Chicago Maternity, Newborn, and Child Photgrapher

On-location Newborn, Maternity, Child, and Family Photography for Chicago and the Surrounding Areas

Saundra Karol uses both natural light and studio lighting techniques to create beautiful, custom portraits for every family. Your session is tailored to your family's needs and individuality—truly a custom experience! With over a decade of experience in creating breathtaking images for Chicago area families, Saundra Karol leads with expertise and follows with images you will cherish for a lifetime!

Introducing: Limited Edition Summer Mini Sessions


Available this season for two weekends only! So many of our favorite memories take place in summer, running along a beach or down a dirt-paved trail. Don't let your loved ones' memories slip by this year. Reserve your own mini session, and capture the summer light in your loved ones' eyes.

July 1—2 (Montrose Harbor) and July 15—16 (Bucktown)

30 minute portrait session for up to five people
15 edited proofs shown to you
online gallery to share with family and friends for two weeks
8 high-res digital files with print release
one 8x10 print, two 5x7 prints



"The box arrived today and everything is exceptional! Thank you for your amazing work and for spending such special times with the three of us...” — Lindsay, Adam, and Liam, Chicago, IL

"I am excited to see the proofs. Randy and I had a great time working with you as well. Randy said that he felt very at ease with you, which is a huge compliment...We look forward to working with you again." — Jodi P., Chicago, IL


"I received the photos today and they are incredible! I could not be happier!!!! I love them and already framed the 8x10. Thank you so much for your flexibility and hard work, I truly appreciate it and wish you the best success." — Helen B., Arlington Heights, IL

Saundra Karol Photography provides maternity, newborn, and family photography in all of Chicago and surrounding areas, including Evanston, Hinsdale, Skokie, Waukegan, Highland Park, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Glencoe, Grayslake, Northbrook, Vernon Hills, Highwood, Willow Springs, Arlington Heights, Kildare, Glenview, Crystal Lake, Deerfield and Northwest Indiana (Valparaiso, Hammond, Chesterton).