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Beyond excited to share this insanely fun Southport Corridor Engagement Session! ⁠⠀I met this gem of a human, Kaitlyn, at an event I was photographing for Phair Hinton Group and have been so in awe of her ever since. She’s a software engineer who is also an insanely talented artist – she creates and sells patterns, […]

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Do you know what my favorite thing in the world is? When I FINALLY get to meet my clients in person, and they’re even better than they are on the internet and via email. ⁠⠀This downtown Long Grove engagement session is the perfect example! ⁠⠀I felt an instant warmth and connection to Jenny and Drew. […]

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Is there anything more fun than graffiti hunting in the West Loop of Chicago? There is. It’s doing it with one heck of an amazing couple. I recently met up with Amanda and Casey and explored around the West Loop for their engagement session. Back in February, I met these Ladies at the West Loop […]

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Oh my goodness. This Uptown Chicago Engagement Session was just so darn special. Unique. Intimate. Warm. Hannah and Lenin took my advice of picking a location that was organic to them, their relationship, their love story. They picked their home, and all of their happy places nearby. These two toured me around some of their […]

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It’s been far too long since I’ve had my cameras on my hips and a couple with a story to tell, behind my lens. I couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful return, than Mike and Kayla’s West Loop engagement session. I had plans with Mike and Kayla to explore the West Loop back in […]

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beer and ring

“We’d like to do our engagement session at a brewery”. When Mary told me this, I squealed a little with joy! A brewery engagement session? Count me in! I am always encouraging my couples to pick places that are out of the norm, and meaningful to their relationship. As lovers and brewers of beers, Alter […]

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Julia + Taylor’s in Home Chicago Engagement Session // I spent the afternoon capturing them goofing around in their kitchen making pancakes and honestly my stomach was sore from laughing so hard. ⁠⠀
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Julia has an absolutely infectious smile and Taylor’s witty and sarcastic personality keeps it permanently plastered on her face. These two, who have been together since they were 18, were simply made for each other. ⁠⠀
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I can not wait to laugh our way through their wedding at the Greenhouse Loft t next January ✨⁠

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couple in forest

I squeezed this St.James Forest Preserve engagement session in with Anne and Craig the week before the sky started turning grey and the trees lost all of their leaves. I love when my couples choose nature filled spaces like the St.James Forest preserve – while it might seem that you can only get so many […]

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