01 - 04

Newborn

STUDIO + IN-HOME
02 - 04

Maternity

CELEBRATING MOTHERHOOD
03 - 04

Milestone

BABY'S FIRST YEAR + BEYOND
04 - 04

Family

ALL TOGETHER

Hi, I'm Jess.

I am a Chicagoland-based portrait photographer specializing in the art of newborn, maternity, milestone & family photography. My job is to tell your stories in a timeless and authentic way, capturing all of your family's milestones and memories.

I'm a wife, daughter, sister, auntie of 4, cat mom of 2, dreamer, doer, artist, nature lover, dancer, yogi, video gamer, music lover, taco enthusiast, chocolate fiend... and I love life.

For You to Treasure Forever...

I HAVE A LOVE AND TRUE PASSION FOR MAKING BEAUTIFUL IMAGES THAT CAPTURE YOUR FLEETING MOMENTS. TIME IS PRECIOUS. I WANT TO PRESERVE YOUR SPECIAL MEMORIES AND CREATE THE ABILITY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS OF YOUR FAMILY TO RELIVE & EXPERIENCE THESE MOMENTS FOREVER.

Testimonials

A FEW WORDS FROM MY CLIENTS

Style & Talent

“It was a blessing to find jess. Her pictures are fresh and modern. Her style and talent are every bit worth the price. She loves her craft and it shows. She was great with my baby cake smash photoshoot! I love the vintage outfits she has for babies, in her studio. I recommend her to do any high end looking photoshoot for your children. Jess is awesome.”

S.G.

Prompt + Patient

“I emailed Jessica inquiring about a 1 year photo shoot for my son. She immediately responded & we were able to set up a time that worked for both of our schedules. We arrived to her at-home studio & were immediately impressed. Her studio was SO inviting yet incredibly professional. Theo (my son) had refused his afternoon nap so I was quite worried how the shoot would turn out but Jessica was so patient and diligent with her photos. She then followed up immediately with the proofs and then 3 weeks later we received the final edits of Theo’s photo shoot. Everything was done in a timely and professional manner. Thank you so much for capturing photos of my son that I will cherish forever. You are wonderful, Jess! Thank you!!”

SHAYNA V.

Great with Kids

“Amazing photographer for kids! She was so patient and knows how to handle your little ones at whatever stage they are in. The quality of the photos are beautiful and she does amazing at setting up props, outfits, headbands etc for your sessions. I would highly recommend her!”

SYNTIA P.

Accommodating

“Jess was SO patient, any time a break was needed for feeding or changing she gave us the time that we needed. She was so prepared & knew exactly how to get our little baby relaxed and ready for the camera. She was ready for any accidents, any surprises, and was well prepared with 3 set ups of my color combo choices! She clearly has a gift and a very creative eye for props & outfits, they’re all so unique & so thought out. She worked with me along the way in choosing the date, she was very flexible as my due date was moved/changed twice. She was very professional in providing paper work & contracts ahead of time, and was so quick to respond to emails and any questions I had about our shoot. I cannot wait to do some family shoots in the future! Thank you Jess!”

STEPHANIE B.

Stress Free

“Jess was amazing to work with – flexible and patient as can be! She has an obvious gift when it comes to working with newborn photography; not only a creative eye and passion for photography, but a calming presence that made our newborn shoot so enjoyable and stress free! Love her work and I am so in love with our photos. Look forward to our next shoot!”

MEGHAN L.

Repeat Clients

“Jess’s photos take my breath away! Every single one. She has taken my first sons 3,6,9, and 12 mo pictures, my maternity pictures, and my second son’s newborn,3, and 6mo pictures. (So far). She is patient and kind and always catches faces that show both of the boys personalities. I can’t say enough about the beautiful photos she takes. Thank you so much to Jess and the time she takes to always get that perfect shot!”

ALEXIS V.

