Fall Family Photos in River Forest, IL

It was a treat to be the photographer of this River Forest, IL family and capture these sweet memories of grandparents visiting during the fall!

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Kristen's Field Notes

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm a senior portrait, family, and couples' photographer based out of Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I love sunshine, cacti, chocolate chips, and a great cup of tea - but most of all I love photographing joyful clients. :)
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These clients requested their summer family photos in Lindberg Park in Oak Park, IL! Besides the convenience of such a close location for my clients, I love that the Park District of Oak Park works to have an area with native plants at each of their parks! It’s so nice to be able to get […]

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Hey friends, I’m delighted to share this gorgeous senior photos session taken in Niles in Fremont! We joked, since this senior is a big Harry Styles fan, that we were going to channel that vibe and have a “Harry Styles in Niles” photoshoot! When I was throwing out location ideas for this senior: golden hills, […]

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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm a senior, family and couples' photographer based out of Oak Park, IL and Livermore, CA, serving Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm a former plant biologist, a mom to two wonderful kids, a wife to one awesome nerd, and a lover of weird plants, sunshine, and chocolate chips.

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