Elle Baker Photography


Western Springs Family Photographer You might remember this little guy from his sitter session a few months ago!  Today we celebrated his first birthday and had the best time!  This amazing Western Springs family is adorable and affectionate and I smiled the entire time.  Baby B is absolutely precious with his chubby thighs and cute […]

Western Springs Family Photographer| First Birthday Photos

Western springs family photographer Laurie Baker captures little boy climbing up on a bean bag chair


Baby Photographer in Naperville, IL You might recognize this adorable baby and family from some previous posts on my Instagram page and blog! I just can’t get enough of this sweet baby!  Her milestone session is one of my favorites to date and I had such a fun time!  As a baby photographer in Naperville, […]

Baby Photographer in Naperville, IL | Elle Baker Photography | Baby M


Homer Glen Photography Studio Calling all babies!  Elle Baker Photography has a very special project in the works and I’m searching for a six or seven month old baby for a model call at my Homer Glen photography studio!  The baby must be able to sit completely unsupported without falling over and available within the […]

Homer Glen Photography Studio | Elle Baker Photography | Model Call

Model call, little girl with brown hair holding onto mom's hands


Baby Milestone Photographer in Chicago I absolutely love being a baby milestone photographer in Chicago.  Every time I have a chance to work with these small babies, it just makes my heart happy.  What an incredible blessing to be able to call this my job. Goodness, did we have a great time at this session […]

Baby Milestone Photographer in Chicago | Elle Baker Photography | Baby M

Little girl with dark hair chewing natural teether


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 […]

First Birthday Smash Cake | Chicago baby photographer

first birthday smash cake session, Photo by Elle Baker Photography, baby girl at her cake smash photo session, First birthday posing ideas


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 […]

Model Call! | Chicago baby and child photographer

Chicago baby and child photographer, Photo by Elle Baker Photography, EleStory model call


Christmas card photo ideas I just love this time of year and helping families create unique Christmas card photo ideas!  This year, I offered wreath mini sessions at my Chicago based photography studio.  This sweet baby was such a doll with the best personality.  She loved eating my wooden ornaments and being kissed under the […]

Christmas card photo ideas | Homer Glen, IL family photographer

Christmas card photo ideas, Photo by Elle Baker Photography, baby girl being kissed by her parents under mistletoe


Newborn photography When I first began my journey as a newborn photographer I found myself caught up in the session, trying to perfect each image and pose.  I over analyzed every photo, thinking, what could I have done differently to have made this shot that much better.  I have learned over time to step back […]

Storytelling through newborn photography

Storytelling through newborn photography , Photo by Elle Baker Photography


Simple and natural baby session My style of baby photography has been described as organic and natural.  I found that bringing a level of simplicity to every session brought out my authenticity and creativity.  During this simple and natural baby session, I used only a couple of props to make this session simple and really […]

Simple and natural baby session | New Lenox, IL baby photographer | Baby P Sneak Peek

simple and natural baby session, photo by elle baker photography, smiling baby


Capturing milestones I can’t believe this sweet girl is already nine months old!  It seems like yesterday I was photographing her newborn session.  I love capturing milestones throughout baby’s firsts year and I’m so lucky to be apart of this girls year. When is the best time to schedule milestone sessions? I always recommend scheduling baby […]

Capturing milestones | Naperville newborn and baby photographer