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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North Avenue Beach Engagement Photos: Amy & Robert

North Avenue beach engagement photos with a bride-to-be smiling during their night time engagement session with the Chicago skyline in the background

I met up with Amy & Robert in their Lincoln Park neighborhood at Other Side Bar before our engagement session. As I’ve said, I always like to meet up for drinks before we start shooting. It’s a great way to catch up on the wedding plans and relax before we head out. From there it was a quick walk down Fullerton Avenue toward Lincoln Park. Our first stop was a new one for me – the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool. …

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Buckingham Fountain Engagement Photos: Carna & Don


I’ve shot engagement sessions at night all over Chicago but somehow I hadn’t shot Buckingham Fountain engagement photos with the fountain lights on until now. Originally, we planned to start Carna & Don’s engagement session on the South side at Osaka Garden, but the weather had other ideas. We were walking out to the garden when the rain clouds rolled in. I was thankful for the shelter we found on the steps at The Museum of Science and Industry. We …

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Skyline Loft Wedding at Bridgeport Art Center: David & Emmet

Bridgeport Art Center Skyline Loft Wedding Photos

I shoot a lot of Bridgeport Art Center weddings and Skyline Loft wedding photos. With two separate spaces (The Sculpture Garden and the Skyline Loft) it’s one of the most popular venues in the city. I love how the Skyline Loft space can change with the light throughout the day. David & Emmet started their wedding day getting ready at Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile with their best women, Adele and Mairead. With the two of them getting ready together, Justin …

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Loft on Lake Wedding Photos: Johnna + Bryce

I love photographing weddings in loft spaces. What can I say, I’m a sucker for exposed brick! Johnna and Bryce’s Loft on Lake wedding photos are some of my favorites! I started the morning with Johnna and her ladies at the W Chicago – City Center hotel for hair and makeup. Bryce and his groomsmen got ready at the same hotel and Justin documented the guys. After everyone was ready Johnna met Bryce around the corner on La Salle Street …

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Rachel & Nish: Millennium Park Engagement Photos

Adler Planetarium Night Engagement Photos

It’s been a while since I shot Millennium Park engagement photos, so I was excited when Rachel and Nish suggested that as our first location. We met up at Miller’s Pub for beers before we started shooting. I always like to start off with drinks, but especially when I’m meeting a couple for the first time as Rachel and Nish were in from Milwaukee. We started at Millennium Park’s Cloudgate sculpture (aka The Bean) before moving through the park into …

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