Somehow, this was my first time shooting at the Morton Arboretum, and I am HOOKED. If you love the idea of Garfield Park Observatory but don’t want to fight the crowds during peak season, the Arboretum is a fantastic choice with lush, sprawling acres of tall grass and trees. There’s so much space and endless unique, […]
It’s five o’clock somewhere—and it’s the perfect excuse to share this beer-loving duo’s engagement photos in Roscoe Village! When a couple contacts me about an offbeat engagement session, there’s a pretty good chance I’m in! I love capturing couples authentically in their elements, and this session was so unique to Emily and Steve. There are a […]
I knew this session would be filled with fun when Sarah and Will grabbed drinks beforehand. In true Chicago fashion, they took shots of Malort to prepare them for our time together—extra giggles always make the photos even better! (If you want a laugh, here’s some comical history on the infamous Chicago liquor by Food & […]
Even though this session was late into the fall, we were so lucky to snag the very last of the brilliant Chicago color. Jessica and Michael live in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area, so taking photos in Lincoln Park was very special to them. They often take their two dogs, Sophie and Melvin, on walks there. […]
A breakdown of my favorite Chicago engagement session locations and the perfect backdrops to tell your love story at!
Matt and Lindsey are pretty adventurous people. They love to explore, scale mountains, and have traveled the world together. So when I suggested a sunrise engagement session at North Avenue Beach, they didn’t hesitate to say “We’re in. Can we bring our dogs?“ We had the most gorgeous morning with cotton candy colored skies as […]
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 […]
Couples who lift together, stay together. Had an insanely fun time capturing these two at Crossfit Alpha Dog in Lombard.