Jennifer & Jeremy: Bridgeport Art Center Wedding Photos

Bridgeport Art Center is quickly becoming one my most booked wedding venues, which is great with me because I love it there! But I’m getting ahead of myself… Jennifer & Jeremy started their wedding day at W Chicago – City Center hotel. I spent the morning with Jen and her sisters and friends while they got ready. Justin was with Jeremy and the guys. Jen & Jeremy asked for a few portraits near the Board of Trade before the ceremony, …

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Emily & Kieran: Adler Planetarium Wedding Photos

As a Chicago wedding photographer, I’m used to shooting around Adler Planetarium. It’s easily one of the most requested Chicago wedding photo locations, in big part because it offers the most complete skyline view in the city. So even though I’ve shot a lot of Adler Planetarium wedding photos, it wasn’t until Emily & Kieran’s wedding day that I actually got to shoot inside. As excited as I was to photograph in the beautiful venue, I was even happier to …

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Kara & Matt: Adler Planetarium Engagement Photos

I met Kara & Matt downtown at Miller’s Pub before our downtown Chicago engagement session. Our first stop was Asado Coffee Shop at 22 E. Jackson, which was off my radar until Kara suggested it. It was a perfect way to kick off the evening. After an outfit change we headed over to the Art Institute Gardens. The gardens were closed but we still managed to make a few photos there and then did a quick walk through Lurie Gardens. …

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Zan & Jonas: Mendocino Woodlands Camp Wedding Photos

It’s always an honor to be asked to document a couple’s wedding day, but when a couple entrusts me to travel across the country to a remote location based on my work and reputation it’s extra special! I traveled to California’s Redwood forests, about three hours north of San Francisco, for Zan & Jonas’ wedding at Mendocino Woodlands Camp. For destination weddings, I like to make sure I’m at the site at least a day before the actual wedding. In …

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Erin & Chris: Galleria Marchetti Wedding Photos

Erin and Chris were married in a morning ceremony at Galleria Marchetti in Chicago’s River West neighborhood. I started with Erin at Public Hotel with the ladies getting ready. Justin started with Chris and his groomsmen at the couple’s home in Logan Square. The ceremony location felt like a nice mix of backyard and winery. It was really sweet to see Chris’ face as Erin walked in with her parents. At the end of the ceremony, I loved seeing Erin …

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Jennifer & Ignacio: Hyatt Lodge McDonald’s Campus Wedding Photos

Jennifer & Ignacio’s Hyatt Lodge wedding was a hot one. Temperatures for the outdoor ceremony were well above 90 degrees, but the dance floor was even hotter! Everybody got ready at the Hyatt, so I followed Jen and the ladies while Justin photographed the guys. We took a short walk into the woods for a first look. The campus was filled with trees and provided a beautiful setting for portraits. We finished up portraits just as the mariachi band began …

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