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specializing in wedding + family photography in the chicagoland area

Locavore Farm Summer Wedding Day | Jack + Rachel | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

This day. This beautiful Summer Wedding Day. It was just friggin perfect. Is that cliche? Do I say it like every time? mmm ok, yes I know. But seriously, I LOVE an outdoor reception. And the light we had on this evening was A+ magic! Ok so rewind a bit. I’ve known Rachel for a […]

September 12, 2019

wedding photography

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Summer Engagement Session in Grant Park, IL | Jason + Megan | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

I seriously had a blast with Megan and Jason during their Summer Engagement Session. When I first talked to Megan about Engagement photos, there wasn’t a big huge plan. There wasn’t a ton that she wanted to incorporate, she just knew she wanted them done soon and that they like to ride their bikes. She […]

August 15, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Anniversary Session on the Lake in Chicago | Krystal Richmond Photography |Chicagoland Photographer

Friends, in the city, on the lake, celebrating life, having fun. My kind of session right there. I had so much fun with Ryan and Sam as we explored the city a bit for their anniversary session. They have been married for 5 years and have two angel babies, but this time it was just […]

August 7, 2019

couples session, family photography

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Summer Family Session in Kankakee, IL | The Langlois Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

If I told you how much I loved shooting this summer family session, It’d be an understatement. Rachel is my girl, my fellow baseball/photog mom that I love chatting about life with. Being able to document her family in this season makes me feel so good. I mean just look at these kids and how […]

August 6, 2019

family photography

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Wedding Day at Town & Country Events in Milford, IL | Joe + Lexi | Central Illinois Wedding Photographer

My first Wedding at Town & Country Events in Milford, and it was perfect! I couldn’t have asked for a better staff to work with than the ladies at this venue. Between the staff and coordinator, it was a great group of ladies to work with. And of course a pretty awesome DJ. Lucas Heinrich’s […]

July 29, 2019

wedding photography

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Kankakee, IL Engagement Session | Grant + Kayla | Chicagoland Engagement & Wedding Photographer

I thought planning this engagement session was going to be difficult since Grant is in Australia for work. But these two have been great at planning and arranging for this session to happen around a trip home. This also was pretty cool because they’re not seeing each other too much right now. Which means they […]

July 26, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Chicago Lifestyle Newborn Session in Chicago, IL | Baby Leah | Krystal Richmond Photography

I’ll start by saying that I don’t photograph a lot of newborns anymore. My business has evolved and it’s just not my main focus. However, when a friend or someone I know has a cute little babes, there’s no way I’m turning down that lifestyle session! I met Val when we worked together a couple […]

July 26, 2019

family photography, lifestyle photography, newborn photography

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Spring Wedding Day at Starved Rock State Park in Oglesby, IL | Rafael + Kayla | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

On the day of the Raf and Kaylas wedding, I had checked the weather and all was still clear, 0% chance of rain. Well … cool right? NO! I was about 20 minutes from Starved Rock when I noticed it getting super dark. I checked my weather app again to see that It was no […]

June 27, 2019

wedding photography

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Greenhouse Summer Family Session in Joliet, IL | The Kjell Family | Chicagoland Family Photographer

If you’ve never been to the Bird Haven Greenhouse in Joliet, IL … GO! It’s so cute. Nothing big and crazy but it’s such a cute little spot to visit and one of my new favorites to take photos at. If you’re not familiar with these faces yet, they come to see me yearly and […]

June 26, 2019

family photography

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Summer Wedding Day at Miller Farms Barn in Gifford, IL | Jesse + MaryJane | Central Illinois Wedding Photographer

Jesse and MaryJane had their reception at the Miller Farms Barn in Gifford, IL which is a small town just outside of Champaign. This was the venues FIRST WEDDING! I was so honored to be a part of this day with them as well, they have such great visions for this Barn and I hope […]

June 24, 2019

wedding photography

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Dreamy Summer Night Engagement Session | Nick + Lauren | Chicagoland Engagement + Wedding Photographer

Take 2 for these love birds! I originally shot Nick and Laurens engagement session in the winter on an extremely cold, -30 degree day (which you can see here). As the warmer months were approaching, Lauren had mentioned to me a few times how she would love if we could do another session on a […]

June 19, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Plainfield, IL Family Photographer | Ryan + Allie’s Pregnancy Announcement

You might remember this stunning couple from their wedding that I shared with you back in September of last year. From the moment I met Ryan + Allie at their wedding consultation, I knew they would become more than just clients. So when Allie text me to tell me they were expecting and asked me […]

June 3, 2019

couples session, family photography, maternity photography

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