Love Makes the World Go 'Round : Katherine & Mike's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

July 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When we first photographed Kathryn and Mike at their engagement session, we were struck by how perfect they were for each other. He is a biomedical researcher, she is a data analyst. They both love traveling and are amazing puppy parents to their high-energy chihuahua-terrier mix Mushu. Their wedding day was a peaceful and joyful reflection of Kath...
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Local Love : Anne + Andrew's Rolling Green Country Club Wedding

July 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Over the last three and a half years, our family has come to know downtown Arlington Heights as "home." We love this town - especially in the summertime - we love being able to walk to the library, party at Frontier Days, and bump into friends at the pool. When I met Anne and Andrew I found out they were neighbors who also love this town, and they...
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Great Things Come to Those Who Wait : Amy + Tom's Chevy Chase Country Club Wedding

June 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Amy and Tom took their time getting to their wedding day, but for these two, it was entirely worth the wait. After meeting in the musical "City of Angels" 11 years ago, they got engaged in 2016 and finally started planning the rest of their lives together. Their wedding was one of the most entertaining and joyful celebrations we have ever witnessed...
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Made for One Another : Lisa & Kevin's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

June 23, 2017  •  1 Comment
Lisa and Kevin were made for one another. She is sweet, and a bit quiet; he is gregarious and affable. Together they complement each other perfectly. Their elegant wedding day was filled with joy and timeless details; we loved celebrating along with their family and friends. When we arrived at Lisa's father's home, it was clear that her doting dad...
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What to Wear for Your Session : Spring and Summer 2017

May 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Warmer temps mean that SUMMER is almost here, and we are SO excited!!! But, if you're anything like me the change of seasons means that the kids' closets also need to get changed over, which means a TON of laundry, folding, organizing, blah blah blah... It's hard enough for me to make sure my kids look somewhat presentable on a daily basis, but the...
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Meet the Family : The Photographers at Something Blue Photography & Design

May 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
My name is Liz Schrenk, and this is the story of my business, Something Blue Photography and Design. Ever since I was a little girl, I saw myself as an artist. I loved to draw and held a deep admiration for my high school art teachers. I attended the University of Illinois where I received a BFA in Art Education and a BFA in Graphic Design. As a...
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Throw Love Around Like Confetti : Lydia & Dave's Noah's Lincolnshire Wedding

April 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
THESE TWO... There could be no better introduction for Lydia and Dave than this one, taken from their wedding website: August 31, 2014. Facebook. 11:00 pm Dave is drafting a personal message. "Hi. Just gonna throw this out there: would you be interested in going on a date?" His finger hovers over the enter key, trembling. Backspace backspace back...
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Worth the Wait : Amanda and Jason's Hotel Baker Wedding

April 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When we first met Amanda and Jason, it was one of those meetings where by the end we all had tears in our eyes from laughing. Our favorite couples can make us laugh until we cry, and we went into Amanda and Jason’s wedding day expecting a super fun celebration. What we didn’t anticipate was how much emotion we would experience; their unforgettable...
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