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What better way to ring in a new year than by marrying your best friend surrounded by your loved ones! When you think of New Years Eve, what’s the first thing that pops in to your head? For me it’s POPPIN BUBBLY 🍾🥂 The inspiration for the decor of this wedding was taken from champagne […]

Chicago New Years Eve Wedding Inspiration

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As a wedding photographer in Chicago, I’m going to share some of my tips for proposing in Chicago around the holiday season, but many of these tips apply to any location this time of year!

Proposing in Chicago around the holidays: Everything you need to know to plan the perfect winter engagement

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Asking your best girls to stand by you on your wedding day is such an exciting part of the wedding planning process, but it’s important to know exactly what kind of a commitment you are asking of your girlfriends.

How much time and money actually goes into being a bridesmaid

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The term ‘unplugged ceremony’ may sound like wedding vendor jargon but this new trend may change the way your guests experience your wedding.  In an unplugged wedding ceremony, the couples asks their guests to turn off and put away their devices and be fully present with them in the moment.  As a photographer, I am […]

Unplugged Wedding Ceremonies: What it is and why you should consider having one.

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We all love a boho wedding, but it’s not the easiest look to plan. I teamed up with Afton Events and some of my other favorite Chicago wedding vendors to bring you the ultimate inspiration to plan and design a boho luxe wedding. Check out the beautiful details from our styled shoot at The Lakewood […]

Styled Shoot: Luxe Neutrals for Autumn

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AHHH! It’s almost your wedding day! With so many moving parts and preparation before your big day, it’s a good idea to get some things done ahead of time. Here is a list of some things to do in the week before your wedding so your day is as stress-free as possible!  For the “getting […]

How to Prep the Week Before your Wedding

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Sharon & Tim’s wedding was definitely one for the books! Even with the pandemic and all odds against them, they still had the wedding of their dreams! We started the day at the Hyatt in Oak Brook and then made our way into Chicago for their first look and bridal party photos and City View […]

Elegant Industrial Chicago Wedding – Sharon & Tim

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There are so many different people involved in your wedding day that you may forget to even think about who to tip, how much, and when to do it! For some vendors it’s expected and others are optional, so I’ve come up with a list of who you should tip and some rough guidelines on […]

How to Tip your Wedding Vendors

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You’ve been working so hard choosing vendors and planning details for your dream wedding, but what about all the little things that go into making sure your wedding is an absolute banger!? I’ve rounded up seven things, from time of day, to photo booths, to keeping everyone entertained including the kids and the ones who […]

7 Ways to Plan a Banger Wedding Reception

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Planning a wedding during a pandemic was never a thought that would never have crossed your mind until a few months ago. You’re probably feeling all sorts of emotions and it’s OK to get sad over the fact that your wedding day is likely not going to be what you originally planned. But that doesn’t […]

5 Tips for Planning a COVID Wedding

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