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A HOME SESSION WITH THE POWELL’S

Oh my goodness, where to even start with this session?! I had so much fun getting to photograph Mallory and John at their beautiful home in Glenview! Mallory is not only a sweet friend of mine, but also the incredibly talented owner and lead planner at Chi Chic Weddings & Events here in Chicago. 

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A PHILADELPHIA WEDDING AT THE BALLROOM AT THE BEN

Leo and Sarah chose to celebrate their beautiful wedding in downtown Philadelphia at the Ballroom at the Ben. They decided on this location so that friends and family from New Jersey, Miami, Brazil, and everything in between could join them on their special day.

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Gustavo and Alexia are huge art lovers so it only made sense for them to want to start their engagement session off downtown at the Art Institute of Chicago! Just a few streets away from the Art Institute is Millennium Park, the Chicago theater, and the river walk so we made our way to each […]

Jan,8

Art Institute and Riverwalk Engagement Session Downtown Chicago - Gustavo and Alexia

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2019 was the biggest wedding season yet for ENP and it was oh so beautiful! I know 2020 is going to be even more amazing. I CAN FEEL IT! For my first blog post of the new decade, I couldn’t think of a better one than that of my yearly behind the scenes post. It’s […]

Jan,3

Behind The Scenes 2019 Wedding Season

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My last wedding of 2019 was SO incredible. I couldn’t have had a sweeter couple, a more beautiful November day in downtown Chicago, or excited dance floor to photograph! Haley and Ben had a stunning black tie Jewish wedding held at the London House in downtown Chicago. The ceremony and reception were elegantly decorated with […]

Dec,16

London House Chicago Wedding Haley + Ben

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It’s rare for all of the family to be together in one spot these days…let alone on a vacation together. But we managed to get all of the Nord side of the family down to Destin, Florida a few months ago for a little get away and it was so nice (minus poor Ellie being […]

Nov,19

Destination Engagement Session in Destin, Florida Keith and Rutvi

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I ended the month of October with these cuties at City Hall, a new venue in the Chicago west loop. I first met Nora on her sister Emily’s wedding day and met Matt that day as well at the reception. I remember thinking how cute they were together! When Nora reached out to me a […]

Nov,13

The City Hall Chicago Venue | West Loop Nora + Matt

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Lane and Nick’s wedding at the University Club of Chicago was all sorts of dreamy. As I arrived that morning, Lane’s gorgeous Monique Lhuiller wedding gown complete with a stunning bow in the back was hanging in the window. I began photographing all the little “getting ready details” that tie the whole day together – […]

Nov,6

University Club of Chicago Wedding Lane and Nick

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I absolutely loved this day with Kathleen and Dom! They are so nice, funny, and easy-going. They had a beautiful Jewish wedding ceremony at the W Chicago city center hotel downtown. The bridesmaids looked absolutely stunning in their black evening gowns! I loved literally all of their dresses but was star struck by the jumpsuit […]

Oct,24

W Chicago City Center Wedding Jewish wedding downtown

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I had so much fun hanging around the Lincoln Park and Gold Coast neighborhoods in Chicago with these two! Chuck proposed to Maddie at Mon Ami Gabi so naturally, we decided to start around there for their session. We explored several of the streets around that area in Lincoln Park and then made our way […]

Oct,23

A Lincoln Park + Gold Coast Engagement session LuxBar + Mon Ami Gabi

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I’ve been waiting for Emily and Joe’s wedding for nearly 2 years! It feels so surreal that it’s now come and gone, and these cuties are now happily married. I was at the Lake Lawn Resort last year for their engagement session and it really seems like just a few months ago. They were married […]

Oct,17

Lake Lawn Resort Wedding Fall Wedding in Wisconsin | Emily + Joe

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Nicole and Jerry are literally the sweetest people ever and their wedding day was so beautiful. They were married at the National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown a few weeks ago.  Nicole and Jerry received special permission to be married there as they don’t usually allow weddings at the shrine. But because of […]

Oct,7

Cuneo Mansion Wedding Nicole + Jerry

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I’m still swooning over Jordan and Anthony’s stunning Peninsula wedding in downtown Chicago! With CHI Chic Weddings & Events being the extraordinary planner that she is and HMR Designs as the floral and decor designer, I knew it was going to a party people would never forget. I also had one of my absolute favorite […]

Oct,1

Peninsula Chicago Wedding Jordan + Anthony

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I am so excited to share some of my favorite photos from Natalie and Elias’s bridal shower that I photographed a couple of months ago. They literally had the Pinterest shower of Natalie’s dreams and I loved every moment of it. The sweets table (created by Altissima Cake) was something out of a magazine. It […]

Sep,30

Galleria Marchetti Bridal Shower Natalie and Elias

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Sylvia and Andrew had an intimate morning ceremony and lunch reception in Barrington, Illinois at the Barrington White House. The Barrington White House is a two-story home that was built in 1898. It was accepted on the National Register of Historic Places after a lengthy restoration took place. I loved this quaint venue that offer […]

Sep,16

Intimate Wedding at Barrington’s White House Sylvia and Andrew

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Sara and Alex are quite possibly the sweetest people on the planet. I just love these two! I had such a fun time photographing them on Kinzie Street Bridge in River North. This was a special location them because they used to live right next to it (fun note: they now live only 3 blocks […]

