Chicago Children's Photographer
Known throughout the Chicagoland area for her extremely long patience, and her undeniable sense of style, leading Chicago children's photographer Audrey Woulard has turned her passion into a successful, full time career. She enjoys documenting the lives of children and their families. With her attention to details, Audrey produces images that are like no other.
The road to becoming a professional photographer was a simple one--she began documenting the honesty in her children's everyday lives. When others began asking her to capture that spirit in their children, she began...
With an obvious talent and a plan to keep it simple, she only uses available light, both indoors and out, for all of her portrait sessions. She wants to capture who you "are", not just what you "look" like. She strives to create memories with spirit, honesty and beauty. While Audrey prefers her portraits to have a documentary feel to them, she aims to connect with her subjects. She believes that the eyes are the windows to the soul.
Audrey works with natural light 100% of the time. She specializes in children's portraiture, as well as children's commercial and editorial assignments. She believes that natural lighting is the most flattering light. In addition to her location work, she also has a natural light ,modern 2100sq ft, European furnished, natural light studio in the trendy West Loop area in Chicago.
Although Audrey's first love is children's portraiture, she also shoots kids commercial work and she has added a few high profiled commercial campaigns such as the Pottery Barn Kids, and Pottery Barn Baby catalogs, and the 2011/2012 Global IAMS Petfood to her growing photographic resume. Her work has also been published in national magazines such as InStyle, US Weekly, People Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens Photography edition, Chicago Magazine, Chicago Scene, North Shore Magazine, as well as the Chicago Source. Her work has been featured on CBS news and the Chicago Sun Times. She also has her own chapter in the book entitled, "14 Experts Talk About Photographing Children" . She is also featured in the exclusive book entitled "City Baby Chicago " where she is named one of the best children's portrait artists in Chicago. She also completed her first book entitled "Natural Enlightenment Photography" .She has also photographed the children of some very well known celebrities through out the US.
Audrey's work is also recognized by her peers. She has graced the cover of Professional Photographer Magazine, she has also had a feature article in Rangefinder Magazine. She teaches workshops to hundreds of professional photographers who travel to her studio to learn from her. Many of these professional photographers have traveled as far as Dubai, France, Australia, South Africa, China, Scotland, and the Netherlands to learn from her in person. She was a Platform speaker at the biggest photography conference in the States. She spoke to a full conference room full of almost 1000 photographers who wanted to know how she captures her stylish images.
Once you've taken a look through Audrey's galleries, you will see exactly why she is the most sought after children's photographer in the Chicagoland area.
Although Audrey's studio is located in the trendy West Loop--just footsteps from Downtown Chicago, she resides in the Western suburbs of Chicago with her husband and their four very busy, close in age, young boys. Her personality is as upbeat as her home life. Audrey works on location throughout the Chicagoland area, and NorthShore, as well as in her natural light studio in Chicago. Audrey is available for commerical work in Chicago and throughout the US. She is also available for travel throughout the US for portrait sessions.