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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

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A beautiful Chicago engagement session at Lurie Garden. We started our session with sunshine (yay!) BIG hugs and so much excitement. Natalie is basically a big bottle of prosecco she is so bubbly and you can just tell she makes everyone around her happy. And Ed, my goodness that woman puts the biggest damn smile on his face.

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A gorgeous Chicago Riverwalk sunrise engagement session with Sarah & Jacob.

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You DOnut know how much I love you. If there was a theme to this downtown Chicago engagement session- that just might be it. I met with McKinley and David a few months back at the Bridgeport Coffeehouse.  With all 3 of us being huge coffee lovers, it was the perfect morning meet. There were […]

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I love being able to include dogs in engagement sessions and weddings. As part of the family, they should be included in these special life moments! In this blog I break down some super helpful tips for including your pup in your engagement session or wedding.

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The Proposal I had the pleasure of meeting Molly and Ryan last summer when I captured Ryan’s sunrise proposal at North Avenue Beach. It was a show stopper to say the least and a day I will never forget (you can check out a recap of that session here!).  After such a fun morning together, […]

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Engagement photos are hands down my absolute favorite thing to shoot (besides dogs, I’m sorry but dogs always win). I love the giddiness and excitement and getting to learn about a couple’s love story and their quirks between each other. I love watching couples go from nervous to feeling like they’re on the best date they’ve had in months.⁣

Engagement sessions can also be a bit overwhelming to some so I put together a list of “5 Things to Consider When Planning Your Engagement Session” to help ease some of that stress! ⁣

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A beautiful stroll along the flowers at the Lincoln Park Conservatory followed by a rainy rooftop play session with these Notre Dame grads was the perfect combo for this intimate engagement session.

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If you are anything like I was before my own engagement session – you bought 3 different outfits, stressed over new shoes being delivered in time, and were a hot mess when it came to what to wear. No – not you, well fantastic and good for you! I often feel like my clients worry about what to wear to their session. It’s totally normal but a few simple tips and suggestions can help ease the process of picking out outfits – so today that’s what I’m going to cover. 

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