Spring took its time arriving in Chicago this year (remember that day in May we got snow…)! Luckily I had pushed my spring minis a week later than last year hoping to take advantage of the blooming trees at their peak. The first day of minis were filled with pink flowers and unseasonably warm temps and then […]

Spring Mini Sessions! | Hannah Drews Chicago Family Photographer


Baby Jack was welcomed to the world on April 17th and I was lucky enough to meet him the very next day. He was wide awake during his whole Fresh 48 session, not wanting to miss a single minute, and again at his lifestyle session. I think he slept for 20 minutes and spent the […]

Welcome Baby Jack | Chicago Newborn and Fresh 48 Photographer


Teddy is another Belly to Baby graduate and one of THE cutest babies ever! Look at those big brown eyes! Teddy’s mom requested a portrait session in the studio and I loved the simplicity of these images. The portraits are classic and timeless, with all the focus on his sweet little face. I love the black and […]

Happy Birthday Teddy | Hannah Drews Chicago Baby Photographer


It is always bittersweet when one of my Belly to Baby clients “graduates” and even more so in this case because this lovely family has moved back to DC! Livy spent her first year in Chicago and I hope that she will always have a soft spot for our city. Good luck on the east […]

Happy Birthday Olivia | Hannah Drews Chicago Baby Photographer


John was such a sleepy, perfect baby for his newborn portrait session! I love using different textures during my sessions and this gray flokati rug is one of my favorite props. Johnny’s parents booked a Belly to Baby package so I will be seeing this little guy again soon!

Welcome Baby John | Hannah Drews Chicago Newborn Portraits


About a week after Max’s Fresh 48, he came to see me in the studio and brought his best grumpy faces. I still cannot get over how much hair this kid has and with those inquisitive looks, he seems wise beyond his years (more like days). Parents requested black and white and I LOVE doing […]

Welcome Baby Maximus! | Chicago Newborn Photographer


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