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It’s a great week when I get to share two families that I get to follow through their beautiful stages of life.  It is such an honor to me!! Lyndsee and Zachary have built the most lovely family that started with puppy kids at their engagement session and now includes such a fun little boy!! I have loved photographing Harrison these last 2 year!  He has been one of the most photogenic kids I have ever photographed– but was all adventure and fun this time!  His parents and I talked about how the photos, while maybe not including quite as many still moments as in the past 😂, really show who he is RIGHT now…which is what I love about photography!  Capturing a moment in time, and, as one of my favorite photography duos Mary and Justin like to say, saying “this one stays”.  This moment gets to stay, and we won’t forget it because of the photos.  This moment is full of energy and fun and exploring for little Harrison, and it is such a sweet one!

This family is full of so much joy!  Harrison’s parents take such delight in him, and it is so beautiful to see!
I HAVE to end with this adorable photo of sweet Harrison doing his yoga pose! His parents say this is a pretty regular occurrence, and I love it!  He is such a doll!

Lyndsee and Zach, full gallery coming soon!!  I adore you guys and am so glad to get to witness it all!

To see Lyndsee+Zach’s maternity photos, click HERE!

Click HERE for Harrison’s newborn photos!

Click HERE for Harrison’s 6 month photos (these are total favorites of mine!)!

Click HERE for Harrison’s 1 year photos!

Click HERE for Harrison’s 1.5 year photos!

And for a real look into this beautiful family, click HERE for their wedding photos!!!

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I'm Jill, a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Chicago and Central Illinois, and available world wide! I'm also a photography educator, wife to my favorite person on the planet, mama to 3 amazing kids and an energetic Aussie, and obsessed with statement jewelry and all desserts (especially fruit pies!). 

As a past high school teacher, I have a major heart for education. After going full time in my business, I have built a business I love that gives me an almost 6 figure salary and allows me to be home part time with my kids.  I dream for you to run a business that enhances your life and lights you up, and I believe I can help you learn how to do it with a little hustle and a lot of heart!

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