Elle Baker Photography

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Baby Thighs and Belly Laughs When I first became a mom, the first few months were so sweet. The delicate feeling of a brand new baby against your chest just feels so peaceful. Those moments were some of the very few that I was living in the N O W. It was magical, but it […]

Baby Thighs and Belly Laughs

baby thighs and belly laughs

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A First Birthday Photo Session Ronin turns 1! I have been photographing this sweet boy for the last year and have loved every session with him. He is a charmer and one of the happiest babies I have ever met. His smile is contagious and he fills the room with such a bright positivity. Happy […]

Ronin Turns 1! A First Birthday Photo Session

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Newborn Mini Session Sleeping. Simple. Stunning.  When working with newborns, these are the exact words you hope to use when describing the shoot. Her perfect little hands and the brand new wrinkles on the palms of her feet, guided my way through this shoot. It wasn’t just her strawberry blonde tones that bounced off the […]

Newborn Mini Session | Homer Glen Studio

baby girl laying on blush colored blanket and wrapped in a beautiful scarf

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Simple Baby Sessions There is nothing better than documenting a little baby in their diaper, crawling, laughing, and moving about. Taking away props, bright clothing, and clearing the space of distraction allows us to completely focus on a baby’s movement and personalities. I learn a lot about each baby that walks through the doors and […]

The beauty of simple baby sessions | Homer Glen

baby boy crawling on floor and laughing

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Infant and baby photography Oh my goodness, isn’t she just the cutest baby ever? There is something so special about capturing infant and baby photography. Sitter sessions and baby’s around the age of six or seven months could be my favorite age to photograph. They are just the cutest at this age and I LOVE […]

Infant and Baby Photography | Homer Glen Photo Studio

sitter session with a six month old baby in a white diaper

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Chicago child and family photographer In addition to newborn sessions, I also am a Chicago child and family photographer.  I love capturing the essence of childhood through candid lifestyle photography.  Throughout our session, I will ask parents to just take a step back and watch their children play.  We go on nature walks, look for […]

Chicago Child and Family Photographer | Family Session Tips

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This lovely message has been floating around the social media world by Hayley Hengst and it really resonated with me in so many ways.  For those struggling with ‘this stage of life’, this message is for you…    This stage of life. It’s hard, you guys. I’m talking right now to you moms who are in your […]

This Stage of Life. It’s Hard, You Guys.

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Studio baby session in Homer Glen IL Meet sweet little Winnie.  This baby girl did not take her eyes off of her mama the entire length of the session and followed her around the room where ever she went.  She had the most gentle disposition and I loved every second I spent with her.  We […]

Studio baby session in Homer Glen IL | Elle Baker Photography

Baby girl on a gray and white blanket, photo by Elle Baker Photography

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Chicago Family Portraits When I first met Autumn I knew we would become friends.  She is the sweetest mama and has the most beautiful twin babies!  Her bubbly personality and love for her littles just makes her glow.  I had the privilege of photographing this gorgeous Oak Forest mama and her darling daughter a couple […]

Chicago Family Portraits | Mommy and Me

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Cake Smash Session We celebrated this baby girl’s first birthday at my studio yesterday and had the best time!  Mom and I planned a cake smash session to make her day even more special.  Her scrunch nose smile was the cutest thing ever and she made me smile the entire session.  You might recognize this […]

Cake Smash Session | Homer Glen Baby Photographer