Valentine’s Day photos

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Happy Valentines Day!

I have been trying to be better about taking more photos of the kids, and decided that I wanted to shoot some fun Valentine’s Day photos with them. We went to Melissa Zimmer’s Photography Studio in Downtown Hinsdale, IL. I have been wanting to see her new studio, and I figured this would be the perfect opportunity. I am so glad that we did!

Melissa’s studio is such a beautiful reflection of herself. If you’ve never worked with her before – you need to! She is so easy going, and really makes you feel comfortable. The kids were more than at ease with her. Because of this, her pictures turn out so natural and beautifully authentic. I am not a fan of pictures that are overly posed so her style works really well for my taste. While I do love my fall photos taken outside, I think that studio photos are so timeless. They are the photos that you will have on your gallery wall for years to come.

Melissa’s studio itself has such great, natural light. There is a waiting area with coloring things for the kids. She also had treats and fun things (bubbles, confetti, etc.) in her studio which was the highlight for my sugar loving kiddos ;).

If you live in a western suburb of Chicago, I highly recommend that you check out her studio for your next family photos!

Photos by Melissa Zimmer Photography