Elle Baker Photography


Newborn photographer in Chicago, IL For almost a decade, I have been studying the art of newborn photography.  I became a newborn photographer in Chicago, IL after my first daughter was born and I fell in love with simple sessions focused on finding what makes each newborn so unique.  I listen carefully to the parents […]

Fine art newborn photos | Newborn photographer in Chicago, IL


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


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


A moment to remember Sometimes I witness a moment that is impossible to recreate.  A moment that quickly unfolds and then it’s over.  I was lucky enough to capture one of these moments at a recent newborn session.  Unprompted, Grandma guided this newborn’s big sister by placing her hands on the baby.  I quickly snapped […]

A moment to remember | Homer Glen, IL newborn photography studio


Chicago newborn and family lifestyle photographer Remember this sweet baby from a previous blog post?  I just blogged my favorite images from their session and created a slideshow video!  Scroll down to view the slideshow and more images!   Enjoy G family!  It’s a girl! I had such an amazing time photographing this family of five.  […]

Storytelling | Chicago newborn and family lifestyle photographer


Smiling New Lenox Newborn Get ready to saw aww!  This sweet girl had the most beautiful smile and shared it throughout her session today.   I introduced baby J a few days ago in a sneak peek from her lifestyle session!  You can view more from her home session  from earlier this week.  Meet Baby J part […]

Smiling New Lenox newborn | Chicago newborn photographer

smiling New Lenox newborn, Photo by Elle Baker Photography, smiling newborn baby


Welcome to the world Baby J! I was thrilled when our good friends announced their pregnancy earlier this year.  They have two beautiful girls at home and just welcomed their third girl last week.  I enjoyed photographing this five day old babe in her home along with her parents and big sisters and I can’t […]

Chicago lifestyle newborn photographer | Mosey over Moses Basket


Welcome to the world baby E! Meet the newest member of the C family!  This sweet babe came in for his newborn session and was a such dream to photograph.  He had the sweetest disposition and was such a calm baby which made the session flow nicely.  Four years ago I photographed his big sister […]

Frankfort Illinois newborn photographer| Baby E Sneak Peek

Photos by Elle Baker Photography, Chicago newborn photographer Frankfort Illinois newborn photographer


Baby Plan First Birthday Session I can NOT believe this sweet girl is ONE already!  It was just yesterday that her parents came into my studio for their maternity session.  They were SO excited and thrilled to be having a baby and I remember them being so incredibly happy.  I have had the pleasure of […]

Baby Plan First Birthday Session | Frankfort IL Baby Photographer

Baby Plan First Birthday Session


Newborns Newborn photography is such an adventure and every session brings on a new set of challenges.  Each baby is so unique and every family has a different dynamic.  I absolutely love incorporating siblings into newborn sessions and showcasing their special bond.  Is there anything sweeter than a big brother with his new brother or a […]

How to Incorporate Siblings into Newborn Sessions | Chicago Illinois newborn photographer

Siblings and newborn sessions