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Fall Lincoln Park Zoo Engagement Session

We enjoyed the crisp air at Ellen and Chris’ fall Lincoln Park Zoo engagement session! We had the most gorgeous lighting, and they both have the most genuine and loving personalities. Their smiles are truly contagious! We’ll be sharing more photos of these two from their wedding at The Old Post Office earlier this year,...

Sunset Downtown Chicago Engagement Session

These two were such a dream to work with! They could flip on a dime from looking like straight-out-of-a-magazine models to laughing their faces off together and it was such a joy to document! We looked forward to their wedding so much after their sunset downtown Chicago engagement session! We’ll be sharing it here on...

The Old Post Office Chicago Wedding

I still can’t even believe what a perfect day we had for these two at their The Old Post Office Chicago wedding! I have known Allie for quite a while now, and I even shot her senior portraits 10 years ago! When I was building my photo business I worked at a law firm as...

Romantic Fall Westmoreland Country Club Wedding

Kate and Peter had their romantic fall Westmoreland Country Club wedding on the absolutely most perfect fall day ever made! Their wedding felt like a reunion for us! There were so many familiar faces to hug and so so much love! The way these two look at each other is something so special to witness...

Annie ~ Intimate At-Home Newborn Session

We had the best time photographing sweet baby Annie and her family during their intimate at-home newborn session. I love the moments in between the posed smiles… the moments that truly show the parents navigating the world as a growing family. There were so many of those special moments during Annie’s newborn session. It was...

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Christy & James are Chicago based but happily travel anywhere in the world that beautiful love stories take them!