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One of my favorite families are back for a fall family session! I’ve photographed little Noah’s newborn session and I can’t believe how big he is now! It was such a perfect time to take fall photos with all the colorful leaves in the background. We had so much fun throwing leaves around and that […]

Family, Portraits

October 30, 2019

Busse Woods Fall Family Portraits: Estrada Family

Family Playing with Fall leaves
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As I’ve mentioned time and time again, I LOVE my repeat clients! I’ve been photographing this family way before Joe and Vinvia got married. They were one of my “practice couples” that I shot when I was still building my portfolio. I’ve photographed their engagement session, maternity session and newborn session. Technically, I also had […]

Family, Portraits

October 23, 2019

Navy Pier Family Portraits: Xaypharath Family

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WE LOVE THIS FAMILY. Like, we wish we’re part of it, literally. My husband, Erick, went to church at Faith Alliance Bible Church (FABC) with both Jason and Pola. Erick and Jason had so much history together. Jason’s parents are actually our Ninong and Ninang (Sponsors) at our wedding. Although they both went separate ways, […]

Family, Portraits

October 20, 2019

San Tan Regional Park Family Portraits: Manguba Family

Family posing on a log
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We decided to stop by and visit some friends in Phoenix, Arizona for a few days before heading out to cover our last wedding of 2019 in Las Vegas. Meet the Livin Family! I met Kristy in pharmacy school. Although we didn’t interact much the 1st three years, we really got to know each other […]

Family, Portraits

October 14, 2019

Riparian Preserve Mini-Session: Livin Family

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There’s always a special place in my heart for Chicago Botanic Garden. I used to frequent this place when I was younger. Moreover, I had always enjoyed taking photos here whether it was with me and Erick or with my cousins. When Edelissa, one of our Spring clients (Blog Post HERE), inquired another time for […]

Family

September 29, 2019

Chicago Botanic Garden Family Portraits

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We met Angela through our very good friend and previous wedding client, Lan. She was one of her bridesmaids. She reached out to me for family photos with her and Ezra’s new bundle of joy, Grant. They wanted to go back to the place where they said their “I do’s” – Schram Memorial Chapel in […]

Family

August 18, 2019

Schram Memorial Chapel: Oh Family

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I met this beautiful family (Eric, Edelissa, Evan and Sofia) through the many events I’ve attended of Charity’s, who happens to be her first cousin. They were either through her bridal shower, wedding, housewarming, baby’s baptism and so on. Needless to say, she’s seen the wide variety of photos I’ve taken of her cousin. I […]

Family, Portraits

June 29, 2019

Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk: Valdez Family