Hira and Muhammad's Family Photo Session | Cantigny Park

Meet Hira Umer. She's the talented baker behind Scrumptious by Hira. Her first official paid client for her bakery was my sister who ordered a cake for my bridal shower about five years ago. I remember the cake perfectly. It was a simple, but beautiful white cake decorated with fondant cherry blossom trees. Since then she has made a few cakes for me and always takes on new cake orders with the same joy and excitement as she did with her very first order.

I had the pleasure of capturing Hira and her adorable son, Muhammad, at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. She wanted a mixture of photos that captured their beautiful relationship, as well as a few headshots and fun shots for her bakery. I had such a wonderful time with Hira and Muhammad, as they shared memories, blew bubbles, took strolls around the park, and enjoyed some sprinkles! Check out a few photos from their session below:

Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
Fariha Wajid Photography and Design Family Photo Session Cantigny Park
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Zainub and Obeid's Photo Session | Cantigny Park

I met up with Zainub and Obeid for their photo session at Cantigny Park in Wheaton recently and I have to say I'm in love with how their photos turned out! Their outfits, smiles, the golden hour light, and the location all worked so well together. Cantigny Park is one of my absolute favorite locations for photos. With its lush gardens and simple architectural elements, it makes for a perfect backdrop. Zainub and Obeid are such a beautiful couple and I had a wonderful time capturing their special moments in this session. Check out a few of their photos below:

Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
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Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session
Cantigny Park Wheaton Engagement Photo Session

Are you interested in booking an engagement photo session? Contact me for more information! 

Katerina and Rex's Engagement Session | Buckingham Fountain and Lurie Garden

I met Katerina and Rex back in architecture school. We would say hi and share a smile every now and then, but we didn't get to know each other until the final year in school. Katerina was in my studio section, so we were there for each other whenever we stressed about a new project or shared our excitement for graduation. Katerina and Rex are such a beautiful couple and I recently had the pleasure of photographing their engagement session! I had a wonderful time spending the day with them in the beautiful city where they first met. Rex is from Hawaii and Katerina is from California. Chicago is where their adventure began and I feel so honored to have captured such a joyous moment in their life! Check out a glimpse of their engagement session below.

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To book an engagement or family photo session, please contact me for more information! 

Midwestern University Graduation Portraits | Millennium Park

I took a break from photography once I had a baby, but when my friend Mushira reached out to me to take graduation portraits for her dental school graduation, I jumped on the opportunity to get back to it. I had such a wonderful time capturing these beautiful ladies at Millennium Park. The weather was perfect and the lighting was on point. Taking their photos reminded me of how exciting and bittersweet it was to graduate. It was a great idea to take group photos with friends before they set out on their separate ways. Congrats to all of the 2018 graduates! Check out their portraits below.

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