a cute little girl, you really captured her spirtReplyCancel

  • Christine D - That is the cutest little Minnie Mouse ever! I love those chubby little legs next to Minnie. What a fun two year old birthday session.ReplyCancel

  • Alyssa - This little gal is just darling. And that outfit, so cute! Seems to fit her personality perfectly. Love the Illinois location you found for this family session!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy - I love that field of wild flowers! SO pretty! Happy second birthday to this incredibly adorable little two year old! I love all the smiles and laughs in your photographs. It looks like this family had an amazing time during their session with you!ReplyCancel

  • Esther - Adorable family photos. That little girl is just so sweetReplyCancel

All these amazing families I get to meet, how could I not love being a family photographer?! A little girl is a giggle wrapped in sunlight. I met such a little girl, named Kayalena, while doing an outdoor photoshoot for her second birthday! Kayalena has a beautiful life and is surrounded by beautiful parents. They […]

  • Jessica Renee Patnesky - Oh my goodness, what a sweetheart!! And I love her and mom in the heels!!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Cabrera - What a fun shoot! Love the colors!ReplyCancel

  • Gonzalo Verdeja - Im in love with Kayalena. Great pictures, I like a lot all this colors, great job!!ReplyCancel

  • Alex - What a cutie!! Great captures, so many sweet ones!ReplyCancel

  • Giselle - These are so adorable!
    What a loving family and beautiful little girl!ReplyCancel

  • Denise - What a bright and fun birthday session! Makes me sort of long for summer!!ReplyCancel

  • Jessi - What a sweet birthday session! Love the pink pops of color of her bows, and that picture with her doll <3 <3 <3ReplyCancel

  • Kristi James - OH HOW FUN!!!! Birthday pictures end up just adorable!! Great work!!ReplyCancel

  • Corey - What an adorable family! Such a fun portrait session for her 2nd birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Brenden - I love the one of Kayalena with her doll. Years from now when she is all grown up she can look back and have this beautiful keepsake from her 2 year old photoshoot.ReplyCancel

  • Esther - What a gorgeous little family! Great job capturing this special milestone for this family with beautiful photography.ReplyCancel

  • Megan - Beautiful and cute family portrait photography and what a lovely Lake Zurich location for a picnic!ReplyCancel

  • Christine D - Such a perfect way to document a family of three before they become a family of four! This little girl looks like she will already be a great big sister. I can’t wait to see the newborn portraits!ReplyCancel

  • abbie - such a cute little girl! Going to be such a fab big sister! I can’t wait to see the newborn session and the updated family portrait with the baby!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy - This sessions looks like it was an absolute BLAST! This family has so many gorgeous photos, how will they ever choose! You did such a great job capturing real smiles and a lot of great emotion! The forest preserve is the perfect backdrop for this beautiful little family! Amazing job!ReplyCancel

Event Photographer “Count your age by the number of memories, not by the number of years.” As we get older, so many things change. Looking back, I would never have imagined how beautiful my life is now, with my two kids and a third on the way, and my amazing significant other, John. I was […]

  • Erika Brown - Adorable :-)ReplyCancel

  • Emilee Self - Cute family!ReplyCancel

  • Molly Sanchez - Happy Birthday to the couple!ReplyCancel

  • Erika Dame Smith - This is so sweet! What a great occasion!ReplyCancel

  • DARCY (KRUEGER) TOM - Hello!
    I am Bill&Pat Kruegers daughter. Thank you for doing such a wonderful job! Could you send this spread to their email?! ReplyCancel

I hope everyone had a safe and merry holiday! I’ve been super busy with my family and Christmas but have some exciting news to share! We have added a new member to our team at MariaNicole Photography. Haley Peterson is my new assistant and a great addition to my business! Haley is a senior at […]

    I met the most adorable family this summer when I was asked to photograph two sisters birthday party! I love being a childrens photographer as well as an event photographer! Being able to combine the two makes it that much more special! Capturing a birthday party is very important because at the end of the […]

    • Nikita - Great pictures! Looks like a fun time was had by all! :)ReplyCancel