Category Archives: TJP News/Updates!

New Custom Heirloom Wedding Albums

I still love the wedding album company I was using previously, and I’ll continue to use that company for my individual prints and canvases, but I thought it was time for a refresh to my album offerings — so here they are! TJP’s new custom heirloom wedding albums! There are many fabulous options to choose…

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Crystal Lake Photographer // One Year Update

Oh my goodness! Can you believe it has been a year already (this coming Saturday) since I said goodbye to the corporate world and hello to my dream career as a full-time photographer!? I honestly still have to pinch myself every morning. I’m not sure it has completely hit me yet that I get to…

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Crystal Lake Wedding Photographer // Velvet USB Packaging

I’m so excited to share images of TJP’s new velvet USB packaging for weddings! I was almost ready to hit ‘add to cart’ on some linen cases when I found these velvet ones and my jaw literally dropped. These beauties are PERFECT — they’re so gorgeous they can be displayed on a bookshelf or coffee table,…

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This thing called faith & my start of self-employment // Chicago Wedding Photographer

I have a tattoo of the word faith on my foot and many people ask me when they notice it, “Why faith?”. Like many other teenagers, I spent the weeks months leading up to my 18th birthday thinking about what I wanted to get for my very first tattoo. I wanted something that was short, sweet…

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Chicago, IL // A Wedding Photography Feature in Modern Luxury Brides North Shore Magazine

Aaand que the water works babes. It’s here. I opened up the mail to find a large white envelope from Modern Luxury Brides North Shore. As soon as I grabbed it out of my mail box and walked in the front door I burst into tears. I hadn’t even opened it yet and I was…

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Pure Excitement // Elgin Wedding Photographer

Happy wednesday, ya’ll! A little over a week away from kicking off the 2015 wedding season! Can you believe it?! I absolutely CAN NOT wait! I spent the evening going through client files and prepping for this year’s wedding lineup and now I can’t sit still! I feel like a little kid. You know.. the one…

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McHenry Lifestyle Newborn Photographer in Home Session // Jaros Family

Happy Valentines Day from TJP! I thought since it was Valentines Day, that I would share a blog post of two of my favorite guys- my nephews. Tyler turned four back in December and with my sister-in-law was due with baby Aaron in January, we decided to grab images of both boys today while focusing…

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Crystal Lake, Illinois // Wedding Photographer for the Romantic and Fun // TJP Wedding Albums

Yay- The updated sample album I ordered has arrived!! So naturally I took photos of it right away to share with you all 🙂 TJP offers press printed albums for both weddings and portrait sessions. Please email me for more information and pricing details. tamara@tjarosphotography.com  

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Here’s to New Beginnings // Elgin Photographer

So 2014 has come and gone. It had its ups and it had its downs. Since I love focusing on the ups, lets focus on that first and just look at the downs as lessons learned for the future. 2014 brought upon some obstacles and challenges which I was and still am willing to take…

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