Category Archives: Special Events

Holiday Limited Edition Sessions

Picture Joanna Gains and Christmas having a baby. This year Lens 2 Life is teaming up with Elements Preserved in their Elgin studio and The Real Bearded Santa and Mrs. Claus to offer one-of-a-kind holiday mini sessions! The studio set will be professionally styled by Elements Preserved with their beautiful vintage finds (inspired by the…

The Longest Day

Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 44 million people worldwide.  It is said for people suffering from Alzheimer’s that everyday is “The Longest Day.”  Alzheimer’s awareness day or The Longest Day is held annually on the summer solstice to honor those living with the disease, along with those who care for them ( When co-owner of…

Click! Digital Photography Workshop

Whew! My first digital photography workshop for beginners that was held at Craft Donuts & Coffee in Dundee, IL was a success.  I am so proud of my participants!  I threw a lot of information their way and within 2 hours, everyone was shooting manually.  That’s not easy, but these ladies were great students!  I…

Life Celebration Event

Hello!  Thank you for taking time to read this blog! On the morning of February 23rd, I learned that a student on my team suddenly lost her father.  While she was not my student, I realized that her older brother was a former student of mine, and I felt compelled to help the family in some way….

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