Hi, I 'm Sonja Hughes.

Capturing moments is not just a profession for me; it's a passion intertwined with my academic background in Communications and Training. As a photographer based in vibrant Chicago, IL. I specialize in events and portraits, transforming moments into timeless stories.

To me, photography is more than just clicking a shutter; it's a form of storytelling. Each image is a narrative, brimming with emotions, perspectives, and unspoken tales waiting to be shared. Whether it's the joy of a wedding day, the warmth of a family gathering, or the excitement of a new milestone, I aim to craft visual narratives that resonate deeply with my clients.

In a world bustling with untold stories, I believe every individual, every moment, deserves to be celebrated and remembered. Through my lens, I endeavor to capture the essence of your unique story, preserving it for generations to come. Your story is precious, and it deserves to be told with authenticity and artistry.

From the laughter-filled celebrations to the quiet, introspective moments, I am dedicated to capturing the essence of your special occasions. While you immerse yourself in the joy of the moment, allow me to weave your narrative into a visual and timeless keepsake of cherished memories.

Food for thought; Imagine walking into a home without a single photograph adorning its walls or tables. Have you ever paused to wonder about the stories untold, the milestones uncelebrated, or the essence of the family within? As a passionate portraits and event photographer, I delve into these narratives, capturing not just images but the very essence of individuals and families. I seeks to unravel the unique tapestry of relationships, achievements, and identities that define us. Through my lens, I aim not only to freeze moments in time but to illuminate the intricate hierarchies and bonds that shape our lives.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, at the Obama Foundation Summit, in Chicago.

As First Lady Michelle Obama entered the stage, the entire audience rises to their feet, and every cell phone is raised to hopefully snap a photo of her. Her vibrant spirit and smile ignited the audience.

First Lady Michelle Obama, shares the stage with her brother, Craig Robinson.

There were discussions of their childhood as well as their past college years. They are very fond of one another. Their stories were filled with much laughter, love and character.