It's been a busy couple of weeks between travel and weddings and the start of family portrait season. Most of the past couple of weeks have been spent either behind my camera or in front of my computer. Last Thursday I welcomed a couple hours' break to go to the zoo with my sister, Lizzy, [...]
Family portrait season has officially started! First of many this year, Chloe at North Pond in Lincoln Park with her parents and her grandmother, visiting from China. Click an image to enlarge.
Hayden and his family are moving west to Colorado but before trading in skyscrapers for mountains, they wanted a true Chicago-themed family portrait. Mother Nature forced us to reschedule a couple of times, but we got it! The greatest hits included: South Pond, Adler Planetarium, Burnham Harbor and Buckingham Fountain. Click an image to enlarge.
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16. Visit an authentic Chicago Blues Bar 2/3/12 It's crazy to me, given how much I love music and how long I've lived in this city, that, before last Friday, I'd never gone to a Chicago Blues Bar. The original visit, organized by none other than Tami, was slated for my actual birthday, though we [...]
You guessed it! Tami and I are back for our Writer's Anonymous workshop and, each time we meet, I feel like we are more efficient. This week we are in Lincoln Park at City Grounds on Dickens, just west of Lincoln. This place is fantastic. I wouldn't call it cozy or warm but what it lacks [...]
"Blue Eyed Baby" Chloe is back and her Aunt Jenn is so glad that she agreed to sit for another portrait. This one was taken at North Pond the same day as her family portrait. A few days earlier, my sister and I were discussing outfits and I got this idea of just a waffled [...]