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March 10, 2018

Once again I feel blessed beyond measure for the amazing people and couples that this business has brought into my life.  Chelsea and Matt, thank you for such an incredible afternoon in the city.  The two of you are a gift!  I can’t wait for your wedding day this Fall!

January 23, 2018

Jamie and Alex’s Lincoln Park Engagement session was the perfect combination of cozy and glamorous!  Let’s start with their gorgeous apartment… HOLY MOLY.  Jamie may have a second career as an interior designer and I’ll be her first client.  I loved the opportunity to photograph this couple in the place they call home.  They’ll always […]

January 12, 2018

I have to say I’ve never had a bride ask me to be her bridesmaid at one of my consultations before.  But the moment Abby cracked that I joke I loved her immediately.  In fact, I drove home from our coffee date that night and told my husband – I don’t know if they’ll invite […]

January 5, 2018

When you are a midwest wedding photographer you get used to working in the cold.  But Melissa and Matt are my heroes! They brought warmth, light, and love to every image of their engagement session at Cantigny Park.  I can hardly wait for their wedding day this year at Independence Grove! Make sure you scroll […]

December 7, 2017

We all laughed and ended this session with a group hug as Joseph said –  “We experienced something today guys.”  I talk about the importance of an engagement session not only as an opportunity to practice being in front of the camera for your wedding day, but it’s also an opportunity to bond with your […]


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