Zamparo Family

Spring in Chicago is a beautiful thing. And the Daffodil Glade at The Arboretum in Lisle is a gem for the spirit and photography. So glad the Zamparo came out to see me. The twins have my heart and being able to document them growing up is quite an amazing honor for me!

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“Together is our favorite place to be.”


Lily + Liam {3 Years}

I am so touched that I get to photograph these two precious little souls since they were tiny little babies. I met them and their mom at a Starbucks in Wheaton when they were sleeping in their car seats at two months…and the rest is history! From the beginning I fell in love and my heart connection with them has truly been supernatural. I photographed them at one year, two, and now THREE! Happy Birthday to the cutest twins on the planet!

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“Go through life like a child, always trusting, always full of simplicity and humility, content with everything and happy in all circumstances.” ~ E. Nalzaro


The Suzuki Twins

Probably one of the nicest notes I’ve received from a client, and I want to share it here so I will have it forever! :) I am beyond thankful for this family and cannot be more grateful that God brought them into my life. They make being a photographer FUN! :)

“We are truly blessed and honored to have met you, Maria. You are not only a great photographer but your patience working with Kate and Karen was an incredible sight to behold. In truth, these wonderful images that you have created and captured are just priceless to us and we will treasure them for the rest of our lives. Thank you! T&K”

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Welcome to the World, KATE & KAREN!


Jack + Daniel {Twins}

Aww…I love the Dawson twins…Jack and Daniel! They are so precious and I seriously cannot tell them apart no matter how hard I try! So great to be able to observe them together…

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All for one and one for all. My brother and my friend. What fun we have…the time we share…brothers ’til the end. ~ Author Unknown