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 […]

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 […]

After initially meeting in San Fransisco, Siri and Ramesh moved to the Windy City and have been calling Chicago home for the last year. For their engagement session, they wanted to capture life in the West Loop and their favorite walks along the Chicago River and the lakefront. I met Siri and Ramesh on a […]

I had the best Thursday evening working with these two for their Lincoln Park engagement session. Emily and Ben will marry next year in their home state of Minnesota but wanted to capture their lives here in Chicago. Emily’s inspiration board included many natural settings, champagne at a chic bar, and a hint of the […]

Rey and Chaehyun met for their very first time at the Art Institute of Chicago, so obviously we had to return to the scene to recreate all the magic. Okay, technically they mayyyy have met on the bus ride to the Art Institute, but it’s still a really cute story! I love how personal their […]

She’s from northern British Columbia. He’s from New Jersey. They met and fell in love in Chicago and that’s exactly where they returned for their extra special downtown Chicago engagement session. Navi and Rohan flew in from the East Coast the morning of their shoot and we planned to move forward with their session, rain […]