• Modern. Artistic. Candid. Your family is unique. I am proud to be the type of photographer who can capture your family’s character and personality in a creative way. My passion is finding your distinct qualities and helping your family remember them for a lifetime.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to book your session!0

now booking: spring & easter petite sessions.

Want to book your session?   Just click here!

PLEASE CAREFULLY CHECK THE DATES AND TIMES YOU ARE SELECTING. MARCH 3 AND MARCH 17 ARE SPRING THEME. MARCH 10 IS EASTER THEME. IF YOU ARE ABLE TO CHOOSE MORE THAN ONE TIME YOU WILL HAVE A GREATER CHANCE OF GETTING A SESSION. I AM UNABLE TO SWITCH YOUR TIME ONCE YOU HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED A SPOT, SO PLEASE ONLY CHOOSE TIMES THAT YOU ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SESSION. THANK YOU!

Let me answer some of your questions here:

  • Q:  How do I book my session?
  • A:  Easy… just click here and fill out this quick form.  Then, I will get you scheduled!  PLEASE CAREFULLY CHECK THE DATES AND TIMES YOU ARE SELECTING. MARCH 3 AND MARCH 17 ARE SPRING THEME. MARCH 10 IS EASTER THEME. IF YOU ARE ABLE TO CHOOSE MORE THAN ONE TIME YOU WILL HAVE A GREATER CHANCE OF GETTING A SESSION. I AM UNABLE TO SWITCH YOUR TIME ONCE YOU HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED A SPOT, SO PLEASE ONLY CHOOSE TIMES THAT YOU ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SESSION. THANK YOU!

 

  • Q:  Where will this event be?
  • A:  At my in-home studio in northwest Evanston.  Address and directions will be sent when you book your session.

 

  • Q:  What should I expect from my session?
  • A:  Session will last 10 minutes.  There will be a Spring or Easter set (depending on the date you choose), as well as a solid colored backdrop.  You will get a gallery of at least 5-6 awesome images of your kiddo(s) to choose from.

 

  • Q:  Can I combine my session with my friend, cousin, sister, neighbor?
  • A:  Nope, these sessions are for your own kids only.  These are not family sessions.  However, if you would like to book a family session, I would love to work with you and am happy to arrange that with you!

 

  • Q:  How much does this session cost?   
  • A:  If you have never had a free petite session with me before, this session is FREE.  If you have already enjoyed a free petite session and just can’t resist signing up for another one, this session is just $100.  AND, there are 2 digital high-resolution image included with your session.

 

  • Q: What should the kids wear?
  • A:  The sets are simple, so that we highlight your kiddo(s)!   I love texture and color, but avoid print and text on shirts!   For more suggestions, feel free to check out my what to wear guide:  http://www.jessiehearnphotography.com/what-to-wear-guide

 

  • Q:  Is there a way to get more images?
  • A:  Absolutely!  If you share this post on your Facebook wall (and let me know that you shared it), you will get an additional jpeg included with your package.  You will also have the option to purchase additional images after your session!

and the winners of the “best of 2017” contest are…

Without further ado, I present you the winners of the “best of 2017” contest…


1st place with over 1,600 votes during Round 2!

This winner receives a FREE 30 minute mini-session with 10 high-resolution digital jpegs, valued at $450!Plus, a FREE 20×24 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($450 value). The winner will ALSO receive five gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so start begging!


2nd place sure gave the first place winner a run for the money with over 1,000 votes!

This winner receives a FREE 15 minute petite session for the kids, to be used at any point during 2018 ($200 value) plus a FREE 20×24 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($450 value). The winner will ALSO receive three gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family!


3rd place

This winner receives a FREE 15 minute petite session for the kids, to be used at any point during 2018 ($200 value) plus a FREE 16×20 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($325 value). The winner will ALSO receive two gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family!

Thank you to all of you who voted and a gigantic thank you to all of you who chose jessie hearn photography for a session during 2017.  Without you there would be no “best of” contest.  <3 .

If you’d like to check out the winners from some previous years, you can click here:

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pajama party petite sessions.

Ready to schedule your session?  Just click here and fill out the brief form and I’ll get you scheduled!

Have more questions?  Keep reading!

Let me answer some of your questions here:

 

  • Q:  Where will this event be?
  • A:  At my in-home studio in northwest Evanston.  Address and directions will be sent when you book your session.

 

  • Q:  What should I expect from my session?
  • A:  Session will last 10 minutes.  There will be a bed to play on, as well as a solid colored backdrop.  You will get a gallery of at least 5-6 awesome images of your kiddo(s) to choose from.

 

  • Q:  Can I combine my session with my friend, cousin, sister, neighbor?
  • A:  Nope, these sessions are for your own kids only.  These are not family sessions.  However, if you would like to book a family session, I would love to work with you and am happy to arrange that with you!

 

  • Q:  How much does this session cost?   
  • A:  If you have never had a free petite session with me before, this session is FREE.  If you have already enjoyed a free petite session and just can’t resist signing up for another one, this session is just $100.  AND, there are 2 digital high-resolution image included with your session.

 

  • Q: What should the kids wear?
  • A:  This is a pajama party!  The session is designed for pj’s, favorite stuffed animals, blankets, etc.  Let’s take some time to capture the love and joy of childhood, and to photograph your kiddos in a casual and relaxed environment.  They will have a blast!

