Goodbye summer | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago + West suburbs family photographer

Yesterday it felt like a sweet goodbye to summer. Yes, while I know the weather is so unpredictable I felt this overwhelming need to capture these very last moments of summer for my kids. I turned on the sprinkler for about 15 minutes and captured their joy. but let's be honest there were also moments … Continue reading Goodbye summer | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago + West suburbs family photographer

Baby A | Adri De La Cruz, Chicago’s best documentary + lifestyle newborn photographer

It feels like this was the calm after the storm. I captured this little family as they welcomed their baby at home 2 weeks prior to this image. In reality, this is probably the beginning of a new storm, a beautiful one at that. Angela, however, seems fully equipped to deal with the toughest of … Continue reading Baby A | Adri De La Cruz, Chicago’s best documentary + lifestyle newborn photographer

Beautiful night to have a baby | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago and west suburbs Birth Photographer

Angela is a birth goddess and she birthed this beautiful baby at home so beautifully.

Kerns Family | Adri De La Cruz Chicago and west suburbs lifestyle family photographer

I met Lydia online. She was a part of a private and small Facebook group started on WebMD, aimed at coping with miscarriage. That one thing unified a group of about 12 of us. I've loved her ever since. She's one of those girls that can see your point of view but then tell you … Continue reading Kerns Family | Adri De La Cruz Chicago and west suburbs lifestyle family photographer

Baby Harlow | Chicago + West Suburbs Newborn and Family Photographer.

Oh my my, what a great privilege it is to now capture this beautiful family into their second baby. I started capturing this family when Big brother was in the belly, and now he's a big, busy 1-year-old. Baby Harlow wasn't as calm as her big brother at this age, she is just as cute, … Continue reading Baby Harlow | Chicago + West Suburbs Newborn and Family Photographer.

CLIFFORD FAMILY | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago and West Suburbs, rhythmic storytelling family photographer

I taught for the first time! I photographed a REAL FAMILY in their ACTUAL home in front of other 20 + photographers. I was hella nervous, and not to mention, what the rest of my crew doesn't realize is that I screwed up with Cate (the mama) I gave her the wrong date, and It … Continue reading CLIFFORD FAMILY | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago and West Suburbs, rhythmic storytelling family photographer

Potempa Family | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago and west susburbs family photographer

Oh man! this baby and those eyes. He smiled from the moment he arrived until he left. I had such a lovely time photographing this beautiful family. They truly made my job so so easy! I am so so glad that we pulled an early 8 am session for this one, the heat is unbearable … Continue reading Potempa Family | Adri De La Cruz- Chicago and west susburbs family photographer