Sarah and Kevin’s wedding is one very special to me because they booked me when my photography business was in the early stages and I was just starting out. These two were my very first paying client that I personally did not already know! Their fall wedding at Emmett’s Brewing Company in West Dundee, Illinois […]

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October 23, 2019

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Wedding at Emmett’s Brewing Company

Still in complete awe at Jackie and Prokopi’s beautiful fall wedding at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester, Illinois followed by their reception at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer. Their colors were blush and navy and it’s no secret that these are two of my favorite wedding colors. From their adorable pup, Lulu, to their […]

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October 16, 2019

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Blush and Navy Fall Wedding at Concorde Banquets

Brittany and Adam’s August wedding at the Highland Park Community House couldn’t have been anymore perfect! I knew I was going to have so much fun with these two after our epic North Avenue Beach sunrise session this past spring. These two crafted their wedding day to be something unique and special to them as […]

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August 19, 2019

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Summer Highland Park Community House Wedding

Kaila slid into my DMs a few days before their engagement session and showed me a selfie of what her and Erik were wearing for their engagement session. Holy cow. I knew we picked the most perfect location because all of the summer flowers at Lilacia Park in Lombard, Illinois complimented their white and navy […]

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August 7, 2019

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Flowery Summer Lilacia Park Engagement

I knew I was in for a treat when Ashley and Danny decided on the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois for their summer engagement session. Romance. Beautiful light. A couple deeply in love. My oh my, the cards were played just right. My favorite thing ever is when I get to build a friendship with […]

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August 7, 2019

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Romantic Morton Arboretum Engagement Session

As a sucker for love, I’m always down to photograph one of the most precious moments between a couple when their journey to forever officially begins: the proposal. Kent knew he wanted his proposal to Blythe to be epic, memorable and special. They had their very first date downtown Chicago, so he knew he wanted […]

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August 5, 2019

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Downtown Chicago Olive Park Proposal

Why I Love Using Dubsado for my Wedding Photography Business Many business owners out there are very loyal to their CRM tool (Client Relations Management) and I’m no different. Dubsado has my heart. There are soooo many reasons why I love using Dubsado for my wedding photography business. As an affiliate, I can offer new […]

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July 25, 2019

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Why I Love Using Dubsado for my Wedding Photography Business

Resources mentioned Thank you for reading my guide! Check out these helpful resources while you’re here. Stay on top of your budget with Mint Sunset Calculator Create your free wedding website on The Knot Learn more about marriage licenses in Illinois Want to learn more about the wedding experience? Click here! Interested in getting in […]

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January 22, 2019

10 Wedding Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

I met Charlie and Michelle for their engagement session at the Wrigley Building in downtown Chicago only to find three things: 1) Their outfits perfectly matched the Christmas decorations on the building (without planning this, I might add), 2. We picked probably the busiest spot in Chicago for that particular day and 3) They were […]

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December 3, 2018

Winter Wrigley Building Engagement Session | Charlie & Michelle

1. Your favorite bar or restaurant Where is your favorite place to grab a margarita or craft beer? Is there somewhere with cute outdoor seating that would be perfect for your summer engagement session? If you and your fiance love burgers, head somewhere where you can chow down on some fries and patties. Nothing tells […]

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October 3, 2018

10 Unique Location Ideas For Your Engagement Session

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