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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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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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Fishermen’s Inn Elburn Wedding

Adding some images from another beautiful 2017 wedding at Fishermen’s Inn in Elburn. I just loved the unique touches this wedding had – from the subtle bicycle theming to the Kate Spade Mr. & Mrs. balloons! Here’s a glimpse into this day…

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Tennis Themed Senior Portrait Session on Medium Format Film

I photographed these images from a 2017 senior session on my Contax 645 on Portra 400 film, developed and scanned by the Find Lab. Most of the session was themed around the student’s love for the sport of tennis, with an adorable vintage vibe and photographed in Dixon, Illinois.

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Oak Hill Farms Wedding Photography in Galena, IL

Another 2017 wedding getting added to the blog today – this time from the beautiful Oak Hill Farms in Apple River – just outside of the historic Galena, Illinois area. Here are just a few of the images from this lovely day…

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Geneva National Wedding Photography in Lake Geneva, WI

In 2017, I had the chance to photograph a beautiful wedding for a truly wonderful couple at the beautiful Geneva National Golf Course in Lake Geneva, WI. Here are a few highlights from their wedding day…

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South Haven Michigan Beach Family Photography

In July of 2017, I had the chance to take some family portraits on the beaches of South Haven, Michigan for another talented photographer friend (check her out – Sarah Sunstrom Photography!). Here are a few of the images we captured, most of which were shot on my Contax 645 on Portra 400, developed by […]

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