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Janine and Dan's Romantic Hotel Baker Wedding

December 20, 2019 - Janine and Dan met on Coffee Meets Bagel and took their time falling in love. They share a love of travel and literature...
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Kristin & Dominic's Sweet Spring Chevy Chase Country Club Wedding

June 18, 2019 - Kristin and Dominic both got ready the morning of their wedding at the Westin Chicago North Shore with a gorgeous view o...
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Mirela & Klevi's Chic Concorde Banquets Wedding

November 07, 2018 - Mirela and Klevi started dating in high school after being close friends for years. They complement one another perfectl...
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MaryJo and Ryan's Lovely Family Affair Concorde Banquets Wedding

September 14, 2018 - MaryJo and Ryan are so sweetly perfect together. They met in college and fell in love in the years to follow, and when h...
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Tianna and Nathan's Family Farm Engagement Session

August 18, 2018 - When Tianna and Nathan asked me to come to Sparland, Illinois for their engagement session, I was reluctant. My schedule...
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Rachel & Brendon's Fun and Romantic Barn at Hornbaker Gardens Wedding

July 02, 2018 - When Rachel and Brendon first met at mutual friend's party, Brendon immediately fell for the striking brunette because o...
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Catherine + Sean's Chevy Chase Wheeling Country Club Wedding

November 20, 2017 - When we first met Catherine at her sister's wedding, we crossed our fingers that some day we would photograph her big da...
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Laura + Scott's Cafe la Cave Des Plaines Wedding

November 15, 2017 - Not many couples can say they first met at band camp! Laura and Scott first met during high school on a weekend away at...
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Katie & Luke's Ruffled Feathers Lemont Wedding

November 10, 2017 - Katie and Luke were meant to be together. They first met when they were in preschool together (how stinking cute is that...
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Allie & Tim's Oak Brook Hills Resort Wedding

November 10, 2017 - Allie and Tim are two of the sweetest and most down-to-earth people you could ever meet. They met their freshman year of...
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Katie & John's Chicago Botanic Garden Wedding

November 03, 2017 - In so many ways, Katie and John's wedding at the Chicago Botanic Garden was a like a beautiful dream. We have always wan...
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Hannah & Mike's Bloomingdale Golf Club Wedding

October 30, 2017 - Hannah and Mike met online, but were surprised to find out that they both graduated from Bradley the same year and lived...
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Valerie & Jason's Downtown Engagement Session

October 19, 2017 - I remember meeting Valerie at her friend Christine's wedding, and thinking that she was just about the sweetest and pret...
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Love without Limits : Bernadette & Rus' Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

October 14, 2017 - I first met Bernadette and Rus over the phone, and by the end of the conversation I was in tears from laughing so hard....
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Sarah + Scott's Grand Country Wedding

October 09, 2017 - She grew up farming, he grew up surrounded by construction. Sarah and Scott share a strong work ethic, and found their w...
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Joy in the Midst of Sorrow : Natalie and Mitchell's Wedding

September 30, 2017 - Last week I was asked to photograph an "emergency" wedding ceremony. After exchanging text messages I spoke with the bri...
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Forever and Always : Dana & Scott's Gorgeous Chandler's Chophouse Wedding

September 25, 2017 - Over the years we have been blessed to meet so many wonderful couples, but for us Dana and Scott will always hold a spec...
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A Cord of Three Strands is Not Easily Broken : Amy + Brandon's Biltmore Country Club Wedding

September 21, 2017 - Amy and Brandon met in welding school, and as sparks flew they quickly fell in love and became inseparable. Getting to k...
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From Oak Park With Love : Erin & Jason's Lovely Cheney Mansion Wedding

September 16, 2017 - The first time I met Erin and Jason, I was immediately struck by how gorgeous they both are. But as I got to know them i...
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A Toast to True Love : Cristy & Scott's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

September 13, 2017 - Cristy and Scott were meant to be together. They grew up in the same neighborhood, attended the same schools from elemen...
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Sweet Summer Romance : Annie + Ryan's Hyatt Lodge Wedding

August 29, 2017 - Annie and Ryan share a love of sports, family and friends that make their relationship seem enviably carefree. They firs...
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So Happy Together : Laura & Stephen's Chevy Chase Country Club Wedding

August 26, 2017 - Laura and Stephen share a contagious sense of joy that makes them a total delight to be around. From our pre-wedding mee...
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When Four Become One : Melissa & Jake's Bull Valley Golf Club Wedding

August 16, 2017 - Melissa and Jake's love story began when she was pregnant with her sweet daughter, Maddie. Jake helped raise Maddie and...
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Donut of My Eye : Becka & Tevah's Wedgewood North Shore Wedding

August 14, 2017 - We met Becka and Tevah last year at the wedding of one of our favorite couples, Kariann and Tim. Becka was Kariann's mai...
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Only Have Hawkeyes For You : Kathy & Tom's Romantic Mistwood Golf Club Wedding

