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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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Ravenswood Event Center Chicago Wedding Photography

Taking us back to 2017 again, here are some highlights from another lovely wedding photographed at Ravenswood Event Center, with portraits taking place at Chicago’s North Avenue Beach.

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City View Loft Chicago Wedding Photography

Sharing some highlights from another beautiful wedding I photographed in 2017 – this time at the lovely City View Loft in Chicago, IL with Rana and Blake! Portraits were taken at Olive Park, not far from Chicago’s famous Navy Pier. Enjoy!

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Fishermen’s Inn Elburn Wedding Photography

Catching up on my past weddings of 2017-18 (my business’s busiest years yet!), I wanted to share just a few of the images from Kate and Zach’s May 2017 wedding at one of my favorite venues, Fishermen’s Inn of Elburn.

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Puerto Rico

Sharing some images I took of the beautiful island of Puerto Rico back in 2016 when I visited to photograph a wedding there. All of these images were taken on my Contax 645 medium format film camera using Portrait 800 and 400 film stocks, developed by The Find Lab.

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Condado Vanderbilt Hotel Wedding // Puerto Rico Destination Photography

Going back in time to today to share some images I photographed in 2016 from Kristi and Matt’s beautiful wedding day at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in Puerto Rico. I have fallen so far behind in blogging since becoming a busy mom of two (almost three, since my sister also lives with us) but a […]

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