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Couples Photo Session & Sweet Pup | Oldfield Oaks

A Couples photo session is so fun whether you are just dating or been married 50 years! This session was almost rescheduled due to weather but we went for it and ended up with images that are sure to bring a smile to your face.

August 17, 2022

Couples

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Chicago Brand Photographer | Sweet Sherry Pie Branding Session

Chicago Brand Photographer, Danielle Hardesty, captures Food Blogger and Photographer, Sweet Sherry Pie in a recent branding session!

July 22, 2022

food photographer on couch, photographer on leather couch

Branding, Business Owners

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Lifestyle & Posed Newborn Session | Downers Grove Newborn Photographer

In-Home Lifestyle and Posed Newborn Session for a growing family in Downers Grove, IL.

June 3, 2022

newborn girl wrapped in white on pink backdrop with purple headband

Maternity & Newborn

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B Family | Glen Ellyn Family & Pet Photo Session

This sweet, new DHP family had quite the introduction to family photos with me! The original location mom had chosen for their session ended up having homecoming festivities so we switched locations. Then there was a torrential downpour the day of their session. Mom wanted to go for it so I packed up the gear […]

January 26, 2022

Family Photography

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P Family | Lisle Family Session

Every family is unique and special. When mom reached out about a session of her and her girls, I jumped at the opportunity. Through our pre-session planning for their family session, we found out our stories were similar and we had shared experiences that helped me portray the love between her and her girls with […]

January 19, 2022

Family Photography

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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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Glen Ellyn Newborn Photographer | Danielle Hardesty Photography

In-home lifestyle newborn sessions are truly some of my favorites! The honor of being chosen to capture memories for families as they welcome the newest member of the family is truly humbling. They are in one of the most challenging transition times any family experiences as they figure out what their new daily routine looks […]

January 6, 2022

Family Photography

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Vendor Spotlight: Simply Sweet Caroline’s | Danielle Hardesty Photography

The popularity of custom sugar cookies for special occasions has skyrocketed recently so I am excited to bring you this month’s Vendor Spotlight with Caroline from Simply Sweet Caroline’s. While she is located in the city near the Loop, she grew up just around the corner in Clarendon Hills and serves sweets to clients throughout […]

August 31, 2021

Vendor Spolight

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Dear Kindergarten Momma….

This year, a number of my momma friends are sending their littles to Kindergarten (many for the first time) so since some of them I’ve known and loved since they were born, I feel like I’m sending them off to Kindergarten too! ???? You may want to grab a tissue… Dear Kindergarten Momma, The day […]

August 27, 2021

Family Photography

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Outdoor Newborn Photos | Naperville Photographer

Outdoor newborn photos are few and far between but sometimes a must if the weather cooperates which almost was not the case for the J Family but we squeezed it in between sprinkles and rain! You may recognize this sweet momma and big sister from their spring maternity session where we melted because it was […]

July 30, 2021

Family Photography

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