This is a collection of my very favorite moments, recent work, photography tips, and behind-the-scenes adventures. Enjoy!

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This is a collection of my very favorite moments, recent work, photography tips, and  behind-the-scenes adventures. Enjoy!

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Ashley Biess of Artistrie Co. shares a recent engagement session taken in the West Suburbs of Chicago. On a beautiful summer evening at sunset, I met Dani & Daniel for their engagement photos at a secret garden in Elmhurst. Dani, a former professional ballerina, looked absolutely beautiful in her floral lilac dress; it fit the […]

On a chilly December morning, I met Maddie and Mike at sunrise in downtown Chicago for their engagement photos. Waking up before dawn certainly isn’t for everyone, but these two made it look so easy and effortless. While planning their session, I asked them what a successful photo experience would look like and they said […]

Chicago boudoir photographer Ashley Biess of Artistrie Co. shares how she defines the art of boudoir photography. Boudoir photography stands out in the world of photography, celebrated for its intimacy and ability to capture beauty, sensuality, and vulnerability. As a boudoir photographer, I’ve explored this captivating realm, delving into light, shadow, and emotion to craft […]

As I take a moment to reflect on my journey as a boudoir photographer, I find myself drawn to the sources of inspiration that have shaped my craft. From the timeless elegance of classical paintings I see at the Art Institute to the ethereal sculptures I had the pleasure of seeing while visiting the Met […]

Wedding portraits at Lincoln Park in Chicago

Danielle and Beau’s beautiful summer wedding at The Exchange Chicago was a highlight of my season. These two are the absolute sweetest and it was such a joy working with them! Their day began as they got ready with their loved ones before a traditional ceremony at the stunning St. Clement’s Church in Lincoln Park. […]

Northerly Island in Chicago has quickly become a favorite location of mine. It’s in the heart of the city yet it feels like you are in the middle of absolutely no where at the same time. Lauren and Jeramie wanted to take advantage of all the beautiful fall colors throughout Chicago at the end of […]

A guide to help you imagine a picture-perfect winter engagement session in Chicago. All photography by Artistrie Co. There’s something truly magical, cozy and romantic about winters in the Windy City. Chicago’s iconic skyline and frozen lakefront provides the perfect canvas for love to unfold against a backdrop of urban sophistication and winter whimsy. In […]

Deanna and Joe’s Museum Campus engagement photos are a new favorite! Love has a way of turning ordinary moments into extraordinary memories, and when you combine it with the stunning backdrop of Chicago’s Museum Campus, magic truly happens. Over the summer, I had the pleasure of working with Deanna and Joe and it was an […]

Capturing love is an art in itself, and when you blend it with the timeless beauty of The Art Institute of Chicago, magic happens. Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing Nehal and Kishan, and let me tell you, it was nothing short of a dream. From the moment they walked in with their infectious […]

Downtown Chicago provided the perfect backdrop for Taylor and Matt’s elopement portraits, with its blend of historic architecture and landmarks and lakeside skyline views. The city’s dynamic atmosphere mirrored the couple’s personalities, creating magic that resonates through each frame. Taylor and Matt eloped in the spring and we had originally planned to take these photos […]