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Category Archives: Weddings

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 […]

This couple was filled with laughter, never stopped smiling, and were absolutely hilarious!  I love how they just had fun with one another on their wedding day. No stress. Just fun.  Audre looked like a stunning Greek Goddess in her simple, yet perfect wedding dress and headpiece that stopped me in my tracks.  Marius rocked […]

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As always, second shooting alongside the amazing Amanda Miller never disappoints. This amazing wedding was one I won’t forget for many reasons! Matt and Lydia, two amazingly sweet people, welcomed me to their wedding day with open arms.  Lydia’s details were spectacular and well thought-out, while Matt’s details were sentimental and classic.  They got ready […]

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Christian and Johanna, like most couples, know just how stressful planning a wedding can be.  Together they agreed that they wanted their wedding day to be small, intimate and full of stress-free fun, so they decided to get married at the Justice of the Peace and then have a reception at Tanta where they would […]

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Some of my favorite photos of the Chez event space for Mary and Javier’s wedding that I took while second shooting for the lovely Caili Helsper Photography!  

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Max and Sara, both originally from China, met as children but began to date while in college. When Max proposed, he created his own computer program that showed Sara pieces of what he wanted to say to her, day by day for a week.  She anxiously waited for the messages each day and even though she […]

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Megan and Andrew met in the 7th grade, started dating as sophomore’s in high school, and have been together ever since.  I have always had such a soft spot for high school sweethearts since my husband and I are ones as well 🙂 As I spoke with Megan over the phone initially, I quickly fell in love with […]

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Susan Michaelson Anderson

Liz, your talent is amazing, and such a beautiful gift. Thank you so much for capturing Megan and Andrews’ day so splendidly!! You were such a joy to work with

Cara opens the door to their apartment and notices a trail of rose peals.  The petals along with signs lead her to the porch outside where she finds Kevin dressed in a suit with a big smile on his face, holding flowers and her favorite prosecco.  At that moment, their road to marriage began. I […]

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Elizabeth Muscara Haase

Chocolate Cake + Chicago Cuff Links? What a totally amazing wedding – awesome job as usual Liz!

Judi Hemphill Evans


Cathy Schmid

You totally captured the moment with Cara and Kevin. Beautiful pictures.

Adam Jetking

Awesome pic and nice cake…
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As I walk into the W Lakeshore hotel suite where the ladies are getting ready, I am greeted with hugs, smiles, and kisses.  Fiorella looked absolutely stunning as she quickly gave me all of her gorgeous details to photograph.  I just kept thinking “This wedding is going to be amazing!” As I looked around the […]

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Rosemary Rhodes

We wish you both a life of happiness and even greater love between you as you grow together as one. <3

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of shooting alongside my sweet friend Amanda Megan Miller Photography for Eric and Christine’s stunning wedding at The Ivy Room.  I absolutely loved his gray suit with the navy tie and pocket square.  For their first look, I could tell how excited and anxious he was as […]

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I had the opportunity to second shoot with Caili Helsper a second time this past month! This gorgeous wedding was held at the Palmer House, filled with amazing details like her blush wedding gown, a mariachi band, a bagpipe player, and golden chandeliers! Oh my goodness, so much pretty!!  

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This Ravenswood Event Center wedding is one of a kind and filled with Jewish tradition! I loved that I got the opportunity to second shooting alongside Amanda Megan Miller for this special day!  So much of the day, I was separated with the men while Amanda was with the ladies (which is typical in a traditional Jewish […]

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I had so much fun second shooting alongside my new friend Caili Helsper at Salvage One, one of Chicago’s most unique venues!  Alex and Amy met in college at a play called Bells Are Ringing and I just loved that they included a poster and other details from the play into their wedding day! Alex […]

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Melissa and Ryan’s wedding day started with smiles and laughter, and ended with dancing and hugs.  Now, that’s my kind of wedding!  Melissa’s details were absolutely stunning and I just loved the use of yellow throughout the day!  Just in time for spring 🙂 After being together for many years, I know they were thrilled […]

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A Seven Bridges Golf Club Wedding | Second Shooting for Elizabeth | Illinois Wedding Photographer

[…] To find even more pretty from this gorgeous spring wedding, make sure to check out Elizabeth’s blog post here! […]

As always, I love second shooting alongside the uber sweet Amanda Megan Miller Photography.  This intimate Catholic ceremony and reception at Byron Colby Barn was filled with lots of purple and burlap, which this country gal simply could not resist.  Not to mention that it was truly a perfect fall day!  

