Lombard Westin Hotel Wedding Photos: Carna & Don

bride and groom pose for morton arboretum wedding photos in front of pine tree grove forest

Carna and Don’s Lombard Westin Hotel wedding was amazing and so much fun! The hotel provided not only a great location for the ceremony and reception, but also had great rooms for getting ready with beautiful window light. When it comes to getting the best “getting ready” photos, that’s a huge factor. I had a great time hanging out with Carna and the ladies while Justin was with Don and the guys. Once Carna and Don finished getting ready, we …

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South Shore Cultural Center Wedding Photos: Rachel & Nish

Rachel and Nish’s wedding at South Shore Cultural Center was the first time this season that I’ve shot on Chicago’s South Side. While they live in Milwaukee now they welcomed friends and family from all over the world so it was truly a Chicago destination wedding. I’ve been looking forward to Rachel and Nish’s South Shore Cultural Center Wedding photos since their Millennium Park Engagement Session last fall. Justin flew in from Denver again to help me document the day. …

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Drake Hotel & Crystal Tree Country Club Wedding Photos: Jillian & Jake

I first met Jillian & Jake five years ago when I photographed Jillian’s sister Celina’s wedding. As I’ve mentioned, the worst part of being a wedding photographer (apart from the long hours of editing..) is that I usually don’t get a chance to see my favorite clients much. So I was very excited when Jillian emailed me about her wedding. Both Jillian and Jake got ready downtown at The Drake Hotel. It’s a gorgeous, historic hotel with great window light. …

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Oakhurst Country Club Wedding Photos: Katie & Kevin

bride and groom walk through pine tree forest in sweet light magic hour at Oakhurst Country Club wedding photos

While I’m based in Chicago, I end traveling out of state for around half of my weddings each year. It’s always great to shoot at new locations so I was very excited when Katie & Kevin asked me to shoot their Oakhurst Country Club wedding photos in Clarkston, Michigan. Once again Denver’s best wedding photographer, Justin Edmonds, flew in to second shoot with me. Both Katie and Kevin got ready at a hotel just down the road in Auburn Hills, …

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The Rookery Wedding Photos: Nicole & John

bride and groom pose for The Rookery stairs wedding photos before their wedding ceremony

At this point I’ve photographed weddings at most of the most popular venues in Chicago, but The Rookery wedding photos have been on my list for a while. So I was thrilled when Nicole & John asked me to document their wedding at The Rookery Building. My friend and Denver Wedding photographer, Justin Edmonds, was in town again to help me with the coverage. I started with Nicole and the ladies and Justin was with John and the guys at …

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Golden Colorado Lookout Mountain Wedding Photos: Diana & Todd

Lookout Mountain wedding photos with bride and groom posing for a photo on bride over I-70 near buffalo park overlook with the rocky mountain range in the background

After Illinois, I’ve probably shot more Colorado weddings than any other state. That’s mostly because I regularly second shoot for my friend, Denver Wedding photographer, Justin Edmonds. I was thrilled to document Diana and Todd’s wedding in Golden, Co. and their reception at their home on Lookout Mountain. I started with Diana while she got ready in downtown Golden. Anya started with Todd and the guys at their home. Todd met Diana downtown for a first look before the ceremony. …

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