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Hi friends! I hope everyone had an amazing weekend! On the blog today are two of the sweetest people EVER: Ali and Troy. They crossed paths after their best friends started dating (and eventually marrying!) one another. Best friends marrying best friends!! How special is that?! Ali and Troy have been together for over 5 […]

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Julie Smith Petykowski

Elizabeth! The sneak peak at your photo session with Ali and Troy is absolutely perfect!!!!!! Oh and I can’t forget Lindbergh and Big Bun. Ha!!
Thank you for your talent! You are amazing!! Beautiful pics!!!

Susan Bambenek Allen

Your photographer did a wonderful job. You both look fantastic! Love the photo with the pets :).

Last year I had the privilege of second shooting for Roots of Life Photography for this beautiful, intimate wedding at the Violet Hour.  We took their portraits at the Waldorf Astoria as well as the love sign in Wicker Park!  I really enjoyed witnessing the love between these two on such a beautiful day! Congratulations […]

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It’s hard to figure out exactly where to begin to talk about this amazing wedding day! Everything was absolutely stunning from the floors to the ceiling. Their floral decor on the top of the arbor (and oh my goodness, don’t miss the flower wall at the reception!!) was so gorgeous. From the draping to the […]

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Rachel Vasquez

So beautiful. I love all the vibrant colors.

Hi friends! I can’t wait until you meet my new sister in law, Lauren. It kind of hit me today that she’s the only one I’m ever going to have and I truly could not have picked a better one myself! My little brother, Lance, got married to this beauty this past Saturday on the […]

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Misty Nichols

GORGEOUS pictures of a GORGEOUS bride!

Ruth Hull

Absolutely stunning!

Marcie and Eugene first crossed paths after their best friends introduced them to one another at a wedding. How cute is that?! Eugene proposed in Chicago 1.5 years later at the Chicago Botanical Gardens and surprised her with dinner reservations at Alinea! Eugene currently lives in New York, so this was the first time I’ve […]

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This past Friday officially kicked off my engagement sessions for the year!  I couldn’t think of a better way than with Lydia and Brent’s engagement session at the gorgeous Northwestern University campus in Evanston! After months of rescheduling due to weather (c’mon Chicago!), we were able to find a beautiful spring day for their e-session […]

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Oh my goodness you guys, I can’t wait till you scroll down to see all the gorgeousness from Michael and Sammy’s Hubbard Inn wedding!! Not only was it absolutely gorgeous (I mean, how could it not with these two cuties), but the ceremony was probably the sweetest I’ve ever seen! So much thought and meaning […]

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Maria Harte


Ben Elsass

Elizabeth, these are so wonderful! Thanks for capturing such amazing images for my friends!

Nicki Defilippis

Love this wedding!!! These photos are gorgeous!

Michael Moody Fitness

Liz, your work is amazing! You truly have an uncanny ability to capture any special moment….we absolutely love our engagement and wedding photos and look forward to sharing the full album with our friends, family, and clients! Thank you for everything!!!

Author of Redefine Yourself: The Simple Guide to Happiness

  See the full post on Borrowed & Blue, here!   To see my favorites from their wedding, see their post on the ENP blog, here! The Dream Team Photography: Elizabeth Nord Photography DJ: AA Musicians Florist: Petal Productions Gown: Alfed Angelo Baker: The Starfish Cottage Hair + Makeup: Avant Garde Salon     

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Hi friends! I have something super exciting to share with you today! My friends at Estera Events are launching an amazing e*course for couples getting married that will help you plan your dream wedding! They are incredibly talented, sweet, and professional planners so you won’t want to miss out on this amazing opportunity! So, without further ado, I want […]

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This past December, I had the unique opportunity to work with Lisa and Mike, sweet friends of MY sweet friend Elizabeth with Elizabeth Greve Photography!  As you can imagine, they wanted their friend Elizabeth to capture their wedding day but also wanted her to enjoy being a guest.  So I acted as the second shooter […]

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Elizabeth Greve

Awesome! Thank you Liz for capturing these memories for my friends and for all of your amazing help throughout the day! 😉 You are awesome lovely!

Oh guys, 2015 was definitely the year of engagements and weddings for my family! My sister in law was married in July, my sister was married in October, and in November my little brother proposed to his lovely girlfriend, Lauren! Lance and Lauren have been dating a little over 2 years now and ever since the […]

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Crystal Bolin

Gorgeous!! Love this shoot! So sweet!

Amber Robinson

gorgeous session, and the dog at the end was like whipped cream on the latte!!

Annalise Kaylor

So beautiful, Elizabeth! What a great session!

Britton Felber

beautiful images!

