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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Brenda was great with our less-than-cooperative children. She took a great mix of posed and candid shots, and I was thrilled with how well the photos turned out. I would recommend Brenda Elizabeth Photography for any event.


Brenda does amazing work! She is patient when working with babies and younger kids. We’ve used her every year for our birthday pictures! She gets great staged and action shots. Highly recommended!


Super satisfied with her work for the two times we went to her. We love the quality of her pictures and her humble character which makes you make feel comfortable with her. She is always very understanding and I highly recommend her for any type of photo shoot.


We had such a great experience with Brenda! So much fun taking family photos I will definitely be hiring her again in the near future!!


Brenda's work is beyond BEAUTIFUL. She captured both of my babies in the most amazing way. My son's newborn pictures I will treasure forever. She is also very accommodating and professional. Highly recommended.


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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Based out of: Chicago + Northwest Indiana

Photography by: Brenda Vanek