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I'm Suzy of Simply by Suzy, and I'm so happy you're here at my blog because I can't wait to serve you with lots of good stuff like a peek into all of my favorite photoshoots for clients, freebies and resources on motherhood, how to get more connected with your life, and how to take beautiful pictures of it. 

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Picking outfits, getting your kids to behave, the sheer logistics of getting ready and out the door, cleaning up perfectly... planning a big amazing photoshoot of your family can seem daunting and stressful for some. Read about an alternative way to approach your family photoshoot experience so it's easy and FUN.

redefining the family photoshoot experience


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best newborn photographers doing shoots right now

Though this holiday and winter is feeling so different and challenging in so many ways (especially for us parents), I’ve been trying to turn inward as the weather gets colder and our family has been forced inside together. I’ve started to really pay close attention to what feels good and what doesn’t for me, for […]

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All right I don’t know about you but I was one of the many people who found themselves extremely disappointed when May came and every garden thing, kiddie pool and pretty much every fun summer thing was sold out. Well that ain’t happening again. No no my friends, we are going to be prepared this […]

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phone photography for parents

Today I’m going to share with you one of many games I like to play with my 3 year going on 4 year old. Because while she is super cute and sweet and awesome, she really doesn’t love posing for pictures constantly. And really I mean, who does? If you want to get great pictures […]

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chicago family photographers

Summer is approaching, maybe you’re about to give birth and you wanted to book a newborn session orrrr you just really had your heart set on hiring someone to take family pictures just because. But now we’re all stuck at home and there’s no end in sight to social distancing and you’re heartbroken thinking that […]

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learn how to take beautiful photos of your family and newborn

Are you about to welcome a little one and sad or disappointed because you can’t have a pro photographer with you, or can’t afford one? Then this is for you. Because having beautiful photos to capture any milestone, especially the birth of a new little one, is such a big part of celebrating major life […]

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