Winter Photoshoot Tips & Tricks

Have you been considering a winter photoshoot but are like, β€œnahhh too cold, too gray?” Let me share some winter photoshoot ideas, information, and inspiration that may change your mind. πŸ™‚

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Come along for the ride and read this botanist-turned-photographer's "Field Notes" from photoshoots, tips and tricks for clients, as well as Hazelton Family Adventures.

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm an award-winning senior portrait and family ' photographer based out of Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I love sunshine, cacti, chocolate chips, and a great cup of tea - but most of all I love photographing joyful clients. :)
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Capturing those fleeting moments one snap at a time.

Need some help figuring out how to plan a graduation party? You’re in the right spot! How to Plan a Graduation Party The simplest party plan is to host an “open house” where you will provide snacks and drinks at your home and friends and family can drop by to offer their congratulations! Don’t want […]

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Sharing today some fun spring senior photo outfit ideas! To make it a bit more fun, I’m introducing some spring senior Avatars and what sort of a senior photoshoot I would design based on “their” fashion taste! While this season’s installment is very dress- and female-presenting centered, look back next season for more looks for […]

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Have you been considering a winter photoshoot but are like, “nahhh too cold, too gray?” Let me share some winter photoshoot ideas, information, and inspiration that may change your mind. πŸ™‚ Why take outdoor photos in the winter? They’re so beautiful!! Snow provides incredibly flattering light for skin, falling snow is magical, and your photos […]

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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm an award-winning senior and family photographer based out of Oak Park, IL and Livermore, CA, serving Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm a former plant biologist, a mom to two wonderful kids, a wife to one awesome nerd, and a lover of weird plants, sunshine, and chocolate chips.

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