About Krystal




Specializing in Wedding + Family Photography in the Chicagoland area


specializing in wedding + family photography in the chicagoland area

Downtown Chicago Winter Engagement Session | Joe + Mary Emily

There is so much to love about this Downtown Chicago Winter Engagement Session. First of all, no matter how cold it is in the city, it’s always so beautiful. The way I always see it is, if it’s going to be cold, give me something pretty to enjoy. And you can always find something worth […]

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October Wedding Day at Mount Langham in Kankakee, IL | Nick + Lauren

This beautiful fall wedding day at Mount Langham was one of the days that I had been counting down to for the longest time! When I had originally talked to Lauren after getting engaged, she told me all about her vision of an outdoor wedding. The vision was clear, and I began to picture exactly […]

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Sunset Fall Engagement Session | Kankakee, IL | Sean + Spencer

It’s never a secret that I’m a sucker for some love at sunset! When Spencer told me she wanted to do the engagement session on her parents property (where they’d be married), I was all “HELL YEA!” I know you may not be able to tell from these photos but this property is going to […]

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Fall Engagement Session at Wildcat Den State Park in Muscatine Iowa | Travis + Kelsey

These Fall colors! There is nothing I love more than an Engagement Session in the fall where the trees are still rocking the warm, colorful tones. But to also throw in some beautiful, tall Pine Trees?! I mean, come on. What’s not to love about all of that? The Wildcat Den State Park was the […]

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YES! You NEED An Engagement Session | Tips For The Bride-to-Be

Over the years I have had many couples ask me “Do I really need an Engagement Session? We aren’t doing Save the Dates.” My answer is always the same, so let’s dive into that. I don’t need you to have an engagement session just so I can have the gorgeous photos. I need you to […]

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Tree Farm Minis 2019 | Cupola House Tree Farm

2019 Tree Farm Minis were by far my favorite so far. I always love getting to see new and returning families this time of the year as they prep for the Holiday Season. This year, I had such a great turnout and 3 amazing days to work with. Thank you to Cupola House for always […]

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Locavore Farm Summer Wedding Day in Grant Park, IL | Jack + Rachel

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Anniversary Session on the Lake in Chicago | Ryan + Sam

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 […]

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Summer Family Session in Kankakee, IL | The Langlois Family

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Kankakee, IL Summer Engagement Session | Grant + Kayla

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 […]

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