Elle Baker Photography


Engagement Photos in Mokena, IL Today on the blog we are celebrating this beautiful couple and their engagement! Sending a big congratulations to Tiffany and Kenny! This happy couple traveled all the way from Springfield, Illinois for their engagement session with me. As a couples and engagement photographer in the Chicagoland area, I knew the […]

Engagement Photos in Mokena, IL | Finding the Perfect Outdoor Location


Frankfort Lifestyle Session This was SUCH a fun session!! When Joanna called me asking for a backyard pool party session at her GORGEOUS home in Frankfort, of course I said YES! Her backyard was a dream and the perfect location for this fun summertime pool session. I had so many ideas running through my head […]

Frankfort Backyard Lifestyle Session


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


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


You might recognize this gorgeous family.  It is always an honor when this beautiful and growing family allows me to capture their family.  Every year I look forward to our sessions and the love they share between them is so incredible.  Check out one of their past sessions HERE ! This little girl’s dress is called […]

Top Chicago Family Photographers | Sunset Session

Chicago family photographers


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.


Chicago family and lifestyle photographer I absolutely ADORE working with this Chicago family every year.  We have the best time during our sessions and I really love our time spent together.  It was only a year ago that this sweet mama had baby V still in her belly.  You can take a peek at that […]

Chicago Family and Lifestyle Photographer | A Playful Session at the Park


How to prepare for your family session Your family is the most constant and ever changing thing in your life.  The story we tell through photographs is the most important one you can ever tell and you will never regret investing in a portrait session to document this moment in time.   Family sessions are incredible […]

How to prepare for your family session | New Lenox Photographer


Indiana Dunes Beach Session  Last year I had the privilege of having the most incredible beach photos taken of my family while on vacation in Florida.  It was a dream come true and I remember that evening with my family like it was yesterday.  I wanted to offer beach sessions to my clients but living […]

Indiana Dunes Beach Session | Frankfort Family Photographer


Summer Family Photography I’m sitting on the balcony of our vacation rental reminiscing about this beautiful session I photographed this past May.  I have quite a few sessions from the spring and summer months that I need to blog and catch up on, but to start, I just had to share this one with you […]

Summer Family Photography | New Lenox Photographer

Summer family photographer | Chicago family photography | Elle Baker Photography