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Autumn Baby | Chicago Family Photographer

Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile. - William Cullen Bryant


The Beauty in Family | Chicago Family Photographer

Family is like music, some high notes, some low notes, but always a beautiful song.

- Unknown

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A Growing Family | Chicago Family Photographer

Love these Soben friends!!! We've been together since big brother was a newborn ... such an honor and a thrill to be a part of their growing family. xoxox, "I" family! Can't wait to see you again soon!

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The C Family | Chicago Family Photographer

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. - Dr. Seuss


My Everything | Chicago Family Photographer

Family is not an important thing. It's everything. - Michael J. Fox


It's Almost Fall | Chicago Family Photographer

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”  ― E.E. Cummings chicagofamilyphotographer3

Sharing Some Wisdom | Chicago Children Photographer

Look at Master L: You can see him hanging on his Miss E's every word. How great it must be to have a big sister who can share worldly advice or special secrets. I can only imagine: I'm the oldest (and no sisters). Come to think of it, I don't remember being much of a mentor to my younger brother. Fast forward a few decades, and now little brother gives me advice. Here's hoping your sibling bond continues to grow. --LN


Laughter and Joy | North Shore Family Photography

chicagofamilyphotographer1-1 L family, you are one of our favorite new friends. You've touched our lives, warmed our hearts, and brought us countless smiles. Thank you for giving us the true picture of love, joy, and miracles. - LN

Wonderment and Joy / North shore children's photographer

Ahhhh, those toddler moments. Always something new to discover in this vast world. Joyful exploration, and thoughtful curiosity. Thank you, D, for bringing your dimples and your sense of wonder, and for letting us be such a big part of your first year. - LN

Family Time

Some families just get it. They don't have to pretend, or pose, or have any such pretense. They naturally fall into place - into the arms that they are so comfortable being held by. That is how this family is -- and it was a joy to photograph them. Thanks, V family - for letting me in.

Fun in the Park

We were so worried about this session --- it had rained for a few days ahead of time, and the forecast was calling for more (hmmmm kinda like the mini sessions this weekend!!!). Ultimately, the weather chose to cooperate (in mother nature's cold kind of way) -- and the session was fabulous. The kids are so sweet and adorable - they were so cooperative and so much fun. Mom and Dad did a great job, too! This first shot takes my breath away. I just love how tenderly they embrace.




This weather is absolutely insane! All of my sessions last weekend were in absolutely frigid temperatures. Luckily, I had plenty of smiles to warm me up. This pair kept me laughing the entire time - what a fun family (with a great sense of style!). Enjoy! 91IMG_6645




The BEST part of my job

By far, my favorite part of my job is reconnecting with old friends. Photography is a personal profession, and I am proud to say I feel like so many clients become friends. I love to come back, to watch (and to document) the kids as they grow. So when this family called to book a session, I was thrilled. I just couldn't wait to see them again.