• Welcome to my blog!

    Welcome to my blogsite! My name is Jan Van Velse and I am a formally trained photographer. I studied fine art and photography for 4 years at Purdue University and graduated in 2002 with a BA in photography, and minors in communications, advertising and philosophy. After college I was mainly a wedding photographer but these days I stick to newborns and little ones, which is my true calling!

    I love being a photographer. I have to be a photographer. I could not imagine being anything else in life.

    Enjoy!
    Jan

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Cynthia, Russell and Gracie

Adore this family so so much! These kiddos are always fun and happy and I love that they were up for a snow session. I wish more people would do these! Thank you always Russ and Grace! I always love seeing your adorbable little crew. And thank you for keeping us safe!
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Baby Ben

Sweetest little baby and last newborn session in my old studio! Ben has such a perfect little face and big sister Brooke was her usual happy self. I just love this cute little family and I’m so happy for their adorable addition. Thanks again Dan and Holly!
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Maren, Maddie, Margot and Miles

These cuties are back for their annual Valentine’s Day photos! These cuties are so much fun, we even had a little dance party! Thanks again Megan and Matt! Great seeing your crew!

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Paxton is One!

Happy birthday to the cutest boy ever!!! I love this boys cheeks, awesome hair and smiley personality! Such an easy little guy and so glad I get to capture these special times, adore this little family! Thanks again Megan and Shawn!

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Jack is here!

Welcome to the world sweet little Jack! This adorable little nugget is about one month old, so I wasn’t expecting him to rock his newborn session like he did. He gave us lots of wide eyed faces as well as sweet sleepy faces. And big sister Brooklyn was perfect too. Thanks so much Amie for bringing in the kiddos!

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