31hours, road trip to California |Adri De La Cruz chicago family photographer

Last week completely unplanned and stupidly so, I drove to California. If you don’t know that’s 31 damn hours. Was it impulsive? probably. Do I regret it? HELL NO. Would I do it again? Absolutely, but perhaps with a little more planning and more time to and back. I should also mention that my kids … More 31hours, road trip to California |Adri De La Cruz chicago family photographer

PEERSPACE | 10 BEST NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHERS IN CHICAGO

Just wanted to write a little thank you. To all of the families who have invited me into their lives and spaces. Yesterday I got an email from Peerspace, it’s a website where you can book spaces to teach, celebrate and host amongst other things. They named me one of 10 best Chicago Newborn Photographers. … More PEERSPACE | 10 BEST NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHERS IN CHICAGO

Amador family session in the beautiful Lincoln park zoo area and honeycomb

Catching up with repeat clients is so lovely, I fist met little miss Rosie in her babyhood. Now there is a stark contrast in who she is now. She’s a lively and busy toddler who kept us on our toes. I love how excited she was to see the ducks and the reminder of kids … More Amador family session in the beautiful Lincoln park zoo area and honeycomb

Allyson + Conall maternity session at the Evanston IL lighthouse

Allyson told me she fell in love with this location for the way it brought both of their stories out of it, and that’s kind of my favorite thing about the session. She’s from Indy and the sand dunes connected her to it, and Connell grew up in Evanston. It is just that more special … More Allyson + Conall maternity session at the Evanston IL lighthouse

Baby Solomon’s arrival, the Santiago family outdoor session in Sauk Village IL

I cannot believe how lucky we got with this incredible warm day. It was such a joy to see big sister Selah again, she is this little rain of sunshine, who just smiles and is so cooperative the whole time. It’s one of my favorite parts about working with kids, their curiousity. We got to … More Baby Solomon’s arrival, the Santiago family outdoor session in Sauk Village IL