Entries Tagged as 'exciting news'

Monday, April 16th, 2012

our new jookie blog! | chicago childrens portrait photographer

Looking for new posts on our blog?  Well, get yourself over to our NEW, gorgeous, horizontal blog!  See you there.

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Most Original Costume and People’s Choice Winners | jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Fundraiser

Time for the exciting conclusion of jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Costume Contest and Fundraiser.  Thank you SO much to all of the wonderful families that participated this year.  You made it the best fundraiser we’ve had yet – and for a very important cause in helping to find a cure for children’s leukemia. We hope […]

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Cutest Baby Costume | jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Fundraiser

Of course this is just as hard to decide as the cutest kid costume.  Apparently putting a baby in a kitchen pot gives you an extra boost.  That’s right, this year’s winner for Cutest Baby Costume goes to the Lobster!  He was soooo happy in that pot. I only had to snap a few photos […]

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Cutest Kid Costume | jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Fundraiser

The Cutest category is always the toughest.  We know they’re all cute and should all win.  We tried to make it easier this year by having a baby winner and a non-baby winner.  I asked our six judges for their top five choices, and they were almost all completely different.  BUT, there was ONE costume […]

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Scariest Costume Winner | jookie’s 6th Annual Halloween Fundraiser

Almost unanimously, Day of the Dead was voted as Scariest Costume. I’m very proud to announce the winner in this category for two reasons.  The first reason is that it is my oldest niece Delia (whose guinea pig the studio is named after), and the second reason is because she would like the runner-up “Mummy […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

jookie iPhone app | chicago family photography studio

My favorite personal camera is my iPhone camera.  It goes everywhere with me, and I even have some lenses for it.  It’s pretty funny, actually, when I attach my 3-inch-long zoom lens to it for those far away shots I want to capture. Now I love my iPhone even more because jookie has its own […]

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

pancake jookie contest | chicago children’s photographer

Today, May 17th, is a big day here at jookie for many reasons. Reason #1: Jill is celebrating her 10th year anniversary as a professional children’s photographer. Reason #2: Five years ago today Jill got jookie’s business license. Reason #3: jookie’s 2011 annual newsletter (in the form of a 28 page catalog) is landing in […]

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

an extra letter in jookie’s name | chicago childrens photographer

jookie has an extra letter to use next to its logo: an R which represents . . .  jookie’s newly official trademarked status in the national register!

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

We’re movin’ on up! | chicago children’s photography studio

jookie has some exciting news to announce, and I’m going to introduce it by way of this adorable newborn shown below. Her name is Ilyse, and her mama is a fantastic wedding photographer named Angela, who also lives in this awesome neighborhood. Whenever I get a call about wedding photography, I happily refer them to […]