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I've got a new love | Film Photography | Central Illinois

Recently, my film images were featured in a blog on the Happy Tog's website.  My friend Holly writes about a truly epic night when we were reminded to slow down and pay attention.  That is exactly what film does for me.

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Let Them Be Little | Tween Session | Fisher, IL

Do you remember what it was like to be a pre-tween/tween?  Stuck in limbo between no longer being a "little girl" and not quite a "young lady?"  Not quite ready to give up your American Girl Doll and definitely not ready for makeup and boys yet.

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Gianluca | Newborn Baby Boy | Savoy, IL

There is no doubt this lucky baby boy is surrounded by and abundance of love!  His mommy and daddy were so attentive to his every need, and grandma and grandpa couldn't get enough of their sweet new grandson!

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Best Friends | Downtown Champaign Tween Session

"The most important thing a girl wears is her confidence"

Recently, I got to spend time with these 3 friends.  And I have to tell you folks, these are girls that are not afraid to be themselves, they root for each other - even when in direct competition with the other, and they are there when one needs a shoulder to cry on or a good laugh!  

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Newborn Session | Baby Boy | Kaine, 9 days | Champaign, IL

Kaine was an amazing sleeper, and slept through most of his session, stopping to eat a couple of times.  A full belly makes us all happy and sleepy - right?  While he was asleep, I was able to grab some lovely macro images of all of his little features - eyelashes, lips, fingers, toes, etc...He graced us with some awesome open eyed opportunities too - love it when newborns seem to be looking right at the camera!

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NEWBORN SESSION | BABY BOY | OWEN, 9 DAYS | CENTRAL ILLINOIS

 Newborn sessions should be all about baby with simple, timeless images that will always remind you how your baby slept with his hand by his mouth, or how tiny those little sweet features were. There is not much to say about it other than babies are beautiful just as they are!  I love to let the light and shadows tell a story that captures the innocence of your newborn child. 

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Personality Portrait Sessions | kDarling Photography | Fisher, IL

Creating timeless portraits of children, showing their true personalities has been the goal of kDarling Photography since the start.  The Personality Portraits sessions are a perfect way to capture your child or children in timeless photographs showcasing their unique personalities through black and white photography.

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Where the Wild Things Are | First Birthday | Champaign County, IL

When Aiden's mom told me she was planning a "Where the Wild Things Are" themed birthday, I was SO excited.  This was one of my favorite books growing up!  We kept the props simple to keep the focus on the birthday boy!  He LOVED his cake from SugarShaper95, which fit into the theme perfectly with yummy buttercream frosting and an edible fondant crown on top.

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