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Choose Chicago Instagram Takeover!

Photography

It’s been a busy few weeks over here with no signs of slowing down, but it’s all for good reasons. This week, I’m taking over Choose Chicago’s Instagram account, the official tourism bureau for the city I currently call home. If this sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because I originally took over the account for week way back in 2014 and am back at it again. So head on over to @choosechicago and @jillianbraun on Instagram and watch as we tour across the…

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Happy Birthday, National Geographic!

Pets/Animals Photography

On this day in 1888, the first issue of National Geographic Magazine was released at newsstands. 1888! NatGeo keeps popping up this week, from the celebration of its publication, to securing a regular blog channel on behalf work, to Instagram follows galore (seriously… here, here and here). But the one thing I consistently come back to are the photo submissions and contests. You often times hear people say, “the photo doesn’t do it justice.” If that is true of these photos,…

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Pop!

Catch All Photography

Yesterday my roommate and I dove head first into our apartment. We picked up our couch and chaise lounge (thanks for the lift, Dolly!), mastered the art of inserting nails into 100-year-old plaster walls, finally emptied all of our packed boxes and made a delicious dinner and ate outside on our cute little porch. One thing we noticed after combining all of our decorations is that, despite our wacky, weird, loud personalities, all of our tchotchkes and prints are either…

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Awards Season

Entertainment Photography

Between enjoying a lot of red wine with friends during the show and the crazy work week(s) that followed, I very much failed to write a detailed round-up of the Golden Globes. And while the Patriots and Seahawks are ramping up for their big Super Bowl game this weekend, I am prepping for my Super Bowl… The 87th Academy Awards. We’re about three weeks away from the big day and I love lots of catching up to do. In the…

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