I'm Laurie


Hello, it's so lovely to meet you. I am a Chicago Illinois based maternity, newborn, baby, family, and boudoir photographer servicing the southern suburbs.  Areas include but are not limited to Naperville, Homer Glen, Frankfort, New Lenox, Mokena, Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, and Oak Brook areas.

Welcome to this little space of mine where I blog recent work, learning resources for photographers, personal projects, and other posts on the daily. I can't wait for you to take a peek around.  


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Dear Photographer Feature Oh my goodness.  When Dear Photographer asked to feature my simple newborn images I literally looked around and said ‘me?!’.  I am truly honored and so incredibly grateful for this opportunity.  This community of photographers are some of the most talented artists I have ever seen.  I have been studying their work […]

Chicago Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer As a Chicago pregnancy and newborn photographer, I absolutely LOVE incorporating parents into sessions.  I totally understand not feeling your best and the last thing you want to do is have your photo taken BUT I assure you that you will cherish these images with your new baby so much.  […]

Best Chicago Newborn Photographer Best Chicago newborn photographer Laurie Baker provides simple and natural baby portraits.  Laurie offers in home lifestyle sessions and studio portrait sessions. This sweet girl had the most incredible profile.  Her dainty features and petite face was absolutely gorgeous.  Little baby ‘A’ slept so well during the session which made us […]

First Birthday Smash Cake! We had such a fun time at this first birthday smash cake session!  This sweet girl absolutely loved her first cupcake! 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.  Over the […]

MODEL CALL! Chicago baby and child photographer, Elle Baker Photography and EleStory are in search of a mama and toddler girl to model for EleStory’s 2018 Spring/Summer ad campaign. The photo shoot will take place in the next two weeks at my studio in Homer Glen. Your toddler must be able to wear size 18-24 month or 2-3T […]



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