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Welcome to the Abp blog, a journal to showcase our fabulous clients and their photographs. You'll also find valuable resources to help with your planning.

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December 29, 2016

How to Look Gorgeous in Photos: FREE E-Book

As a woman, I know what it’s like to want to look your best in photos…who wouldn’t want to look amazing? You might just think that some people are “photogenic” and others aren’t, but to be completely honest, this couldn’t be further from the truth! People who photograph well either KNOW how to pose, or they […]

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June 11, 2013

Franzosa Fest 2013 | Chicago Family Session

When I first started in photography the thought of going to an industry event without knowing anyone terrified me.  I very easily get comfortable after making a few friends and fall back into my old ways of not putting myself out there to meet people and make new connections.  As Julia mentioned in her post […]

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January 12, 2012

The D Family | Chicago Lifestyle Photographer

When Cat came to me and asked if we could surprise Doug’s mom Delores with a photo session for her birthday, I was super stoked!!  The girls did a great job of coordinating everyone’s outfits without being too matchy-matchy.  They totally rocked it!!  We lucked out on December 1st with a 50+ degree day!  We […]

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October 1, 2011

Jackie M. Maternity Session | Chicago Lifestyle Photographer

On September 17th, 2011, I had the pleasure of photographing my best friend sister as she awaits the arrival of her first baby (girl)!!  Usually, Maternity sessions aren’t my favorite to do as I feel like I’m really stepping out of my comfort zone.  But. this. day.  Dang!  I wanted to do a great job […]

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August 26, 2010

The Kantrows: Backyard Portrait Session

Each year, Audubon Elementary hosts it’s annual GALA, which serves as a main fundraiser for the school.  Aside from donating my time as a Speech Pathologist, I also donated my time as a Photographer this year.  I was so excited and honored when a family that I know personally, won the session.  Barb, Josh, Marcia, […]

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