Elle Baker Photography

we take photos as a return ticket to
a moment otherwise gone

'I'll start off by saying Laurie is an amazing person and photographer. I found Laurie online when our first child was born. That was almost 5 years ago and we are truly still in awe with the beautiful family moments she captures. Laurie has such an eye for color, lighting, and capturing emotions. She has a real talent, period. We leave a session thinking the kids were a mess, how did she get any good pictures? A week or two later we're laughing with tears of joy at the awesome, gorgeous pictures she's produced. So grateful we found her. Thank you Laurie for sharing in our memories.

~Adrianne F. | Homer Glen, IL

We have used Laurie for just over 4 years. She has captured irreplaceable photos for our maternity, newborn and family photo sessions. We love her eye for candid moments, as we all know that sometimes kids don't cooperate. I love having some pics that I am in as well. Moms often the ones taking the pics and left out of so many moments we create. Book your session today!!!

~ Pam H.  | Naperville, IL

I have worked with Laurie multiple times and am always amazed at the beautiful images she captures. She has a talent for capturing light and expression in her photographs - just take a look at her portfolio, her work is beautiful. On top of that she is a pleasure to work with personally. When we needed to reschedule a photo session due to an emergency surgery she was so understanding. Our family looks forward to continuing to work with her in the years to come.

~Katrina C. | Hinsdale, IL

Laurie was recommended to me to capture my child's first year in photots. My family has been very happy with Laurie and her work. She is friendly, responsive with emails, accommodating to our needs/requests, and just an overall nice person. Her photos are beautiful, and she really strives to capture the essence/personality of your child at each stage.

~Tracey B. | Frankfort, IL

Once again, thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU Laurie! Your time, patience and vision are unsurpassable!! You captured moments for lifetime memories and are truly a gifted person!! Elated that my grandchildren were able to be photographed by you!!!! #forevermomentscaptured

~Betty S. | Chicago, IL


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Why us?



Through this beautiful journey, I have found my heart skips a beat when I capture raw, authentic, and unposed maternity, newborn, and family photography. Take a look around, and if you feel a connection it would be so lovely to hear from you.

I create the kind of images I want of my family;  something from a mother's perspective and with an artful eye.  I love getting to know my clients and my sessions typically end with a hug and coffee date.  It would be an honor to work with you.  Take a peek at some details to help prepare you for a session.

Our core mission is to offer a beautiful experience that recognizes the connection between your family.  I love natural and organic poses to showcase your love for one another.  Take a peek at my portfolio to see my most recent work.

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