It is with heartfelt appreciation that we humbly announce that Soben Studios has been awarded the 2016 Best of Chicagoland Award! We are thrilled to receive this news, and so honored to have been a recipient of these awards for the past three years. We are excited and honored, especially to be recognized among such a distinguished group of fellow photographers. Thank you, Chicagoland Awards, for making our week!
Part Five brings our before and after transformation session to an end. We started with an amazing woman, and are ending with her amazing daughter. So thankful we got to document the amazingness of womb to birth with this remarkable family!
This darling princess revealed! Part Four of our before and after is all about this precious baby, and that tiny, perfect face. In love, we are all in love.
Part Three of our before and after session, and the baby is here! Hope you're enjoying the transformation of this amazing woman, who can extend her resume from dog-whispering-rescuing-veterinarian, include mother! Look at that little face! *swoon*
Part Two of our gorgeous before and after is so fun today! In case you missed it, this amazing woman is a veterinarian and dog whispering rescuer, who is now an fab mama. Watch for her transformation into mother coming!
We love a before and after! This woman is amazing. She is a veterinarian, a dog rescuer, a dog whisperer, and now a fabulous mother. What a privilege to get to photograph this great beauty! Stay tuned, her after is coming... :)
Our last post of three of this dreamboat baby is the most snugly. White knit and those wide-awake eyes are too much! Dreamy to the max.
Part two of our big-eyed stunner should be titled, "Those LASHES!" So much love for this gorgeous little sweetheart!
This little darling is one of Laurie's most favorite sessions ever. This is the second child of beloved clients, and WIDE awake was the theme, but no one minded with eyes like these! Gorgeous!
This (big!) little guy is from a family where both parents have dedicated their lives to our freedom, and we couldn't be more grateful for their service. We love working with such honorable people, and this little buddy is cuuuuuuuuute!
This tiny little angel comes from a family we love photographing (big brother is known as Silly Sauce in our recent posts!), and made our day so sweet in the studio. Loved capturing that sleepy little face on this precious little babe. -->all the feelings<--
We have been loving on these two since they were babies, so having them for a session is always a treat. They are close in age to Laurie's own children, so she gets to catch up on the important topics like Minecraft skills and art projects when they visit. Always a great day photographing such polite, funny, and loving kids!
One of the best parts of photographing babies is that sometimes, we get to watch them grow up and see their families change and grow. These three are so much fun, and we have been capturing their moments since the oldest was a baby! How special, to see an entire family form and grow in front of our lens. Love these funny, silly, sweet, and adorable kids!
We had this session a little earlier last year, and this little sweet pea and her daddy melted our hearts! We love having such proud parents in our studio, and the darling baby girl is icing on that cake. Thank you for these sweet moments, you two!
If there's something better than chubby baby rolls, we certainly don't know what it could be! Our last blog post on this honeybunch is so delicious. Those little legs and cheeks need to be squeeeeeeeeezed!
Remember that Mama-To-Be and darling newborn we shared all month? Well that little doll had a six month session in the blink of an eye, and we had so much fun seeing this little personality emerge! Love this family and these kids and all this happiness!
And here is our final post of this transformation, from mama-to-be to brand new mother. So much sweetness and love in our studio, and we just loved capturing it all. What a wonderful job, being a part of such magical times!
Look who arrived!! Our beautiful mother-to-be in our previous two posts delivered this little angel and what a wonderful day in our studio! Those cheeks and toes and squishy little bitty sweetheart! What a joy!
Part two of this beautiful mother-to-be, and she was just stunning in our studio! The gauzy dress and the great light on this beauty was wonderful, and be sure to stay tuned for parts three and four when we all got to meet this darling baby!
A long tutu and a glowing mother-to-be? Count us IN! We love this four part series, because we get to capture the beauty of pregnancy, then the miracle of the new baby! Stay tuned for the next posts coming, to watch the transformation!