Little Arden newborn session, Oak Park IL

What a little ray of sunshine this session was. I mean, when I say I love my job, I do truly mean that to the fullest extent. This session is a complete reflection of that. I was so happy that I got to know Arden’s parents during our beautiful Maternity session together. I do hope … More Little Arden newborn session, Oak Park 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

August’s at home newborn session, Riverside IL photographer

I love that I include a newborn session with my birth photography. It feels most appropriate to get to see my wonderful birth families as a new unit. Babies change you forever, it’s almost like your life before was missing them specifically. This little baby is so lucky. His big brothers are so so kind … More August’s at home newborn session, Riverside IL photographer

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

The Newborn session of a brand new family of 7, Aurora IL photographer

The newborn session of a beautiful boy in Aurora IL. I cannot believe they are now a family of seven, two weeks after I was at this stunning home to welcome Finnian I went back to capture them a little more relaxed and set into a routine. Well a sorta routine, I know the Lundes … More The Newborn session of a brand new family of 7, Aurora IL 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

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

From homebirth to a full home, Edgewater Chicago IL newborn and family photographer

One of my favorite things about this job is the storytelling. With some families I have the joy and honor to capture full stories. I meet them right when they find out their life will change in the near future and I get a chance to see them at the different points in the road … More From homebirth to a full home, Edgewater Chicago IL newborn and family photographer

Baby Diego’s arrival | Bolingbrook newborn and family photographer

hello 2021 I can’t believe it’s a whole new year already. While yes, things are still dicey when it comes to photo sessions and more at home- work, I finally got to photograph my first at home newborn session since the pandemic started. I am the opposite of a homebody, so I’m so grateful for … More Baby Diego’s arrival | Bolingbrook newborn and family photographer

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