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You are the finest, loveliest, tenderist, and most beautiful person I have ever known - and even that is an understatement. 
-F. Scott. Fitzgerald


couple popping champagne

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 […]


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 […]


couple in window

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 […]


crossfit couple

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


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, […]


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, […]


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 […]


Hidden away amongst the beaming Chicago sky scrapers, much like a secret garden, is the North Rose Garden. I met Kevin here on a beautiful crisp Fall day and picked a spot in the garden for his and Maggie’s intimate Chicago rose garden elopement. ⁠⠀Cozy, earthy, and with beautiful roses everywhere you looked, I couldn’t […]