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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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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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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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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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