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Senioritis: Artistic Flare

November 13, 2017 - This senior and I met for a pre-shoot consult. We developed a plan for what we wanted to capture in the allotted time. W...
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Generations

October 31, 2017 - I love capturing multi-generational families. It's so great to see how relationships unfold. Those tales are best told b...
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Gee Farms

October 31, 2017 - The mission was to capture three generations at Gee Farms. We got a few whole-family shots and combinations. This client...
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Senioritis: Studio Style

October 17, 2017 - You know... you just never know. We had this session scheduled several weeks ago. At the time it was probably 90 outside...
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In Between Raindrops

October 14, 2017 - Did you know that water is sprayed on the roads in movie sets before street scenes to make them look all shiny and prett...
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Senioritis: Summer Camp

October 12, 2017 - Possibly the greatest compliment is when a client drives 3 hours to meet me for a session. Sure, it helps to have a mutu...
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Senioritis: Quick Trip

October 11, 2017 - Not every senior session is hours long with wardrobe and make up. Sometimes we just need to snap the necessary yearbook...
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Fighting Crohn's

October 07, 2017 - This is Steph. She's young, vibrant and fun. She is organized and loves to travel. If you met her today, this is how she...
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Senioritis: Taking Aim

October 02, 2017 - Normally people make jokes around me about "shooting" my subjects. I gotta tell ya, I made no such jokes with this senio...
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Party of Five

October 01, 2017 - This morning I met up with this family and explored their awesome property! We saw many frogs, and the boys were plannin...
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Picture Perfect

August 11, 2017 - The more people in a photo, the more difficult it is to coordinate smiles and blinks and movement. When members of the f...
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Senioritis: Ballin' at Dainava

August 10, 2017 - As I said in the previous blog entry, Camp Dainava is a special place. We wake up to foggy mornings on the lake and it i...
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Senioritis: Camp Dainava

August 08, 2017 - For those of you who know me personally, you know that for one week a year I return to the place of my childhood dreams.
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Senioritis: Doubled Up

July 25, 2017 - This morning's photo session included TWO seniors! First cousins graduating from the same high school saw benefit in sch...
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A Birthday Gift

July 23, 2017 - This photo shoot has been in my schedule for months. It is a birthday gift for the Wife/Mother and "Nana" of this family...
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When?

June 29, 2017 - It feels like the kids have just begun their summer vacations. Summer camps, sports clinics, movies, swim days, shifts a...
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Senioritis: Garden Guitar

June 20, 2017 - I kicked off the 2018 Senioritis season in Elmhurst, Illinois. This senior and his guitar kept me entertained in the fam...
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Love in Lemont

June 19, 2017 - My second wedding of 2017 took me to Lemont, Illinois. There, I photographed this very loving and fun couple. The weathe...
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A Taste of Tiburon in Michigan

May 30, 2017 - My San Francisco clients are visiting in Michigan! I had the opportunity to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary wi...
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Three Little Brothers

May 13, 2017 - I have had the honor of photographing this family as they've been growing up. Now the sister is in high school and the t...
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Senioritis: Political Ambition

April 02, 2017 - I love photographing seniors. I love learning who they are and what they aspire to accomplish in their lifetime! This me...
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No Make-over Required

March 10, 2017 - Remember the glamor photo studios that popped up in the nineties? You'd show up with washed hair and they'd take it from...
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Blooming

February 07, 2017 - This is my third (and hopefully not final) time photographing Amy. A few years ago she started a healthy, whole-food eat...
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Go Big and Take it Home

February 03, 2017 - In the spirit of full disclosure: a level was not used in the making of these photos. In my last blog I touched on the...
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2017

January 31, 2017 - Oh hi there. And happy 2017! I can't believe we're already wrapping up January. This year is on pace to be the world rec...
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Senioritis: Ella Style

November 01, 2016 - I have felt so glad this fall when the weekend weather has been conducive to photo shoots! It makes my clients happy and...
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Senioritis: Chilly Wind

October 10, 2016 - I really can't complain about the weather this "busy season." Aside from a rainy wedding day (that produced beautiful im...
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Senioritis: Hit the Road

September 25, 2016 - This senior had her locations and outfits all figured out. We went on a bit of a drive to hit all the destinations and i...
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What's Rain Got To Do With It?

