Harry’s newborn session, Evanston IL

Here’s part two of this beautiful story. Little baby Harry, who probably is not so tiny anymore was a sleepy little mister. An adorable perfect little boy. One of my favorite images from this set was the pets surrounding him. Welcoming little baby Harry to the family. It’s always such a joy to work with … More Harry’s newborn session, Evanston IL

Charlie and her mama, Oak Brook IL family photographer

When Char was 3mos I started babysitting her, My little one was about to be 3yrs old and so I had these two little ladies at home all day. Today these two are inseparable. Z takes care of her little cousin fiercely and Char adores her older cousin to pieces. & of course Char and … More Charlie and her mama, Oak Brook IL family photographer

Abu-Shaheen family, a lovely fall day in Hyde Park IL

Lana and her beautiful family joined me at one of my newer favorite locations. I keep saying I have to bring my kids over to explore but I keep forgetting. I’m going to pin that to the top of my mind. I’ve visited this location in the summer and fall, I certainly need winter and … More Abu-Shaheen family, a lovely fall day in Hyde Park IL

Sarosy Family session, Morning in Lincoln Park Chicago IL

Sometimes you get extremely lucky and you get to see your clients twice in one year, I had the pleasure to photograph this beautiful little baby’s newborn session. To see how much my little clients grow is so cool. So much changes in a years time. We were all so glad for the lovely warm … More Sarosy Family session, Morning in Lincoln Park Chicago IL

Crazy weather session with the Lopez family, Maywood IL

Well in true Chicago and surrounding suburbs fashion we experienced every single weather stop in one day, the snow and sun and everything in between. I couldn’t think of a better family to experience all of that with than with the Lopez family. If you want to be inspired for change and all of the … More Crazy weather session with the Lopez family, Maywood IL

Schultz Family session Wrigleyville Chicago IL

Hey there So this beautiful family was just the sweetest, and so adorable. Big sister is still very much a baby but in a tiny human body, lol that’s a weird sentence but toddlers are that, and she reminded me why I absolutely love toddlers. I love that they exist in their own universe. They … More Schultz Family session Wrigleyville Chicago IL

The Vinegar Family maternity session in Hyde Park

This sweet, beautiful family is expecting their 4th baby! Another girl to even things out in the family, which Big sister couldn’t be more excited about. For this maternity session I traveled to Hyde Park , which has this beautiful bird watching post. We used a lot of the shade for the images before heading … More The Vinegar Family maternity session in Hyde Park

Baby Mara 9 months later, Jefferson Park Chicago IL

Baby Mara is 9 months old. Photographing pandemic babies. What a sentence that is right. I had a chance to work with baby Mara’s parents as I captured their maternity session together. They choose to push back their newborn session and I completely respect that as this season of life has just been overwhelming for … More Baby Mara 9 months later, Jefferson Park Chicago IL

LUNDE FAMILY MATERNITY SESSION | NORTH AURORA IL MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER

Baby number 5. If anyone can, this family is the perfect family for that and more. Their love runs so incredibly deep. This group of 4 boys is adding one more. Another beautiful, kind and sweet boy. Kayla is the perfect mom for boys. She raises them to embrace their wild an at the same … More LUNDE FAMILY MATERNITY SESSION | NORTH AURORA IL MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER

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