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New Years Eve in Chicago. A day to celebrate the year behind you, and jump into the fresh year ahead of you – what better a day than this one to also get married. Kayla and Mike certainly had the best idea when they decided to have their New Years Even Chicago Elopement happen in […]

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I haven’t had a Chicago Riverwalk Engagement Session in quite some time, and boy oh boy did it feel good to be back there! I forgot how stunning the colors can be, the light bouncing off of the buildings bringing them to life, the mix of cold hard steel and the soft light that fills […]

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Couple dancing

Blumen Garden just so happened to be the perfect third venue for Mary & Andy’s Intimate Wedding. Just like the life growing all around them in the garden they wed amongst, their life together is sure to bloom. I’ve seen a lot of changes to weddings this year. I’ve seen a lot of plans cancelled […]

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This wedding. As I’m writing this, I’m still feeling the magic that was in the air as Amanda and Casey said I do in front of their closest family and friends during their intimate Publishing House Chicago wedding. Casey and Amanda were among so many couples this year that had their plans changed from a […]

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crossfit couple

Couples who lift together, stay together. Had an insanely fun time capturing these two at Crossfit Alpha Dog in Lombard.

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couple in forest

Fall was in it’s prime for this St.James Forest Preserve Engagement Session with Heather and Matt! ⁠⠀I met Heather at @crossfit_alphadog about a year and a half ago. She had on lacrosse shorts and I struck up a conversation with her. Fast forward to me and my big old (pregnant) belly hanging out after class one day, […]

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Chicago Skyline

⁠⠀Would you believe it if I told you we almost called this intimate Lincoln Park Engagement session for weather? OH MY GOODNESS, I am so glad we didn’t! ⁠⠀⁠⠀I’ve known Melissa’s twin sister Megan since college, where she was in my sorority. At one point she was my intern. For years she’s been a friend, […]

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Chicago couple

When Sam and Anthony met me at the Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk, I could tell they were a tad nervous for their Chicago Lakefront engagement session. They were a bit quiet and like most of my couples said “we’re not photogenic”. It was all LIES! Five minutes into our session, I had them giggling and […]

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