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“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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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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Looking back at the images from Tiffany and Nolan’s gorgeous Lincoln Park engagement session brings me right back to Chicago in the Fall. The warm colors were at their prime, the weather was chilly, but still bearable, and we had the Nature Boardwalk at the Lincoln Park Zoo all to ourselves. Tiffany reached out to […]

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When I read Gabby + Jimmy’s inquiry form, all I could think is, holy smokes these guys seem like the all American couple. Both are High School teachers. Jimmy, a football coach, and Gabby a cheerleading coach. They met at the University of Indiana at a party, crossing paths several times in their School of […]

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This Chicago summer engagement session was just the best! I finally got to meet Laura & Kyle and get them behind my lens before their intimate backyard wedding in Glen Ellyn in September! These two are so down to earth, kind, and easy going. We had a hot but beautiful night and the city as […]

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A perfect Chicago night. That’s how I would describe this Chicago engagement session with Sania and Addhyan. In the midst of a heavy heat wave, I showed up to the Chicago Yacht Club and was greeted with a gorgeous 74 degree night, a beautiful breeze, and Sania, Addhyan, and Mowgli dressed to the nines in […]

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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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