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specializing in wedding + family photography in the chicagoland area

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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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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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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Cantigny Park Engagement Session | Joe + Kaitlyn | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

What a blast we had at Cantigny Park for Joe and Kaitlyn’s engagement session! I honestly have SO many more photos that I would love to share because their gallery is huge and filled with so much fun and laughter. The fact that I was able to have this much fun with Joe and Kaitlyn […]

May 30, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Plainfield, IL Engagement Session | Dale + Jasmine | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

Jasmine and Dale have such a great love story and I loved reading about it when Jasmine was telling me how it all started. Dale did all the right things when he proposed too Jasmine. He planned out the day, wrote down his speech, nervously chugged all the water at lunch, staged the perfect setting […]

May 24, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Flipping A House Into A Home | The Growing Gowler Family | Kankakee, IL

Whenever I get to photograph a special time in someones life, it’s always a blessing. But when those people happen to be your friends, really really good friends, it takes on a whole new meaning. It already was such an amazing experience to photograph Bri and Mikes Wedding in 2017, but now I got to […]

May 6, 2019

couples session, family photography

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Evening Riverwalk Couples Session | Naperville, IL | Channing + Samantha

The way the Naperville Riverwalk lights up behind these two has me speechless! I love a good urban session and Downtown Naperville has so much to offer for a beautiful evening setting. I can’t wait to get back and shoot here over the summer and fall when it’s all bloomed and even more gorgeous. But […]

May 3, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Country Engagement Session | Cissna Park, IL | Central Illinois Engagement and Wedding Photographer

I hope when you see photos of Ashley and Sam, you just feel their kind and loving spirit radiating through! Cissna Park is this small, quaint little town in Central Illinois that many probably don’t know about. I know I barely knew about this town until last year when I met one of my other […]

April 30, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Small Town Sunset Engagement Session | Kankakee, IL | Chad + Sammy | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

Sunsets in the country fields of a small town have my whole heart! There’s something about the quiet nights (until the train rolls through) and fields that go on for days to catch the perfect sunset! This little town just south of Kankakee, IL gave us the perfect setting for Chad and Sammys engagement session. […]

April 10, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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Greenhouse Engagement Session in Grant Park, IL | Jack + Rachel | Chicagoland Wedding Photographer

When Rachel asked me how I felt about a Greenhouse engagement session, I instantly had those little heart eyes pop out in front of me! I LOVE when clients come to me with these kind of ideas. I’ve always had a Greenhouse engagement on my radar but never had the right opportunity to shoot at […]

March 27, 2019

couples session, engagement photography

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