Hotel Lincoln Chicago Engagement

Long before Michael and Whit made their way to the Hotel Lincoln in Chicago, we began their engagement session with a more lifestyle theme.  We really wanted their personalities to come forward which is along the lines of Michael playing with the dog in bed as Whit examines the two of them from a mildly perturbed perspective. Read More


The Rookery Wedding

Photographing a wedding at The Rookery is an absolutely thrilling experience.  During the day it serves as home to commercial offices but for events the businesses are covered by draping which leaves only the beautiful architecture.  Read More


Chicago Congress Hotel Wedding // Nikki + Nick

Congress Hotel Wedding

This winter wonderland wedding at the Congress Hotel in Chicago could not have been any better. December is indeed a pretty cold month to get married, however if you’re planning your wedding at a great venue with lot’s of details and decor then you can stay inside for your portrait session. Read More


Chicagoland Wedding // Alex + Gene

For their engagement session, Alex and Gene did their photos in a number of their favorite city locations because we knew that on their wedding day it would not be possible to hit all the spots they wanted to. So on the day of the wedding we did a 180 and sought out the quaint and quiet feel of Long Grove, IL. Read More


Chicago Modern Engagement // Regan + Troy

Classic Chicago is just sometimes the way to go for photos but with a slight twist. Regan spends a lot of her time dancing and being a dance and fitness instructor. When discussing ideas with the two of them we were leaning towards a “modern Chicago” feel and decided to work in Regan’s dancing into it! The story begins with the two of them both being at the same lounge (Violet Hour).Read More


Star Wars Engagement // Katie + Paul

Well we’ve got a doozy for you this week and that doozy is a Star Wars Engagement – A Turn To The Dark Side!  Katie and Paul fancy themselves as connoisseurs of all things comic book, Harry Potter and of course Star Wars!  As the planning began of their engagement session and they said to me, “since you do a lot of themed shoots, what if we did a Star Wars engagement shoot?”  And even though I haven’t been a die hard fan of Star Wars, I certainly am now!  The thing that we all wanted to avoid was just grabbing a couple lightsabers and just going straight into a fight scene.  Like any movie, there had to be some sort of story.Read More