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Tamara Sherer Photography

The reason I love photography is that you can tell a story about something or someone without using any words. Often there are times in our lives where there simply are no words to describe a feeling or experience we have encountered and photography is able to capture what cannot be written.

I hope you enjoy my work and will contact me if you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment. Currently I am based in a suburb outside of Chicago and make it a specialty of mine to travel on location to give your pictures a more personal touch versus that of a studio. My email is tammy.sherer@yahoo.com.


Giving back

Premature and Critically Ill Children’s Photography

I am honored to document lives that are too short and to assist in the healing process by providing beautiful portraits of your little one. I will come to your home or hospital in the Chicago area and photograph a critically ill child in a sensitive and private manner. For some of these families this will be the only memories they have from their little one, and for others a memory of a prayer that was answered. If you or anyone you know has a child in the NICU whether they are pre-mature or critically ill please contact me for this service.
I realize that these situations are often time sensitive. I must speak directly with a parent or guardian of the ill child to arrange for the photography and spend about 20 or 30 minutes with the family. A minimum of fifteen high resolution digital images will be provided on disc within two weeks. There is never any fee for this service. Please contact me at 708.363.2693 or by email tammy.sherer@yahoo.com.


I think a photography class should be a requirement in all educational programs because it makes you see the world rather than just look at it.
~ Author Unknown

Galleries

60th Anniversary Party

Updated: Feb 01, 2011 12:31pm PST

Annie's Pics

This is the gallery my daughter has put together. I couldn't be more ...

Updated: Dec 31, 2008 8:28am PST

A Day In the Life

I try to snap a picture at least once a day. I can't imagine a day th ...

Updated: Jan 15, 2010 7:05pm PST

Bendorf

Updated: Dec 09, 2013 10:47am PST

Swain-Sims

Updated: Nov 04, 2013 12:21pm PST

Tomanich Family

Updated: Oct 28, 2013 10:42pm PST

Robertson Family Portraits

Updated: Oct 29, 2013 6:42am PST

Hughes April 2012

Updated: Apr 04, 2012 8:35pm PST

Kurasz Family 2011

Updated: Oct 26, 2011 8:36pm PST

Feeney Family 2011

Updated: Oct 26, 2011 8:21pm PST

Rachel Ryan May 2011

Updated: May 18, 2011 2:40pm PST

The Feeney Family

Updated: Oct 17, 2010 4:00pm PST

Nolan & Family 2010

Updated: Oct 10, 2010 7:14pm PST

Nolan September 2009

Updated: Sep 30, 2009 8:06pm PST

Tammy September 2009

Updated: Oct 30, 2009 12:26pm PST

Kerins Family 10.12.08

Updated: Oct 14, 2008 6:48pm PST

Sherer Family 10.26.08

Updated: Oct 26, 2008 8:05pm PST

Abby First Communion 3.29.08

Updated: Apr 02, 2008 6:05am PST

Hannah First Communion 5.3.08

Updated: May 10, 2008 10:55am PST

Brandon First Communion 5.4.08

Updated: May 09, 2008 4:38am PST

Emily First Communion 5.3.08

Updated: May 10, 2008 12:02pm PST

Family Photos 7-23-07

Updated: Jul 26, 2007 5:37am PST

Tiny Parts

Updated: Dec 08, 2007 10:34am PST

Engagement June 2007

Updated: Jun 11, 2007 11:03pm PST

Family Photos 10-19-06

Updated: May 11, 2007 9:39pm PST

Family Photos 08-25-06

Updated: May 11, 2007 12:30pm PST

Babies

Updated: May 16, 2007 11:15am PST

Family Photos 7-21-07

Updated: Aug 05, 2007 9:24am PST

Holland

Updated: Jul 05, 2009 5:24pm PST

Children

Updated: Nov 30, 2008 10:36am PST

Feeney 2012

Updated: Dec 06, 2012 2:21pm PST

Pricing

Updated: Oct 29, 2013 9:47am PST

New York

Updated: Jul 05, 2009 5:36pm PST

London

Updated: Nov 04, 2007 4:34am PST

Los Angeles

Updated: Feb 06, 2008 4:23am PST

Mexico

Updated: Sep 24, 2007 5:18am PST

Chichen Itza

Updated: Sep 23, 2007 7:36pm PST

Cincinnati

Updated: Nov 01, 2007 8:53pm PST

Madison Farmers Market

Updated: Sep 11, 2008 5:54pm PST

Disney World

Updated: Jun 16, 2008 4:36am PST

St Louis

Updated: Mar 23, 2010 8:50pm PST

Naperville Home for Sale

$239,000 Asking Price --- Exceptionally nice unit. Master bedroom h ...