July 23, 2017 - Kathy and Tom were meant to be together, though they didn't always know it. They both went to Rolling Meadows High Schoo...
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Love Makes the World Go 'Round : Katherine & Mike's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

July 15, 2017 - When we first photographed Kathryn and Mike at their engagement session, we were struck by how perfect they were for eac...
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Local Love : Anne + Andrew's Rolling Green Country Club Wedding

July 08, 2017 - Over the last three and a half years, our family has come to know downtown Arlington Heights as "home." We love this tow...
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Great Things Come to Those Who Wait : Amy + Tom's Chevy Chase Country Club Wedding

June 30, 2017 - Amy and Tom took their time getting to their wedding day, but for these two, it was entirely worth the wait. After meeti...
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Made for One Another : Lisa & Kevin's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

June 23, 2017 - Lisa and Kevin were made for one another. She is sweet, and a bit quiet; he is gregarious and affable. Together they com...
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Meet the Family : The Photographers at Something Blue Photography & Design

May 05, 2017 - My name is Liz Schrenk, and this is the story of my business, Something Blue Photography and Design. Ever since I was...
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Throw Love Around Like Confetti : Lydia & Dave's Noah's Lincolnshire Wedding

April 30, 2017 - THESE TWO... There could be no better introduction for Lydia and Dave than this one, taken from their wedding website:...
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Worth the Wait : Amanda and Jason's Hotel Baker Wedding

April 23, 2017 - 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 laug...
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Winter Romance : Brittany & David's Seven Bridges Country Club Wedding

March 28, 2017 - 2017 is already shaping up to be our most exciting year yet at Something Blue. We have a PACKED wedding season, and are...
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High School Sweethearts : Becky and Steve's Romantic Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

March 06, 2017 - Before I became a full-time photographer, I taught photography at Elk Grove High School for eight years. I loved buildin...
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Garden Romance : Hannah and Mike's Botanic Garden Engagement Session

February 18, 2017 - The Chicago Botanic Garden is one of my favorite places to visit. I love exploring the carefully manicured gardens and t...
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Snow in Love : Carolyn and Joe's Lincoln Park Engagement Session

February 11, 2017 - It's been an unusually mild winter (by Chicago's standards). Here we are nearly half-way through February, and it hasn't...
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BEST of 2016

December 27, 2016 - 2016 was such a big, busy and beautiful year for Something Blue, we have so much to be thankful for. Looking back on eac...
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Elegance and Romance : Shelli & Carson's Streamwood Wedding

December 16, 2016 - Shelli and Carson first met at SIU in Carbondale, Illinois. Shelli was a senior at SIUC and Carson was visiting for a wo...
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A Gorgeous Vegan Celebration : Cait & Scott's Wisconsin Wedding

November 30, 2016 - Cait and Scott first met in college, and the twists and turns of fate brought their paths together time and again. After...
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Faith, Hope, and Love : Kariann & Tim's Venuti's Banquets Wedding

November 19, 2016 - I first met Kariann and Tim two years ago, but it feels like a lifetime ago. They had just gotten engaged and she reache...
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A Match Made in Heaven : Catherine and Sean's Fall Engagement Session

November 15, 2016 - We meet so many kind and lovely people through this job, getting to know individuals and families is truly one of the be...
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Fall in Love : Dana and Scott's Cantigny Engagement Session

November 12, 2016 - Before I started Something Blue Photography and Design, I worked for eight years as a high school teacher in District 21...
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From Paris with Love : Amanda & Jordan's Makray Memorial Golf Club Wedding

November 11, 2016 - Amanda and Jordan are two of the warmest people you will ever meet. She can light up a room with her gorgeous smile, he...
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Rustic Love Near the Lake : Erica & Jeff's Camp Lakotah Wedding

November 05, 2016 - Wisconsin holds a special place in my heart. As a kid, our family spent almost every summer weekend relaxing by the shor...
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Black, Elegant, Chic : Becca & Kyle's Halloween Wedding

October 31, 2016 - Since she was little, Becca had always LOVED Halloween. She dreamed of one day getting married on Halloween, walking dow...
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow : Lauren & Kiel's Arboretum Club Wedding

October 30, 2016 - Lauren and Kiel are a perfect match. When we first sat down together, I felt so comfortable, like we had been friends fo...
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More Romantic than Any Fairytale : Kate & Gregg's Barn at Hornbaker Gardens Wedding

October 29, 2016 - Once upon a time, Kate was a real-life Disney princess. She had dreamed of her wedding day since she was a little girl a...
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Meet the Family : The Something Blue Photographers

August 11, 2016 - My name is Liz Schrenk, and this is the story of my business, Something Blue Photography and Design. Ever since I was...
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A Perfect Fairytale : Cassidy & Chris' Barrington Wedding

July 20, 2016 - They met at a friend's house and couldn't help noticing each other. After hanging out a few times, Cassidy and Chris off...
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A Sweet Stroll through the City : Oak Park Engagement Session

June 17, 2016 - Two years ago I photographed the sweetest wedding in Lake Geneva, and was lucky enough to meet the bride's gorgeous daug...
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