2020 Chicago + Suburb Mini Session Outdoor Locations

Families + Babies

You already know that you need to schedule a family session so that you have a photo for your holiday card before the Black Friday sales drop this year. But now you can’t decide which location you love the most.

If you are a VIP on my email list, you know that this year I am photographing at 5 different locations for my mini sessions. I LOVE all of these spots (and so do you — since these were your top votes on my Instagram stories), so I promise you cannot pick wrong out of these outdoor spots.

Every location can look very different based on the time of year and when fall *actually* arrives in Chicago, so I rounded up a handful of photos of each of the locations throughout the seasons. Now you can get a better look at some of my favorite Chicago + Chicago suburb photo locations and how I photograph at each location.

(If you already know you want to snag a spot in my 2020 mini sessions, you can view all the details here.)

Lincoln Park | Chicago

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St James Farm | Warrenville

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Mayslake Forest Preserve | Oak Brook

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Lake Forest Beach / Glencoe Beach | Lake Forest / Glencoe

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(Above photos are from Lake Forest Beach — however, Glencoe Beach looks very similar. 2020 location will be finalized based on which location is accessible.)

Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve | Riverwoods

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Still can’t decide on which location you like the best? Check out some past shoots on the blog or email me for a few more samples so you really dig into the spots.

>>> If you are interested in snagging a spot in my 2020 mini sessions, you can view all the details here. <<<

 

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First time to the blog? Hi, I am Brittany, and I am a fine art film photographer specializing in lifestyle wedding and family photography. I travel worldwide photographing beautiful weddings, engagements, and families, and most of the time you can find me in Chicago, Naples (Southwest Florida), and Las Vegas. My light and airy editing style and candid, joyful photos are what I am best known for. Interested in working together? Contact the studio for more information.

 

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