This fall has been full of sunrise shoots for me, with almost no evening shoots in sight. Certainly a different change for me, but one I’m so happy my couples have been opting for. Sunrise engagement sessions are so beautiful and really make the early wake-up worth it, as the early hour tends to make the city feel like a private playground for photos, the light is so stunning (and very different than in the evening), and we’re able to do the shoot before any snafus in the day can affect anyone’s mood. 🙂 Lauren, Jeff and I all met up in downtown Chicago for their shoot on a recent fall morning. We went to several locations I’ve shot at before, but shooting in the morning allowed me to see many of my favorite spots in, literally, a different light! I just adore this couple—they are both so kind and sweet, with the most positive, warm and kind energy. I love how visibly they love each other; what a treat to shoot! I am so happy we were able to do this beautiful shoot for them with the greens and golds to serve as a perfect balance to their winter wedding in just a few months! Crossing my fingers and toes for snow! 🙂

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