Posts Tagged chicago

Reception Lighting Workshop

One of my favorite parts of the wedding day is the reception – just an incredible celebration of people who matter to the bride and groom on their wedding day. And it’s usually without stress – no more schedule to think about. But we have it rough out here in the midwest: a lot of […]

These blistery days are over – and some beautiful images!

Last week I went over to Lincoln Park with Ginny & Adam. They’re getting married this summer. They were in town all the way from Detroit, MI. What I didn’t expect was for Lake Michigan to blow some of the moodiest weather over Chicago I’ve seen all winter. It wasn’t snowing, or raining – nothing […]

Winter is here, so are engagements

I’m okay with the hibernation state of the winter season here in Chicago. I’m no okay with the lack of snow this year. I feel for all the kids this winter who are still waiting for that total collapse of the sky in hopes of a winter wonderland. If even for a day. With the […]

An Indian Wedding


Shaheja & Asad’s engagement

Working with Shaheja and Asad was so easy – all they did was play with one another for their entire engagement session at Jackson Park’s Wooded Island (just south of the Museum of Science and Industry). But it wasn’t just their characters that were at the island that evening. The weather was moody, windy, thick […]

Brooke & Stu // engaged!

I really love how Brooke & Stu’s engagement session turned out, and their session stands as a perfect example of why it’s important to just go with it: remember to be yourself when it comes to your wedding! Brooke shares a lot of the same qualities of a lot of brides I speak with: she […]

WPPI Road Trip 2011, Chicago – 8/17

I can’t say enough great things about photo conferences. It took me nine years to get through college, and I ended up with two degrees in fields I love: photography and english. But after graduating I really missed the community and interaction of other hard workers. I got my first taste of being around the […]