Debbie & John's Winter Wedding in Barrington, Illinois

March 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
When I first met Debbie and John, I was struck by how tender and loving they were with one another, and moved by their desire to honor their children as they planned their wedding. They have seven sweet children between them, and each one proudly stood up next to their parents as they exchanged vows at St. Michael's Episcopal Church. The wedding ce...
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Holly & Zachary's Revolution Brewing Christmas Wedding

January 11, 2018  •  1 Comment
When we first met Holly and Zachary, they treated us to beers and tater tots. So naturally they will forever go down as one of our favorite couples EVER... These two are SO much fun, and so in love, we had the best time photographing their Christmas wedding at Revolution Brewing. Holly looked stunning, thanks in part to the talented Tricia Clarke M...
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Angela & Steve's Doubletree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Wedding

December 21, 2017  •  1 Comment
Angela and Steve are one of those warm and fun couples that everyone wants to be friends with. She can light up a room with her smile, and he can get everyone laughing with a well-timed joke. I am obsessed with the love story from their wedding website: The magic started on December 4, 2013 when we both swiped right. After matching on Tinder, Stev...
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Carolyn & Joe's Barn at Hornbaker Gardens Wedding

December 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Carolyn and Joe met in college; they lived across the hall from each other, and it was love at first sight. After dating for five years they knew they would spend the rest of their lives together. Last fall they travelled to Scotland and Ireland, a trip they had dreamed about for a long time. While they were in Ireland, Joe proposed to Carolyn as t...
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Alex & Mike's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

December 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Alex and Mike are both from the Chicago area, but didn't meet until their paths crossed in California. While living in LA they fell in love, and decided to come back home for their gorgeous fall wedding. It was a cold and blustery day at Makray Memorial Golf Club, but Alex was prepared with amazing leather jackets to keep her and the bridesmaids wa...
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Kate & Adam's Hotel Allegro Downtown Chicago Wedding

December 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
She described it as "the best first date ever." After Kate and Adam met they found an instant connection, and on New Year's Eve he took a cab to find her just in time to kiss her at midnight. How beautifully romantic is that?!? Kate has the biggest heart, and loves Adam fiercely. To hear her talk about him is like listening to poetry, like a sonnet...
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Laura & Mike's Chevy Chase Country Club Wedding

December 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Laura and Mike are one of those easy-going, undeniably charming couples that are perfectly suited for each other. On their wedding website they shared this sweet, simple and silly love story: Our story begins in October of 2013, the weekend of the Chicago Marathon. Mike was in town to present a paper at some conference no one attended, while Laura...
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Vicki & Alex's Chicago Botanic Garden Engagement Session

November 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Vicki and Alex are SO cute together. They are both dancers, and met while performing with the amazing Puzzle League, a Chicago-based hip-hop dance company. When we first met to talk about their 2018 wedding they promised LOTS of amazing dance moves at their reception, I seriously cannot wait for their big day! We visited the Chicago Botanic Garden...
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