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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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This October, Vincent and I went traveled to 3 different cities in Spain over a span of 13 days. Our first stop: Madrid. Madrid had beautiful architecture at every turn and was filled with the cutest cafes. We spent a lot of time walking (about 8 miles every day!) and seeing all this city had […]

Nov,27

Madrid, Spain #nordtravels

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This past weekend, Vince and I visited Boston, MA to meet up with his parents and go to a Thomas Rhett/Kenny Chesney concert! It was my first time visiting Boston and we had so much fun. I just wish we had more time to explore it…There’s so much to do, eat, and see! Although, I […]

Aug,29

Boston, Massachusetts Wedding Photographer travels to the east coast

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The start of these friendships started over a glass of wine as I met Elizabeth (Liz) Greve for the first time at Eataly. I had just moved to Chicago in the fall of 2014 and didn’t know a soul, so the thought of getting together with other photographers in the industry was incredibly exciting to me! […]

Apr,28

Tennessee LLMN Girls Road Trip

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Hey friends!! The past few weeks have been so much fun, but a little hectic to say the least 🙂 From travels, to photo shoots, and getting ready for wedding season to kick off, I’ve been going a million miles a minute. Ordering take out, letting the dishes pile up, and having the laundry sit in […]

Mar,22

Seattle, Washington Pike Place Market, Kerry Park, and more!

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From the fresh water lakes to the snow covered mountains, Whistler was absolutely beautiful. Vincent, my life-long friend Caroline, and her husband, met in Seattle this past January to make the drive to Whistler, Canada. The drive itself was simply stunning and we really couldn’t have asked for much better weather while we were there. The […]

Feb,23

Whistler Vacation Ski Trip to Canada

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A few weeks ago, I traveled to San Francisco for the second annual Tuesdays Together Leaders Retreat! I loved getting to see the Honeybook office and room with three wonderful ladies that I met at last years retreat in Charleston, SC! Go check them all out – Shaunae with Shaunae Teske Photography (Green Bay, WI leader), Callie with Komma […]

Feb,10

Rising Tide Society Leaders Retreat San Francisco - January 2017

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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. For months we had anticipated snow and cold temperatures, but we […]

Feb,7

A Philadelphia Wedding at the Ballroom at the Ben Leo + Sarah

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Hi friends! If you keep up with me on Instagram (and especially on Insta Stories), you’ve probably seen that I’ve been traveling for the majority of January and February! I’ve been all over …. from coast to coast, and even to Canada! I’m finally back in Chicago and am excited about getting to share photos […]

Feb,6

Philadelphia Another #nordtravels Adventure

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This past weekend I flew to New York to spend a long weekend for a girls trip! From our brunch at the Plaza to watching the Rockettes, it was an unbelievable weekend full of fun memories together. Check out all of our adventures below! The Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel You will definitely need […]

Dec,20

New York City – Girls Trip Travel and Wedding Photography

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Marcie and Eugene were married earlier this month at the gorgeous Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Michigan. Everyone in attendance would tell you that it was the most beautiful day and we couldn’t have asked for better weather! It was warm during the day, cool at night, and oh my word at the COLORS!!! You’ll […]

Nov,22

A Fall Jewish Wedding at The Royal Park Hotel Marcie and Eugene | Rochester, Michigan

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Happy Monday, friends!! This past week I took some time off to spend time with my mom and dad who were visiting us from Tennessee! We did so many fun things throughout the city including the Architectural boat tour, visiting the Shedd Aquarium, taking a water taxi to Navy Pier, having cocktails at the Signature […]

Sep,18

Starved Rock Illinois Wedding Photographer

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I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Stacey and Scott ever since we first moved to Chicago. They just so happen to live in my condo building and are a part of the building’s social committee, which is how we first met one another. Scott and Stacey have been together for a long time, so when […]

Aug,8

The American Club Resort | Kohler, Wisconsin |Stacey + Scott

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I first met Susan and Stephen at their friends wedding (see Christian and Johanna’s blog post here!!) last August where they were attending as guests.  Soon after Christian and Johanna’s wedding, they contacted me to photograph their own wedding day! Their wedding was held at the amazingly gorgeous Holy Hill Basilica that is in Wisconsin. […]

Jul,19

Holy Hill Basilica | Hartland, Wisconsin Wedding | Susan and Stephen

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To my love, I cannot believe it’s already been 7 years of married life with you and 11 years since the first time I saw you walk across my high school cafeteria. I loved you then and even though I didn’t think it could be possible, I love you even more today. You’ve taught me […]

