October 14, 2020

I recently got to photograph a family at a nearby gorgeous farm that belongs to their family and I enjoyed it so much!  In all honesty, I don’t get to shoot a lot of families with older kids.  I know it gets harder with schedules (and harder to convince the kids to join) but it is so important!  And with this family, their oldest son will go to college soon…so this is the time to do it (and also why we grabbed some extra photos of just him!).  It is still so important to get these photos, even when your kids are past the stage of changing every couple of months like they do when they are tiny!  And to get them on your own family’s gorgeous property is the icing on the cake here- I enjoyed it so much!  Enjoy a few of my favorites– Christy, your full gallery is coming soon!


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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!). 

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