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Soben Studios

{ 325 Waukegan Avenue | Highwood, IL 60040 }

















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Chicago Photographer

Laurie Levitt of Soben Studios is an artist and photographer located in Chicago's North Shore. Soben Studios specializes in lifestyle and environmental portraiture, color photography and black and white photography - including children's photography, newborn photography, maternity images, baby photography, newborn portraits, family portraits, pet photos, commercial work, model comp cards and actor headshots. We are Chicago Newborn photography specialists, and have advanced training with Chicago baby photography. Click here to learn more about Soben Studios.

Laurie Levitt is a chicago area photographer specializing in children's photography, baby photography, family portraiture, and candid photojournalistic images.We service the Chicagoland Suburbs as a Chicago Suburban Baby Photographer.

Laurie is a proud member of the Professional Photographers of America.
Susan Ryan Kalina was an associate photographer with Soben Studios.

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General Information
Laurie's reputation as a leading Chicago newborn photographer, Chicago baby photographer, Chicago maternity photographer, children's photographer and Chicago family photographer lets you rest assured that your images will be timeless, unique, candid and inspirational. Please visit either the html version or the flash version of this site to view examples of Laurie's work, which includes newborn photography, baby photography, pregnancy photos, kids images,As a premier Chicago Baby Photographer, Chicago Family Photographer, Chicago Newborn Photographer and Chicago Children's Photographer, client satisfaction is foremost in our minds. Know that when you choose Soben Studios in Highland Park to capture your children's or baby's portraits, you will be pampered from the minute you book your session until your final prints are delivered. We pride ourselves on providing a personal, upscale photography experience. Consultation appointments for your newborn, baby, maternity, family or children's photography sessions are available in our downtown Deerfield photography studio at no charge. Our studio is a cozy cottage boutique studio located at 325 Waukegan Avenue, Highwood, a suburb along Chicago's North Shore. Please ask for more details by calling 847 374 9123 or sending an email to were located in Highwood and Highland Park prior. Our former studios were located at:

Soben Studios 829 Waukegan Road in Deerfield, and 1811 St. Johns in Highland Park.

We were runners up in the Nickelodeon Parent's Choice Awards for Best Family Photography Studio, and we just won Red Tricycle's Most AWesome Friendlies Family Baby Photography Studio for Chicago!

Our portrait boutique store features many photography products including photo jewelry, frames, albums and much more.

Chicago Area Maternity Photographer and Chicago Newborn Photographer

View Newborn Photography Gallery Here! Soben Studios is very experienced in providing the best maternity photography in the area. As part of our welcome to baby, we offer special Bellies and Babies packages, specifically for pregnant and new moms, and to showcase Chicago's newest babies. We love photographing newborns, and newborn photography is a specialty of ours. Our newborn sessions are available as studio photography sessions, or you can have Laurie come to you with a Chicago North Shore area newborn location photography session. Be sure to call the studio as soon as possible to arrange a newborn session, as newborns are best photographed during the first two weeks of life. We also offer nursing photography for interested Chicago moms. Laurie has studied with some of the best newborn photographers in the world, and is an expert Chicago Newborn Photographer and Chicago Suburbs baby photographer. View Maternity Photography Here!

Chicago Children's Photographer and Chicago Kids Photographer

Soben Studios is recognized as one of the best children's photography studios in the Chicago area. We are very experienced professional children's photographers, and understand the nuances of working with children. Children always look forward to another Soben Studios photography session. Located just north of Chicago, in the Chicago North Shore, our studio is a comfortable and relaxed place for your child's session with a photographer. We are also willing to provide on location photographer services, please email us to find out if you live in our Chicago service area. Our photography area includes many places in the Chicago Suburbs, including but not limited to Highland Park, Deerfield, Northbrook, Buffalo Grove, Lake Forest, Mettawa, Glencoe, Kennilworth, Glenview, Evanston, Winnetka, Riverwoods, Long Grove and Skokie.

Chicago Baby Photographer

If we didn’t love babies, we wouldn’t be doing this – and Laurie wouldn’t have had five kids! We may think babies are a miracle, but to babies, the world is the miracle – full of endless wonders. Allow us to document these fragile fleeting moments of discovery and joy. In a blink, they will be gone. Chicago Baby Portraits are our favorite thing to do!


Chicago Family Photographer
Every beautiful and timeless image starts with the family. Our contemporary and casual approach to photography promises to delight every member of your family. Unposed and loosely structured, sessions with our photographer are relaxed and candid. From a baby to an adult, from newborn to teen, from generation to generation, we capture all of you in the most flattering and glamourous light.


Soben Studios Specialties and Service Areas

Laurie's photography specialties include Chicago newborn photography, Chicago maternity photographs, Chicago baby photography, Chicago kids photogapher, infant images, toddler pictures, professional children's portraits, child photography, family portraits, corporate headshots, glamour photos, model comps, black and white photography, engagement photographs, commerical photographs, actor headshots and comp card sessions. Laurie's style of photography can best be described as contemporary children's photography, and she is a talented portrait photographer located in the Chicago suburbs. Some call her work photojournalistic. Laurie specializes in candid images. Laurie is at ease in a photography studio or with on location photography as an elite children's photographer. Laurie is a Chicago natural light photographer whenever possible. Laurie really loves her role as an upscale Chicago Children's Photographer and Chicago Baby Photographer, and Laurie really enjoys creating family portraits. Babies and children love to have Laurie as their photographer. If you are looking for Chicago's North Shore photographer, Chicago Northwest Suburbs photographer, Chicago Northern Suburbs baby photographs, Lake County baby photographer, Deerfield photographer, Highland Park photographer, an infant photographer in Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Mettawa, Lake Forest, Glencoe, Glenview, Lincolnshire, Northbrook, Riverwoods, Glenview, Winnetka, Kennilworth, Evanston, Lincoln Park, Wilmette, Evanston, Morton Grove, Niles, Wheeling, Skokie, Arlington Heights, Logan Square, Bucktown, Wrigleyville, Bannockbun or in Vernon Hills, then call Laurie. Our loft style studio is located in beautiful downtown Highland Park, Illinois.

Category Tags and Keywords

Category tags for Soben Studios include: Chicago Children's Photographer, Chicago Baby Photographer, Chicago Infant Photographer, Chicago Baby Photography, Chicago Suburbs Baby portraits, Chicago Child Photography, Chicago Newborn Photographer, Chicago Maternity and Chicago Pregnancy Photography, Chicago Infant Photographer, Chicago Suburbs Childrens Photography, Chicago Family Photographer, Chicago Headshot Photographer, Chicago Commercial Photographer, Comp Cards, Kids, Toddler, Newborn, Chicago North Shore photographer


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