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Based in Northfield IL, Gleam Photography has been capturing memories for Chicago North Shore families since 2010. Gleam Photography specializes in baby, maternity, child and family portraiture and is booking sessions all over Chicago and North Shore. Please enjoy browsing the site and feel free to reach out with any questions!

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Book your lifestyle or outdoor family sessions or maternity sessions now. Limited openings for lifestyle newborn sessions are also available. Reservations are made on first come first serve basis.


Gleam Photography is a family portrait studio in Chicago North suburbs specializing in maternity photography, newborn photography, baby photography, and family photography.  Gleam strives to create an enjoyable and giggle-filled experience, while delivering stunning photos of the highest quality.  With an eye for candid moments and genuine interactions, Gleam has been delivering fresh style, creative perspectives, and portraits that celebrate the love and joy of families.  Gleam Photography offers maternity and baby portraits in their Northfield home studio studio, newborn photography in the studio or in the comfort of your home, and family photos in beautiful outdoor settings throughout the north shore.  Gleam also offers Fresh 48 hospital sessions as part of our newborn experience.  You can view samples of Gleam Photography’s portrait sessions on the Blog.  


Gleam Photography is located in Northfield IL and serves the city of Chicago, North Cook County, and south Lake County suburbs including Arlington Heights, Glenview, Northbrook, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Wilmette, Winnetka, Lake Bluff, Kenilworth, Deerfield, Vernon Hills, and everywhere in between.