Rachel Mandel | mandelettephoto.com

Newberry Library | Chicago Wedding Photographer

The Newberry Library is truly a historic and beautiful space. From the array of old and romantic books, to the restored original mosaic floor in the lobby, there is so much that one can do with a space like this! Chayla and Matina, the event coordinators at the library, surprised me with this styled shoot […]

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Walden |Chicago Wedding Photographer

Touring Walden was a dream: the bright ethereal lighting, the floral installation by Steve’s Flower Market, the built in archway and stunning decor, it was all lovely. To top it all off, Walden has their own internal planning company, Plum and Ivy, who plans hundreds of events for them every year. The venue is complete […]

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International Museum of Surgical Science | Chicago Wedding Photographer

The International Museum of Surgical Science, or IMSS, has a long rooted history in Chicago and photography. The woman that the home was built for had a son who was extremely interested in photography, and his works made with pin hole cameras are situated throughout the museum. The stunning library and hall of mortals on […]

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Loft on Lake | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Loft on Lake is truly a special place. Once a photo studio, the family owned business converted into a Chicago wedding venue situated perfectly in the bustling west loop. Nods to the family photography history are found throughout the space, including 2 vintage cameras that were in a historic camera store in Chicago. The wedding […]

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Lincoln Park Proposal | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Jessica and Guy are so sweet together. Jessica had booked a 20 minute mini with me in October for our fall sessions for a mid-day harsh light shoot. I was so nervous after I got a call from her boyfriend, Guy, asking me to help him propose! Those nerves quickly turned into excitement as Guy’s […]

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Cafe Brauer | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Cafe Brauer is honestly one of my favorite venues to capture, and I definitely would be getting married there if it weren’t for 2020 blues. This venue has a gorgeous entrance from start to finish. The stained glass lights as you enter the foyer set the tone for a luxury evening in the great hall. […]

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London House Proposal | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Jenna and Chris are so cute together! The pair met on Bumble and have been dating for a year. Jenna has a huge heart and is an ICU nurse, and Chris had been planning this proposal for a month! The pair are so adorable together, and I am so happy for them. Their downtown chicago […]

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London House Proposal | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Kyler and Nicole are the cutest pair! The two met in elementary school, and have “known each other forever,” and have dated for 3 years. Nicole was so happy when Kyler got down on one knee and popped the question at the London House, Chicago! As their photographer, I made sure to sneak up on […]

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London House Proposal | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Morgan and Justin were a sight for sore eyes at the London House Chicago and Wrigley building! Their proposal photography session went so well.. Morgan was totally taken by surprise and cried as Justin got down on one knee. The pair have been dating for 8 years, and Morgan expressed as they walked past the […]

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