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Thanks for clicking by the Blog! I'm Andrea + the photographer behind Shining Moments Photography in Sycamore, Illinois. I have a guilty obsession with Starbucks + Instagram and specialize in Teens, High School Seniors and professional Headshots.

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Music can really make all the difference! I have found the right music will energize me through my workouts, or long nights spent carefully editing images for my clients. During more tedious tasks, I like upbeat and fun music, and I wanted to share them today to help my high school clients as you get ready…

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3 Tips to Improve your Selfies! Geneva Illinois Senior Photographer It’s just about time to go back to school, and we know you’re going to be documenting all those school memories with lots and lots of selfies! You’re going to be heading back soon and be reunited with your friends! Although anyone with a smartphone…

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Calling all my creative hearts to the screen! We may not be excited about it, but school resumes this month and with the start of school comes buying school supplies + styling them up your way. Take a peek at this cute video and get ideas from Bethany Mota on how to glam up your supplies. Decorate your notebook…

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My heart is always a little bittersweet as I get ready to send off my 2017 seniors! Although it’s always a little hard to see these amazing young people become adults, my emotions are ALWAYS overwhelmed with excitement more than anything else! I bet it’s because I’m a mom myself that I always feel the…

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10 things to know before you start your college days:: You’re so close! I wanted to share ten things today, for my seniors who are leaving behind their high school days and for those who are just heading into their senior year. You know how the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20…wouldn’t it be nice to have…

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