Marion Jr | Top Newborn Photographer in Chicago IL

Meet handsome Marion Jr, who came to see me on his 9th day earth side. Marion was such an adorable sweetie and slept soundly for the entire session, he did “try” to wake up a little at the end for the session for the family shots, but he was just too sleepy LOL. Marion had the most beautiful head of dark hair, with the cutest little curl in the front, and because his mommy is Colombian, he was wearing a little beaded bracelet to protect him from the “Mal de Ojo” which means “evil eye” (you can see the full description in provided link). They also wanted a sports theme for his session and it all came together so perfectly! This little angel is SO loved by his parents. This was an absolute hit session.

I invite YOU to a personal shoot with me. I want to take the best photos you have ever seen of your baby, and yourself, and document your first days with your new addition to your family. Head to the Contact tab on the website to find out more on how to book your photography experience with Naja Lerus Photography!

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 Naja Lerus Photography is a top newborn photographer in Chicago IL and is located in the Beverly area of the city.

Adorable lace items such as basketball set and football are by The Knitting Bitty.

Grayson | Bronzeville Newborn Photographer in Chicago

Meet this little love bug right here, sweet Grayson, who came to see me on his 7th day of life! He kicked off a very busy week of babies who were born right before Christmas! Grayson was an absolute doll baby, and he was SO cute! From his gorgeous head of hair, to his beautiful caramel skin complexion, he was pure perfection. What I loved the most about him was that he was a very smily baby, he gave me so many little smirks; I think the angels love playing with him 🙂 I first met his parents when they came for their maternity session this past Fall, (see that session HERE) and as you can see they were absolutely model worthy themselves, so it only made sense that Mr Grayson would be a little cutie too!

Capturing memories is what I love to do, and it was such an honor for me to follow this family from bump to baby! Allow me to be your photographer and do the same! Investing in your memories is something you would never ever regret; babies are only this little for a little while and time is fleets so rapidly…

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Naja Lerus Photography is a Bronzeville newborn photographer in Chicago. Located in the Beverly area of the city, Naja serves the city and its surrounding suburbs.

Perfection | Chicago Modern Maternity Photographer

Meet this mama-to-be who came to see me last week; the first time we spoke for her over-the-phone initial consultation, it went so well! There was like an instant connection and I knew that the session was going to be a great success! She was very nervous since this was the first time she was in front of the camera, but wow did she do an amazing job, the camera absolutely loves her! In a few weeks I will get to meet and photograph her sweet baby girl and I can’t wait!! We already planned a portion of her shoot, you notice the image on the white? Well that same picture will be recreated when they come back with their daughter, and instead of holding her belly, she will holding her baby! Can’t wait to recreate it!

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Naja Lerus Photography is a Chicago modern maternity photographer that serves the city and its surrounding suburbs. She is the go-to photographer for the expectant moms who want to capture beautiful pictures of their growing family.

Joseph |Chicago Gold coast Newborn Photographer

Meet handsome Joseph, who came to see me on his 8th day of life! Joseph, or rather “baby Joe” as his mommy so lovingly calls him, was such a great sleeper! His parents made sure to go over my prep guide on how to prepare their son for the session and it all came together so perfectly! His mommy had already told me months prior that she wanted to see an American Flag in his session, and the theme for his nursery was the jungle, so the little lace lion outfit was an absolute must!! They are head-over-heels in love with their new bundle of joy, and they make such great parents already!! Congratulations to this new family of three!!

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Naja Lerus Photography is a Chicago Gold coast newborn photographer. Serving all of the city and its surrounding suburbs, Naja is an exclusive maternity and newborn photographer.

Stella | Chicago Beverly Newborn Photographer

Meet gorgeous Stella, who came to see me on her 8th day of life! How beautiful is her name, too?! Stella. She was named after her great-grandma who I can imagine, must be so proud that she has her namesake! Stella was such a sweetheart and slept the entire time, generally bigger babies are always easier, because they just eat, and sleep 🙂 Her mom wanted to see coral and white, so I was happy to oblige and those colors looked so good on her! What a beauty she is, and lovely session it was!

Naja Lerus Photography is a Chicago Beverly newborn photographer. For booking information please follow the “Contact Naja” tab or email her at!

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