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Chicago Engagement Photos | Jenny + Greg

“Chicago Style Engagement” A quick peek at Jenny and Greg’s Chicago engagement photos. The city provided a beautiful backdrop for a beautiful couple! From Greg’s surprise proposal in the presence of both of their families to the joy and obvious love they showed for each other during our session, I can only imagine the happiness […]

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Nicole + David’s Chicago Memorial Day Wedding Photos

“Memorial Day Wedding” It was the most lovely August day for Nicole and David’s Memorial Day wedding weekend!  Much warmer than anyone anticipated, but that didn’t stop them from the fun, celebrating their big day with family and friends. Starting the night before with the rehearsal, the celebration traversed the city, from Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood, to […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

“Honoring Dad” They say that Dad is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love. In my case, that’s certainly true. This is one of my favorite photos of me and my Pops. It’s showing it’s age – puffy sleeves and all! – but I cherish it, as it’s one of the few good, professional […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

“A Celebration of Motherhood” There are so many mom-centric moments in our lives – I’m very lucky to be part of so many of the happy ones, including my own! Other than a few selfies, I don’t have photos that I’ve taken with me and my Mom together. But, this series of me and each of my […]

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Business Lifestyle Photography | What is THAT?

“Not just what you look like, but who you are…” That’s my goal, every time I photograph someone, an event, food…whatever it is. I want the viewer to understand a bit about who or what the subject is about, their personality. Outside of my wedding and family work, my favorite “people” photography revolves around small […]

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Jason + Shelley’s Portage Park Engagement Photos

“It’s a (my) family affair” Full disclosure: I know the groom-to-be here very well. In fact, I’ve known him his whole life…he’s my youngest brother. And he’s getting married!!! I promised myself I wasn’t going to cry, but I’m tearing up just typing those words. I am so full of love and happiness and excitement for […]

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Theresa + Eduardo's Chicago Winter Wedding Photos

“Roses are Red…” Hellooo, February! Hearts and flowers, chocolates and champagne, Be Mine and Valentine’s Day. It’s also American Heart Month. What better time to showcase the beautiful Red Lacquer Room at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago? It was a crisp, clear winter day for Theresa and Eduardo’s celebration and everything was sparkling – […]

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Theresa + Eduardo’s Chicago Winter Wedding Photos

“Roses are Red…” Hellooo, February! Hearts and flowers, chocolates and champagne, Be Mine and Valentine’s Day. It’s also American Heart Month. What better time to showcase the beautiful Red Lacquer Room at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago? It was a crisp, clear winter day for Theresa and Eduardo’s celebration and everything was sparkling – […]

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Food Photography | Super Bowl Deliciousness

“Soup to Nuts” In honor of this month’s sports “holiday,” I thought I’d talk about a few commercial food shoots I’ve done for Super Bowl and football promotions. Kicking it off is a cozy threesome of soups I shot for Snapware, recipes by one of my favorite chefs, the inimitable Emeril Lagasse. Soups are tricky…the […]

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