August 22, 2016 - Saturday was another wedding day of note for LAF Lines Photography. This was #3 of 4 for 2016. (One was unpublished, if...
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Four Legged Photo Bombers

July 24, 2016 - Saturday morning I drove out to capture this family. The goal was to take some nice photos of mom and dad (a Christmas g...
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Senioritis: Stormy Skies

July 10, 2016 - I am guessing that this senior was my sister in a previous life. We had some great laughs during our shoot, while dodgin...
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Senioritis: Wheels

July 06, 2016 - It is that wonderful time of the year when Seniors begin their journey into their final year of high school. I was happy...
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Guest Blog Post: My Teenager's Perspective

May 10, 2016 - 'I personally, do not like getting my photos taken. And I've given a hard time to my mom about it. Just having all the a...
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April: Gilmore Car Museum

April 03, 2016 - I admit, I'm not a car enthusiast. I appreciate the aesthetics of beautiful vehicles, but I have no clue how a motor wor...
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March: US-12

March 13, 2016 - I'm so glad that at least for the first quarter, I kept up with my New Year's Resolution to go out in pursuit of photogr...
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Last Minute Senioritis

March 05, 2016 - I'm not going to lie, a last minute dose of Senioritis for the class of 2016 totally hit the spot. I was glad to put the...
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Christmas Cheer

December 28, 2015 - The day after a holiday is a great day for a photo shoot! Everyone is gathered from near and far, and hopefully in good...
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On Turning Seven

November 17, 2015 - By the time I was seven years old, I had cracked my skull and broken my arm. I had lost my two front teeth and was begin...
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Senioritis: Ann Arbor Explorers

September 27, 2015 - This senior came to me with a bucket list that included dinosaurs, a library and the colors of Autumn. We had fun explor...
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First Birthday

August 29, 2015 - This family thought to update their portraits to celebrate baby's first birthday! She was cruising and a-moving! We trie...
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Senioritis: All Grown Up

August 21, 2015 - I haven't seen this senior since she was in sixth grade. While photographing her, I could see the features in her that w...
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Bar Mitzvah

August 11, 2015 - A few years ago, I was not hired for a Bat Mitzvah because the client wanted someone with more experience. I was not off...
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Girls in White Dresses

August 01, 2015 - Three generations gathered on the beautiful campus of Kensington Metropark for an hour of photo combinations. It was so...
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Taking a Walk

June 26, 2015 - This morning I took a walk with this family. We were all tuckered out in the end, and the smallest of us needed help get...
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Tiburon Revisited, Part III: Berkeley

May 22, 2015 - I was so excited when upon arriving to my clients' home, that the baby was awake! I wanted to snap a close up of her bef...
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Tiburon Revisited Part II

May 21, 2015 - Day two together with my Northern California clients prompted a trip to Sonoma and Napa. Our first stop was CornerStone...
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Tiburon Revisited

May 20, 2015 - For my latest shoot I went to the Bay Area to hang out with some pretty cool people. You may recall, I've visited them b...
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Senioritis: Spring Edition

April 21, 2015 - Senioritis strikes again, this time in the spring! This senior was too busy last fall to pose for photos. I was happy to...
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Senioritis: Playing Ball

October 21, 2014 - This senior is the younger sibling of another senior I shot a couple of years ago. It was a delicate balance between wan...
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Catching Up

September 21, 2014 - When these little guys can use the word "Frustrated" appropriately, it just makes me happy! I have been photographing th...
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Baby Makes Six

June 28, 2014 - When I got to meet this newest family member, I could totally see his big brothers in his tiny cute face! You can totall...
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Who is LAF Lines?

May 27, 2014 - In case we've not met, my name is lidija. (Pronounced lydia) I don't capitalize my "L" because I admired ee cummings in...
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Prom

May 11, 2014 - Finally, a fabulous night for a prom!! For the first time in my experience, it was a beautiful night for prom photos! Ho...
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Winter Wonderland

December 26, 2013 - The day after Christmas I met with this family to capture some wintry photos. The session was a gift from the kids, as t...
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Senioritis: Baby, It's Cold Outside

November 23, 2013 - Just when I thought all the seniors were hibernating for the winter, I got one more call. We met up at the beautiful Jac...
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The First Five Years

November 17, 2013 - Five years ago today I filed my DBA with the Jackson County Clerk. My next move was to the bank to open an account for L...
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