Spring Magnolia Senior Photoshoot | Chicago, IL

Iā€™m so excited to share these gorgeous spring senior photos!! We found a beautiful location and Iā€™m glad we were able to get some pretty flowers for my client!

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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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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. šŸ™‚ 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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If you’re straight up looking for a Tonic Site Shop promo code, I won’t make this like a recipe blog and make you scroll to the end. My code is KRISTEN15 for 15% off most of the year and 20% off during Tonic’s sales. If you’d like to read more about my experience with Tonic, […]

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I’m so excited about my new #KHP Senior Model Rep Team! I’ve been getting a lot of questions about it and wanted to just lay it all out here. Let’s start at the very beginning, though: What’s Senior Photography? Nope, it’s not portraits of people age 65+! It’s portraits taken of high school seniors, often […]

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Seniors

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Families

As a mom, I know that our time with our kids is precious, fleeting, and occasionally frustrating. I promise your photo experience with me will be frustration-free.

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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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