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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 5 Spots for Engagement Photos Chicago

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 […]

Long Hollow Gardens Greenhouse Wedding Inspiration

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 […]

Lakeshore in Love

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 […]

Today I’m sharing with you questions I get asked as a Wedding Photographer!  I get so many questions from clients and friends that I thought I’d write a post to capture some of the questions I get asked the most!  If I missed any, please comment at the bottom of this email.  Here goes… Question […]

Hello there, bride-to-be!  So you’ve planned the perfect outdoor wedding and a couple days before your day you check your local weather.  Storm clouds.  Eeks!  Now what do you do?  Don’t stress! I’m here to share my top outdoor wedding backup plans. The biggest reason you should have a backup plan for outdoor weddings is: […]