Eric and Karie’s Picturesque Outdoor Starved Rock Wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer

When Karie and I first talked, she described her unique (and challenging!) dream wedding–a nighttime ceremony in a forest in northern Illinois in the winter.  I think I surprised her by responding, “Sounds awesome, let’s do it!” What unfolded on an unseasonably warm November day was moment after moment of beauty.  From the rays of sunlight […]

Justine and Christian’s Classic Black Tie Wedding at Meson Sabika | Chicago Wedding Photographer

As soon as I met Christian, I knew he and Justine’s wedding would be a classy, stylish affair–Christian is a Chicago-based DJ who owns his own company, Mode Events, and described to me a beautiful ceremony at St. Francis with one heck of an afterparty at Meson Sabika!

The Best of 2014 Photography: a recap of the best photos from this year | Destination Wedding Photographer

What a year it’s been!  2014 was amazing on so many levels.  I met so many incredible people, captured some absolutely wonderful marriages, and got engaged myself!  I couldn’t ask for a better (and busier!) year. I am so lucky to capture each and every moment that my couples entrust me with, and I find it really difficult […]

Bloody Marys, Bicycles, and Beaches: Doug & Queena’s Awesome Engagement | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Oh man.  I can’t even begin to tell you how much fun this engagement session was.  We began the morning (yes, morning–don’t you judge us!) with a bloody mary and pizza slice in hand on the awesome patio at Homeslice.  The setting was perfect, the weather was warm, and the light was just begging to be […]

Sydney and Jimmy’s Luxurious Carlisle Wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Ohhhh my goodness.  Jimmy and Sydney.  This amazing couple.  This AMAZING wedding.  I don’t know where to begin!! The first thing I noticed back in February while doing Sydney and Jimmy’s engagement session is the way they look at each other.  I mean, they really look at each other.  You can just see the love […]

Sydney And Jimmy’s Chicago Engagement Session | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Shortly after I first talked to Sydney and Jimmy on the phone, Sydney was already brainstorming ideas for engagement photo locations.  Right from that moment, I knew the afternoon we would be spending together was going to be totally awesome! And what a feast of a Chicago photoventure it was!  We started among the towering columns of […]