When should I schedule my Senior Pictures?
This is a question that I often hear. Being in Chicago, I could give the standard answer - "early and often!" and I wouldn't be wrong! I say early because when you schedule early, as with anything, it means that you're
Downtown Chicago High School Senior Photo Session
Since my studio is in the city of Chicago, many of the inquiries I get are from high school seniors hoping to do their high school senior photo session in downtown Chicago. Some of these seniors live in the city,
10 Must-Have Items for your College Dorm Room
It's almost that time when recent grads will become official college freshman! And as their mom, you want to make sure that they have everything they need as they settle in for their next chapter. I get it! I just
Comparing senior photos taken at school and senior photos with Shalimar B Photography – is there a difference?
In the city of Chicago, most high schools contract with photography companies to take photos of students for the yearbook. If your student is a senior, they also offer these images for senior portraits. Some parents ask the question -
The One Thing I Wish High School Seniors Wouldn’t Stress About Before Their Photos
If you were getting your photo taken, what's the one thing that would make you nervous? Would it be what you're going to wear? How you're going to do your hair and make up? Or maybe it would be just
What do I wear for my senior photo session?
You've booked your senior photo session and your first question is
Choosing a Location for your Senior Session
One of my favorite things about Chicago senior photo sessions is brainstorming with seniors about the locations where we'll take their photos. This is definitely a collaboration!! Now, we all know that Chicago is an amazing city with some of