Lillian is one! Chicago One Year Old Birthday Photo Session - Chicago, IL

I’ve been photographing this little lady since she was in the womb and then when she made her earthside appearance! It’s always so much fun to watch these babies grow up and see their personalities start to come through. Miss L had a “Baby Shark” themed birthday party (sorry if that song is now in your head!) so we took some photos in her adorable birthday onesie & matching tutu. Mom and Dad also had shark-themed shirts! She had an outfit change, plus a snack break because let’s be real - being photographed is hard work! Then we headed outside among the lilacs and played with Oliver, her 4-legged BFF. Happy birthday sweet girl!


Reese Turns ONE! {Madison, WI First Birthday}

My sweet niece Reese turned one this past weekend and we celebrated her in style! You know I had to take some photos to document her big milestone and she was one of the easiest one-year olds I’ve ever photographed!! (I think it helped that her big sister was assisting me!) Usually it’s the other way around when it comes to my nieces :) Reesie is a March 1st baby so we did a spring theme for her photo shoot - tulips and tutus. She’s going to grow up to love tulips like her Auntie Coney, I just know it. I even got to be in a photo with her and her big sister. Thanks so much to my sister for grabbing a quick photo of us all.

I love you, baby girl!


Chicago Smash Cake - One Year Old -Roscoe Village

This sweet little lady turned one and had an in-home smash cake session recently. The theme from her birthday party was Dirty Dancing, so the theme continued for some of her photos as well! I think it’s safe to say she loved her cake and I LOVE how well chocolate frosting shows up for photos :) Happy first birthday, sweet, happy girl!