Fabyan Forest PreserveThis gorgeous location is in St. Charles and doesn’t require a permit to photograph at! It is by far one of my favorite spring and summer portrait locations because it has the most amazing sunsets, the bugs aren’t horrible despite it being on the river, and it has an amazing garden feel to […]

A Few of My Favorite Chicago Suburb Spring & Summer Portrait Locations

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Mar 10, 2020

Oh my gosh — the Browne family is just too adorable. These three kiddos greet me at every session with big smiles, giggles and wanting to play. I arrived early for their lifestyle session, so the girls and I played gymnastics and basketball while their momma finished getting ready. We started their session off inside […]

Plainfield Lifestyle Photographer // Browne Family

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Jan 28, 2020

Oh my goodness, this little beauty is 3 months old already!? It feels like yesterday that I photographed her parents wedding day, let alone her newborn session. I can’t believe how much she has grown since! We photographed her 3 month portraits with a fun red barn as the backdrop and just before sunset. I’m […]

Crystal Lake Red Barn Fall Portraits // Adalynn 3 Months

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Jan 2, 2020

Tip 1 — Check the weather the week of your session. The weather in the midwest changes so much from day-to-day that sometimes we find ourselves planning a spring outfit and it ends up being winter-like weather. If you check the weather about 3 days before your session, you’ll have plenty of time to adjust […]

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Family Session // Crystal Lake Photographer

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Jun 6, 2019

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 […]

Wonder Woman Themed Cake Smash // Laila

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Feb 4, 2019

“The love of a family is life’s greatest blessings.” Tamara Jaros Photography // Wedding, Lifestyle Newborn + Family PhotographerOn-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 follow the contact […]

Fall Family Sunset Portraits in Crystal Lake // Barrett Family

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Oct 19, 2018

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 […]

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

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Aug 13, 2018

I think this session has to be one of my favorite maternity sessions to date. I mean, who doesn’t love a lovely mom to be, adorable family of three (becoming four), a golden sunset AND beautiful waterfall? I had a blast photographing Jessica and her adorable family. We played on the bridge, walked along the […]

Midwest Waterfall Summer Maternity Session // Jessica

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May 30, 2018

This family! They’re so sweet, fun and beautiful! Shenika & Chris were referred to me by one of their friends for their maternity session. We had a fabulous time photographing their maternity session in Crystal Lake that I was beyond excited to hear they wanted to do a spring session at the same park after […]

Crystal Lake Outdoor Park Spring Family Portraits // Foggie Family

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May 9, 2018

I wish every winter day could be this sunny and beautiful. Chrissy and Zach celebrated their first wedding anniversary by getting a photo session with me in Crystal Lake–how amazing it was! We got extremely lucky and picked a day that ended up being 50 degrees and sunny in the middle of February! Who would […]

Crystal Lake Sunny Winter Anniversary Session // Chrissy + Zach

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Mar 21, 2018

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