 

  • Q:  Is there a way to get more images?
  • A:  Absolutely!  If you share this post on your Facebook wall (and let me know that you shared it), you will get an additional jpeg included with your package.  You will also have the option to purchase additional images after your session!

 

 

 

best of 2017. the final round!

Here we go… Round 2 starts NOW to choose the 2017 photo of the year!

You can vote using the poll below the pictures.  You may vote ONE time per day.

ROUND TWO – January 25th – February 1st at 11:59 pm

Each of the top 10 finalists that you see below will receive a $100 gift card good toward a full-length jessie hearn photography session in 2018.

THERE WILL BE THREE WINNERS:

First Place: The image with the most votes wins. The winner will receive a FREE 30 minute mini-session with 10 high-resolution digital jpegs, valued at $450! Plus, a FREE 20×24 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($450 value). The winner will ALSO receive five gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so make sure to tell your friends what an enthusiastic voter you are!

Second Place: The 2nd place winner will receive a FREE 15 minute petite session for the kids, to be used at any point during 2018 ($200 value) plus a FREE 20×24 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($450 value). The winner will ALSO receive three gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so make sure to tell your friends what an enthusiastic voter you are!

Third Place: The 3rd place winner will receive a FREE 15 minute petite session for the kids, to be used at any point during 2018 ($200 value) plus a FREE 16×20 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($325 value). The winner will ALSO receive two gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so make sure to tell your friends what an enthusiastic voter you are!

 

The fine print:  You are only able to vote one time per day.  

Please note:
  • Voting will run for two weeks – from now until February 1st at 11:59 pm.
  • Winners will be announced on Friday, February 2nd.
  • Voters may only vote one time for one image – IP addresses will be monitored
  • I reserve the right to disqualify entries or terminate/modify the contest if necessary

Without further ado, I present to you the best of 2017.  Scroll down below the images for the poll!

THE POLL TO PLACE YOUR VOTE IS BELOW THE IMAGES!

MAKE SURE YOU FINISHED VOTING BY CLICKING ON YOUR NUMBER AND THEN ON THE “VOTE” TAB AT THE BOTTOM.  YOUR VOTE WILL NOT BE SUBMITTED IF YOU DO NOT CLICK ON “VOTE.”  THANK YOU!

best of 2017.

It is finally time for the jessie hearn photography “best of 2017” photo contest!  This is the 6th year I have done this contest and I always adore compiling my clients’ favorite images from their full or mini sessions (petite sessions are not eligible for the contest) and putting them together for you to see.  It has been such an incredible year and I am so thankful to photograph such fantastic families.

Now it is up to YOU to decide which image will be the favorite of 2017.

ROUND 1 – now through January 24th at 11:59 pm.

You can vote using the poll (the choices are below the poll).  You may vote ONE time per day.

ROUND TWO – January 25th – February 1st at 11:59 pm

Each of the top 10 finalists from Round 1 will receive a $100 gift card good toward a full-length jessie hearn photography session in 2018.
A new poll will be posted for the 10 finalists and you’ll be able to vote again for your favorite image in that list.

THERE WILL BE THREE WINNERS:

First Place: The image with the most votes wins. The winner will receive a FREE 30 minute mini-session with 10 high-resolution digital jpegs, valued at $450! Plus, a FREE 20×24 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($450 value). The winner will ALSO receive five gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so make sure to tell your friends what an enthusiastic voter you are!

Second Place: The 2nd place winner will receive a FREE 15 minute petite session for the kids, to be used at any point during 2018 ($200 value) plus a FREE 20×24 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($450 value). The winner will ALSO receive three gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so make sure to tell your friends what an enthusiastic voter you are!

Third Place: The 3rd place winner will receive a FREE 15 minute petite session for the kids, to be used at any point during 2018 ($200 value) plus a FREE 16×20 fine art gallery wrap canvas of any image (past or future) from a jessie hearn photography session ($325 value). The winner will ALSO receive two gift cards for a FREE 15 minute petite session, to present to friends and family, so make sure to tell your friends what an enthusiastic voter you are!

 

The fine print:  You are only able to vote one time per day.  

 Please note:
  • Voting will run for two weeks – from now until February 1st at 11:59 pm.
  • Winners will be announced on Friday, February 2nd.
  • Voters may only vote one time for one image – IP addresses will be monitored
  • I reserve the right to disqualify entries or terminate/modify the contest if necessary

Without further ado, I present to you the best of 2017.  Scroll down below the images for the poll!

 

HOW TO PLACE YOUR VOTE:  

  1.  Scroll down through the pictures below and choose your favorite.  Below all of the pictures is the poll (at the bottom of this post),
  2. Next to each of the numbers, there is a small dot.  Click on the dot to highlight it.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the numbers and you will see a small tab that says “Vote.”  Click on that tab and your vote will be submitted.
  4. Unfortunately, I can NOT accept votes that are in the form of comments, so if you previously submitted a comment, please make sure to vote again using these instructions!

 

MAKE SURE YOU FINISHED VOTING BY CLICKING ON YOUR NUMBER AND THEN ON THE “VOTE” TAB AT THE BOTTOM.  YOUR VOTE WILL NOT BE SUBMITTED IF YOU DO NOT CLICK ON “VOTE.”  THANK YOU!