I bet some of you may be wondering why I always show up with a second photographer on wedding days. It’s included with all my packages, because I believe it holds THAT much value for my clients!!! Today I wanted to spill the tea on why that is! Read on for why I believe a […]

The Importance of Second Shooters

Back in July, I was honored to partner with some of the most talented Chicago area vendors at gorgeous new venue Providence Vineyard to create magic for two beautiful souls, Ammie and Shakur. The theme of this romantic elopement was Organic Citrus. Vendors dreamed up a late summer soiree, complete hints of texture like velvet bridesmaid […]

Elopement Inspiration at Providence Vineyard

Fall is in full swing, and it’s my FAVORITE time of year for photo sessions for obvious reasons! The golden colors, the pretty sunsets, the slightly cooler temps… I could go on and on. To kick off the fall season, I met up with Jackie and David in Lincoln Park for some sweet couples’ photos […]

Jackie and David’s Lincoln Park Engagement Session

Amanda and Andrew!!! Where do I even begin? I’ve been obsessed with these two from the moment I captured Andrew’s epic proposal on a cold Chicago morning back in January 2019. From there, I had the privilege of documenting their engagement photos, and helping plan details leading up to their dream 2020 wedding. Everything was […]

Amanda and Andrew’s DL Loft Wedding

Our 2020 has probably looked similar yours… lots of time at home with our cats, Netflix marathons, and when we’re feeling adventurous, maybe a walk around the neighborhood (wine in hand!) To celebrate 4 years of marriage, Keith and I wanted to do something different and venture out for a romantic evening in Chicago!! It […]

4 Years of Marriage

I said it before and I’ll say it again… I LOVE meeting up with my past brides and grooms for couples’ sessions!!! Maria + Paul got married in fall 2018, and it’s true that time really does fly by because I remember their beautiful wedding like it was yesterday!! Fast forward to 2020. Maria + […]

Maria, Paul and Archie

After COVID disrupted not one but two of their wedding plans, Kas and Adam decided to throw tradition into the wind and elope in a way that felt perfectly authentic and meaningful to them!! What gets more romantic than a private yacht decked in florals, a bottle of Vueve, and miniature wedding cake to share […]

Kas and Adam’s Montrose Harbor Elopement

Family formals are often described as the most stressful part of a wedding day, but today I’m here to tell you they don’t have to be!! With some planning and a little effort, it’s totally possible to make this part of your day a breeze. Read on for my best tips for family formals!! 1.       […]

Tips for Family Formals on your Wedding Day

I cannot believe it’s already September!!! Before we bid summer goodbye and whip out the fall decor and chunky sweaters, I just *had* to share my favorite photo session of the season. If you’ve been following along on Instagram, my associate Lauren and I have been gifting summer couples’ sessions to spark joy in these […]

Elise and Mike’s Summer Anniversary Session

I LOVE meeting new people. I’m a total extrovert and my heart is happiest when I’m making genuine connections with other humans. (I’m that weirdo who makes friends on vacation and still keeps up with them on social media 10 years later!) Yet there’s one question that creeps into almost any conversation, that our society […]

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