Favorites 2013 | Clients {Family, Child, Commercial, Wedding Fine Art Photography, Effingham, Illinois}

  Here goes......Originally I was just going to do a Favorites of 2013, but the photos are all my babies and it became too hard to choose, so I separated it into two blog posts, Clients and Personal. First up, Clients!!

I would like to thank each and every one of you for the chance to get to know you and your family and basically stalk you for an hour or so. It's unsettling to get your photograph taken, but I hope I made the process as painless as possible. Thank you, thank you, thank you, from the bottom of my heart.

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First up...a beautiful session in my husbands hometown, Summerside, PEI. He went to school with these two amazing parents. Little known fact: This family owns the largest, furriest cat you'll ever see.

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It was cold, but at least I got to keep my coat on!  Sorry guys, you were such troopers and I love these images so much. You trusted me and let me do my thing.

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What a cool idea this was and I have no claim on it.  I just executed.  Paying tribute to their family and the history they all share.

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Komentucky Derby!!!!  Great hats, cocktails and lots of fun, enough said.

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A small intimate wedding.  Such a down to earth and welcoming couple, and funny too!  Not every bride will suck a rose petal to her nose and let you take her photo!

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A family session at His Glories Farm and the sunset at the end of it was truly Glorious!! Love being able to talk plants and mulch, so yeah, the perfect family.  :-)

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A very sweet newborn.  I've photographed this family many times now and each time is a pleasure.  They're the loveliest of people and yeah, not too shabby to look at right? I'm thinking magazine work could be in their future?

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A commercial shoot for the Illinois Farmers Union.  I really enjoy doing commercial work, soooooo, I'm just putting that out there people. Hit me up.

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A surprise photo session for dad/grandpa with the kids and grandkids.  He was tickled to say the least.

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A senior session for an exceptionally good looking, good hearted kid. Oh, and did I mention he's an amazing athlete? Yep, that too.

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A vineyard wedding in Southern Illinois.  What a fun, laid back day.  Their outside wedding got rained out, but they didn't bat an eye! And in my book, that makes them good people from the very beginning.  It only got better after that.

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Ahhh, what can I say about this family?  Not enough...I think they're the bee's knees. Happy, stress free, funny, loving, and their dog is awesome!

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Yep, you've already seen this face.  Remember what I said about athletic?

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...and you've seen these faces too! A quick Christmas shoot.

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DC Vote with a beautiful model.  You're way too good for Montgomery Ward Joanna. A few shenanigans were in order while shooting and Jesse didn't disappoint.

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She said us meeting was serendipitous.  I couldn't agree more.  Last minute session out in the snow.  Perfection.

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Tytia Habing

I am a self taught, natural light photographer, with sixteen years of shooting experience under my belt. Back in the day, I learned to shoot with film, developed it and printed my own photos in my darkroom. I've since moved to digital, but film holds a very dear spot in my heart that I just can't seem to shake. I was supposed to be a horticulturalist and landscape architect...at least that's what my degree's tell me. I followed that path for some time, along with a few other paths, but photography won my heart. Plants and beautiful mother nature is, and will always be, a great inspiration to me. If at all possible, I prefer to shoot outdoors and somehow incorporate nature into the scene. I'm originally from the Watson, Illinois area, but the majority of my adult life I spent living in the Cayman Islands and only moved home to Illinois with my husband and son a few short years ago. I grew up on a small working farm, with acres and acres of natural areas at my disposal. It gave me a great appreciation for the world around me. I roamed wherever I pleased, built forts in the woods, picked wildflowers in the pasture and caught craw-daddies in the crick. My son is taking over the jobs of fort building and craw-daddy hunting, but I'll never give up the picking of wildflowers.