Tuesday, April 27, 2010

{Maddox M.} : : Michigan Children's Photographer

Sweet little Maddox has a special place in my heart, because he's the newest addition to the Mayer family, and my Godson! I was so excited to travel to Michigan to meet him earlier this month. Of course I also had to take the opportunity to capture his one month portraits :)

Welcome to the family Maddox, and congratulations Heidi & Keith!!





Monday, April 19, 2010

{What to Wear} :: Chicago Family Photographer

The weather is warming up! Time to schedule those warm late spring and summer family sessions! Take some inspiration from these fun & vibrant duds :)

Sunday, April 18, 2010

{Lola} : : Chicago Children's Photographer

So cliche, but its hard to believe that a month has already passed since my sweet little girl was born :) Lola is such an easy, relaxed little girl, and is full of smiles all of the time.....until I get her in front of the studio lights, that is!

Happy Half Birthday sweet girl!




Tuesday, April 13, 2010

{Happy Birthday Kade!} : : Chicago Event Photographer

Sunday was a glorious Spring day, and a perfect day for a Birthday Party at Family Grounds Cafe for sweet Kade! The food looked delicious, kids young and old had a great time playing and there was even a proclamation that "this was the BEST birthday party EVER!" Thank you so much, Kira and Brady, for including me in such a joyous celebration!




Monday, April 12, 2010

{What to Wear}:: Chicago Family Photographer

The biggest question from any of my wonderful clients is "What should we wear!?!?". This is often filled with trepidation and fear as the options start racing through her mind.....

Some people prefer the more traditional approach with all the same color, but really, I prefer a little more variety :) In the future I'll be featuring some really great family looks to inspire you in your next session :) Have fun viewing these, and I can't wait to see how cool you look in your next session!

what to wear_March_2010, originally uploaded by karintobrien.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

{Happy Spring!} : : Chicago Family Photographer

Its not often I actually get in front of the lens, but I'm making an effort to do self portraits. I took a few today (but I don't have them edited quite yet!). I actually had grand plans to take a family photo over our Easter trip to Michigan, but the kiddos weren't really feeling well and having a tough time with strange nap schedules....and when they were cooperating the weather wasn't - so we had to pass. I was upset, naturally - I had our wardrobe coordinated and everything! Pat tried to make me feel better, but it only worked with a promise that I could re-create a portrait at home....which I did. Its not outside....and I didn't have high expectations, but Liam and Lola were incredibly agreeable, and the photo actually turned out pretty darn nice!

So, Karin O'Brien Photography Fans - Happy Spring from the O'Brien Family! Here's to many warm days ahead :)