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Buckingham Fountain Proposal | Chicago Proposal Photographer

It’s not every day your boyfriend takes you on a horse-drawn carriage ride around downtown Chicago. Sarah was completely surprised to be serenaded by a musician playing “Your Song,” by Elton John as Daniel took her out of the carriage and got down on one knee. This was truly a sight for sore eyes! I […]

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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Kristina and Angelito have a love for the ages. Their beautiful and elated blended family contributed to their wedding as the pair said their vows and tied the knot. Kristina’s son helped fluff her sparkling sequined dress as their daughter helped with the rings and flowers. This family is too cute to be true, and […]

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Chicago City Hall Wedding Photographer

Mayra and Nikko had planned a stunning wedding at The Old Post Office for August first, yet life had other plans for them. The adorable pair chose to marry at Chicago’s City Hall, and said their vows before a justice of the peace. Now, this was not what they had envisioned, all rustic decor and […]

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La Grange Backyard Wedding| Chicago Wedding Photographer

Carolyn and Rob had to reverse-postpone their November 2020 wedding due to COVID-19, and planned their entire event perfectly from shake-up to finish. Carolyn’s backyard doubled as the perfect ceremony and reception space for her family and friends; social-distancing style. I was so inspired and in awe of the kind spirits that filled the room, […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Ep. 6 | Pia Silva

Pia Silva, a branding expert / personal hero of mine and contributor for Forbes, was on the show today! Thank you so much, Pia for sharing about your wedding, what it is like working as a married couple, and what is most important to you in planning a wedding. I loved having you with us […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Ep. 5- My most important interview I have ever hosted

For this episode of Couples Helping Couples, I interviewed some VIP’s- Very Important Parents! My mom and dad were a laugh and a half on this show, and each question I will treasure forever, as my father has been tragically diagnosed with brain cancer, and this interview will live on forever and ever. Thank you […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Ep. 4 | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Real talk with a wedding planner about her elopement and decision to plan weddings full time! Thank you, Rebecca from RMP Chi Events for being on the show 🙂 Follow her on instagram @rmpchievents!

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What does a safe wedding look like during COVID-19?

Hi friends, I have included a link to Huge Little Weddings’ blog post, as I found it useful for those of you planning your wedding in the era of uncertainty. I work closely with this company, and they are one of my preferred vendors. Find this helpful info below! Thank you to Benjie from Back […]

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Couples Helping Couples: Ep. 3| Chicago Wedding Photographer Podcast

In this episode, Atlee and Rachel chat about expecting the unexpected, planning for rain on your wedding day, letting go of control, and taking a breath every now and then to take in the joy of your amazing day. Atlee expressed after the recording ended how fun it was for her to go back and […]

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