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I thought it would be fun to do a getting to know me post. I don’t know if there is anything exciting about me, or anything you don’t already know, I’m pretty much an open book, but here goes. My name is Liberty Dawn. I’m the oldest of 7 – I have 1 sister and […]

I had SO much fun working with the Pilizota family!!! When Solange asked me about family pictures, she didn’t want them to feel too posed, or unnatural.  She wanted them to feel joyful and candid. I assured her that we would capture their family in fun, playful photos and we did just that. I love how […]

During the summer many families gather for family reunions and vacations and it’s a great time to capture extended family photos. I know that sometimes the last thing you want to think about is coordinating everyone for a family photo….especially when it’s SO hard to coordinate so many people, but extended family pictures are some […]

I was so excited when my new AJ friend Liz Binder was looking for someone take her extended family pictures. I’m not sure I was thinking straight, but I volunteered right away. Liz is also an amazing photographer in the area and I was so nervous that I would be able to do a great job […]

I know that Family pictures are SO MUCH WORK!!!! No matter how young or old your kids are, no matter how much you prepare in advance or how much warning you give your spouse, family pictures are still STRESSFUL!!! {believe me, I get it!} I want you to walk away feeling like you LOVED your […]

When I arrived at Mason’s party, he wasn’t sure about me. He would barely make eye contact with me and he definitely wasn’t going to give me a smile. 😉 He turned and ran away from me more times than I could count and he wasn’t interested AT ALL in me getting pictures of him […]

Yes, I’m behind, yes, this was back in February and yes, I should have blogged it a long time ago, but that’s what happens when your brother gets married during tax season and you only get to be in Utah for enough time for the wedding – and a few extra hours to hang out […]

It was pretty clear from the moment they stepped out of the car that this little girl brings this family so much light, and has them all wrapped around her little finger. She was the sweetest, most adorable girl the whole time, and she was very cooperative while we were doing this photo shoot. Most […]

I was so excited when Anne contacted me and told me her whole family was going to be in town for Thanksgiving weekend and wanted to know if we could work out a time to take an extended family picture! YES!!! I love extended family pictures. I have a big family and I LOVE when […]

I love working with families and I love watching kids grow up and have kids of their own. This is the daughter of a family we have known since we first moved to Illinois almost 17 years ago. {WOW, that’s a long time!} I’ve known her for many years and I got to take their […]