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Cantigny Park Engagement Session

  Hey Friends, I am SO thrilled to share my very first SUMMER engagement session in 2020! Meet Danielle and Conor, one of my sweet 2021 couples. Right away, Danielle knew that she wanted a nature inspired engagement session and not long after thinking, she choose one of my favorite spots – Cantigny Park!  This […]

Chicago Elopement Wedding

    Hey friends! I’m pretty sure that 2020 is turning out to be a different kind of a year for everyone.  My sweet couple, Emily and Eli, had visions of a large 200+ person downtown Chicago wedding for this spring.  COVID turned those plans around. Being MARRIED was the most important thing to Emily […]

Lincoln Park Engagement Photos

Hi Friends! This was one of those sessions where the weather started out a bit iffy. BUT thankfully I have two amazing clients, Emily and Eli who waited out the light rain. I’m so glad they did because this Alfred Lily Pond Engagement Session is beyond gorgeous!  I’m so excited to share it all with […]

Ambassador Chicago Wedding

Hey friends! I’m so thrilled to be sharing Julia and Mike’s stunning Gold Coast Engagement Session!  This was such a beautiful night where I was able to hang out with one of my sweet-sweet couples. People ask me all the time why engagement session are important.  One of the biggest reasons I always list is […]

I had SUCH a fun time with Jenna and Kevin during their fall Olive Park Engagement Session! Literally, these two felt like old friends as we talked about tv shows, Jenna’s upcoming graduation from Kellogg and football!  All while capturing some incredibly gorgeous photos of their engagement! Our night started out at Chicago’s Riverwalk where […]

Hey friends! I’m so delighted to share this beautiful fall Conway Farms Golf Club Wedding day!  Seriously, this is just one of those days that I just never get tired of looking back at.  Before I share some of my favorite moments of the day, I want to fill you in on the bride and […]

One of my favorites spots to photograph in ANY season, is Cantigny Park!  That’s why when Rachel and Dylan decided on a fall Cantigny Park engagement session, I was beyond excited!  Cantigny Park’s mix of beautiful gardens and historic architecture make the perfect backdrop for photographs. I met Rachel and Dylan last winter when I […]

I have been counting down the days until this North Avenue Beach engagement session: 01) Jacky and Ryan are amazing and 02) They brought along their two Shih Tzus for the photos!  If you know me, you know I LOVE Shih Tzus so this engagement session was an extra special treat!  Before we get to […]

Kimpton Gray Chicago Wedding

Hey friends, I so excited to get to share all my  FAVORITE photos from Cyndi and David’s elegant Kimpton Gray wedding.  When I think of downtown Chicago weddings, I think of classic, elegance and style – and oh, man, this wedding fits that like a classic Audrey Hepburn movie.  Let me fill you in on […]

Chicago Olive Park Engagement

I’m so excited to share this BEAUTIFUL Chicago Olive Park Engagement Session.  It’s been a little bit since my last blog post but wedding season is in full gear and the blog posts are coming!  First up is this romantic and dreamy engagement session at Olive Park.   It’s hard to believe we almost called this […]