A SELF-PORTRAIT A DAY FOR FEBRUARY PART TWO, ADRI DE LA CRUZ CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHER

Holy wow! I did it, I finished. Nothing feels like how doing what you’ll say you’ll do feels. It has been so hard to stick with something that requires me to remember to carry a tripod. I hit a huge wave of indecision on day 3. After I overcame that hump I stopped over thinking … More A SELF-PORTRAIT A DAY FOR FEBRUARY PART TWO, ADRI DE LA CRUZ CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHER

A SELF PORTRAIT A DAY FOR FEBRUARY PART ONE ADRI DE LA CRUZ PHOTOGRAPHER

Winter is the calm after the busy Fall season. It goes by rather quickly. I’m so grateful for that calmness but I like being in the thick of my client work the most. This year however I decided to embrace some personal work a little more for these restless days. The challenge was quite simple … More A SELF PORTRAIT A DAY FOR FEBRUARY PART ONE ADRI DE LA CRUZ PHOTOGRAPHER

Conversations with the sun | Adri De La Cruz Self portrait artist, Chicago and West suburbs photographer

This is the recipe of life said my mother as she held me in her arms as I wept think of those flowers you plant in the garden each year they will teach you that people too must wilt fall root rise in order to bloom r u p i k a u r I … More Conversations with the sun | Adri De La Cruz Self portrait artist, Chicago and West suburbs 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

Seasons are changing, Self Portraits with my children in Jackson Park Chicago IL

Well hello there. I dragged my kids out for some self portraits and a new adventure. You want to know something.. it felt amazing. I’ve missed getting behind the lens, I used to do it so damn much before. It always felt like it pushed my growth. I think I’m currently stifling my creativity. So … More Seasons are changing, Self Portraits with my children in Jackson Park Chicago IL

My loves | Adri De La Cruz Chicago family photographer

I cant believe we’re here, so close to December. Just about to celebrate Thanksgiving. As I mentioned in on my previous post things are looking different in the future for us. Perhaps this is too heavy and personal for my photography page or perhaps it’s just what my clients need from me. To see me, … More My loves | Adri De La Cruz Chicago family photographer

Quantifiable beauty, self portraits| Adri De La Cruz, Wood Dale IL family photographer

I heard something recently. It said ” dreaming is a form of planning”. It resonated wildly with my soul. Everything I’ve ever wanted started as a dream. Me with my wild expectations. Most of the time when I would voice my dreams to others it would sound like I lost my damn mind. It always … More Quantifiable beauty, self portraits| Adri De La Cruz, Wood Dale IL family photographer

Movement in Self-portraits, it just takes a little bit of patience | Adri De La Cruz chicago photographer

Hey guys, today I am sharing some images from this spring. I took a little bit of time to photograph myself and my kiddos just enjoying one of our favorite things at our house, our little outdoor swing. My son suggested the swing and since then I’ve added a reboso swing as well. What I … More Movement in Self-portraits, it just takes a little bit of patience | Adri De La Cruz chicago photographer