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Last fall I had the awesome privilege of photographing the SWEETEST wedding alongside Jen Sexton Photography at the Hubbard Park Lodge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Their wedding day was the same day as Octoberfest, so they had beer steins and fall accents in the decor, which I just loved!  It was so unique and so THEM! […]

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AH! It’s finally here! Megha and Hari’s wedding ceremony was beyond gorgeous.  I was so thrilled to spend this weekend with the lovely and talented Amanda Megan Miller Photography.  Enjoy the sparkle, the laughter, and the tradition that radiates through these photographs! I had such an amazing time editing these images and putting this blog […]

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Amanda Miller

You killed this!!! Thank you SOOOO much for being part of the best team ever to photograph their day! 🙂

Back in August, I had the amazing privilege of second shooting along with Amanda Megan Miller Photography for Hari and Megha’s gorgeous wedding weekend!  Below are my favorites from the Sangeet that Friday.  Stay tuned for the wedding day…NEXT on the blog!  

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Chris and Anna are quite possibly the sweetest couple I’ve ever met.  Even though it was rainy and incredibly windy, these two made the best of it.  They braved the cold chills to take photos outside as planned, had the ceremony outside next to Lake Michigan, and finished the evening with a gorgeous up-lit reception […]

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I found myself reminiscing and looking through old photographs this past week.  I am amazed at the many sweet memories that I’ve made and am so thankful to have photographs to relive these moments!  One in particular that I’d like to share with you is the first time (and only time so far!) that I’ve been […]

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Lindsey and Nate are two wonderful, smart, and incredibly sweet people!  After our Starbucks meeting the day before the wedding, I just new the wedding was going to be a blast. We had a great time exploring the Palmer House Hilton hotel where they stayed, laughed our way through as we got lost, went in […]

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Eileen and Rico probably crossed paths as they went to school at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana but they never met.  They didn’t meet until they both received jobs from Google! Yep, Google.  These two are not only smart but an amazingly fun and sweet couple!  I was so excited to shoot this amazing […]

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Jessica and Ryan are an amazing couple that are obviously head over heels in love with one another.  Their love radiates through each photo and it is so inspiring!  I have to admit that I wanted to go hug my husband every second that I was editing this wedding.  Their love and happiness is contagious! I […]

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Filled with laughter and love, Olivia and Stephen’s day will be one they’ll never forget.  This gorgeous rustic outdoor wedding is full of pinterest-worthy decorations, a horse & carriage, and twinkle lights. What more could you ask for? This bouquet made of brooches is absolutely stunning!

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Caitlin and I met through Facebook one day last year as I was finding amazing couples to be in my promo video (see it here!).  We automatically clicked and once I met her and DL in person that day of the shoot, I knew we’d always be friends.  Not only is she drop dead gorgeous, […]

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Sherry Binford Collins

Awesome!!! Love them all!!

Donna Watson Marbury

Absolutely beautiful!!!!

Loretta Davis

Wow what a wonderful tribute to the bride and groom. Beautiful!

Delaine Chilcutt


Michelle Turner Eaton

Absolutely beautiful images!

Christy Simmons Hays

Beautiful pictures!!

Beth Dickson Thomas

Very pretty pictures!Caitlin was gorgeous♡♡♡☆☆☆

Terri Lynn DeLoach

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, well you can see the love that they have between them just by the looks they give each other! Also you can tell that they have all the love and support from wonderful,family and friends! These pictures are worth more than a thousand words! Congratulations Sherry to you and your family! I’m so excited for you!!!!!