I’m happy to introduce my new nephew, James Ford Silvia! Nicknamed “Smoke” by my niece when he was the size of a kiwi, the first 36 hours of his life has proven that the nickname will certainly stick! Much more … Continue reading
Last Sunday was my birthday. A big birthday – more on that later. For as long as I can remember, my dad has given my sisters and me flowers on our birthdays. This year called for 30 white roses – … Continue reading
There are many features on my new Nikon D800 camera that impress me, but the reduced noise at a high ISO is simply amazing! The below shots (of my favorite test subjects, obviously) were all shot in a dark room … Continue reading
My dog likes to sleep. In my bed. Under the covers. I think half of the photos on my iPhone are of Essie snoozing because… well, she just looks so peaceful and cuddly and adorable – I simply can’t help … Continue reading
This is a bit of a follow up to my last post… Same portrait session, same location… this time looking up! The last bit of yellow clung to the trees before being blown away.
I feel like my life has been one big family portrait lately – hard to believe it’s already that time of year! I love shooting on location in Chicago. The lake and many parks offer such lovely views of the … Continue reading
Jose may have been my first official portrait with my new Nikon D800, but Annie, Trouper and Essie were my test shots!