Mayorca family at the South Shore beach | Adri De La Cruz, Hyde Park family photography

Mayorca family at the South Shore beach | Adri De La Cruz, Hyde Park  family photography

Throughout our whole session I felt so connected to their family story. It was so heart breaking to hear the longing to be somewhere else, to go back to their home Venenzuela. But truly the way I saw them, it felt that even though circumstances (much like my own) have forced them to migrate to [...]

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

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 [...]

Baby Gemma | Chicago + West suburbs at home newborn photographer

Baby Gemma | Chicago + West suburbs at home newborn photographer

Oh sweet baby! This family, what can I say, but oh my goodness. I got so lucky in coming across Sarah and her little family, they make me so excited to photograph them every single time they hire me. They are full of love and all that realness. I was so honored to have captured [...]

Lunde Family | Chicago + West suburbs Lifestyle family photographer

Lunde Family | Chicago + West suburbs Lifestyle family  photographer

Oh, the heart of this family. It's incredible to get to see these sweet boys grow in front of my camera. The love and connection that they share with one another is so beautiful to witness. I was lucky enough to witness Mr. G's entrance into this world and we celebrated his first birthday with a [...]