Mad Men Style Engagement // Amelia + David

Mad Men Themed Courtroom Engagement

This Mad Men styled engagement session is more than meets the eye.  Amelia and David are both in the legal field so we began brainstorming themes that could incorporate their careers.  We discussed a number of different themes and locations from funny to formal but slowly an idea formed.Read More


Drake Hotel Chicago Wedding

Korean and Indian Wedding at The Drake Hotel

The Drake Hotel is one of the most iconic views from Lake Shore Drive.  If you’re traveling in the early evening or night time you’ll see the lavender sign glowing for miles.  Read More


Chicago South Pond Engagement // Kasia and Sebastian

Studio Gang South Pond Engagement Photography

Almost famous in its own way, the Chicago South Pond in Lincoln Park is perfect for engagement photography.  It’s not uncommon to see at least a dozen or more photographers and future newlyweds wandering the area on a pleasant weekend.  This iconic spot is the perfect merger of Chicago skyline and the beautiful greens of nature.

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Chicago Portrait Session // Yuliya

Yuliya is the feature of our Chicago portrait session this week. Sometimes it’s great to get out there and just do a session for you! No matter what you feel you look like today, good or bad, down the road you’ll be glad you did! The question is, what do you do for a portrait session?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


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


Chicago Cultural Center Engagement // Ashley + Kyle

Chicago Cultural Center Engagement

One of my personal favorite gems to head to is the Chicago Cultural Center for shoots. And really you can capture images of just about anything there including the venue itself, high fashion portraits or even some quirky fun photos turn out great! Ashley and Kyle currently reside in St. Louis and one of the things that they wanted to make sure we did was to get a bit of Chicago in their engagement photos because we won’t have the opportunity to head into the city on their wedding day.

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The Drake Hotel Engagement – Doreen + Dan

The Drake Hotel is the perfect spot for a Gatsby themed engagement session. It’s not just the style of the hotel which provides a perfect vintage backdrop, but also the sheer volume and size of the hotel which draws you in. Located on the lake front in Chicago, this historic hotel was built in the roaring 1920’s and has been visited by folks including past presidents such as Hoover and Eisenhower, entertainers Liz Taylor and Frank Sinatra, and most importantly by Doreen and Dan who selected the hotel for a portion of their engagement session.

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