Category Archives: Blog

{Chicago Family Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Edyta & Family

June 24, 2018 As the children started their holidays, the weather started to get quite hot as well. Usually, during the summertime, most of my clients travel and do not have time for their family photographs. The days are longer and so evenings are perfect for a nice family session. I have a couple of locations that…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Newborn Photography | Martina Valekova Photography} Zair

January 25th, 2018 Just in December, I had the opportunity to photography Zayra as an expecting mother. She had her son just couple weeks after our maternity photo session. January did not start great for a lot of families being a flu season, but we managed to get a date where it worked for all…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Maternity Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Zayra

December 3rd, 2017 The weather was crazy past weeks, and being December in Chicago, you just never know what it will bring. Zayra contacted me regarding maternity photos and she really wanted to get them done outside. The Fall this year came too fast and the leaves fell within a week, so I checked the…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Couples/Engagement Photography | Martina Valekova Photography} Jessica & Gilbert

October 26, 2017 I know Jessica & Gilbert through their family, one of my loyal clients. I photographed them for their engagement a year before. They do not live in Illinois, but in a much warmer state where they do not get to see Fall in its colors. Jessica & Gilbert were visiting Chicago in…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Family Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Lupe & Julie

October 21st, 2017 I remember all my clients, their every session with me. When I first time photographed little Julie, she was crying. She was shy, and it was the first time a stranger was taking photos of her. Well, this time she warmed up to me much faster and I was a stranger no more….

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Chicago Family Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Kim & Family

October 20th, 2017 I had the opportunity to photograph Kim when Mia, her daughter, was only couple months old. This time she called me for some fall family photographs and I had a perfect location for that. I love Southside suburbs, mostly the location I live in. We have so many beautiful parks around that…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Newborn Photography | Martina Valekova Photography} Reid

September 24th, 2017 Just couple weeks ago I photographed Cali as a glowing expecting mother, and here just a few weeks later I am photographing her newborn son. The weather could not be more perfect and since she lives near a beach, and we did a beach maternity session, we set up a beach newborn…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Maternity Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Cali

September 2nd, 2017 The children are back at school, but the summer is far from over. We have been having beautiful weather and this weekend was no exception. I have known Cali from Facebook, as she is also a fellow photographer, but I never met her in person before. I knew she moved back to…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Family Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Tanya & Family

July 7th, 2017 What a beautiful day for a Beach session. I was contacted by Tanya who wanted a sessions for her & her husbands 10 year anniversary. They met in High school and been together for 20 years. That is called love, I say. When I asked what was their secret for staying together,…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

{Chicago Senior Photographer | Martina Valekova Photography} Nicky

June 15, 2017 One of my good clients and a friend from my previous job called me to ask about a session for her niece Nicky. Her sister was coming over from Texas with her family to celebrate Nicky’s 15th birthday, Quinceañera, a very important day for a young lady, and she wanted to give her…

no comments
Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *