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Best Family Photographers in Chicago
2021

Why These Family Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Family Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Beth Healy Photography

Beth Healy Photography has been providing professional photography services in Chicago, Illinois since 2007. Their services cover newborns, babies, children, family, engagement, and wedding photography. Coming from a family of artists, owner and head photographer, Beth Healy, enjoys helping her clients in capturing their life’s greatest memories through her style of photography. Photo sessions come at reasonable prices and are taken in two to four scenarios.

Chicago, IL 60290

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Coach House Pictures

Coach House Pictures is a Chicago-based family, engagement, maternity, and wedding photography business. Owner and lead photographer Liz began her photography journey while spending countless hours developing her own film and black and white prints in the darkroom at Columbia College in Chicago. Her love of storytelling through photographs along with her passion for meeting new couples and families is what moved her to create Coach House Pictures. Liz specializes in a lifestyle photojournalistic approach to her family photography that produces authentic and personal photos for every client. Clients are provided with a one-year access to a private online photo gallery available for download in high-resolution formats.

Chicago, IL 60647

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Dani Braden Photography

Dani Braden Photography provides quality children, family, and newborn photography services in Chicago, Illinois. Dani Braden, owner, and head photographer received her degree in Commercial Photography from Harrington College. Her love for her family inspired her to pursue her passion for children and family photography. Her works promise to capture the natural intimacy among her clients’ families. Her newborn, basic and mini photo sessions are all on-location and come at reasonable prices.

Chicago, IL 60647

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Elle Baker Photography

Elle Baker Photography is a Chicago company owned and operated by Laurie Baker, a modern portrait photographer. She specializes in filming newborns, pregnant mothers, and families. With over 12 years of experience and a natural light studio in Glen, Illinois, she offers studio sessions, outdoor sessions at the nearby fields, and a photojournalistic approach to lifestyle sessions by shooting in the client's home. Ms. Baker's style is influenced by fine art, nature, and film.

12544 W 159th St
Homer Glen, IL 60491

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Elvie Diaz Photography

Elvie Diaz Photography is a Chicago, Illinois studio specializing in newborn photography. It was her love for her children that inspired Elvie Diaz, owner and head photographer, to make sure parents enjoy their newborn babies’ first precious moments as much as she did. Photo sessions come at reasonable rates, and clients are guaranteed to receive downloadable professionally edited digital portraits with full printing rights.

Chicago, IL 60640

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Hello Peach Photography

Hello Peach Photography is an Oak Brook, Illinois photography studio that specializes in newborn, baby, couple, family, and child photography. Jenny, owner and head photographer, takes time to interact with clients to create the perfect setting in capturing their special memories. She makes use of natural light and her own style of creativity to bring out the best out of her subjects. Clients are provided with a private gallery in which they can choose ten for digital download with full printing rights.

Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Inna Romanenko Photography

Based in Chicago, Inna Romanenko Photography specializes in portraiture, helping families capture big milestones such as a new addition to the family. She offers family portrait sessions good for seven people in three different packages, where photo session durations and the number of high-resolution edited images delivered vary. Sessions can either be 30-60 minutes, 90 minutes, or 2 hours long. Photo releases are given to allow clients to print their pictures. Inna Romanenko Photography also offers event photo coverage.

Chicago, IL 60631

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Jcampa Photography

After starting his photography career in 2018, Jake opened Jcampa Photography, which captures genuine smiles and candid moments for families living in and around Chicago. Jake initially started taking photos for his wife's Instagram feed and eventually began offering photo sessions to families, each session up to 2 hours long. After the shoot. He provides at minimum 40 high-resolution edited images in an online gallery. Jcampa Photography also offers maternity photo sessions, newborn photo sessions, portraits, couples photo sessions, and wedding photo coverage.

661 Holiday Lane
Hainesville, IL 60073

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Kathleen Virginia Photography

Kathleen Virginia Photography serves all cities across the United States with its quality interior design, engagement, wedding, family, and lifestyle photography. Kathleen Virginia, owner and head photographer, has over fifteen years of experience in capturing her clients’ greatest life moments and transforming them into professionally produced photos. Kathleen works closely with her clients to make sure each photo reflects their vision.

Chicago, IL 60610

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Kiki Khan Photography

Kiki Khan Photography is a local family photographer located near Chicago. Khan provides a wide range of services to document and capture the important moments in the lives of her clients, including family, maternity, newborn, milestone, and events photography. Previous customers have praised her for her professionalism, as well as her skill and patience when handling children during her sessions. She can work on both indoor and outdoor shoots and provide consultations.

