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I'm Rachael and I'm so happy you're here. This blog a journal about our photography work, lives, travels, and style. Stay a while and say hello!

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The Ringling Museum Wedding Inspiration | Sarasota, Florida Wedding Photography

This beautiful fine art wedding editorial put together by Melanie Paige Events at The Ringling Museum is full of inspiration for the modern bride who craves a touch of old world romance for her wedding day. With a color palette of pastels and touches of lavender, blue, and blush pink, we simply adore everything about […]

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destination photography

A lifestyle family session at the beach in Naples, Florida

I have had the honor of documenting engagement, wedding, and now family photos for my good friend Brittany Bekas – and each and every time I get this family in front of my camera, magic happens. For this session, we chose to photograph at sunset on a beach in beautiful Naples, Florida, and we wanted […]

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couples

An Amelia Island Engagement Session at the Omni Resort and Walker’s Landing

Addison & Amelia opted to have their engagement session at the same locations their beautiful wedding day will happen at in 2023 – the Omni Resort and Walker’s Landing on Amelia Island – with the skillful team of Collins Korman Events as their planners. About the photographer: Rachael is a hybrid fine art wedding and […]

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6 Mindful Tips for Choosing What to Wear to Your Next Photo Session

Have a photo session coming up soon and drawing a total blank on what to wear? Here are some seven helpful tips I always tell my own clients to keep in mind when planning their wardrobes, regardless of whether we are planning an engagement session, family session, or even personal branding photos. Whatever the time […]

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children

4 Tips for Better Family Photos at the Beach – or Anywhere!

So you finally booked that family photo session you’ve been telling yourself was long overdue – three cheers, mama (or dad!). As a mom myself who has been on BOTH sides of the camera (yes, even with screaming kids – trust me, we’ve all been there), I’m here to help make your session go as […]

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destination photography

Brittany & Phil – Zama Beach Club Isla Mujeres, Mexico Wedding

Brittany and Phil’s wedding at the Zama Beach Club on the island of beautiful Isla Mujeres, Mexico was a bohemian bride’s dream. The couple got ready at the Mia Reef Resort alongside their closest friends and family, before traveling to the Punta Sur ecological park for portraits and finally, a ceremony and reception at the […]

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Engagement Session with dog

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Brittany & Phil – A Chicago Engagement Session with their dog

View Brittany and Phil’s beautiful beach wedding day in Mexico here. A fine art Chicago area engagement session with the couple’s golden doodle by Rachael Osborn, Charleston, South Carolina and Chicago, Illinois wedding and engagement photographer. A hybrid photographer, Rachael chooses to work with both digital and medium format film mediums for her work. To […]

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New Blog Coming Soon….

Excuse our mess as we transition to a new blog format and update all our posts! We’re currently in the process of moving not just our blog – but our entire lives – to the coastal region of South Carolina. Please bear with us during this time of change, and don’t forget to sign up […]

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Chestnut Mountain Galena, Illinois Wedding Photography

In this wedding from the summer of 2017, the couple said their vows at the beautiful Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort in Galena, Illinois. The backdrop the Galena area hilltop provided was nothing short of perfection.

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A Relaxed At-Home Engagement Session

Taylor and Nick opted to hold their 2017 engagement session at home, opting for relaxed, romantic vibes. This session was photographed on a mix of medium format film and digital mediums.

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