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Full-time photographer, mom-boss, wife, and dog lover. Probably binging a true crime podcast while I edit. Speaks fluent memes + sarcasm, but loves people. Welcome to my blog.

 rachael

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Adler Planetarium Wedding Carley and Cody’s Adler Planetarium Wedding in Chicago was a dream come true to photograph. Special thanks goes out to the entire creative team, including: Second Shooter: Danielle Marie Photography // Hair & Makeup: Carly Does Makeup, Hair by Spair // Venue:Adler Planetarium // Bride’s Dress: BHLDN …& many more Shot hybrid […]

I’m long overdo in sharing these images from Liz and Jimmy’s beautiful winter wedding at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois. Shot on a Canon 5DMIII & Canon L-series lenses. Special thanks goes out to the entire creative team, including: Second Shooter: Danielle Marie Photography // Event Planner: Everlasting Elegant Weddings // Venue: Hotel Baker […]

I’m behind in blogging so many beautiful weddings and portrait sessions from 2016 that I felt it was best to share just a few highlights from the many sessions I have had the honor of photographing (rather than pressure myself to pull together lengthy posts and put up nothing at all, haha). The first I […]

My wonderful assistant, Danielle of Danielle Marie Images, recently welcomed her 4th child home in December and I was lucky enough to get to capture some “Fresh 48” photos of their time in the hospital with sweet baby Grey immediately after his birth. These images were shot entirely on film, using the Contax 645 and […]

Thank you to the Snare family for having me! Photographed on a Canon 5DMIII & Contax 645. Film processed by the FIND Lab.

  This inspiration shoot was a collaboration between myself and a number of area Chicago wedding vendors, and was recently featured on Every Last Detail here, where you can check out many more images from the shoot. It was so fun to be a part of the shoot, and the details were positively swoon-worthy. Many […]

 I’m so excited to share some images from a recent editorial shoot I collaborated on. We were honored to have it published on Wedding Chicks recently, so head on over here and check out all the details, complete with some custom his & her cocktail recipes inspired by the 2016 Pantone colors of the year! […]

Thank you so much to Lisa and Matthew for having me be a part of their beautiful wedding day at the Abbey Resort and Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. I am so honored I got to be a part of your lovely day!   Special thanks to the entire creative team, including… Photography // Rachael […]

This wedding was extra special because I had the honor of photographing it for family. Opal and Tom are my husband’s (and through marriage, my own) aunt and uncle! They are such a blessing to call family, and we are so lucky to have them in our lives. Their backyard wedding held at a friend’s […]

Thank you, Jenn and David, for having me be a part of your beautiful wedding day at the Twelve Corners Vineyard in Benton Harbor this past August. It was a joy and an honor to be there and celebrate with you!   Special thanks to the entire creative team, including… Photography // Rachael Osborn Photography […]