May,23

Celebrating 7 Years of Marriage

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Welcome back! This is the last post about our amazing trip to Australia and New Zealand (for now! I can’t wait to share photos from something we did while we were there! Coming in a few weeks!) Did you miss the other posts?? See them below. Sydney, Australia Cairns, Australia Nelson, New Zealand Blenheim, New […]

Apr,6

Milford Sound, New Zealand

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Oh my goodness you guys, if I had to pick one place to just sit and drink wine for the rest of my life it would definitely be in Blenheim, New Zealand. Blenheim is known for its amazingly gorgeous days (it averages the most sunny days out of any New Zealand city! WHAT?!) and the […]

Apr,4

Blenheim, New Zealand

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Um…guys. Can we talk about this INSANE weather we’re having in Chicago today? What is going on? Snow then rain, then sunny, crazy wind and cold, ….and currently a BLIZZARD. haha! AH!  Sadly the engagement session I had for today had to be rescheduled, but to look on the bright side, it does allow time […]

Apr,2

New Zealand – Nelson

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Hi friends! I’m so excited to share the rest of our trip to Australia with you today! Our first stop in Australia was Sydney, and just in case you missed it, you can see the photos HERE! Our second stop was the beautiful city of Cairns.  This was my favorite city in Australia and it […]

Mar,28

Cairns, Australia

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Annnnnnd we’re back, guys!! So excited to share the second post about my amazing vacation this past month! Did you miss the first post about our time in San Francisco? See it HERE! Over the next week, I will be sharing about our time in the down unda! Today, will be all about our time in Sydney, […]

Mar,24

Sydney, Australia

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Hi friends! It’s been a little while! It has been quiet over the past 3 weeks here on the blog and if you’ve seen my Instagram, you probably know why! Over the past 18 days, my husband, Vincent, and I have been traveling to some absolutely incredible places! We made our way from Chicago to […]

Mar,22

San Francisco

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This past weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the very first Rising Tide Society leaders retreat in beautiful Charleston, SC.  I went to explore a new city and to meet other RTS leaders, but I walked away with so much more that that.  I walked away with new friends and an inspired heart, […]

Mar,2

Charleston, SC – Rising Tide Leaders Retreat

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  Last week we had to fly down to Florida so we decided to bring our maltichon pup, Charlie, with us.  He hasn’t flown since he was about 10 weeks old, so I was really nervous to bring him on the plane.  He’s now 5 years old, quite spoiled if I might add, and has a […]

Feb,12

How To Travel With Your Dog On A Plane

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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 […]

Dec,23

Leynee + Doug’s Thompson Miami Beach Wedding

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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 […]

Oct,7

Laurens bridal session

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For those that don’t already know, I just got back from Las Vegas. It was my first time there and it was SO much fun! I was there along with my sister and mom for my sisters’ bachelorette party. It was a trip I’ll never forget. We had such a wonderful time together, just us […]

Sep,23

Las Vegas Bachelorette Trip Destination Wedding Photographer

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On July 25th, my husband’s sister, Jackie, got married to the love of her life, Alex, on the beautiful Notre Dame college campus at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.  You might remember these two from their swoon-worthy engagement session in Ireland last year- seen here! I first met Alex over Skype one night and […]

Aug,14

Notre Dame Wedding at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart Jackie and Alex

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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! […]

Mar,21

A Hubbard Park Lodge Wedding in Milwaukee

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This past week has been a little quiet, as I’m sure you could tell!  Vince and I had a very relaxing (and much needed) vacation to Ft Myers, Florida for an entire week.  I toggled back and forth on whether to take my camera with me, but ultimately decided to leave it at home.  I […]

Feb,24

Ft Myers, Florida Vacation

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I had the amazing privilege of working alongside Jen Sexton Photography for this sweet wedding at the Grace Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin a few months ago.  Below are my favorite images from the night!  

Jan,5

Milwaukee, WI Wedding at The Grace Center

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I’m still in shock. My sister is engaged! Props to Adam who was a complete gentleman, took her shopping, made her feel special and beautiful, and planned this whole night.  It couldn’t have been more perfect for Lauren.  This was SO her and I couldn’t wait to get down to Memphis, TN to photograph their […]

Oct,8

Lauren + Adam’s Proposal

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