Sara Hilton Photography | Palatine IL Family Photographer » Creative photographer specializing in family and children portraits serving Palatine Illinois and the surrounding Chicago suburbs.

This family booked a session with me over the summer, and I absolutely loved the images I got of them back when it was warm.  I was thrilled when they contacted me again to take photos for their holiday card.  These kids are just the cutest!  I love this location in Palatine with the evergreens and tall pines, it made for the perfect backdrop for their bright red outfits.  I have been told to expect a card in the mail, and I can’t think of a better ‘thank you!’
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* Sara Hilton provides Palatine family photography, as well as chidren, maternity, senior, and couples photography. Sara is known for beautiful outdoor photography, but also offers lifestyle sessions inside client’s homes. Sara currently lives in Palatine Illinois with her family: a husband who loves the Packers (get well, Aaron!), a five year old son who loves Sonic, and a 23 month old son who cries everytime mom steps in the other room. Sara is currently booking family, graduating senior, maternity, couple and children sessions in Palatine, IL and all of the surrounding Chicago suburbs. *
Ready to book your own holiday family session? Outdoor sessions are available through December! Have questions? Contact Sara HYPERLINK “http://www.sarahiltonphotography.com/contact/”here!

This city-dwelling family met me at Schiller Woods for some fun and photos on a chilly Friday night.  There were deer as far as the eye can see, just wandering around and eating grass.  I can’t believe I didn’t take any photos of them!  The family loved seeing the wildlife, since they don’t often see things like that where they live.  It was pretty magical!  We enjoyed the last bit of fall color at this location, and the vibrant oranges and yellows were the perfect backdrop for their photos.  We finished their session with some fun soccer and gorgeous images by the pond.  Enjoy!
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* Sara Hilton is a Chicago family photographer who specializes in family, children, maternity, senior, and couples photography. Sara is known for beautiful outdoor photography, but also offers lifestyle sessions inside client’s homes. Sara currently lives in Palatine Illinois with her family: a husband who loves beer (specifically, IPA) a five year old son who loves sweatpants, and a 23 month old son who runs faster than anyone I know. Sara is currently booking family, graduating senior, maternity, couple and children sessions in Palatine, IL and all of the surrounding Chicago suburbs. *

Ready to book your own family session?  Have questions?  Contact Sara here!

I was so happy to photograph this family for the second year in a row!  We chose always-delightful Historic Long Grove for our location, and it was a lot of fun for the kids to explore.  The cute areas that surround the municipal lot are wonderful backdrops, including the beautiful tall pines behind the fabulous new Buffalo Creek Brewing!  I wish I could say I stopped in for a beer after the session, but that did not happen.  Next time, for sure!  I was thrilled to see the special ‘ninja fight’ that the kids had planned for the end of the session.  These kids are amazing!  Enjoy the photos of this cute family.
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* Sara Hilton is a Long Grove family photographer who specializes in family, children, maternity, senior, and couples photography. Sara is known for beautiful outdoor photography, but also offers lifestyle sessions inside client’s homes. Sara currently lives in Palatine Illinois with her family: a husband who loves beer (yeah, Oktoberfest!), a five year old son who loves sweatpants, and a 22 month old son who loves to get himself wet with the hose no matter the weather. Sara is currently booking family, graduating senior, maternity, couple and children sessions in Palatine, IL and all of the surrounding Northwest suburbs of Chicago. *

Ready to book your own family session? Have questions? Contact Sara here!

  • Gwen Reilly - Hi Sara! My name is Gwen. I am a mom of 2 beautiful girls :-), ages 9 and 12. Every year, it has been a tradition to take fall pictures. I had a photographer that came highly recommended to me, and unfortunately, she has cancelled our session several times 🙁

    I went on google, and poof, there you were, right in Palatine! I loved your website! I know it is late in the game, but I was wondering if you had any availability to take pictures? It can even be a mini session. My girls can handle the cold and are VERY cooperative! If you are completely booked, I understand!! Let me know!

    Thank you!!!ReplyCancel

When my beautiful sister-in-law told me she wanted to do a grown-up ‘cake smash’ session for her 33rd birthday, I was so excited to do it!  I did have a condition, and this condition was that we first do a ‘smash’ with Chicago classic food and beer.  That is the stuff adults really like, right? We chose one of her favorite foods, an Italian beef sandwich and cheese fries from Portillos, and the official beer of the Cubs – Old Style.  The resulting photos are simply awesome, and I let her class it up with some wine and cake later on in the session.  She was such a good sport, enjoy these hilarious photos!
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* Sara Hilton is a creative adult cake smash photographer who specializes in family, children, maternity, senior, and couples photography. Sara is known for beautiful and unique outdoor photography, but also offers lifestyle shoots inside client’s homes. Sara currently lives in Palatine Illinois with her family: a husband who loves beer (but not really Old Style), a five year old son who loves talking about butts, and a 22 month old son who loves to body slam everyone. Sara is currently booking family, graduating senior, maternity, couple and children sessions in Palatine, IL and all of the surrounding Northwest suburbs of Chicago. *

Ready to book your own amazing grown up cake smash session?  Have questions?  Contact Sara here!

This beautiful couple wanted to celebrate their little girl’s first birthday with a family session and outdoor cake smash, which is pretty much my favorite type of session!  I remember my own son’s first birthday session and cake smash so fondly, but he was running absolutely everywhere, and this little one is just starting to stand on her own.  It was so fun to see her proudly stand by the water!  I think after initially being unsure about the cake, she really loved digging in at the end…literally!  I hope this family loves the images of their little girl, as much as I loved taking them.2017-10-12_0002.jpg
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* Sara Hilton is a creative Palatine cake smash photographer who specializes in family, children, maternity, senior, and couples photography. Sara is known for beautiful and dramatic outdoor photography, but also offers lifestyle shoots inside client’s homes.  Sara currently lives in Palatine Illinois with her family: a husband who loves beer, a five year old son who loves Disney Cars, and a 22 month old son who loves to make a mess.  Sara is currently booking family, graduating senior, maternity, couple and children sessions in Palatine, IL and all of the surrounding Northwest suburbs of Chicago. *

Ready to book your own cake smash session? Have questions? Contact Sara here!

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