Autism Giveaway Winner, The Crapia Family | Jacky T Photography

April is Autism Awareness Month and in honor of my son, Connor, I ran a giveaway to any family with a child with autism.  The winner was the Crapia Family and they won a free family session in honor of their son Ian.  We set up the session for August 1st and met at the …

Chicago Maternity Photographer | Sarah & Jeff | LeRoy Oaks, St. Charles

This has to be one of my favorite maternity sessions to date.  Sarah was simply stunning.  She glowed in every picture and we had such a blast.  It was a hazy muggy day but she was such a trooper climbing into wildflowers, wadding through a creek, and following me through all my ADD moments.  But …

Happy 1st Birthday Anya | Jacky T Photography

LIttle Anya came to see me a few woks ago for her first birthday.  This little gal was a mover and shaker.  She isn;t quite yet walking however she was exploring everything in my studio.  Her parents also joined in on the fun and after her studio session we added a family session at the …

Parker and his Parents | Chicago Family Photographer

This is my little nephew Parker, he is a little over one and full of LOTS of energy.  He’s like the energizer bunny, he just keeps going and going.  So when my sister asked me to take family pictures for her, we had to think about where could Parker run.  We went to the lake …

Ella Turn’s Two! | Jacky T Photography

When your best friend’s daughter turns 2 and needs a photo shoot this is what happens.  We created a little old time washing scene with apron, antique iron and ironing board and of course Ella’s favorite dress though out her two years.  We had a lot of fun doing this shoot at the Baker house …

Grunwaldt Family | Chicago Family Photographer

I actually played high school soccer with this momma.  I was super excited to connect with her in November for Cam’s 1st birthday pictures and meet her little boys.  She is so sweet and her boys remind me a lot of my own, as her eldest is also on the spectrum.  So when we were …

1st Birthday and Family Pictures Too!! | Chicago Family Photographer

Little Riley came to see me for her first birthday.  We had a great time taking pictures in the studio, then having a cake smash, and finally going outside for family pictures.  It was a busy busy evening but Miss Riley was a natural.  She had lots of fun and almost no crabbiness, which is …

Mr. Reese is 1! | Chicago Children’s Photographer

Brave little Reese had a serious surgery on his head which left him with a scar from ear to ear.  He is doing so well now that his parent’s wanted to celebrate this miracle child turning 1.  We also squeezed in some sibling pictures with his brothers too.  When planning for the shoot, mom and …

Fun Family Session | Chicago Family Photographer

  I first met Declan last December at his newborn shoot and gave him the award for sleepiest baby I had ever photographed.  However, he was not his usual bubbly self on picture day, but we got some super fun candid moments, and few hidden smiles snuck in.  Just goes to show you that even …

Senior Emily | Jacky T Photography

I had my very first Senior session 2 weeks ago.  It was so much fun! After some camera malfunctions halfway through the first session, we rescheduled the second half for last week.  This was fun because if gave Emily a chance to have two totally different looks.  She is a stunningly beautiful young woman who …