Danielle Hardesty Photography | Darien, IL Photographer

Danielle Hardesty Photography

© 2020 Danielle Hardesty Photography

Darien, IL Photographer | Chicagoland Photographer

Fort Wayne, IN Photographer | Cedarburg, WI Photographer

Danielle Hardesty: Darien Family Photographer


I’m a Darien photographer who also serves Downers Grove, Woodridge, and the rest of Chicago’s western suburbs. My specialty is gorgeous, authentic, people-centered portraits filled with natural light. Let’s work together to capture moments you want to remember forever!

Hi! I'm Danielle...it's nice to meet you!

A few things I love...

~Fixer Upper...and interior design

~A quiet day on the water

~Spending time with my sweet hubby

~Serving others

~Jeans, a t-shirt and flip flops

~Leading others in worship

Learn more about me!

My Work

professional headshot

Thank you so much Danielle for the wonderful head shots!

I appreciate your creativity, patience, and excitement! I loved all your work!

Looking forward to working with you again soon for some family pictures! 

~Dawn L.

"I recently used Danielle to take photos of our newborn daughter and our family. I had already used Danielle for our son's one year old photo shoot, which she did a great job with. For our daughter's shoot, I was amazed at how well she interacted with her as she was just a week old. She was a natural with how she kept my daughter calm and was able to get some wonderful photos. She also had a great sense of patience with my 2 year old who wasn't too fond of taking photos with his new sister. The candid shots she was able to get are ones I'll cherish for a lifetime. I highly recommend Danielle to take your family photos!"

~Tiffany S.

"Danielle always gives us gorgeous photos! Our kids love her, and she gets the most adorable photos. She is really capturing them in photos as they grow up! She’s always got great ideas and props for the session, too. I can’t recommend her enough!”

~Rachel M.

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