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

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

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The couple will be tying the knot next year in Texas, but wanted to take advantage of their favorite season in their favorite city for their fall engagement photos. Ashley and John picked two of my favorite places for their fall portraits: the North Pond in Lincoln Park for beautiful nature and North Avenue Beach for stunning skyline views.

Wheaton Engagement PhotographyDanada Equestrian Center When I first met with Laura, I felt instantly connected to her. Not only is she a fellow Augustana alumn, but she happens to be friends with so many of my clients! In fact, she even stood up as a bridesmaid in Erin and Matt’s wedding last month. What a small […]

7 Tips for Beautiful Engagement Photos As a wedding photographer, engagement portraits are a huge part of my business. Every year, I work with approximately 35-40 different couples for their engagement sessions. It’s such an exciting period of time for the couple as they are getting ready to walk down the aisle. All of my […]

When making plans for their engagement session, Jessica had two requirements: 1) she wanted beautiful green hedges, and 2) she wanted to frolic through a field of wild flowers. We were able to accomplish both of these things and a whole lot more for this Morton Arboretum engagement session.