Category Archives: Weddings

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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emily + bryan | morton arboretum wedding.

The first time I witnessed Emily and Bryan’s love was actually prior to them inquiring with me about the wedding they were planning – I first saw them about 1.5 years ago, when I photographed them dancing together at Emily’s cousin Elizabeth’s wedding. As you can probably imagine, I photograph a lot of couples at…

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emily & clay | springfield, il engagement.

Emily and Clay first met while they were working on the same unit at the hospital together – I love a good met-at-work story (maybe because I have an extra level of fascination for work + co-worker life as someone who doesn’t have traditional co-workers), and I love that theirs wasn’t a love-at-first-sight kind of…

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