Investment Options

01

POSED FAMILY NEWBORN

$695

+ 3-4 hour session in the STUDIO
+ props, wraps, hats, headbands & styling accessories provided
+ sibling & family portraits with baby
+ newborn portraits
+ 20 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected images
+ $100 product credit

02

POSED NEWBORN

$540

+ Up to 2 hour session in the STUDIO + props, wraps, hats, headbands & styling accessories provided
+ newborn portraits only
+ 10 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected images
+ 15% OFF products

03

LIFESTYLE NEWBORN

$595

+ Up to 2 hour session in YOUR HOME
+ no props – minimal wraps and accessories provided
+ sibling & family portraits with baby
+ 15 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected images
+ $100 product credit

04

MILESTONE | ALL INCLUSIVE

$525

+ up to 1.5 hour session in the STUDIO or ON LOCATION
+ use of handmade boutique clothing & accessories
+ option for unlimited outfit changes
+ 2 – 3 styled studio sets or locations
+ 20 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected images
+ $100 product credit

05

MILESTONE | PETITE

$375

+ 45 minute session in the STUDIO or ON LOCATION
+ use of handmade boutique clothing & accessories
+ no outfit changes
+ 1 styled studio set or location
+ 10 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected image
+ 15% OFF products

06

MATERNITY

$525

+ 1 hour session ON LOCATION, in YOUR HOME or at the STUDIO
+ option for use of maternity gowns
+ option for 1 outfit change
+ 15 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected images
+ $100 product credit
BOOK WITH A NEWBORN SESSION AND RECEIVE $50 OFF

07

FAMILY

$595

+ 1 hour session ON LOCATION, in YOUR HOME or at the STUDIO
+ for immediate family members, up to 6 participants*
+ 20 professionally hand-edited images of your choosing
+ print & download rights to selected images
+ $100 product credit 
* $25 fee per additional person after 6

08

BELLY TO BABY | ALL INCLUSIVE

$2,043

This collection includes 4 separate sessions: MATERNITY | 1hr – 15 Digitals POSED FAMILY NEWBORN | 3-4hr – 20 Digitals ALL INCLUSIVE MILESTONE | 1.5hr – 20 Digitals ALL INCLUSIVE MILESTONE | 1.5hr – 20 Digitals
+ 8×8 Standard Material Heirloom Album with 20 sides
* Save over $220 when you purchase this collection!

09

BELLY TO BABY | PETITE

$1,635

This collection includes 4 separate sessions: MATERNITY | 1hr – 15 Digitals POSED PETITE NEWBORN | 2hr – 10 Digitals PETITE MILESTONE | 45min – 10 Digitals PETITE MILESTONE | 45min – 10 Digitals
+ 15% OFF products
* Save over $170 when you purchase this collection!

10

GROW WITH ME | ALL INCLUSIVE

$1,890

This collection includes 4 separate ALL INCLUSIVE Milestone sessions documenting baby’s 1st year. 3 MONTHS | 6 MONTHS | 9 MONTHS | 1 YEAR
+ 8×8 Standard Material Heirloom Album with 20 sides
* Save over $210 when you purchase this collection!

11

GROW WITH ME | PETITE

$1,350

This collection includes 4 separate PETITE Milestone sessions documenting baby’s 1st year. 3 MONTHS | 6 MONTHS | 9 MONTHS | 1 YEAR
+ 15% OFF products
* Save over $150 when you purchase this collection!

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2 weeks ago

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J U L I A | nine months

This cute little 𝑏𝑢𝑛𝑛𝑦 is ready for 𝑬𝒂𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒓. ❀
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Omg!!!! 😍😍

Omg!!!so very adorable

2 weeks ago

Jess Elaine Photography

E V A N | nine days old

You are so 𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒅 little one. ♡
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K E L L Y | maternity

"Between every 𝒕𝒘𝒐 𝒑𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒔
there is a 𝒅𝒐𝒐𝒓
𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝."
- 𝐽𝑜ℎ𝑛 𝑀𝑢𝑖𝑟
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4 weeks ago

Jess Elaine Photography

E Z R A | one year old

What a year its been 𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝐸𝑧𝑟𝑎 𝑐𝑎𝑚𝑒 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑.
He was born just as the world began to shut down and things were looking 𝒅𝒂𝒓𝒌...
𝐻𝑒 𝑏𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑎 𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝐋 𝐈 𝐆 𝐇 𝐓 𝑜𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡ℎ 𝑡𝑜 𝑠ℎ𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑢𝑠!
Seeing these 𝑏𝑟𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑒𝑦𝑒'𝑑 little ones gives me so much 𝒉𝒐𝒑𝒆 + 𝒇𝒂𝒊𝒕𝒉 in our ability to 𝑠𝑒𝑒 and 𝑩𝑬 the 𝑙𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡 that this world needs!
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This pictures are absolutely beautiful. Love them.

4 weeks ago

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So adorable

Ommgggg so cuteeee

1 month ago

Jess Elaine Photography

K E L S E Y + K A I T L Y N | seven months + three years

𝑺𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒔 make the 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝑓𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑠. ♡♡
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