Winter Photoshoot Tips & Tricks

Have you been considering a winter photoshoot but are like, β€œnahhh too cold, too gray?” Let me share some winter photoshoot ideas, information, and inspiration that may change your mind. πŸ™‚

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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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Classy and comfortable senior portraits!
Capturing those fleeting moments one snap at a time.

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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When my client reached out with a moodboard to plan her books aesthetic photoshoot I was so freaking excited! It’s the best when clients want to incorporate their interests! She had a lot of requests to come together to create the vibe. Some of those included more of an emphasis on the natural aspects of […]

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Excited to share some gorgeous Lincoln Park zoo senior photos today!! This sweet client came from Minnesota for her senior photos with me, what an honor! We got an absolutely stunning day in early fall – but with the sunny skies came CHILLY winds! You can’t tell it from the photos, but this client was […]

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Seniors

Want fun, genuine, awkward-free photos? Come see the portfolio and learn more about the way Kristen Hazelton Photography captures your Senior Story.

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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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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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