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Custom USB Drives in 2018

Custom USB Drives in 2018

If you've ever been in a school setting where you have to present in front of the class, you've probably saved that presentation onto a cheap plastic bright blue and white icky looking flash drive - at least that was my freshman year experience! I've had so many flash drives over the years for different projects and they've all gotten rickety and the plastic starts to wear out after just a few uses...

5 Questions to Ask Your Photographer Before You Book

5 Questions to Ask Your Photographer Before You Book

If you type into Google search "Chicago portrait photographers" you'll be met with hundreds of results and likely become suuuuper overwhelmed trying to choose one. How do you even begin to narrow down the search and find the right photographer for your needs? Here are 5 questions that you can ask potential photographers before you book to help you find differences between them...

Locations for Engagement Photos Near Chicago

Locations for Engagement Photos Near Chicago

I've made this post not as Chicago-centric as usual because I think that for engagement photos it's worth it to drive the extra mile out of the city to places like Indiana and the north suburbs to get the location that suits your style as a couple more. If you're like me and my couples, having the typical skyline shot of downtown Chicago isn't really what you're going for...

What Happens if it Rains During Your Portrait Session | Ask Katharine

What Happens if it Rains During Your Portrait Session | Ask Katharine

If you've been in Chicago anytime in the last few weeks, you've likely gotten caught in a thunderstorm. Because it's been so hot and humid, more days than not we get a massive amount of rain and lightning even if it's only for half an hour. But if you've got a portrait session planned for the day - what should you do...

What Colors Should We Wear to Our Couples Session?

What Colors Should We Wear to Our Couples Session?

I went to the mall recently with my sister and her best friend who are both engaged to their high school sweethearts (I know, adorable). While we wandered around the shops for a few hours, looking at black knit sweaters, boots, spring dresses, and jewelry, my sister's friend began asking my advice for what would look good on camera. She was confused on her outfit and how to match it with what her fiancé was going to be wearing...

Intimate & Romantic Lake Michigan Couples Session

Intimate & Romantic Lake Michigan Couples Session

The wind was blowing so hard that Kara had trouble keeping her balance on the bridge, needing to hold onto Dan to not fall into the water below. Without hesitation, Dan put his arm around her back and pulled her in close, giggling at the way that her hair was being blown almost straight up, and whispering jokes into her ear that made her laugh so hard her nose got wrinkly and her cheeks turned almost as red...