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Museum Campus Engagement | Chicago Wedding Photographers

Jasmine and Keith are so darn perfect together! Typically when your partner is best friends with your brother, things can go one way or another. Luckily for Jasmine and Keith, their love blossomed along with the friendship! This couple flew in from St Louis for their engagement session after having some photos done in Rome […]

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Anniversary in the park |Chicago wedding photographer

Emily and Brian were truly a sight for sore eyes, and a half & a half. I had so much fun capturing their pets, their new home, and a night in a Chicagoland forest preserve. Peek below for their dreamy session, caught on digital mixed in with Portra 400 film on the Pentax 645N and […]

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The Film Archives – Fuji 400H and Portra 400 35mm Canon 1V and Pentax K1000 | Chicago wedding photographer

For mine and Cole’s 2 year dating anniversary, we went to the woods since we were quarantined together, and then took a walk around Loyola’s campus. We had so much fun at the woods shooting on my Canon 1V Fuji 400H film, and waited a few months to get our film processed due to the […]

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10 Free, At Home Date Night Ideas | Chicago Wedding Photographer

As a Chicago wedding photographer dating a salesman, we are trying to be creative with all of our down time at home, and are keeping romance alive. I wanted to provide some loving ideas for you and your partner that you can do for free or low cost, and that are at home. Peek below […]

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The Film Archives: Canon 1V Fuji 400H | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Being a Chicago wedding photographer who has shot digital for years, I had my first 35mm film client come to Rogers Park to shoot with me… YAY! I was over the moon with how these scans turned out with my new Canon1V film camera. This was my first time shooting with the 1V, and the […]

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The Film Archives: Fuji 400h PentaxK1000|Chicago Wedding Photographer

Being a Chicago wedding photographer who has been shooting digital for over 10 years, I just started shooting film! After idolizing film photographers for about a decade, my father gifted me his old Pentax K1000 film camera, which some would say could double as a hammer for nails since it is so durable. I am […]

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Rachel’s Lifestyle Portrait Session | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Chicago Lifestyle Branding Photographer Rachel and Rachel.. sounds like a new hit sitcom about two girls who watch Game of Thrones and obsess over herbal teas/coffee. Oh, wait! That is actually our life. I had such a great time taking this kindred spirit’s photos the other night. We laughed, we chatted, and felt like we […]

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Mom + Dad’s Anniversary Session

When your parents are married for 25+ years, you start to realize how special each piece of family history is. For my mom’s wedding anniversary present, I photographed my family’s wedding memorabilia, along with fragments of items collected along the way to the present moments. On their wedding day, my father wore a pink bowtie, which […]

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Becca’s West Loop Chicago Photo Excursion

It’s only natural that when your friend takes your photo for promotional photos, you grab a few of her too! See our session below for lots of laughs, model poses, and candid memories! 🙂 Model: Becca Waterloo 

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