Well, hi there.

Whether you stumbled upon this page by accident, or seeked it out, I am glad you landed here. Before you start to look around, let me give you a little insight about what Ashlyn Adele Photography is.

  • Ashlyn Adele Photography is a woman-owned and operated photography business established in 2013, by me, Carissa Hodges, your personalized photography experience concierge.
  • I am an honest, open, compassionate mother of three. I live for creating memories with my family and experiencing life through their young eyes. admittedly, I don't capture these moments through my lens as much as I would like.
  • I take pride in creating an exciting, relaxing and stress-free photography session that fits the personality and needs of your family.
  • I only deliver high quality, hand edited, photographic art that you and your family will treasure for a lifetime.
  • What you see is what you get with me. I am confident you will love the time, skill and artistry I bring to each one of your sessions and find extreme value in the cost of each experience.
  • I specialize in newborn photography, child & family photography, engagement & love photography, lifestyle photography, and select few weddings each year, but i am excited to hear what ideas you have in mind.
  • No two sessions are alike, as each is created for you and capturing the natural beauty, relationship and memories for you to view on your walls forever.
  • Ashlyn Adele Photography serves Northern Illinois, Southeastern Wisconsin, Northwestern Chicago Suburbs, Lake County Illinois, Chicagoland and anywhere the light takes me. I enjoy traveling, so do not hesitate to reach out even if I didnt mention your area above.
  • I also have a photography studio in Wauconda, Illinois; that allows me to shoot with natural light as well as studio lights year-round.
  • I am a proud area coordinator and photographer for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep and the volunteer photographer for The Center For Enriched Living
  • I look forward to creating memories with you!