Illinois Family Photographers

Family Photographers for Illinois, United States

Our Illinois documentary photographers are also available to families in: Aurora, Joliet, Rockford, Naperville, Springfield, Peoria, Elgin, Bloomington, Champaign, Chicago

Document Your Family's Legacy - Schedule a Family Photo Session in Illinois!

United States family photojournalists are here to capture genuine moments of you and your loved ones. Their approach to family photography aims to document your story in an authentic and genuine way, resulting in timeless and meaningful images. Forget the poses and forced smiles - these Illinois photographers aim for candid shots that truly capture the love and beauty of your family. The Family Photojournalist Association has a wide selection of top-ranked photographers in Illinois. Find your perfect photographer today!

Map of FPJA Family Photographers Serving Illinois

1 Available Documentary Family Photographers...

BW image of family photojournalist Jen Lucas

Jen Lucas is a family documentary photographer serving Wisconsin and Illinois. With a background in parenting three boys, she has a deep understanding of the fleeting moments that define a family's early days. Through her work, Jen aims to capture the precious moments that often go unnoticed, preserving them for families to cherish for years to come.

Mini Gallery by Illinois Family Photographers

Check out these award-winning family photography samples from Illinois! Captured by the world's best family photographers, these documentary-style images could showcase beautiful moments from birth sessions, at-home sessions, day outings, or family adventures in the Illinois region. If you're looking for a talented photographer to capture your family's special moments, be inspired by these incredible photos and start your search today.

A Chicago, Illinois family photographer documented a girl swinging from a branch hanging from a big tree
Chicago kids documentary-style family photo shoot during COVID - No playground needed in 2020
Chicago Documentary Family image of dad with his kids sitting and climbing on him
Chicago Family image of a girl looking in her closet for the perfect dress to wear
A Chicago girl is friends with the doorman
Chicago siblings sharing ice cream - hold still
Chicago family of a father holding hands with his two boys with twin monkey backpacks.
Chicago child looking out the window at the family pet, their dog

Illinois Family Photography

Documentary family photography is the perfect way to capture special moments and create lasting memories. With an outdoor or at-home session, your Illinois family photographer can capture sincere candid moments of the entire family in a comfortable and casual setting. Whether it's a small group or a larger extended family, your FPJA photographer will focus on the art of storytelling through beautiful photographs. From capturing the unique personalities of each family member to the regular routines, you can trust that a Illinois family photographer of the FPJA will create unique and timeless family heirlooms.

Illinois Day in the Life Picture Sessions - DITL

There is something appealing about the imperfections in an ordinary day. The best gift that you can give your family now and in the years to come is the investment in authentic photographs that showcase a real day in your life. These stress-free sessions, designed to capture the realness and honesty of an average day for your family, produce the most genuine images, and these are the ones that you will cherish for years to come.

Illinois Birth Sessions at Home or Hospital

The birth of your child is an experience that is filled with both beauty and chaos. It’s a moment in time that you won’t want to forget, yet it’s an experience in which the details may fade away in the coming weeks, months and years. To capture the first moments in which you meet your baby and those first special hours together, you should enlist the help of a Illinois documentary birth photographer. An experienced family photographer who specializes in documentary birth sessions will be able to capture your labor journey, the birth experience and the immediate reaction that you have when you see your baby’s face for the first time — all while respecting your space. The right photographer will be able to use discretion while focusing on the fleeting moments that you will want to remember from your birth experience. Whether you plan to give birth at home or at the hospital, you can book a documentary birth session with a professional reportage-style birth photographer.