Wednesday, August 25, 2010

New Blog!

Molly Grace Photography updated the blog look! It’s now easier to access (just put blog in front of the usual website address) and looks a lot better. The same things will be on the blog – the week’s seniors, the occasional “Behind the Eye” post, weddings or family sessions, and just other tidbits. Drop a comment here, or on the Facebook fan page, with what you think of the new look!

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Have a great day!

Friday, August 20, 2010


It was such a surprised to see Alyssa and her mom walk in because we used to be neighbors! I immediately was like "oh my gosh!" I couldn't get over how much she looked like Jewel during her session and I probably drove her and her parents crazy with the amount of times I said it. We all totally saw it true in the pictures during the viewing, but it is so out of context of Alyssa as her own person. She is beautiful, a total fashionista who was super excited about her outfits and changes. She is totally rocker in her sparkly shoes. You can tell she takes great care of herself and gets that from her mom as I would often see her mom going out for a walk or a run when we lived close. Go Carol! I love that mom's are instilling physical fitness in their daughters at a younger age.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Vote for Kendall for Glamour's Woman of the Year!

I have been photographing Kendall since she was little, like elementary school little. It's such a privilege to see how Kendall has used her lessons and own life experiences to make a difference in others lives. Make sure you vote for Kendall so she can continue to change the world.


Megan had such a great session. We took a risk on not rescheduling it because of the high chance of rain but it ended up being perfect. It did start raining, but we just went back to the studio and had a great time there. It stopped raining and was perfectly gorgeous outside. The light was crisp and contrasty and had a beautiful glow to it. It was a photographers dream; it was a great session that really quenched my thirst for a super artsy shoot. It let me use her beauty and style and fashion choices in such an amazing way.


Tom is studying to be a Broadway singer/actor. He produces his own CDs of him singing Broadway classics. He is totally animated. Anna, my makeup artist, loved him immediately! During his in-studio shots, she was giving him scenarios to react too! We continued it outside too as we found its what works best; we had so much fun! Tom is taking his pictures to New York, and I am very privileged to have had him come to me for them! Even with him following his dream, it was so great to see how grounded he was. He is very close to him mom and I know that he will always call this his home.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010


It was super fun to be able to shoot Will's senior portraits considering he doesn't live or go to school in Chicago! Will lives in Florida with his mom but was with his dad and stepmom for a while. His stepmom Susan had heard of me through other neighbors. Will is really artsy; he loves to paint and uses multimedia of paint and words to communication. He also paintballs but unfortunately he didn't bring his paintball gear. I loved the way how in his session I was able to use some of the elements of downtown Naperville to really show who he is: like using the the graffiti to show his love for paint and being artsy. I saw so many pictures during his viewing that I thought would make an awesome greeting card so maybe look for those in the future?!


Andrea is a uber confident and happy go lucky girl. She knew exactly what she wanted for her shoot meaning she loved her favorite sweatshirt so she wanted pictures in that and her mom loved pictures by the water so we made sure to get those too. I felt super happy to get these great clients considering it really seemed like they put a priority on photography in their family. Based on the other photographers that they said they had worked with, it was a privilege to be able to do Andrea's senior portraits! It was great to meet her whole family at the viewing, and it was totally funny because looking at the pictures made them realize how much Andrea looks like her mom.