Aiasha and Charles were married last fall at one of the most beautiful weddings I have ever photographed. Having met in London, they decided to hold a destination wedding for about 50 of their closest friends and family in Chicago, where Charles had been working before starting a graduate program in California. Charles and Aiasha have a very sweet and special bond, and the day was a beautiful ...
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I first met Jessica through some friends of mine and I was so excited when she and Patrick asked me to photograph their wedding in Milwaukee. I absolutely adore shooting in Milwaukee -- to me, it has the perfect mix of nature and urban settings, all within about a 5 minute drive. Jessica and Patrick met at Notre Dame and incorporated the school's signature colors of navy blue and gold throughout t ...
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Christina and Jimmy had a photographer's dream celebration -- 1) Outdoor reception? Check. 2) Unique, modern style and decor? Check. 3) Sweet couple, friends and family? Check, check, check. Overall, their day was a perfect blend of the classic tradition we often get in Chicago -- with a beautiful ceremony at my favorite church, St. Clement -- and a fresh, modern reception outdoors on the terrace ...
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I can't believe how terrible I have been at blogging this year. Already halfway through my season, I've photographed so many wonderful couples this year and have so much work from this year (and last!) to share. Claire and Albert met up with me in Lincoln Park for their Chicago engagement session a few months ago. I had such a fantastic time working with them -- they are both so sweet and relaxed, ...
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Last spring, my sweet friend Kelly Marie and I got together to plan an inspiration shoot. Every once in a while, I love doing these shoots as we are able to collaborate with a team of our amazing friends and creative partners to bring a "wedding style vision" to life. This is always a fun and collaborative process and gives all of us a chance to work outside of our boxes a little bit and bring ...
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