Chelsea Bliefernicht

Love these so so so much <3

When Jenee of Visions Event Studio is planning a proposal, you know that it’s going to be amazing! Jayce decided to propose to his girlfriend Christi at the Ritz Carlton in The Terrace area and it was the perfect location!  A few days before the proposal, Jayce contacted a man who engraved a swing with […]

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Trista Peterson

These photos are BREATHTAKING! Kuddos to Jayce. Jenee did an amazing job… these candles and flower petals are beautiful!

Kate Whelan

So sweet! How did he figure out their future wedding date??

Olivia Fisher

Oh! So cute!!!!!

Emily Macari

Beautiful setup & beautiful photos!

Kim Ing


As 2015 comes to an end, I love going back through all of the images from the sessions and weddings that I’ve had the opportunity to photograph.  From nearly every wedding day, I have a special section of behind the scenes images of me that I save (thanks to my sweet second shooters) that up […]

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Oh my goodness guys… I was tearing up nearly the entire proposal! Sidd was so sweet and his smile when he saw Alice on the rooftop says it all. Alice (according to her brother) is not a crier, but oh man did she bring the water works! I mean, who can blame her?! I was […]

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My husband and I met Leynee and Doug when we first moved to Chicago in September of last year. We all became immediate friends!  We typically go on double dates together and often times spend holidays (like Easter, 4th of July, and Halloween) together since we consider each other “our Chicago family.” We always loved hearing about […]

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Although a little rainy and windy at times, this gorgeous fall day was truly a perfect day for Elise and Dan’s wedding.  Elise’s dress and details were to die for!  Dan was dressed to the nines and was so excited to see Elise for their first look. I just love their sweet personalities that shined […]

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As I walk in the door to Gotam’s family home, I am greeted with hugs and escorted to the garage where his parents were hosting the prayer ceremony (also known as Graha Shanti) for Gotam and Shveta.  As everything was getting set up, their family members quickly began to gather around the couple who sat […]

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Erin and Dave really wanted the gorgeous fall leaves for their engagement session, so they opted to wait until after their wedding to do their engagement session! While it’s not the traditional route, I loved this idea!  It was so much fun to see them again after their wedding day, talk about their new pup […]

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Sammy and I initially met at a local networking event for wedding professionals a few months ago.  From there, I kept seeing her sweet self at other events and one evening I was able to meet her fiancé Michael as well! My husband and I had the pleasure of hanging out with them for the […]

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As I walk into Jenna’s parents’ home, I’m immediately greeted with hugs and offers to eat something. Jenna’s smile was from ear to ear, her family and bridal party wore shirts in relation to their part in the wedding (so sweet!), and the dogs were excited as ever to have so many people in their […]

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Elizabeth Greve

GORGEOUS AS ALWAYS!!! LOVE the sunset pictures! 😉 Great job lovely!

Susan Noble

Absolutely Stunning

When I received a call from the lovely ladies at CityGirl Weddings, I knew this proposal was going to be an amazing one. I’ve worked with them before on a proposal so I’m always excited to see what they have planned for the next one! Each proposal is so unique and special to the couple. […]

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A few months ago I had the opportunity to second shoot alongside my amazingly talented and gorgeous friend Britta with Britta Marie Photography. Madeline and Michael’s wedding day at the stunning University Club of Chicago was like a dream.  The guys dressed in custom tuxes while the ladies dressed in pale pink bridesmaid dresses.  The […]

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My sister is married! I’m still in shock, honestly. I still remember the days when neither of us thought we’d ever get married, but look at us now, Lauren! Lauren, you’ve truly been the best sister a girl could ever have. You continue to inspire me, to lift me up, and to be a bright, shining […]

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For years I’ve had the dream of shooting a masquerade styled wedding.  When I met my friends Kristina and Devika back in January, I mentioned this idea to them and they said how they’d been wanting to do something like that as well!  For many months, we went to meetings, picked out the perfect details and color schemes, and […]

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It was raining cats and dogs outside.  My feet, hair, and equipment bags were soaking wet as I entered the Hotel Arista lobby that blustery day.  I was met and greeted with a hug by the sweetest of wedding planners, Sam Dockery with Bliss by Sam, who told me what room Winna would be in. […]

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Elizabeth Nord – VC

[…] of 27 is considered one of the top 22 best wedding photographers in Chicago where she can be found. Elizabeth met her husband when she was 16 and got married at the age of 20 (read her love story here). She […]

Ashley (originally from Louisiana) and Joe (originally from the Chicago suburbs) opted for something a little different to celebrate their engagement: a night time engagement session. Excited for the session, Ashley decided to rent a dress from Rent The Runway for their session in the middle of downtown Chicago while Joe decided to wear a […]

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