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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 […]

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The month of July was filled with beautiful wedding days! I’m honored to share a look at Ivanna and Chris’s Broadway Food Hall wedding in Urbana, Illinois today! You might remember these two from their Champaign-Urbana engagement session last fall. It was my first time officially meeting these two in person after emails, texts, and […]

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Summer Broadway Food Hall Wedding in Urbana, Illinois | Ivanna + Chris

I am head over heels in love with this couple and this wedding day. This summer wedding day at the B. Harley Bradley House in Kankakee is one of my very favorite wedding days to date! You might remember Autumn and Michael from our styled shoot last year… Oh yes, the very styled shoot that […]

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Wildflower Wedding Day at the B. Harley Bradley House in Kankakee, Illinois | Autumn + Michael

It brings me great joy to share Sarah and Paul’s summer Greenhouse Loft wedding day on the blog! Last summer, I connected with these two for the first time after Sarah’s friend stumbled across my work on Instagram… I love it! From the start I knew these two were special, and it was an honor […]

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Summer Greenhouse Loft Wedding Day in Chicago, IL | Sarah + Paul

Today I’m sharing Stephanie and Harith’s romantic wedding day at The Orpheum in Champaign! From the Bride Harith and I met freshman year of college. I was in the lobby of my best friend’s, Myra’s, dorm playing board games with her and some of our other friends when he walked by. Myra and Harith had […]

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Romantic Wedding Day at The Orpheum in Champaign, Illinois | Stephanie + Harith

Another summer wedding day is hitting the blog! I’m excited to share Kendall and Andrew’s rustic elegance wedding at Town & Country Events! Back in January 2018, I met Kendall at the Majestically Yours Bridal Show. She had seen and loved my photos from sweet Kristin and David’s wedding before meeting me, and then we […]

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Rustic Elegance Wedding at Town & Country Events in Milford, Illinois | Kendall + Andrew

It’s the season of weddings, weddings, and more weddings! I’m honored to share Katie and Sebastian’s summer wedding day at Erin’s Pavilion on the blog! My sweet friend Kate Spencer connected me to Katie and Sebastian last spring, and I’m thankful for the connection! This couple is laid back, kind, and so so fun together. […]

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Summer Wedding Day at Erin’s Pavilion in Springfield, IL | Katie + Sebastian

Yay, I’m honored to share this fairytale Chicagoland wedding day on the blog! That’s right, Sarah and Gene’s wedding day was just that… A fairytale! Two of my favorites, Colette and Alfonso, connected me to this couple, and I am forever grateful. And I’m guessing you remember this gorgeous couple from their engagement session last […]

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Fairytale Chicagoland Wedding Day at Petergof in Northbrook, Illinois | Sarah + Gene

So excited to share this boho wedding day at Hamilton’s on the Lake! You might remember these two from their farm engagement session last fall. They are the sweetest, and I’m honored to share more about their love story and wedding day with you! From the bride… We have known each other for years, crossing […]

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Boho Wedding Day at Hamilton’s on the Lake in Jacksonville, Illinois | Lauren + Alex

Happy dancing! Help me welcome my gal pals from Elite Bridal to the blog where they’ll be sharing the ultimate guide for the perfect bridal appointment! Congrats, Bride! You said ‘Yes!’ to your significant other, now it’s time to say yes to your wedding dress! Finding a wedding dress can be stressful, but it doesn’t […]

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The Ultimate Guide for the Perfect Bridal Appointment with Elite Bridal

Another wedding day is gracing the blog! I’m happy to share Symber and Donny’s romantic blush wedding day in Peotone, Illinois today! Last summer, Symber and I connected as they started planning their spring 2019 wedding day. I loved meeting her from the start and knew working with her would be a joy! And I […]

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Romantic Blush Wedding Day in Peotone, Illinois | Symber + Donny