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

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

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

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

Starting a business is difficult. September officially marks be being a full blown business for a year now and I’ve crafted ten things that I learned during my first year in business as a wedding and lifestyle photographer in Chicago, Illinois.

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September 26, 2018

10 Things I Learned in My First Year of Business

It was an absolute joy photographing Ericka and Danny for our summery engagement session in downtown Minneapolis! We ventured to the Stone Arch Bride and Father Hennepin Bluff Park for their session and the night couldn’t have been more perfect! After two straight days of rain, the drizzling finally stopped just in time for our […]

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September 8, 2018

Danny and Ericka’s Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge Engagement Session

There’s so much more to your wedding photos beyond the family formals and photos during the ceremony. Have some fun with your wedding photographer with these five photo ideas that you can do on your wedding day! 1. Pop the Champagne Let’s pop the bubbly! This is a super fun photo to tie into your […]

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August 29, 2018

5 Fun Photo Ideas to Incorporate Into Your Wedding Day

A lot of couples tend to shy away from forking over more cash to get their wedding photos printed, but I’m here to tell you 5 reasons why you should be getting the photographs that were taken on the best day of your life, your wedding day, printed. 1. Touching combined with seeing is so […]

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August 22, 2018

6 Reasons Why You Should Print Your Wedding Photos

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