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Elle Baker Photography

Laurie Baker is a modern and natural Chicago portrait photographer specializing in family, newborn, maternity, and baby photography.  With a natural light studio in Homer Glen, she services the city of Chicago as well the surrounding southwest suburbs including by not limited to Naperville, Hinsdale, New Lenox, & Frankfort.

Chicago | Homer Glen, Illinois

Modern & natural Maternity, Newborn, baby & Family photography

Frankfort Lifestyle Photographer 

Fall is here in Chicago and we lucked out with this gorgeous evening. Between this GORGEOUS group of six, the warmer October weather, and the cotton candy skies, this session was a dream.

First Birthday Cake Smash in Homer Glen 

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It’s adorable watching babies take their first bite of cake. Mom and Dad are always so excited to watch their baby taste something sweet for the first time.  Included with every birthday session is an adorable mini cake from Orland Park Bakery...

Fresh 48 New Lenox

I spent my morning with this fresh new babe. I had the honor of documenting his first day of life.  Hospital and birthing center sessions are so incredibly special...

baby milestone photographer

I am so thankful when clients travel to see me at my studio. This family drove four hours, one snowy February weekend to celebrate this baby’s special milestone! She showed us how she can roll over, sit up...

maternity session in frankfort

This was an incredibly special maternity and family session near Frankfort, Illinois. This family of 3.5 was about to become a family of 4 in just weeks and I had the honor to capture mom’s baby bump as well as document the three of them.  

Hickory Creek Preserve in Mokena, IL is one of my most favorite places to photograph families at sunset.  There is something so magical about the glow of the sunset and...

Hickory Creek Preserve in Mokena, IL is one of my most favorite places to photograph families at sunset.  There is something so magical about the glow of the sunl

Chicago newborn and family lifestyle photographer

There is something so incredibly special to be invited into a client’s home and document a newborn and their family. Storytelling through photographs...

This sweet baby slept the entire session which allowed me to capture relaxed and natural images. He had the sweetest little grin and posed so cute with his mommy and daddy.  Take a peek into a full newborn session with me...

Naperville Newborn Photographer




Through this beautiful journey, I have found my heart skips a beat when I capture raw, authentic, and unposed maternity, newborn, and family photography. Take a look around, and if you feel a connection it would be so lovely to hear from you.

Mini and full sessions include a welcome guide to help prepare you for your photography experience, a photography session at your choice of location, & a private online viewing gallery with all of your final edited images. All inclusive packages including digital files start from $450.

My approach to photography is influenced greatly by my love for fine art, film, and nature. The simplicity of organic beauty that surrounds us inspires me greatly.I create the kind of images I want of my family; something from a mother's perspective and with an artful eye.



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Studio: 12544 W. 159th Street Homer Glen, IL 60491
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Tel: 708-822-4687

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