Elle Baker Photography


Fresh 48 Hospital Sessions during COVID-19 There is nothing as exciting as getting that message saying ‘we are on our way to have a baby!’. I look forward to them SO much. And it’s been a minute (or two) since I have received one. Understandably so, photographers are no longer permitted to go to hospital […]

Fresh 48 Hospital Sessions during COVID-19


Studio Safety and Precautions during COVID-19 Hello hello!! I hope you are all staying healthy and well during this time. While my Homer Glen studio will remained closed until further notice, I just wanted to share my studio safety and precautions during Covid-19 and cleanliness standards moving forward when it’s time to open up again! […]

COVID-19 Safety and Precautions at Homer Glen Photography Studio


Downers Grove Fresh 48 Session When he was only your baby. Thirteen hours into the world is when I met this beautiful, bright-eyed, head-full-of hair baby boy. He was as ‘new’ as any newborn could be. He was magical, in the same way every brand new baby is, but the calmness of the day paired with his […]

Downers Grove Fresh 48 Session | Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Photographer


When to book your session Newborn photography is as popular as wedding photography these days and most newborn photographers, including myself, book months in advance. My schedule allows for a certain amount of newborn bookings per month to ensure I will have enough time for each session just in case you all deliver at once. […]

The Newborn Photography Experience

newborn baby boy


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


  Chicago Newborn Photographers Laurie Baker with Elle Baker Photography is a newborn and lifestyle photographer in the Chicago land area. She specializes in families, baby, newborn, and maternity photography.  For more hospital Fresh 48 or First 48 photoshoots click HERE.   Click HERE to contact her today about booking your photoshoot!   Contact | About […]

Chicago Newborn Photographers | First 48 Hospital Photography


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.


A lifestyle newborn Photography session The only thing more stunning than this Chicago, Illinois couple, was watching how smitten they are with their new little girl. It was so much fun working with this family and all the love that filled the room that day.  I am drawn to lifestyle newborn photography as it allows […]

Chicago Lifestyle Newborn Photography


Keep it simple babe. Probably one of my favorite setups is that of just a newborn baby on a white blanket.  The simplicity of it all takes me to a place of calm and peace and showcases the baby as they are.  No props and gentle posing, capturing their beauty.  Something about this session just […]

Lifestyle Newborn Photography | Homer Glen Newborn Photography Studio

newborn baby during simple lifestyle session


Naperville family of four This lovely Naperville family welcomed their second baby girl, Abigail.  She was absolutely beautiful and shared her smile with us throughout the day.  Big sister Rachel had the sweetest personality and was so gentle with her baby sister and dad was completely smitten with all of his girls and couldn’t keep […]

Newborn Photographer in Homer Glen | Family of Four From Naperville