Brenda Elizabeth



Welcome to my website, I'm thrilled to have you here. I'm Brenda, a mom, wife + a coffee addict. I love to photograph raw moments + I absolutely enjoy watching families grow behind my lens. I offer photography based out of CHICAGO + NORTHWEST INDIANA.

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We hired Brenda for our wedding in September 2018 and we were 100% satisfied with our experience. She is such a talented photographer, the pictures were beautiful and I could tell she has a love for the work she does. She is so friendly and easy to work with, she made my husband and I feel comfortable/confident and we really appreciated that. I look forward to hiring her for our future special moments and life milestones! 

Lorena + Roberto

Hands down the best person to work with. Being pregnant and taking pictures can be super over whelming. Considering I was late she able to capture some beautiful pictures from the start. Taking pictures with a partner can be awkward but she’s able to capture the real love through pictures. I can’t wait to go back with her to the same spot we took our maternity pics now that my baby will be 12 months in August. I know she will be able to capture true smiles while the kids are just simply being kids. 💛


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Photography by Brenda Vanek

Based out of: Chicago + Northwest Indiana