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Vendor Spotlight: Doula Marisa | Danielle Hardesty Photography

If you have ever been a new parent, you know that those early days are filled with less than ideal sleep, plenty of transition and a lot of unknowns. If you are looking for a doula to support you as you bring your new little babe into the world and after, I have just the […]

October 28, 2021

Family Photography, Vendor Spolight

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Vendor Spotlight: HaylieRead Design | Danielle Hardesty Photography

Have you been in your home enough in the last 18 months to start to think about changing your decor or taking on a home improvement project? Today, I’m excited to introduce Haylie from HaylieRead Design, a local interior design firm. She is a local interior designer helping families like yours and mine fall in […]

September 23, 2021

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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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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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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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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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‘M’ Family Spring Session | Naperville Photographer

Buds starting to bloom and the warm sun glowing between clouds set the scene for a beautiful spring Saturday evening. This family of four was a blast to hang out with during this spring family session in Naperville. We dodged frisbees all while capturing this family’s fun personality! This little guy had all the snuggles, […]

April 26, 2021

Family Photography

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