Updated: Mar 01, 2009 1:55pm PST

Good Day for a Wedding

Updated: Jul 26, 2007 1:55pm PST

Skwerski Wedding

Updated: Oct 11, 2007 4:06am PST

Sitko Wedding

Updated: Sep 09, 2007 7:11am PST

League Wedding

Updated: Nov 14, 2008 7:33am PST

My Hometown

Updated: Jun 10, 2007 6:51pm PST

Chicago

Chicago is one of the greatest cities to photograph. I have been ther ...

Updated: Oct 27, 2008 9:53am PST

Architecture

Updated: May 29, 2008 7:19pm PST

2008 Sailing Season

Updated: Aug 23, 2008 9:02am PST

Blackhawks

Updated: Jan 15, 2010 6:47pm PST

2008 Baseball

Updated: May 11, 2008 1:10pm PST

2008 Softball

Updated: Jul 30, 2008 7:37pm PST

2007 Sailing Season

Updated: Nov 17, 2007 12:28pm PST

Track & Field

Updated: May 11, 2007 12:10pm PST

Chicago Cubs

Updated: Jun 19, 2007 8:40pm PST

2007 Baseball

Updated: Jun 11, 2007 10:21pm PST

2009 Sailing Season

Updated: Jul 05, 2009 5:50pm PST

Joan Jett

Updated: Jul 09, 2008 3:46am PST

John Mayer

Updated: Jun 30, 2007 8:25am PST

Time with my Girl

Updated: Jul 20, 2007 3:26pm PST

Mi Familia

This gallery is a collection of family photos from various family func ...

Updated: Aug 19, 2007 3:28pm PST

2008 Vacation

Updated: Jun 19, 2008 7:39pm PST

Dad's Barbeque 2008

Updated: Jul 22, 2008 6:25pm PST

Camping Summer 2008

Updated: Aug 05, 2008 6:37pm PST

Christmas 2008

Updated: Dec 21, 2008 4:26pm PST

The Sietsema's

This is a collection of old pictures my mom had of her family. I scann ...

Updated: Dec 28, 2008 12:24pm PST

Our Pooch

Updated: Mar 01, 2009 2:09pm PST

Nature

Updated: Oct 27, 2008 10:23am PST

Farm Life

Updated: Jan 31, 2010 6:06am PST

Abandoned

Updated: Jan 31, 2010 6:36am PST

Good Shepherd

Updated: Jun 19, 2007 7:22pm PST

The Rust Gallery

Updated: May 19, 2008 8:31pm PST

Cantigny

Cantigny - Museum The first warm spring day the kids, Chuck and I hea ...

Updated: May 17, 2007 5:11am PST

Car Show

Updated: Aug 13, 2007 8:18pm PST

Winthrop Harbor

Updated: Sep 15, 2007 5:18am PST

Letter Project

Updated: Aug 19, 2007 2:51pm PST

Number Project

Updated: Sep 11, 2008 4:33pm PST

Sparks Will Fly

Updated: Jul 05, 2007 9:02pm PST

Life's Daily Images

Updated: Aug 07, 2007 5:04am PST

Playground Art

Updated: Apr 28, 2008 5:17am PST

Animals

Updated: May 16, 2007 8:04pm PST

Noteworthy Phrases

It is my intention to utilize this gallery to develop a number of pret ...

Updated: Dec 12, 2007 8:53pm PST

SmugShots

Updated: Jan 31, 2010 2:46pm PST

Military

Updated: Nov 08, 2009 11:05am PST

Glass Art

Updated: Jan 03, 2010 4:50pm PST

Cooking Party

Updated: Jan 08, 2013 4:09pm PST

Bendorf

Holiday Photo Shoot

Updated: Dec 09, 2013 10:16am PST

Transformation Project

Updated: Apr 09, 2014 5:20pm PST

Featured Galleries

A Day In the Life

I try to snap a picture at least once a day. I can't imagine a day th ...

Updated: Jan 15, 2010 7:05pm PST

Chicago

Chicago is one of the greatest cities to photograph. I have been ther ...

Updated: Oct 27, 2008 9:53am PST

The Sietsema's

This is a collection of old pictures my mom had of her family. I scann ...

Updated: Dec 28, 2008 12:24pm PST

Children

Updated: Nov 30, 2008 10:36am PST

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