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H Extended Family | Downers Grove Photographer

The H Family wanted to capture their extended family session in the backyard of their Downers Grove home. They were a fun group and while the youngest member of the family wasn’t so sure about me, we still captured some amazing photos for them to cherish and look back on for generations! One day, I’m […]

July 10, 2021

Family Photography

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Now Booking: 2021 Fall Photo Sessions| Fall Mini Sessions | Danielle Hardesty Photography

It may be steaming hot outside but fall will be here before we know it! It’s time to book your fall session with Danielle Hardesty Photography. This year, there are new location options that will amazing backdrops for fall photo sessions! FALL PHOTO SESSIONS Full Session Investment information is on the website. BOOK A FULL […]

July 5, 2021

Family Photography

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Summer Session with the D Family | Woodridge Family Photographer

This early morning session was definitely worth getting up for! The D family wanted family photos in 2020 but alas we finally took them in June 2021. Little W’s newborn session was the last time we had captured memories together. We went to a local park near their home with great foliage and spent time […]

June 20, 2021

Family 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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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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Giving Tuesday 2020 | Danielle Hardesty Photography

Giving Tuesday is an opportunity each year to support those in need locally, nationally and globally. ‘Tis the season for giving! This year, more than ever, more people are in need. I’m providing some amazing organizations that I would highly recommend and already support through DHP or personally. Simply choose one that combines your values […]

December 1, 2020

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S Newborn Photos | Darien IL Lifestyle Newborn Session

It was a joy to capture this Darien Lifestyle Newborn Session with this new family of four includes a nursery filled with beautiful subtle florals and soft color tones. There is an immediate sense of peace and calm upon entering it. The way the blush, pink, cream, grey and white came together in perfect harmony […]

October 3, 2020

Family Photography

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S Family | Downers Grove Front Porch Photographer

Have you ever emailed with someone and knew right away that you would get along? This is exactly how I felt when I was emailing with Mrs. S about a Front Porch Session! I was so honored to capture not only their last days at their home but also commemorate a wonderful day for one […]

May 30, 2020

Family 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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