It was cold, extremely low double digits, fingers to the point of hypothermia, and red-tipped noses. However, these two? Absolutely KILLED it. They braved the cold and still killed it the entire time. We were only able to make it for 20 minutes before calling it, but it was still some of the best photos I have ever taken.
I connected with Paisley in her beginning stages of wedding planning back in October of 2020. From the second we started chatting I knew this wedding was gonna be a showstopper. This was my first time time photographing at Providence Vineyard and I sure damn hope its not my last! This venue had everything to a huge spacious ceremony space, outdoor vineyard, high ceilings with unique chandeliers, a stunning bridal suite and a balcony that was just to die for. This place overall is an 11/10 in my books! Plus, the wedding coordinator was so helpful, communicative, and nice it seriously is a huge help for us when it comes to the day of!
They had their ceremony as their Presbyterian church in Lincolnshire, and moved the party to Pinstripes in Barrington. I have never shot at Pinstripes, but I sure hope its not my last! Their cover outdoor patio was perfect for the weather, and had a large floor space, games for the kids, and not to mention the hanging lights which I’m a huge sucker for. Of course, it was beautiful, but I am all about the people. The staff was so genuine, helpful, accommodating, and fun! Honestly, my experience there was a breathe of fresh air!
The day started out with total clouds, downpour, constant brown outs, right up until, my arrival to Tacs Stables for Cody and Celeste’s Wedding Reception. Luckily, just an hour before my arrival, the rain stopped, the skies cleared, and the sun started to peak through the clouds. It was perfect!
Tori and Justin’s had the most lovely intimate wedding at McHenry Country Club right at the beginning of fall in October. Before the ceremony, Justin had a first look with his two daughters, which was absolutely precious and then all the tears seeing Tori walk down the aisle for the first time, and of course I cried. I swooped them away after the ceremony down to the golf course where we took the best couples photos and they just give you all the butterflies and smiles.
I obsess over fall. The leaves changing, the sweater weather, all the fits you can imagine. Now, engagement sessions in the fall? You have my heart forever. Nick and Ellen’s engagement session could not have been more perfect. We started off in Lincoln park with their pup, Bengal, who really was the star of the […]