New Client Galleries

When the new site launched last month, there was one portion of the site that wasn’t quite ready – client galleries. But as of today, they’re now ready to show off as well. The best part is all galleries get the upgrade, even past weddings and engagement sessions! Here’s a few highlights of new galleries: bigger photos The client galleries share many of the features of the new site design including responsive design and retina-sized images. The photos are, of …

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Kathryn & Andrew: Engagement Session

I usually have at least one winter wedding each year, but this season I finished my last wedding before Thanksgiving. So I was excited to have a chance to work some Christmas lights into Kathryn & Andrew’s downtown Chicago engagement session. We met downtown at a small tavern for beers before heading to the Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza. It was very busy, but we found some cool spots away from the shoppers and pedestrians. After the market, we went to …

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Lisa & Bill: Wedding Gallery

Lisa & Bill were married at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. I started the day with Lisa, her sisters and her mother getting ready in a neighborhood hotel. My friend Justin Runquist was the second photographer and he started with Bill and the guys while they were getting ready. St. Vincent de Paul is one of Chicago’s most beautiful churches which made for a great ceremony. After the ceremony, we walked to the El, I …

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Ashley & Jason: Engagement Session

Fall engagement sessions in Chicago are some of my favorite to shoot. Couples can wear layers and have a few different looks even without a full outfit change and the fall colors and sunsets make for great backgrounds. Ashley & Jason took advantage of the season for their engagement session with a walk that started in Millennium Park. We found some colorful trees and a spot with “The Bean” in the background that was away from the crowds. Then we …

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Heather & Rob: Wedding Gallery

Heather & Rob were married at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Chicago. Heather’s grandparents were actually married at the same church, how cool is that! Once again, Justin Edmonds was with me for the day. Justin started with Rob and his guys, while I started with Heather and the girls getting ready. The rain threatened all day, but slowed down just enough for Heather and Rob to see each other for the first time downstairs in front of the door …

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Susan & Blake: Engagement Session

Susan & Blake wanted a fall color engagement session as the leaves started to turn. The timing was perfect and we found some really beautiful locations to make this one of my most colorful sessions ever. Seriously, how about that Red Maple Tree we found! We started at the State Street Bridge and the Chicago Riverwalk. Next stop was Millennium Park and Lurie Garden. I always love the contrast of nature and city there. After an outfit change, we stopped …

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