Category Archives: Cakesmash

Family beach photography

Well it’s a little beach.  And it’s definitely not the ocean.  But it’s the beach right by my studio here in Lake Zurich so I’ll take it!!! It’s MY beach, haha. I’ve known this family since I was in college and I always love being able to see them and their family grow.  I photographed…

Lake County IL baby photographer

Aaaah, the milestone 1 year session.  They’re pulling up. Standing.  Some are walking.  And their personalities shine more than ever.  Of course, the cake smash at the end is a personal favorite because I get to eat cake since the reactions the kiddos have to the cake is always different.  Lot of them cry.  Some…

1 year old photographer Chicago IL

So this little dude turned one.  It’s always bittersweet for me when my baby planners “graduate” because I go from seeing them several times in a year to seeing them less often.  Lucky for me I see this family again in a few months for outdoor fall photos, so it’s not super sad (yet)! And yes, he’s…

First birthday photographer Palatine IL

What a sweet first birthday boy.  He wasn’t a fan of the cake, but he was totally into the balloons.  Because duh, those are way better than cake. You’ll learn, kid.  You’ll learn. Fun story: I actually met this family through my daughter’s preschool.  This guy’s sister and my daughter are friends and get along…

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