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Eeeek – I am beyond honored to share Nadia and Brendan’s romantic blush and gold wedding day at Room 1520 in Chicago on the blog today! These two and this day were perfect. You might remember these two from earlier this year when we met for their late winter/early spring engagement session… And even though […]


Friends, this was my first visit to this location, and I can promise that I will be back! I just adored Antonia and John’s sunset engagement session at Cantigny Park! Antonia and John were friends long before they fell in love. These two met at work and that was where everything started! Last fall when […]


Sunset Engagement Session at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois | Antonia + John

Ahhh, I am swooning over this engagement session! I just love that Breanna and Clay wanted their engagement photos in Kankakee County with me 😍 These two met the summer before Breanna’s freshman year and Clay’s senior year of high school. They kept running into each other that summer, and Clay messaged Breanna to break […]


Summer Kankakee County Engagement in Kankakee, Illinois | Breanna + Clay

It’s true… I had a blast with Marybeth and Ryan at their Lincoln Park + North Avenue Beach engagement session in Chicago! I absolutely LOVED connecting with this couple last winter through one of my favorite past brides, Lyndsey. These connections bring me so much joy! I love my bride tribe dearly. Marybeth and Ryan […]


Lincoln Park + North Avenue Beach Engagement Session in Chicago, Illinois | Marybeth + Ryan

I adore this couple and am beyond happy to share their spring engagement session in Milford, Illinois with you today! When I first connected with Kendra and Cole at the start of this year, it was like things were meant to be… I had their October wedding date available, they are as sweet as can […]


Spring Engagement Session in Milford, Illinois | Kendra + Cole

Friends, I am overjoyed to share Alana and Zach’s engagement session at the Naperville Riverwalk on the blog! Last summer, I met Alana and Zach through another one of my favorite couples, Julia and Ali. It fills my heart with great joy and happiness to connect to more amazing couples through my couples. It’s one […]


Engagement Session at the Naperville Riverwalk in Naperville, Illinois | Alana + Zach

You already know this, but I’ll share it again… I love sessions with married couples to celebrate their anniversaries or just because. And I’ll always tell you that you never need a reason to have photos – it’s always okay to have photos taken just because! I just adore Danielle and Daniel – they are […]


Spring Sunset Couples Session in Watseka, Illinois | Danielle + Daniel

I love May! It’s the time when color comes back to our world throughout Chicagoland, flowers are blooming, and the sweet sunshine brings happiness all around. To kick off the month of May’s engagement sessions, I loved spending time with Layne and Ricky for their urban engagement session in downtown Arlington Heights! At the start […]


Urban Engagement Session in Downtown Arlington Heights, Illinois | Layne + Ricky

Friends, it’s a joy to share another engagement session featured on How They Asked by The Knot! I adore this couple! You likely remember Brittany and John’s engagement session in Nashville, Tennessee, so I’m sure you can guess that I am over the moon excited and honored that their engagement session was featured. I love […]


How They Asked Feature | Brittany + John

Eeeek, I’m honored to share that Lyndsey and Drew’s military engagement session at Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Monticello, Illinois was featured on How They Asked by The Knot! It’s a joy to work with couples like these two, and it brings me even more joy to be able to share love stories like […]


How They Asked Feature | Lyndsey + Drew

Friends, meet Nadia and Brendan! I met these two for the very first time in person (outside of a FaceTime date!) at their downtown Chicago engagement session. These two found my work online late last summer, and it’s times like this that I am forever thankful for a Google search that leads me to couples […]


March Riverwalk Engagement in Chicago, Illinois | Nadia + Brendan