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An Emotional And Joyful Wedding Day When Priscilla began walking down the isle, a pre-recording memo of Michael’s voice came over the speakers. He spoke about how much he loved her. He spoke about how meeting Priscilla was the best thing that has happened to him. He reminded her to breath and not stress. As […]

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Silver Lake Country Club Wedding | Priscilla & Michael

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A Very Pink Wedding Day One week before Sophia and Dillon got married, they celebrated 13 years together. That in itself is absolutely amazing. Through their 13 years together Sophia and Dillon have celebrated many milestones such as growing into adulthood and welcoming their beautiful daughter, Riley, into this world. I have been lucky enough […]

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Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club Wedding | Sophia & Dillon

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A Milwaukee War Memorial Wedding Smart, attractive, funny and adventurous. This is how I describe Kelly & Ben. Kelly and Ben celebrated their love story with a Milwaukee War Memorial Military summer wedding. Kelly wore a cream, tulle gown while Ben represented our United States Marines in his uniform. They day was filled with bright […]

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Milwaukee Military Wedding | Kelly & Ben

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From High School Sweethearts to 25 years Vow Renewal Jessica and Don met in Elementary School. Even as children, they knew each other would play very special roles in their lives. And at 15 and 16, Jessica and Don got married with every odd against them. At their 25 year Vow Renewal, Don gave a […]

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Warehouse 109 Plainfield, IL Vow Renewal | Jessica & Don

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A Persian Wedding Celebration at Colvin House Jenny and Milad’s downtown Chicago wedding at the Colvin House was a dream! Their day was filled with pure joy as they welcomed family and friends to witness their half American, half Persian wedding ceremony. In Jenny & Milad’s downtime, they enjoy walking to the beach and watching […]

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Wedding Downtown Chicago | Jenny + Milad

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A Memorial Day Weekend Farm Wedding Mary and Erich said “I do” Memorial Day Weekend at their farm wedding at Northfork in Oswego, Illinois. This patriotic themed farm wedding was more than fitting as Erich currently serves in the United States Air Force. Their entire day filled with love, handcrafted details and guests from far […]

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Northfork Farm Wedding | Mary & Erich

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Jane and Alex married on Saturday, April 27th in their downtown Chicago wedding at the South Shore Cultural Center. Their wedding day was unique and whimsical, including the 2 inches of snow on the ground. In April. The happy couple fell in love with the South Shore Cultural Center’s elegance and old style feel. They […]

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South Shore Cultural Center Chicago Wedding | Jane + Alex

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Please enjoy these beautiful photos of Art and Inez wedding, who were married Friday, April 26th, 2019, celebrating the occasion at the Avalon Banquets in Elk Grove Village, IL. When asked to describe their wedding in three words, Art & Inez told me “upbeat, amazing, and a ray of sunshine”.  The first time I sat […]

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Art & Inez’s Mexican-Inspired Wedding at the Avalon

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Melanie & Travis eloped at Chapel in the Pines! What I love most about elopements is that they are spontaneous and throw the rule book out of the window! As a wedding photographer who generally spends two years with couples carefully planning every last detail, elopements challenge me to get more creative on the spot […]

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Chapel In The Pines Elopement | Melanie + Travis

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Michelle and Jeff said I do on March 16th, 2019 in their downtown Galena, IL wedding. It was the perfect setting for this couple, who is not only beautiful on the outside (seriously, look at their portraits!) but they are both so beautiful on the inside. They make me smile ear to ear. I am […]

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Michelle + Jeff’s Downtown Galena, IL Wedding

Michelle + Jeff's Downtown Galena, IL Wedding