Hi There!

Welcome to the Shining Moments Photography website.

I’m really happy you’re here!

This is where we visually tell your milestone stories in your High School Senior Year, and into your next chapter with Personal Branding.

Click on the Blog tab to get new ideas to help you plan for your senior portraits, headshots, and style inspiration.

The Services tab will give you the SMP Collections, reviews and FAQ.

The News tab provides upcoming events with SMP.

And when you are ready, SMP is here to help tell your story so you Sparkle & Shine!





Let’s Tell a Shiny Tale

About Your High School Chapter

I capture your best self before you head out to live your best life

SMP, Andrea, local-vibes, senior-photographer, headshots

Hey there!

I’m Andrea!  

The water-drinking, quirky, fun high school senior + headshot photographer. {In short, I’m the face behind the Shining Moments Photography lens.

A full-service photography business where I get to help curate + capture your story::

High School Senior Portraits

Professional Headshots

Business Branding

You’ve got a story to share in every chapter of life.  I’m sitting here with my camera + big white cup of water, waiting to capture your magnificent milestones.

Oh, and share theiphone camera tips to help you get better everyday photos when I can’t be there with ya.

Want to know more? Click that “ABOUT” menu button.

Cheers & Sparkles!



“The idea is not to live forever, but to create something that will.”

-Andy Warhol-


in your SMP experience, I’m here to celebrate You + Your Story

YOUR YEAR – YOUR STORY.  Shining Moments Photography captures those milestones in telling your senior year and documenting your personal brand in business.

Remember the picture books you loved as a child? I am creating your very own story through my lens curating the ending of your high school chapter or the beginning of your new business venture. 

I bring together your favorite memories or the pieces that make you a notable Brand in business.

Take a peek around Shining Moments Photography if you’re in Northern Illinois and see how I can help your High School Senior Girls + Guys Portraits, Headshots, or Personal Brand {links in the new gold color of course} SHINE!

When you reserve your portraits I tailor your session to tell your unique story through photography.  

Not ready to photograph your story yet? ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ SMP on your favorite social channel to get inspired!

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