Ajani, Hyde Park newborn session | Adri De La Cruz Photographer

Ajani, Hyde Park newborn session | Adri De La Cruz Photographer

Strong like thunder he came. While I wasn't able to be present during his birth, I heard all about her birth plan for him. His mom had all the confidence it took to educate herself and have the birth she always wanted. At home surrounded by light and love. She is definitely full of tenacity. [...]

Sarah | Maternity session, Chicago and west suburbs lifestyle photographer | SNEAK PEAKS

Sarah | Maternity session, Chicago and west suburbs lifestyle photographer | SNEAK PEAKS

  No words for the beauty of this family. Sarah is expecting her second child, and guess what? They are planning a home birth, and I'm  so honored to say that I am going to be capturing that for them. How insanely cool is that? I first met this beautiful family as I offered some complimentary [...]

Chicago Documentary and Story telling photographer – Short stories, crazy girl

Last days of summer are seriously cherished around here. Chicago's weather is volatile at best. Soon comes those deep winter days , where the sun sets a four pm and we get to stay indoors all the time , sadly. On this day we headed to the Taste of Melrose Pk . We rode cool [...]

Chicago documentary & storytelling family photography

AT HOME SESSION - Lunde family  Love, so much love. You know when you walk into a home and you immediately feel comfortable, maybe its the warm inviting decor, or maybe it's the amazing heart and souls occupying the home. I'm thinking it's the latter  This family is so special to me, The mama is [...]

Visiting friends / Chicago documentary family photography

I met Jesica ( Yes that's one S not a typo) online of course, through a very cool facebook group. I think what bonded us was our business name, as silly as it was. We hit if off immediately and have become great friends. She visited me back in April, and of course as our [...]

Chicago Documentary & Storytelling Photography / Short Stories / Cloudy day

( I have been trying to think of a way to blog more personal stuff. It is honestly daunting with out any inspiration. That's why I created the Short Stories series for me. As a way to capture the everyday and have it make sense in my brain and in my blog. Hopefully I can [...]

Chicago children’s photographer – Zoe almost one -pt2

Zoe, almost one pt-deux Yeah, so of course after submitting her to almost an hour of indoor photographs we had to go outdoors. Remember that winter weather break we got in late January, I believe? Well it was sunny and gloriously warm. The snow on the ground just topped off the beauty. (also, in this [...]

Chicago – Family- Photographer – Menchaca family

Menchaca family Once of the most wonderful families I know. I am so very excited because this year, I get to watch these two walk down the isle. I get to see their love unite, and complete a family. It makes me so incredibly happy for them. They deserve nothing but happiness for many years [...]

Little miss A

Little Miss A ! Seeing these images makes me miss summer so much! & How adorable is this little girl. We took these downtown at a very popular spot for photographers. The cool Honeycomb. Its such a cool little spot. Of course Little A was perfection! along with all her smiles and those gorgeous locks [...]