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specializing in wedding + family photography in the chicagoland area

Anniversary Session on the Lake in Chicago | Krystal Richmond Photography |Chicagoland Photographer

Friends, in the city, on the lake, celebrating life, having fun. My kind of session right there. I had so much fun with Ryan and Sam as we explored the city a bit for their anniversary session. They have been married for 5 years and have two angel babies, but this time it was just […]

August 7, 2019

couples session, family photography

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Summer Family Session in Kankakee, IL | The Langlois Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

If I told you how much I loved shooting this summer family session, It’d be an understatement. Rachel is my girl, my fellow baseball/photog mom that I love chatting about life with. Being able to document her family in this season makes me feel so good. I mean just look at these kids and how […]

August 6, 2019

family photography

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Chicago Lifestyle Newborn Session in Chicago, IL | Baby Leah | Krystal Richmond Photography

I’ll start by saying that I don’t photograph a lot of newborns anymore. My business has evolved and it’s just not my main focus. However, when a friend or someone I know has a cute little babes, there’s no way I’m turning down that lifestyle session! I met Val when we worked together a couple […]

July 26, 2019

family photography, lifestyle photography, newborn photography

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Greenhouse Summer Family Session in Joliet, IL | The Kjell Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

If you’ve never been to the Bird Haven Greenhouse in Joliet, IL … GO! It’s so cute. Nothing big and crazy but it’s such a cute little spot to visit and one of my new favorites to take photos at. If you’re not familiar with these faces yet, they come to see me yearly and […]

June 26, 2019

family photography

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Plainfield, IL Family Photographer | Ryan + Allie’s Pregnancy Announcement

You might remember this stunning couple from their wedding that I shared with you back in September of last year. From the moment I met Ryan + Allie at their wedding consultation, I knew they would become more than just clients. So when Allie text me to tell me they were expecting and asked me […]

June 3, 2019

couples session, family photography, maternity photography

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Cutest Family of Three + Pup | Smith Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

Only in the Chicagoland I swear, do we start out with a stormy overcast at the beginning of the session and end it with bright, glowy sun! This spring weather in the Midwest has been quite a challenge, but luckily I have some great clients and were pushing through with some of the best sessions! […]

May 29, 2019

family photography

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Flipping A House Into A Home | The Growing Gowler Family | Kankakee, IL

Whenever I get to photograph a special time in someones life, it’s always a blessing. But when those people happen to be your friends, really really good friends, it takes on a whole new meaning. It already was such an amazing experience to photograph Bri and Mikes Wedding in 2017, but now I got to […]

May 6, 2019

couples session, family photography

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Ehmen Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer | Earthy Tone Spring Session

Earthy tones on a cloudy Spring night may be one of my favorite settings to shoot! Granted I’m a sunset lover through and through, but you photographers know, there’s something magical about the perfect overcast night. So clients, when you check the forecast a million times to make sure you have the perfect setting, don’t […]

May 1, 2019

family photography

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Chicago Spring Maternity Session | Heck Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

Chicago! I mean seriously, how can you beat these views? When Peggy and I were discussing locations for their family maternity session, I brought up the idea of heading downtown to Chicago and shooting at North Avenue Beach. If you know Chicago, you know that a March evening can be very unpredictable, especially on the […]

April 1, 2019

family photography, maternity photography

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Tree Farm Mini Sessions | Cupola House Tree Farm | Bourbonnais, IL

This year was the first year that I held my christmas minis at a tree farm. In the past i’ve always used evergreens in unique locations or on private land. I’ve had many clients ask me before why i didn’t just go to the tree farm or if i would in the future, and honestly […]

January 5, 2019

family photography

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Fall Couples Session | Katelyn & Brennan | Chicagoland & Midwest Couples Photographer | Peotone, IL

One thing to take away from this session, get in front of the camera! These two have been married for two years and just needed some new photos. So much changes in two years you guys, so much! Their last pictures together were at their wedding, which of course is such a special time to […]

November 7, 2018

couples session, family photography

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Fall Family Session | McDonald Family | Tinley Park, IL | Chicago Family Photographer

I love shooting at this location in Tinley Park, It’s just quiet enough for me to take my families on a stroll and get a great variety of shots while having fun and capturing all the personality. And who doesn’t love a sassy little girl with the most beautiful looks to go with it? I […]

November 7, 2018

family photography

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