Venue Feature: BRIX on the Fox | Wedding Venues in Illinois
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Venue Feature: BRIX on the Fox | Wedding Venues in Illinois

Venue Feature: BRIX on the Fox | Wedding Venues in Illinois “Your life — Your style.” That’s the motto of the team at BRIX on the Fox. I’m so excited to introduce BRIX on the Fox as the first venue in my new Illinois wedding venues series here on the blog, and I’m so grateful…

The Lakewood Wedding Editorial | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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The Lakewood Wedding Editorial | Chicago Wedding Photographer

The Lakewood Wedding Editorial | Chicago Wedding Photographer Early in my photography career, I attended an educational workshop at The Lakewood wedding venue called the From the Heart Workshop, hosted by Michelle Cox. We spent the morning discussing and studying business techniques, and after lunch, we enjoyed a beautiful wedding editorial shoot curated by an…

Should you hire a second wedding photographer? | Why you may need a second photographer at your wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Should you hire a second wedding photographer? | Why you may need a second photographer at your wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Should you hire a second wedding photographer? | Why you may need a second photographer at your wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer Whenever I sit down with a couple for a wedding day discovery meeting, the question is bound to come up: “Do we need a second photographer for our wedding?” Deciding if you should…

Claire & Stephen Backyard Wedding Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Claire & Stephen Backyard Wedding Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Claire & Stephen Backyard Wedding Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer As seen in Modern Weddings The Venue Claire and Stephen reached out to me about photographing their wedding in January 2020, almost three months before the pandemic changed everything about weddings in 2020. We got to know each other coffee and Chai tea lattes…

Blue & Blush Lehmann Mansion Wedding Inspiration | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Blue & Blush Lehmann Mansion Wedding Inspiration | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Blue & Blush Lehmann Mansion Wedding Inspiration | Chicago Wedding Photographer This beautiful editorial has been featured in Brides & Weddings Magazine and CHI thee WED. My vision for this Lehmann Mansion wedding inspiration event began with a luxurious blush tulle gown from Opal and June, and blossomed from there. By the generous invitation of…

Sean & Ann Wedding Starved Rock State Park Oglesby IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Sean & Ann Wedding Starved Rock State Park Oglesby IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Sean & Ann Wedding Starved Rock State Park Oglesby IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer About the Couple I knew Sean and Ann’s wedding would be special when Sean’s email inquiry made reference to the JRR Tolkien quote displayed on my homepage. Sean is the cousin of a former bride, Morgan, and I was so excited…

Abigail & Jacob Wedding Aurora IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Abigail & Jacob Wedding Aurora IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Abigail & Jacob Wedding Aurora IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer About the Couple I have known Abigail since undergraduate school — in fact, we’ve attended the same church for many years, too! When I learned that her brother, Andrew, encouraged her to try out the new Facebook dating app, I was so hopeful and excited…

Jessica & Aaron Elopement Navy Pier Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Jessica & Aaron Elopement Navy Pier Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Jessica & Aaron Elopement Navy Pier Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer As seen in CHI thee WED. About the Couple Jessica and Aaron originally planned to tie the knot this year in a grand ceremony and celebration at the Builder’s BLDG in downtown Chicago, but when the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the nation, they…

Katie & Jordan Wedding Bridges Bay Resort Arnolds Park IA
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Katie & Jordan Wedding Bridges Bay Resort Arnolds Park IA

Katie & Jordan Wedding Bridges Bay Resort Arnolds Park IA The Venue When I first met Katie and Jordan way back in 2019, they were planning a grand Fourth of July wedding celebration in their favorite city in America — Chicago — at the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino. It was going to be an elegant…

Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner | Chicago Wedding Photographer Your wedding celebration is the first chapter in your new life together, centered around you and your partner’s love and commitment to each other. If you’re considering adding a professional planner to your vendor team, it’s important that you vet them thoroughly to make sure…