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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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 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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Who’s ready for some pretty Forest Park family photography? Is it you? Excellent. This delightful family originally reached out for the December photoshoot, then swapped to this mid-March date! I’m so glad they did because we got the perfect day for them with sunshine and warmth! This photoshoot was in celebration of their daughter’s second […]

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I’m excited to share with you some pretty Hinsdale maternity photography from a recent personal project! A few weeks back I was lucky enough to meet up with Abbie Christine Photography and Laurel Smith Photography for a beautiful styled workshop. This was an amazing opportunity to grow alongside other talented photographers and also to stretch […]

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Are you ready to see a super pretty winter family photoshoot? We lucked out with great weather – snow on the ground yet sunny and not too cold! 25 degrees is my cutoff temperature; if it’s colder than that it’s just not very comfortable for clients! I actually love the golden grasses that we get […]

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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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