Creative M Families » We specialize in on-location portraits of children, families & events.

Through a pre-photo consultation (usually by email or phone) we will discover what type of location, dress etc; will best suit your session

Your (Maternity, Child, Family, Senior, or Portrait) Session Includes:

  • Personalized pre-session consultation. Our goal during a photo session is to capture the unique things about you, your family, and your home…  The {real} life things, activities, places, people that fill your every day life.
  • Approximately 1 hour session time in either an outdoor or an indoor location.
  • Digital image editing, file preparation & processing of up to 40 color and black & white images with in person proofing gallery available within 10 business days.
  • Complimentary upload of up to 3 images to our Minted Storefront for birth/graduation announcements or Holiday Cards.
  • Up to 4 family members (additional members are $25 per person)
  • Travel within 15 miles of zip code 60204
Creative Session: $300
Each session is unique because it is custom tailored just for you!”         


**Creative session fee is payable at the time of booking in order to hold that date/time exclusively for you. In the event you need to cancel, we can reschedule a more convenient time, but the creative session fee is non-refundable.

Digital and Print Products are Purchased Separately

Session fees are for the time and talent of the photographer only. All prints and custom products are sold separately. Portrait packages start at $575 and à la carte prints start at $60. Our average client invests an estimated $1200-$3000 in their portrait session. This is in no way required, we do have a portrait purchase minimum of $575 per session.

We offer a full range of custom products to make this a complete experience for you. We want you to take your portraits home and hang them on your walls! Finally, we do offer digital purchase options. All of our portrait packages either have an additional digital purchase option or they are included in the package price. Please contact us for detailed product, pricing and session guides.

All prices are subject to change. If they change we will honor the pricing at the time of your booking. We accept all major credit cards. Please note a 10.25% Sales tax must be added to product purchases. Creative M Families is a subsidiary of Creative M Photography. A licensed, insured, and registered business in the state of Illinois.

All images are copyrighted by Creative M Photography. It is illegal and unlawful to scan, copy, or reproduce Creative M Photography’s work in any manner and is punishable by law under the United States Copyright Laws with fines starting at $150,000.