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Hi friends!  I am so happy to share with you Amanda and Josh’s Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve Engagement Session!  Last weekend I had the pleasure of spending my Sunday evening with Amanda and Josh.  These two are so sweet and I had the best time getting to know them! When I first met Amanda, I […]


When Sasha stepped out from behind the drapery and her eyes met Ivan’s, the emotion of the moment hit her.  She said all day that she wasn’t going to cry.  But in this sweet moment and as time seemed to stop, she did.  With her Dad holding her hand tight, she walked down the aisle […]


Hello friends!  Have you ever wanted to get married in Hawaii?  But just couldn’t imagine planning a destination wedding?  Well, I have the solution for you.  Bring the tropics to you!  This tropical inspired Crystal Gardens Navy Pier Wedding will get you feeling like you are getting married in Hawaii!!  I can’t wait to share […]


Hi friends!  One of the things that every client of mine always asks for is for location ideas for their photos.  I love giving suggestions and have decided to provide a little guide to my top 5 spots for engagement photos in Chicago. Lincoln Park Boardwalk With stunning views of the City, this spot is […]


Hi friends!  How is it that it is already September?  While I am getting ready for all things fall (candy corn, pumpkins, and college football), I wanted to take a moment and share some highlights from our 2018 Family Photo Album. All summer, I’ve been taking along one of my film cameras to capture memories […]


I am excited to share my recent Saint Charles, Illinois Portrait Session!  Earlier this month, I took a break from my usual weddings and engagements to take photographs for my friend Vanessa’s two year old son, Braden.  I’ve known Vanessa for quite a few years so it is such a treat to be able to […]


A couple weeks back I blogged about my Amazing Experience at a Julie Paisley Workshop.  I wanted to follow that post up with a look at the beautiful wedding inspiration shoot that concluded the two day workshop.  This Long Hollow Gardens Greenhouse Wedding Inspiration shoot was just gorgeous! Every detail of this styled wedding inspiration […]


Hi friends, I am so thrilled to share Sabrina and Brewer’s downtown Chicago Anniversary Session!!  First of all, I think anniversary sessions should be done way more often!  It hadn’t been since Sabrina and Brewer’s wedding six years ago that they’d have photos of the two of them taken professionally together!  Despite 6 years since […]


Hi friends!  I am so excited to announce that I am a Go Team Member on Chicago’s newest wedding blog, Lakeshore in Love! Lakeshore in Love is a local Chicago wedding blog featuring real Chicago weddings, inspiration, advice and tips and more!  What I love about Lakeshore in Love is that it’s mission is to […]

Tips for Brides

Hello friends!  So many of my couples say that having a first look is one of their favorite parts of their wedding day. A first look is that moment between the bride and groom where they first see each other before the ceremony.  Since this moment is so special, I am sharing with you my […]