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Documenting this unique period of my life ‘J’ walked in, quiet and beautifully graceful.  She had a glow about her in more ways than one.  Her skin was fair and she had crystal blue eyes.  I thought to myself, wow, what an opportunity to capture this beautiful pregnancy for her. And then I asked her […]

Documenting this unique period of my life | Chicago Pregnancy Boudoir Photographer

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Quiet Confidence Quiet confidence. It took me along time to figure out exactly what it meant. When I think of confidence, I always think of someone that is larger than life. Loud, magnetic, and animated. I think of someone that takes up the room, just by being in it. I love those people. The loud […]

Quiet Confidence | Boudoir Photography Chicago

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An understated and beautiful maternity session This woman has definitely left a mark at my Chicago IL boudoir studio.  I think I can speak on behalf of my team – that we all agree – ‘J’ will be remembered. When I think of her I will always remember strength, beauty, and elegance.  She carried herself […]

An understated and beautiful maternity session | Chicago IL boudoir studio

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Homer Glen Maternity Photographer I have been a Homer Glen maternity photographer for over a decade now.  I reside in New Lenox, IL but I have occupied my commercial studio space for the last 9 years in Homer Glen, IL and service all of the southwest suburbs.  Maternity photography and boudoir maternity photography has always […]

Homer Glen Maternity Photographer | Simple Studio Maternity Session

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How Boudoir Photography Challenged My Definition of Beauty | Chicago Boudoir Photography Studio  Written by:  Katie Kastner In my 38 years of being a woman on planet Earth, I’ve been shown and told by society that beauty was big hair and too much eyeshadow, tragically skinny and bare faced, overly frosted and plucked, skinny but […]

How Boudoir Photography Challenged My Definition of Beauty | Chicago Boudoir Photography Studio

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What do you love about yourself? What do you love about yourself?  A question I ask every person that walks into my boudoir photography studio in Homer Glen, IL.  Claire answered this question like no one ever has and has truly inspired me. Claire- what do you love about yourself?  I love that I’m still […]

What do you love about yourself? | Boudoir Photography Studio in Homer Glen, IL

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Bridal Boudoir Photography Chicago Offering bridal boudoir photography Chicago has brought me so much joy, so many laughs, a sprinkling of tears, and a list of life-long friends. I really do cherish every moment I share with these women.  I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count how many times I walk away from […]

Own What You Have To Offer | Bridal Boudoir Photography Chicago

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GLAMOUR Article | How Boudoir Can Help With Anxiety I meet so many incredible women on a weekly basis. Their stories, their struggles, and their triumphs have all been embedded into the soft white walls of my studio. And as hard as I try, I can’t seem to find the words to describe how magical […]

How boudoir can help with anxiety | Client Publishes Her Experience In GLAMOUR

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Why would anyone want to do a boudoir session? These images do contain partial nudity, viewer discretion advised.   I am asked on a regular basis, ‘why would anyone want to do a boudoir session?’ and ‘what would I even do with these images?’.  There is a common misconception that women want boudoir sessions to […]

Why would anyone want to do a boudoir session? | Homer Glen IL Boudoir Photographer

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Homer Glen Boudoir Studio She came into the Homer Glen boudoir studio quiet, nervous, and excited to get started on the session.  She sat calmly while getting her hair and makeup done, listening to the conversations and adding in her thoughts here and there.  I remember thinking two things.  One, her curly hair and flawless […]

Homer Glen Boudoir Studio | A Note From J