5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer
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5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer

5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer “All of these photographers are within our price point, so I guess we could go with any of them.” If you’re just starting to plan your wedding, then you may not have a good idea what options are available to you when it comes to choosing a…

10 Best Loft Wedding Venues in Chicago
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10 Best Loft Wedding Venues in Chicago

10 Best Loft Wedding Venues in Chicago Looking to add a touch of industrial chic to your wedding celebration? The perhaps you should check out these top 10 loft wedding venues in Chicago! We’ve gathered some of our favorites here to help you plan the perfect celebration. We love loft wedding venues for their industrial…

The Lakewood Wedding Editorial
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The Lakewood Wedding Editorial

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…

Kirsten & Jon: Golden Hour Joliet Ironworks Engagement Session
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Kirsten & Jon: Golden Hour Joliet Ironworks Engagement Session

Kirsten & Jon: Golden Hour Joliet Ironworks Engagement Session | Chicago Wedding Photographer About the Couple Kirsten and Jon are highschool sweethearts. They first met when she was fifteen and he was sixteen. Jon enjoyed theater, and frequently performed as a member of the shadowcast for a local production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show….

Best Mansion Wedding Venues in Chicago
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Best Mansion Wedding Venues in Chicago

Best Mansion Wedding Venues in Chicago The beautiful historic buildings in and around the metropolitan area of Chicago are some of the region’s greatest treasures, and we are so fortunate that some of them have been converted to serve as mansion and estate wedding venues. If you’re planning a luxury wedding, the best mansion wedding…

Should you hire a second wedding photographer?
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Should you hire a second wedding photographer?

Should you hire a second 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 hire a second wedding photographer is a very important decision to make. Many couples list…

Claire & Stephen Backyard Wedding Chicago IL
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Claire & Stephen Backyard Wedding Chicago IL

Claire & Stephen Backyard Wedding Chicago IL 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 in a chic downtown…

Katie & Scott Engagement Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk Chicago IL
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Katie & Scott Engagement Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk Chicago IL

Katie & Scott Engagement Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk Chicago IL How they met Katie and Scott met in 11th-grade chemistry class! After a friend pointed out a cute guy in a football jersey at the beginning of the school year, Katie started to notice him every day. She had to go out of her way…

How to Plan the Best Micro Wedding in Chicago | Micro Wedding Planning Tips
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How to Plan the Best Micro Wedding in Chicago | Micro Wedding Planning Tips

How to Plan the Best Micro Wedding in Chicago | My Top Micro Wedding Planning Tips | Chicago Wedding Photographer The wedding planning process has changed significantly in 2020. I’m here to share some good news and give you the micro wedding planning tips that I’ve learned over the past few months. Who am I?…

Blue & Blush Lehmann Mansion Wedding Inspiration
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Blue & Blush Lehmann Mansion Wedding Inspiration

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…

Amanda & Julian Engagement Session Wrigley Building Chicago IL
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Amanda & Julian Engagement Session Wrigley Building Chicago IL

Amanda & Julian Engagement Session Wrigley Building Chicago IL | Chicago Wedding Photographer Their Love Story Amanda and Julian’s engagement story begins up north in Milwaukee. The pair were introduced through one of Amanda’s friends who was attending the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the time. Amanda traveled to Milwaukee almost every weekend to visit her…