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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Joy in the Midst of Trial : The Lewis Family

March 31, 2017  •  7 Comments
This job has been a blessing to me in more ways than I could have ever imagined. I am continually encouraged and amazed by the people I meet, couples and families that welcome us to share in their most beautiful moments. I have met so many people over the last seven years that, admittedly, some of the names, faces and stories start to run together.
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Winter Romance : Brittany & David's Seven Bridges Country Club Wedding

March 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
2017 is already shaping up to be our most exciting year yet at Something Blue. We have a PACKED wedding season, and are really excited to be photographing so many wonderful couples over the next few months. After a short winter break, we celebrated our first wedding of 2017 with Brittany and David at the Seven Bridges Country Club, and it was absol...
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True Chemistry : Erica and Jon's Odyssey Country Club Wedding

March 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Erica and Jon are both scientists, and after meeting in the lab it was obvious they had strong chemistry. Their summer wedding was filled with gorgeous and elegant details - including these lovely sparkly heels and an epic chemical reaction in lieu of a unity candle - but above all else their love for one another was the main focus of this unforget...
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High School Sweethearts : Becky and Steve's Romantic Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

March 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Before I became a full-time photographer, I taught photography at Elk Grove High School for eight years. I loved building relationships with students, getting to know them at such a pivotal time in their lives was an absolute honor. I left teaching to raise my family, but I miss it, and I especially miss those amazing relationships. Being a photogr...
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