Elle Baker Photography


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


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


New Lenox Photographer Meet Kristen and her adorable daughter Gwen.  I met this lovely New Lenox family a few years ago when we moved into our neighborhood and we have been friends ever since.  When Ele Story mentioned they needed a little girl and mama, I immediately thought of them for this casting call.  These two […]

Elle Baker Photography | New Lenox Photographer | Ele Story

New Lenox Photographer Laurie Baker captures mother and daughter hugging by a pond


Downers Grove Family Photographer As a Downers Grove family photographer I often travel to local homes offering in home lifestyle family sessions.  I met this lovely Downers Grove family a few years ago when big sister A was just an infant.  The B family is so wonderful and I am thrilled we have kept in […]

Downers Grove Family Photographer | Elle Baker Photography


Chicago Child Photographers This gorgeous duo came in for my recent Ele Story model call.  Their affection and love was so beautiful and I enjoyed photographing them together.  They giggled the entire time and I just loved this child’s little laugh.  I absolutely love being a Chicago child photographers and look forward to seeing this […]

Chicago Child Photographers | Elle Baker Photography

Chicago Child Photographers, Laurie Baker captures mother and daughter laughing and tickling


Downers Grove Newborn Photographer I was thrilled when the B family contacted me to share the news of their new little girl.  Baby L was a dream and I had the best time documenting this family in their cute home in Downers Grove.  Their house had beautiful espresso stained wood floors throughout, and I just […]

Elle Baker Photography | Downers Grove Newborn Photographer

Downers Grove newborn photographer captured this image of a newborn baby laying in a Moses basket with her big sister reaching in to touch her.


Chicago Family Photographers Looking for a Chicago family photographer?  I would love to hear from you! Lifestyle Session at Home I absolutely LOVE how this gallery turned out!  Here are my favorites from this lifestyle session and as you can see I had a hard time culling the session down!  This gorgeous home is located […]

Chicago Family Photographers | Lifestyle Session at Home


Commercial Photo Shoot With Ele Story If you have been following me on my Instagram and Facebook then you already may have seen my recent collaboration with Ele Story.  I was introduced to this company through a client of mine.  They wore beautiful dresses from Ele Story’s mommy and me collection on the day of their […]

Commercial Photo Shoot With Ele Story | Elle Baker Photography

a woman laying down with her daughter in matching mommy and me dresses