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Thanks for clicking by the Blog! I'm Andrea + the photographer behind Shining Moments Photography in Sycamore, Illinois. I want to make your professional portraits easy, helpful & crazy-FUN! My blog starts that off + adding your name to SPARKLE NOTES.

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The “It” Movies This Halloween

Comin’ at-ya with some Friday the 13th scare time! Some people spend their Halloween trick-or-treating, others have a bunch of friends over and get sick after eating bags of candy, and some people go to the movies. This Halloween, we’ve got some good horror movies, both in-theaters and on DVD, plus ratings, so that you…

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OUR BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! | Sycamore Senior Photographer

OUR BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Did you  LIKE the Shining Moments Photography Facebook page? If not,  then you probably didn’t see the VIDEO post yesterday. No worries, you can still go check it out! Go ahead, click on over – LIKE SMP – and watch the replay – Seriously, it’s only a few minutes, and there’s some pretty…

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Welcome to October at Shining Moments Photography!

October is a very busy month here at SMP, and we want to take you along for the ride! We just wrapped up our college posts, and in this month’s posts, we have a ton of new inspiration and announcements coming your way. We have a big ANNOUNCEMENT on it’s way, and you can be…

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Sammi’s Senior Session | Batavia Illinois Photographer

We have had quite a few college-related posts this month, but what better way to close out September than with a senior? After all, senior year is the reason you want to document this important season! Sammi and her family understood the importance of this time, and they booked a senior shoot with me to…

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What the Heck is Dual-Credit? | SMP | Teen Photographer

Ever wanted to skip a class in college, but didn’t want to take an extra class during high school? Have no fear, dual-credit is here! Dual-credit courses are weighted high school classes which also count as college credits. They’ll help your GPA look better if/when you do well in that specific class. So, for example,…

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