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Shawntae and Caleb tied their knot at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle Illinois and this wedding was the absolute sweetest. These two specifically said “I do” in the fragrance Garden (highly recommend). They celebrated during their wedding ceremony by asking each of their guests to bring a handful of soil from their homes. The soil […]

Morton Arboretum Wedding in Lisle Illinois

This trendy rooftop intimate wedding in Chicago leaves me speechless! I photographed this intimate wedding quite a while ago, but I couldn’t keep these images locked away to myself any longer. One glance at these photos and I am ready to grab my hubby and tie the knot all over again! Since I know you’re […]

Rooftop Chicago Intimate Wedding

Alaina and Kyle brought their wedding vision to life with this Utica Illinois intimate wedding day! Every detail was elegant yet full of mountain and cottage vibes. I’m still drooling over the champagne and navy wedding colors and of course that chocolate layered cake! Huge thank you to Alaina and Kyle for trusting me to […]

Utica Illinois Intimate Wedding

This backyard micro wedding (thanks to covid) turned out to be the day that we all needed! I first met up with Clayton and Jovanny a few months prior for their engagement photo shoot. I should really blog those photos because they are some of my favorites! Once I do, I’ll link them here or […]

Back yard micro wedding (thanks covid)

This beach-side Chicago couples session is full of adventure, silly moments, intimate snuggles on the beach, sunset views, and more! Who knew Chicago had so much nature to show off in one mini couples session? Somehow, we managed to make this little piece of Chicago look like a whole different State. Lauren started off the […]

Beach-side Chicago Couples Session

The most difficult part about planning an elopement is that you have infinite possibilities! Even though a traditional wedding is typically a whole lot bigger in scale, it can be a lot easier to plan a time line because well, everything is done in a specific order “traditionally”! So all you have to do is […]

Listen here, I have to start out with a big fat statement. Don’t let anyone – even the people you love – tell you that the choice you’re making by eloping is any less important or selfish. Here is exactly what I would say to a loved one who is unhappy about my eloping decision: […]

When most people think of eloping, they think of the stereotypical story of two kids whose parents don’t get along so they run off together to get married in Vegas at some strange mock church chapel. Today, elopements are so much more and they have evolved into something truly special where instead of just running […]

chicago elopement

Hi everyone! Hope you are all hanging in there during this crazy time. Sending lots of good vibes + good health your way! Don’t hesitate to chat with me on Instagram! I’d love to send some encouragement your way or vent about how staying home just is a complete bummer. We have to stick together […]

tips for having a staycation honeymoon

Here is a list to help guide you through different street art locations in Chicago. All of these are great photo ops for your engagement session! My goal this summer is to take photos at each of these and update this blog with a photo from each and continue to add to it. Hope these […]

Engagement photos featuring Chicago street art

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