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You’re engaged! Yay! This blissful time in the wedding process, when everything is just getting started, is so exciting. By now, you’ve probably gotten started on planning and booked a photographer (hopefully me!) But you might be at a loss as to where you can shoot your engagement session. What is even available given the […]

Chicago Session Locations During COVID

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Something you might not have considered while knee-deep in planning your wedding was a second photographer. It’s a tough decision, and a lot of new brides and grooms ask me whether it’s even worth it. For context, a second shooter is someone who works in tandem with your primary shooter, (me!). This results in double […]

Should you Hire a Second Photographer?

Second Photographer for wedding day

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Many couples ask me about The First Look. It’s a unique, intimate moment shared with only the bride, groom, and me, your photographer. This photography session takes place before the ceremony, before the cocktail hour, and before the day gets crazy. It can result in a lot of pent up emotion and provide a bit of peace […]

Let’s Talk About the First Look

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The topic of the year, the dreaded coronavirus, has affected every aspect of “normal” life. Wedding planning seems to be no exception. The uncertainty of the pandemic in its early stages left many couples questioning if they should postpone their Big Day. Now that we understand that the pandemic likely won’t disappear soon, it’s clear that […]

When COVID Affects Your Wedding Planning

COVID Wedding planning
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Advice From First Time Brides Wedding planning can be stressful from the jump. You want to come as close to your vision as possible without breaking the bank. Plus, planning for the big day can be uncharted territory. You don’t really know what you’re getting into until the engagement ring is on your finger. Who […]

Advice for your Wedding Day