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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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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I’m excited to share these beautiful Hinsdale family photos of my sweet friend Abbie and her family! I couldn’t be happier with how these photos turned out. šŸ™‚ Abbie is a great friend and fellow Chicago photographer. She specializes in maternity, newborn, and family photography and I adore the photos she’s taken of my own […]

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I’m delighted to share these early fall family photos! We were blessed with a warm, sunny day with not a lot of wind. While I’m based out of Oak Park, IL, I’m happy to photograph in many locations around Chicagoland as a Oak Park, River Forest, Riverside, and Elmhurst family photographer. šŸ™‚ If there are […]

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It was such a treat to meet up with this family again for some Cantigny Park photography! The mom reached out for a late winter photoshoot earlier this year, then wanted a reprise in early fall with both sets of grandparents. She said that their little girl was lucky enough to have all four grandparents […]

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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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