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Headed to Busse Woods with this beautiful family to enjoy the light. Tiffany and Ly were visiting Chicago from Phoenix and the setting here was so serene – paired perfectly with their two little darling babes, Haley and Hugh, and their adorable mini outfits. I can’t count how many shoots I’ve done together with Tiffany and Ly (like this one here and here), but each one gets better and better especially now as their little family has grown. Oversized white balloons with tassels added a touch of color-coordinated fun and the kiddos happily paid no mind to me, with little Haley content plucking flowers.

By the way, I still have a few open time slots for the Boudoir Marathon that I’m shooting on August 29. It’s all happening at the stunning Boutique Home Loft – email me at melissadiep@ymail.com or call 312-363-9299 for more details or to book!

xo, Melissa

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I joined this glowing and very sweet preggo and her family at Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool. Camille and Wayne are expecting baby #2 in the coming weeks, and big brother Alton is excited! Quite the charmer, if I might add, too. (I mean, did you see the fedora?) ADORE him. Seriously, just adore.

Besides getting to photograph the cutest little dude twinning it with his dad, this shoot was memorable also because I brought Baby Cole with me. Yep, strapped right to my chest the whole time. Quick segue because this is a topic I feel strongly about –

As one of many working women, we’re on the cutting edge of a continuing cultural revolution in corporate America – and I’m excited that I’ve got an opportunity, on my own terms as an independent photographer and proud #bossbabe, to show my sons how to be motivated and to succeed, live and work well. I personally want to raise boys who believe that we’re all equal, and who admire and respect successful women.

Congrats to Camille and Wayne! Can’t wait to see what they are having!

xo, Melissa

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The pre-gamer to your Wedding Day, a.k.a the Engagement Party, can be such a fun way to get your feet wet when it comes to throwing big bashes to celebrate your love. Those are the best kind of parties, in my opinion, and this Indian engagement party in Naperville, IL is quite the stunner. Feast your eyes on some sparkly, jewel-toned goodness from Nikki and Vivek’s engagement party that included lots of family and friends (and a beloved dog), traditional music and Sikh prayer. And that gorgeous outfit she wore? I’m in love. The whole affair seemed to take place around her spectacular cobalt blue garb, from the delish three-layer ombre cake to the colorfully draped backdrop.

Congrats to Nikki and Vivek!

xo, Melissa

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