Category Archives: Weddings

sam + matt | blumen gardens wedding | sycamore, il.

I was sitting at the dinner table of a reception I was photographing recently with a group of wedding guests, and one of the guys at the table asked me what some of the most memorable things I’ve seen at my weddings are. I paused for a moment to think – I’m clocking in at…

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lauren + matt | meson sabika wedding | naperville, il

When I first arrived at the hotel on Lauren and Matt’s day, I was greeted by an excited, bubbly bride – Lauren was getting her hair done as she introduced me to some of her bridesmaids, and her comfort and giddiness for the day as a whole were immediately apparent. The ladies popped champagne and…

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kate + jeff | the onion pub & brewery wedding | barrington, il

Wedding day mornings are often a conglomeration of so many widely ranging emotions that it can be hard to determine exactly what it is you’re feeling in a single moment. You’re excited and you’re nervous and you’re trying to check boxes off your mental to-do list, and you’re doing all of this while trying to be…

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amanda + tim | sundance studios wedding | benton harbor, mi

As I drove from Chicago through Indiana and into Michigan the morning of Amanda and Tim’s wedding, I could feel the excitement rising within me. I played my music a little more loudly and swung by the venue to check the space out, and I soon found myself texting my boyfriend about how good it…

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dani + cj | shapiro ballroom wedding | chicago, il

Sometimes I think about how wild it is that this is the job I ended up in. Once upon a time I was a cynical young thing who didn’t really know if she believed in marriage, and I certainly remember my own internal scoff at the idea of weddings, believing they were a waste of…

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