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M-N Family | Warrenville Family Photographer

As a family photographer, I’m always looking for new locations to try out and offer to my clients. This was my first time at this location and it did not disappoint one bit. It was ideal and ended up being an option for 2021 Fall Mini Sessions! This sweet family was so amazing and incredibly […]

January 12, 2022

Family Photography, Milestone Photography

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Vendor Spotlight: Captured In a Click Designs | Danielle Hardesty Photography

Recently, I had the pleasure of being introduced to an amazing local sister and best friend duo that recently opened a new local business called Captured In a Click Designs. They create custom designs and themes for family and milestone photos or other wonderful occasions! New items are added frequently to their Etsy storefront. They […]

June 17, 2021

Milestone Photography

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J Family Photos | Lombard Family Photographer

Two-and-a-half years ago, I met this sweet family on a brisk fall morning after they had welcomed sweet A for their first family session. Last year in the midst of the craziness, little M was born and we needed to delay newborn photos for safety reasons but we finally got to get together and capture […]

June 9, 2021

Family Photography, Milestone Photography

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Lombard Maternity Session | Danielle Hardesty Photography

Summer arrived…in May! Whew! It was egg-frying-on-the-car-dashboard hot and humid as all get out but you wouldn’t know it looking at these photos from a recent Lombard Maternity Session at the stunning Lilacia Park. Which, if you have ever been pregnant in this Midwest heat and humidity, you know it is a challenge just to […]

June 4, 2021

Family Photography, Milestone Photography

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Spring Mini: Kids Photos | Wheaton Children’s Photographer

Two-thirds of this trio has been in front of my lens before so when I got to see them with their cousin, it only took a little bit of warming up. Their mom reached out to see if I would do a children’s photography session and as a family and newborn photographer with a background […]

May 26, 2021

Family Photography, Milestone Photography

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Introducing the DHP Referral Program! | Danielle Hardesty Photography

My business grows because of YOU! Every referral is truly the highest compliment I can receive. As a token of my appreciation for your support, I wanted a way to thank you. Introducing the DHP Referral Program! Here is how it works: ​ 1.) Tell your friends about your amazing DHP Experience! Even those Facebook/Instagram […]

March 18, 2021

Milestone Photography

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J Family and S Turns One | Front Porch & Milestone Session

As a milestone photographer in Downers Grove, I love capturing families where they live and in the places that hold special memories for them. This little lady had just turned one and this family had been quarantining together for a month so we thought we’d take advantage of the beautiful spring weather. At first, she […]

May 29, 2020

Family Photography, Milestone Photography

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