Snowy Family Photos in River Forest, IL

Iā€™m excited to share this gorgeous SNOWFALL photoshoot with you!! Significant snow flurries came down during this photoshoot and it was so pretty!

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Kristen's Field Notes

Come along for the ride and read this botanist-turned-photographer's "Field Notes" from photoshoots, tips and tricks for clients, as well as Hazelton Family Adventures.

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm an award-winning senior portrait and family ' 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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Have you been considering a winter photoshoot but are like, “nahhh too cold, too gray?” Let me share some winter photoshoot ideas, information, and inspiration that may change your mind. šŸ™‚ Why take outdoor photos in the winter? They’re so beautiful!! Snow provides incredibly flattering light for skin, falling snow is magical, and your photos […]

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Here today to share some golden, late-fall Mills Park family photos in Oak Park, IL! I think Mills Park is one of the true gems in Oak Park for family photos. Pleasant Home, the mansion in the center of the park is representative of the classic architecture Oak Park is known for, and the plants […]

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Excited to share these stunning fall OPRF High School senior photos with you all! When my client reached out to me it was evident that she wanted a mix of natural and urban settings. She was really excited to get her photos taken in fall – her favorite season! One of my favorite parts of […]

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Seniors

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Families

As a mom, I know that our time with our kids is precious, fleeting, and occasionally frustrating. I promise your photo experience with me will be frustration-free.

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Couples

Planning a surprise proposal or an engagement session? Or maybe bridal portraits or an anniversary session? I'm your girl!

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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm an award-winning senior and family 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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