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Go from I don’t know to I’ve got this! with these 8 tips for taking better iPhone pictures. After years of hearing friends, family, and peers tell me they wish they were better at taking photos….I decided to do something to help. I have to pinch myself that I get to call my passion my […]

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A breakdown of my favorite Chicago engagement session locations and the perfect backdrops to tell your love story at!

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⁠⠀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, […]

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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 […]

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We have entered that magical time of the year in Chicago where the weather is just right, the colors in the sky are simply insane, and my heart is as big as ever because it’s engagement session season! ⁠⠀⁠⠀I FINALLY got to meet Rebecca and Sam in September for their Chicago Lakefront engagement session and […]

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Chicago Lakefront Engagement Session | Alex + Dan

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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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