Sep,10

River North + Lincoln Park Engagement Photos Sara + Alex

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One of the weddings I was most looking forward to this year… the one of Caroline and Charles! Caroline, Charles, and I clicked from the very first email. Caroline is full of positive energy, all smiles, and is so compassionate to everyone around her. She’s one of those people that you just want to bottle […]

Sep,9

Saddle & Cycle Club Wedding Caroline + Charles

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I loved this day with Lanie and Chris! It was such a relaxed wedding day and so much fun. After photographing their engagement session at the Museum Campus last year, I knew they were going to be so great to work with on their wedding day. They chose to get ready and have their reception […]

Aug,29

Chicago Trump Hotel Wedding Lanie and Chris

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Julia and Dan are the sweetest couple! I had so much fun photographing their engagement session last year and their beautiful wedding at The Joinery just a few weeks ago. The Joinery is definitely one of my new favorite venues and is located in Logan Square. I love The Joinery because it’s quaint, charming, and […]

Aug,9

The Joinery | A Chicago Wedding Logan Square Venues | Julia and Dan

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I’ve known Sylvia for several years now so when she reached out to me about photographing her engagement session and wedding day, I was so excited! We initially talked about photographing their session in the spring time with all the pretty florals in bloom, but as many of you Chicago locals can remember, it rained […]

Aug,8

Art Institute Engagement Session Sylvia and Andrew

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Where do I even start? This entire day was so dreamy! I loved getting to work with Dayna and Jonathan for their wedding day in downtown Chicago at Holy Name Cathedral and The Union League Club. I first met Jonathan when photographing his sister’s wedding 3 years ago. When I met Dayna once she and […]

Aug,2

Union League Club Wedding, Chicago Dayna + Jonathan

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Haley and Ryan celebrated the start of their marriage at a stunning Chicago autograph hotel – The Blackstone on Michigan Avenue.  I loved this special day! Haley and Ryan both have such sweet families and they made me feel right at home around them. The entire day was planned by Stephanie with the Creative Planners […]

Jul,17

Blackstone Hotel Wedding in Chicago Chicago | Haley + Ryan

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When Elizabeth and John asked me to travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan for their engagement photos, I was thrilled to say yes! We always love an adventure and exploring a new city…so I packed up my little family and we took a quick road trip to Ann Arbor. We couldn’t have had a better time! […]

Jul,8

Ann Arbor Engagement Session Elizabeth + John

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A few weeks ago I had the honor of photographing this gorgeous wedding day for Susan and Chris at the Millennium Knickerbocker hotel. You may recognize them back from their engagement session with me at The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool last fall! Their gold and black wedding details and decor fit perfectly with the Knickerbocker’s […]

Jun,5

Gold and black wedding at the Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago wedding photographer

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I’m so excited to share Lane and Nick’s St Patricks Day engagement session in downtown Chicago with you all!! When Lane and I chatted about her engagement session I threw out some ideas and so did she, but ultimately she said “We’re super chill. We’d be thrilled with whatever you want to do.” A photographer’s […]

May,7

A St Patricks Day Engagement Session Green River | Lane and Nick

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Yay for the first wedding of the 2019 season!!! First of all, I just have to say that Annie and Tim are such sweethearts. I had a great time photographing their love and all the people that came to celebrate with them at Cafe La Cave in Des Plaines, IL. Their wedding was filled with […]

Apr,3

Winter Wedding at Cafe La Cave Annie + Tim

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Everyone meet Caroline and Charlie! I just love these two. Caroline and Charlie initially met 5 years ago at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He proposed last July at the family cabin in Wisconsin while they were out on a row boat in the middle of the lake. SWOON! They are both medical students, but […]

Mar,26

A Lincoln Park Conservatory Engagement Caroline + Charlie

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Let me just say that Jordan and Anthony are such sweethearts! We had a blast getting to know each other better by walking around their old neighborhood in Streeterville, the river walk, and the Magnificent Mile for their fall engagement session. It was a drizzly, cold day but they made it looks easy to stand […]

Feb,28

Magnificent Mile Chicago Engagement Session Jordan and Anthony

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This past October, I had the privilege of photographing this adorable couple… Dayna and Jonathan. Jonathan is the younger brother of one of my past #enpbrides so I was thrilled when his lovely fiance, Dayna, reached out to me about photographing their engagement photos and wedding day! After talking a bit about where they’re like […]

Feb,26

Engagement photos at Cantigny Park Dayna + Jonathan

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It’s that time of year again … it’s time for the annual behind the scenes blog post! And, I think, it’s better than ever!  This year is a little different than the previous years because I was pregnant (20 weeks and 36 weeks) for the first 2 weddings. It’s amazing how much that bump grows in […]

Jan,2

Behind The Scenes 2018 Chicago Wedding Photographer

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Kristen and Scott began their gorgeous wedding day by getting ready at the JW Marriott in downtown Chicago. This wedding was stunning from beginning to the end. I just loved Kristen’s lacey bodice dress, the gray bridesmaid dresses, and the blue suits that the men wore! Kristen and Scott decided to have their first look in […]

Dec,10

Modern Chicago Wedding at 19 East Kristen + Scott

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I loved Lanie and Chris’s engagement session! We decided to walk around what’s called the museum campus for their photos. The museum campus consists of three of Chicago’s top museums: The Field Museum, The Shedd Aquarium, and The Adler planetarium). It was my first time getting to meet these two in person and they were just […]

Nov,26

Engagement pictures at the Museum Campus Lanie + Chris

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