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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 […]

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couple in forest

Fall was in it’s prime for this St.James Forest Preserve Engagement Session with Heather and Matt! ⁠⠀I met Heather at @crossfit_alphadog about a year and a half ago. She had on lacrosse shorts and I struck up a conversation with her. Fast forward to me and my big old (pregnant) belly hanging out after class one day, […]

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Chicago Skyline

⁠⠀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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Chicago couple

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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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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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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Chicago couple

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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An unexpectted adventure turned surprise proposal on the beautiful streets of Amsterdam with our new and wonderful friends Corinna and Joerg.

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