Tag Archives: photography

Reminders and Remembering ~ Chicago Wedding Photographer

All too often, I’m reminded of how important what we do actually is. Yesterday, I received the sweetest card from one of our couples whose wedding we photographed last year, and in it was a photograph I took of the bride’s mom and grandpa (who, sadly, just passed away) embracing. The note was so unexpected...

Self-Employment: Month 7 ~ Chicago Wedding Photographer

I have to be honest with you – I hadn’t even realized another month passed until I received the sweetest, most random, and lovely package in the mail from one of my former wedding couples yesterday along with a note congratulating me on 7 months of self-employment! After I stopped crying happy tears (because I...


To say that I am overwhelmed by the love you all have shown me over the past few days would be a serious understatement. I am literally in awe of all of your comments, emails, texts, and phone calls showing your support over my tiny, little 30 seconds of fame. You all posted about me on...

shiny new website (!!!)

You guys!!! It’s here!!! It’s here!!! It’s here!!! My shiny, new website is HERE!!! I cannot say enough good things about this process… About how Promise somehow managed to figure out who I am and what my style is, without ever meeting me in person, and put all those things into creating my brand and...

katie + shaan ~ engagement photography

I just shot this session yesterday afternoon, but I was SO STOKED about it that I couldn’t wait to share! I started to review the images and I was tagging the ones I wanted to include in the sneak peek I planned to post… but by the end of it I had over 30 images...

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