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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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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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couple sitting lurie garden

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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