Saturday, December 27, 2008

I've been a bad blogger...

But, in my defense, hasn't this season been CRAZY for everyone? Between gifts and school programs and basketball tournaments and photo shoots and cards and last minute....EVERYTHINGS....there's hardly been a minute to breathe.
I know there are so many more pictures to put up...but as you can see, something is a bit wonky with my blog as of late. The pictures are posting kind of weird...the sizes seem condensed in some cases. (just click on the picture to see the "true" image!) Another thing on the list to do! For now, here are some of the recent shoots... I hope everyone takes some time to wind down now that the holiday stresses are diminishing. Enjoy your families...appreciate the good...make new resolutions to fix what isn't working!
Hope this season...and the new year...bring peace, happiness and health to all of you!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

It's been awhile!

Been super busy with the holiday rush, but I have lots to share. Don't want to ruin anyone's Christmas Card pictures and show them here first! Just one of a couple of ADORABLE girls...
SO pretty....

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Hey, Tay!

Haven't seen this girl since she was a little, little girl!!! Such a beauty.... we tried to sneak in a shoot on a COLD, COLD afternoon... look for another little session to follow!!!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

A girl and

Here you go, and Sweet Pea! This is the first request I've gotten to photograph a senior girl with her pet duck, haha! Not sure that will ever come up again. All you blog readers out there...did you know that a duck can eat a 4 inch praying mantis while you watch? ...that the duck's favorite snack is frozen peas? The duck was adorable, but didn't quite steal the show from the beautiful Hannah. Thanks for the fun day, guys!!! We'll talk soon...

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

The season change is definitely under way...

Chicago is certainly living up to it's "Windy City" nickname these days...and coupled with the COLD, COLD temps it seems we are turning the page into winter. The cold didn't seem to bother "G", though! (If it did, he really hid it well!) You were great to work with, kiddo! Here's the couple I promised!

Sunday, October 19, 2008


I've had the opportunity to meet with some wonderful families lately. One, Dena and her bunch...I met awhile ago and we were able to get together again this fall for some beautiful family pictures. Many changes happening over there in the C household! Wow...God is good, huh, Dena??? And another family...Joe and his crew. Can we really have been out of touch for a least??? It was SO good to chat with you...something we should definitely make a point to do more often. kids we ran such similar lives. We've taken different paths since then, but isn't it funny how we've ended up on quite parallel courses in our lives once again? So fun to reminisce...and build new friendships as well.

Well,THAT was a bunch of babble, haha. I think Dena and Joe may get what I mean, tho! Thanks, guys! Here's a couple of sneak peeks...I'll be in touch with you soon!

Saturday, October 18, 2008


Friday, October 17, 2008

Hey, A!

This was such a fun shoot...I think you can jump higher than any 6 year old girl I know! Hope the zoo was earned it!! More soon...

Monday, October 13, 2008

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


Monday, October 6, 2008


Thursday, October 2, 2008

Saturday, September 27, 2008're just gorgeous....

More tomorrow, but I had to put up at least ONE!!! I'll talk to you soon!
ETA: One more in color!!!

Thursday, September 25, 2008

This was fun...

The kids in this house...well, they're my kinda' kids! We all showed off our doublejointed-ness, our "splits" skills (yes, even me) and even voiced our distaste for some of the clothing choices, haha. (By the way, A, you don't look like a freak in the hat....) Anyway, they were lots of fun...and we got some great pix. Oh...and the DOG. LOVED the dog...whole other story!!!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Thanks so much for your patience!

Thanks, Chris! This family has been waiting to see some sneak peeks, but time has been awfully tight lately! She is one of those moms who is "on the ball." Getting those family photos done way ahead of the holiday season!!

This was the second time these boys came to see me...and what manners! "Thank-you's" and handshakes, I tell ya'! Really great kids...and a wonderful mom and dad. You'll finally see your proofs this week. Yay!!!

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Look at this little cutie!

Super busy lately, but I wanted to get a couple of these recent pix up here so J could get a look at himself on the web! I'll get to more of these soon...'cause I know you're waiting! I'm excited to see more of these, too!!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Sometimes I have the MOST FUN job in the world!

She was absolutely adorable...and talked a mile a minute, haha! The CUTEST thing! We'll go to the lake NEXT time, V...I PROMISE! Now go show everyone your pretty pictures!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008


Love 'em! Rushin' out to another shoot - more soon!

Friday, September 5, 2008

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Since I KNOW you're waiting, Rachel!

Just a few for now - these are just a couple I've loaded. My computer has decided to be UBER slow - the file loading is taking forever. I'll open up some more tomorrow! S - you're a little superstar! And J - I think you secretly LOVED the "girlfriend" smile! Thanks for a fun day!