Des Plaines Newborn Photographer – Baby M

Des Plaines Newborn Photographer – Baby M

It wasn’t that long ago that this newborn’s brother made the trip to my Des Plaines Studio to get his own newborn photographs done. Now he is coming in as the big brother! It is such an honor to photograph multiple newborn portrait sessions.



Big brother had to get some time in front of the camera too! He has so many expressions, he was so fun to photograph and talk to.



This is one sweet, adorable family. Baby M sure made this trio one fabulous family of four. Looking forward to watching them grow up. Hold on tight, it goes fast!  des-plaines-newborn-photo



Mount Prospect, IL Newborn Photographers – Baby Charlie

Mount Prospect, IL Newborn Photographers

Newborn sessions with older siblings are tearing at my heart strings lately. Probably because my own two are getting older.. a lot older.

I have had so many great big brothers and sisters in the studio lately. This big sister was so excited to be part of the session and help out which was a huge relief because the main focus of the session was the siblings images.

If you live in or around the Mount Prospect and you are looking for newborn photographers… Give me a call and we can chat about your own newborn session!

Now booking through Fall 2018.




If that picture below doesn’t say PROUD BIG SISTER then I don’t know what does! We were able to get some images of Mom and both of her kiddos, which I am hoping will be a great keepsake and addition to part of this families growing story.


Ok. Ok. Big sisters have their moments too ūüôā One of my favorite images above ^^^

Baby Charlie woke up and even gave us some giggles and laughs. He didn’t make it into the studio until after he was a month old. I think Baby Charlie just proved that even if you miss the perfect newborn time frame of 7-10 days, you can still get some amazing family images. Don’t skip a session! Just jump in and document your family at any moment you can.



The most important part… What did this family do with their newborn portraits? Click here for the post on their heirlooms and keepsakes

Mount Prospect Newborn Photographers – Artwork & Keepsakes

Mount Prospect Newborn Photographers

The best part of the custom portrait process is meeting with your photographers and viewing your newborn photos. It can be overwhelming and fun (yes, at the same time) deciding how you will preserve and view them. When we are unable to have the actual wall we can use some mock home images, seen below. We went through so many ideas and here is the final design choice in our new Heritage Wood Print.

Live in Mount Prospect and looking for newborn photographers? Give me a call to discuss your new arrival!


I need to correct myself. The best part is the delivery of your art products. The final result of your hard work. Getting outfits together, getting everyone ready AND getting yourself ready, making sure everyone naps and is fed. Getting everyone there and then imagining and deciding on how you will enjoy and love them. All the work comes down to the delivery day. It is kind of like Christmas Morning or your birthday. On this delivery day, Big Sister was very excited and was suggesting that the small wood print be hung just at her eye level so she could look at it all the time.


Do not just tell your children, show them. Show them they are important, show them family is important. Print and display. Even if it is just one professional product.

Booking now through September 2018.

Des Plaines Studio – Newborn and Family Portrait Session

Often a families first outing is their newborn session. This family traveled to my portrait studio in Des Plaines, IL for their first family portrait. The stuffed bear mom brought with was a perfect match.


Babies first year tip: Bring the stuffed friend back to your sessions over the first year to document babies growth. Some wonderful first year keepsakes can be made!

The first family portrait that will hang in their home… I am so honored to be able to capture this for the new family of three.


He was worth the wait – Des Plaines Newborn Photographer

I can’t think of any better way to celebrate your one week birthday. Mom and Dad sat back and watched their cute baby boy in awe as he slept peacefully and happily threw his newborn photo session.


Mom and Dad wanted to make sure to document the time, energy and love they put in waiting for this cutie to make their family three.


He is the start of something wonderful. Their world will never be the same as they watch it through the eyes of their baby.

Welcome to the world Baby E and welcome to the start of the most amazing part of your journey Mom and & Dad.

One Month Old Baby J – Des Plaines Studio

Baby Boy in the Studio at One Month old.

This little¬†guy proves that it is ok to miss the standard newborn window of 7-12 days. For a variety of reasons, babies can’t always make it for a session between that time but Mom and Dad don’t want to wait for 3 or 6 months to document their new little angel. This time frame is just as important in their life. There are never any guarantees at any age that they will squish up and sleep angelically in any pose but after that early time frame of life it is more difficult. This little guy played for awhile and showed off some of his one month skills but he eventually couldn’t resist the comfy wrap and feel asleep for some sweet images.

Picking out her favorite images, Mom really loved the images with his eyes open and stretched out. It shows off his length and his beautiful eyes which are her favorite things to look at right now. Click here to see one of the collage frames his Mom choose for the hallway to his room.