Carol Stream, IL 60188

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Kyle Bondeson Photography

Kyle Bondeson Photography is a full-time photography studio based in Chicago that has over a dozen years of experience providing high-end portraits. Studio owner Kyle Bondeson shoots professional headshots for new actors or corporate executives who need a picture for their social media pages or portfolios. Bondeson offers budget-friendly family portraits for any occasion, including holiday cards and birthdays. Bondeson Photography also does photo reshoots, touchups, product marketing shots, and high school senior portraits.

5444 N Campbell Ave. #3
Chicago, IL 60625

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Laurie Peacock Photography

Laurie Peacock Photography specializes in children and family photography serving families in Chicago, Illinois. Owner and head photographer, Laurie Peacock, uses her artistic talent in delivering natural photos to best tell her subjects’ stories. She is dedicated to making sure that each photo session captures the pure and unfiltered joy of her clients’ families. Photo sessions are on-location and last one to two hours.

Chicago, IL 60618

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Little Monsters Photography

Little Monsters Photography is a photo studio based in Chicago, Illinois specializing in family and portrait photography. The studio also provides their services to special events using a documentary approach. The owner/head photographer has been helping families in preserving special memories through his photography for the past ten years. Photo sessions are on-location and come at reasonable hourly rates. Event sessions include all full-resolution, unedited photos in both RAW and JPG formats while edited photos are available within seven days.

Chicago, IL 60625

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Little Toes Photography

Little Toes Photography is a newborn, child, and maternity photography studio serving families in La Grange, Illinois. The studio promises to capture their clients’ memories in a relaxing and stress-free environment. Their photo sessions come at reasonable prices, and clients are provided with edited images in high-resolution formats available for download within ten days. Little Toes Photography also provides milestone sessions for their newborn clients.

La Grange, IL 60525

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Nicole Christine Photography

Nicole Christine Photography provides clients from all over the Chicago metro area with treasured family portraits. Nicole focuses her photographic skills on familial connections. Whether in the studio, outdoors, or on location, she can capture the emotional aspects between family members. Senior portrait photography services are offered to commemorate this milestone in a child's life. Wedding, engagement, maternity, and newborn photography is also available.

Roselle, IL 60172

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Piero Pierrot

Piero Pierrot is a family photographer catering to customers in the Chicago area. He offers portrait sessions held in outdoor locations. In addition, Pierrot covers family events such as baptisms, bar mitzvahs, quinceañeras, and birthday parties. He can even bring backdrops and props. Clients have spoken highly of his professionalism and punctuality, as well as his patience with young children. A photographer for more than five years now, Pierrot also provides wedding coverage and corporate photography services.

99 E Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090

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Rosehill Road Photography

Rosehill Road Photography offers family, senior graduation, and friends photography sessions in the greater Chicago metro and the surrounding areas. Lead photographer Kiersten Selby is a family photographer who believes that life is too short and "you only get one shot." She aims to capture the joy in every moment in her on-location sessions that use natural lighting. Her photo sessions range from as quick as 15 minutes to as long as 1 hour, focusing on fun and candid shots with the family.

3624 Kestral Dr
Naperville, IL 60564

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Scarlett Photography

Scarlett Photography is a family photographer servicing residents of Chicago and nearby areas. It is owned by Tiffany, a professional photographer who offers specialized services such as in-hospital newborn sessions, baby milestones, maternity, and family shoots. She has been in the industry for 15 years and considers photography as her native language. Tiffany is committed to providing a stress-free experience. She also offers a mentorship program and interested budding photographers can register on her company's website.

3857 Grove Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402

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Smiling Shamrock Photography

Smiling Shamrock Photography offers newborn, family, portrait, wedding, and holiday photography services in the Chicagoland area. Blair Malloy, owner and head photographer, enjoys capturing her clients’ special moments and turning them into well-crafted images. She took photography courses at the University of Cincinnati. Through her dedication to always make her clients satisfied, Smiling Shamrock Photography has been included in Thumbtack’s Best for 2015 and 2016.

Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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Thara Photo

Thara Photo is a Chicago-based studio offering wedding and family photography services in and around the metro. Tim Hara, the business owner and photographer, values personal connections and uses them to obtain natural image results. Having been in the industry since 2008, Tim has developed a candid style of capturing photos. The photographer communicates with clients to discuss what photos to take and make pictorials as stress-free as possible. The clients of Thara Photo praise the photographer's passion for his craft.

1003 West Sunnyside Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

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