Behind The Scenes – 2019
In Review

Behind The Scenes – 2019

At every wedding, myself and the Wasabi team work to make the best possible photos for our couples. I say team, because it really is a team effort to create unique, storytelling images. I like to remind people, as photojournalists we “put the camera where it needs to be.” We also end up doing lots of weird things to help our couples and make great photos – such as chasing away geese, moving scooters or carrying 10′ ladders to get the perfect high angle. We trim weeds and rearrange furniture. We end up adjusting bow-ties and assisting with boutonnières – so many that we carry our own pins for them…

Downtown Chicago Fall Engagement Session: Sarah & Haley
Engagement Photos

Downtown Chicago Fall Engagement Session: Sarah & Haley

I met up with Haley and Sarah downtown at Cindy’s Rooftop for a drink before starting their engagement session. I’d been waiting to get to Maggie Daley Park and with the fall leaves changing, this was the perfect time. We started with a walk through park and found lots of great fall color. These two were all laughs and it made capturing real moments so much fun…

Engagement Photos at Loyola University and Millennium Park: Jody & Nikola
Engagement Photos

Engagement Photos at Loyola University and Millennium Park: Jody & Nikola

After getting rained out the day previously, I met Jody and Nikola on the Loyola University Chicago campus to start their engagement session. I’m so glad we decided to call off the shoot the day before. Partially because we ended up just hanging out and chatting over beers, but especially because we got a great Chicago twilight sky as we finished up their session downtown. But more about that later…

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