North Avenue Beach | Personal Post | Chicago Children's Photographers | Chicago Family Photographers | Heather Hackney Photography

February in Chicago.  Wind in our hair and sand between our toes (and in his case sand in his pockets, his hair, his socks and his shoes).  Images and moments like these are why I dove further into photography.  I've always had a passion for photography (picked up my first DSLR camera in 2007).  But, after my son was born that passion, that spark, really grew.  I wanted to learn more.  I wanted to become better.  I wanted to be able to capture our moments and his childhood in a beautiful way.  Late night feedings turned into opportunities to research and learn and grow.  And along with that my love for photography grew even more.  Four years later I still find myself up late at night studying in a workshop or reading about a new technique.  Soaking up all of the wonderful inspiration that is out there.

Photography is such an amazing art form and the perfect way to preserve your moments, your memories.  I love what I do and would be honored to help you preserve those things that matter most to you.

Here are a few of our moments from one of our favorite places.