Author archives: julia

Erin + Mike DAY 2

Erin + Mike DAY 2
From Washington Park on April 5th, we went onto party at the Normanside Country Club on April 6th! And party we did! But first, everyone had to get ready! Vanessa (of Elegant Esthetics) arrived with all the party colors in hand and got to work! Once make up was done, the girls helped Erin into her dress. Since Finn, Erin and Mike's adorable Boston Terri[...]

ZOEY

ZOEY
Almost two years ago, I shot Sarah's Baby Shower for Little Zoey. Earlier this week, I spent some time with Sarah and officially met baby Zoey! We approached the photo session as a play date. We played with Zoey's favorite bears, beads, cameras, mommy's hats and Zoey even read a camera manual! I think we have a little photog here. Enjoy the photos! Meet Zoey! When[...]

NICO

NICO
Today, I met a beautiful Viszla puppy named Nico. He is the newest addition to my best friend's growing family. We never thought Laura would get another dog (after Sammy - her sweet tiny pup from high school. It was a sweet surprise when she posted the very first pictures of Nico and I couldn't wait to meet him! This charming boy was love at first sight!I love his swe[...]

BRIDAL PORTRAITS

BRIDAL PORTRAITS
Erin of Erin Marzilli Make Up Artist, and I have been planning this shoot since the summer. When Erin first texted me a photo of Dali from her October wedding, I knew she'd be perfect! The awesome news kept coming when Erin texted me again and asked if I'd be interested in working with a vintage accessory designer on the shoot as well! The answer was, of course, a mil[...]

HEATHER + JASON 1.19.13

HEATHER + JASON 1.19.13
I've known Heather and Jason ever since we all did crew together back in college. After we graduated, they moved to Japan and then to New York to start their life together. Then last January, soon after they got engaged, Jason called me to talk about the wedding!!! Seems just like yesterday that Jason and Heather began dating! Their beautiful day was planned to take p[...]

2012 FAMILY PORTRAIT FAVORITES

2012 FAMILY PORTRAIT FAVORITES
Spending time with families during portrait sessions is one of my favorite past times. I love running around with the kids, chatting with the parents and just enjoying the day with camera in hand. Below are some of my favorite moments from family photos in 2012. What a year! The Malinowski's braved the cold the day after Christmas and looked great doing it! [...]

2012 WEDDING FAVORITES

2012 WEDDING FAVORITES
When 2012 came along, I went full speed ahead with it. I've been a freelance photographer for over 5 years, but it has never been my sole source of income until this past year. Beginning on that path was like a beautiful nightmare, exciting and terrifying, with so much uncertainty that at first my little heart could hardly take it. Yet, with the support of friends and[...]

2012 ENGAGEMENT FAVORITES

2012 ENGAGEMENT FAVORITES
2012 was amazing! Coincidentally, it was also my first year working as a full-time photographer. There were many challenges and many triumphs. I'm very grateful for the incredible people I've met along the way. It was very hard to decide, took me all day, but here are some of my favorite engagement photos from the year. Each couple will eventually have its own blog p[...]

SARAH + BRIAN 2.25.12

SARAH + BRIAN 2.25.12
I've known Brian for about 4 years through local radio events and concerts. Then, one day on the way back from work (when I was still in advertising) Brian called me and asked if I could shoot Sarah boxing some time. I've never shot boxing, but I figured if I could shoot a concert boxing would be, Ok (as long as no blood got on me!). That's when I first met Sarah and [...]

TWIN BABY LOVES

TWIN BABY LOVES
Today, I visited my friend Kate and her brand new beautiful twins - Christopher and Matthew! Who doesn't love adorable, chubby cheeked babies? This was my first visit and it was full of photos and napping! How much better can it really get?