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Things to remember when trying to come up with a ‘theme’ for your engagement session: Clothing – If you are super into sports, you can dress up in your favorite team’s jerseys or other team swag. If you’re having a vintage wedding, you can go along with that theme with your attire. If you like […]

Incorporating Hobbies in Your E-Session

January 27, 2022

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Did you know that Adams Design Studios offers proposal photo services? That’s right! We will come to your proposal and photograph the whole event for you! Don’t worry, we’ll be discreet – she’ll never even know we are there until after she says yes and you tell her we are there. You may not know […]

Let Us Capture Your Proposal!

January 20, 2022

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Bright lights, towering buildings, and the buzz of city life – that’s what we had in store for us throughout Hailey and Keith’s vibrant engagement session in October. We hit the bustling streets of Chicago and I am so excited that we were able to use the Chicago Skyline as our backdrop! These two were […]

Engagement Session with Hailey & Keith

October 18, 2021

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There’s something about a classic, formal wedding inside of a church that gets me every time. It just feels so pure and cinematic. I love the pews, the pulpit, the architecture, and – if I’m lucky – a large pipe organ. Katy and John’s wedding took place at St. Norbert Catholic Church in Northbrook, which […]

Katy and John

August 8, 2021

weddings

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Coming to you on the blog today is Courtney and Joseph’s May Wedding, which is a serious contender for one of the most fun weddings I have ever had the chance to not only photograph, but to also attend.   From 1 in the afternoon when we started the day to 9 in the evening […]

Courtney and Joseph

August 1, 2021

weddings

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You know we’re ready for a hot summer, but are you? Here are seven ways you can make sure your summer portrait session goes off without a hitch. 1. Dress appropriately. Summer means hot and humid weather, which can lead to sticky bodies. Choose breathable, lightweight fabrics that don’t weigh you down. As for shoes, […]

7 Tips for Preparing for Your Summer Session

June 21, 2021

photography

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If you’re on the fence about whether or not to hire someone to photograph your event, consider these reasons: Let’s say the event is a family reunion and you want to get a group photo of the whole family. You could do it yourself, but one of two things could happen then. A) You have […]

Why you should hire a professional photographer to do your events?

June 18, 2021

photography

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Choosing what college you will attend is a big deal and major life decision! It’s a four year plus commitment that will carry with you for the rest of your life. I can’t think of a better way to reveal it to the world than a photo! So grab your new college gear (sweatshirt, hat, or […]

Now Offering College Reveal Sessions!

May 28, 2021

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If you are worried about what you might bring, no worries, friend. There are so many options. Uniform: Are you going into the military? This is a great way to showcase who you are and where life is taking you. Not in the military? Uniforms could go for a workplace, band, or hobby uniform. Wear […]

What To Include In Your Senior Session

May 21, 2021

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Schedule your hair appointments the week of the session, not the morning of! You don’t want to run late, and you definitely don’t want a recipe for disaster if the person doing it messes up.  Shower the day of and put on deodorant and brush your teeth. Don’t rush out the door and realize you […]

5 Tips To Prepare For Your Senior Session

May 14, 2021

photography

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