Category Archives: Children

Glenview Family Portrait Photographer // Liv Turns One

I absolutely LOVE photographing this family! I can’t believe I’ve photographed each girl’s newborn session and one year portraits now! The Griffith family is always smiling and giggling their way through their sessions. Not to mention, their daughters are the absolute sweetest. It has been such an honor photographing this family as they grow! Tamara…

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Crystal Lake Fall Family Photographer // Hess Family

Oh my goodness these two kiddos had my smiling ear to ear at their session earlier this fall! They took photos with mom and dad, played & giggled all session long. The weather wasn’t exactly “fall” weather, and we had some mosquitos that joined us for the session, but this family handled it like troopers!…

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Wonder Woman Themed Cake Smash // Laila

Laila is celebrating her first birthday! Laila’s family came up with this adorable Wonder Woman themed cake smash session. They brought all their props to their session and put together the most adorable backdrop! Happy first birthday, beautiful Laila! “You are stronger than you believe. You have greater powers than you know.” —Antiope to Diana, Wonder…

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Selecting the Perfect Location for your Portrait Session

One of the most popular questions I get asked when chatting with a Client about their upcoming portrait session is “where should we take our photos?” Below are a handful of tips I have for those struggling with selecting a portrait session location. Location Tip #1 — Which locations are close to your heart? My…

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Fall Family Sunset Portraits in Crystal Lake // Barrett Family

“The love of a family is life’s greatest blessings.” Tamara Jaros Photography // Wedding, Lifestyle Newborn + Family Photographer On-Location Photography Based out of Crystal Lake, Illinois Hello and welcome! I’m a natural light photographer specializing in Family & Newborn Photography as well as weddings. To inquire about a portrait session with me, please email tamara@tjarosphotography.com or…

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Amelia’s First Birthday Cake Smash // Crystal Lake Family Photographer

Oh my goodness, I can’t believe my best friend’s baby girl is one already! Where did the time go?! I got to photograph Amelia’s first birthday cake smash session in July and it was so much fun! She even wore her flower girl dress from my wedding this past June–I’m so glad she got to…

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My Favorite Portrait Locations

Hello everyone! As promised, today I will be sharing my favorite portrait locations to shoot. I am in love with all of these venues and could not possibly choose a favorite, so these are presented in no particular order. If you missed my Monday post this week, take a peak to find out my favorite…

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Geneva Illinois Family Portrait Photographer // Spring Mini Session // Brewer Family

The Brewer family came out for our Spring Mini sessions and I’m SO happy that they did! It was wonderful to see them again. I took Ella’s baby portraits when she was little and I can’t believe how much she’s grown since the last time I saw her! She’s such a stylish young lady with…

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Fabyan Japanese Garden Geneva Two Year Portraits // Charlotte

This adorable little girl is almost TWO! What?! She’s grown so fast–and I must say, she’s the most stylish two year old I’ve ever met. She wore this cute little lemon romper and the most precious dresses for her portraits with her family at Fabyan Japanese Gardens in Geneva, Illinois. Below are some of my…

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