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If you’re considering hiring a second wedding photographer, it all depends on how your day is set up and what you personally want the focus to be.

When you should hire a second wedding photographer

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Artifact Events is the perfect space if you are looking for Chicago’s traditional industrial feel! It’s located in Chicago’s Historic Ravenswood neighborhood. This spacious and light filled venue makes for the most beautiful wedding photos! With 4 different spaces to rent out, you really have all the options you could ask for! Their main hall […]

Artifact Events – Chicago Wedding Venue

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Here is the ultimate checklist of what you should do when you first get engaged.

Your Ultimate To-Do List when you First get Engaged

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If you’re looking for luxury, look no further! Located in Aurora, IL, Company 251 embellishes the luxe experience with marble flooring, custom brass lighting, detailed millwork, and exposed brick walls. This wedding venue reminds me of a modern take on vintage 20’s style. If The Great Gatsby look is what you’re after, this is your […]

Company 251 – Chicago Suburb Wedding Venue

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City View loft is one of my favorite Chicago wedding venues to photograph at! City View Loft is connected to Kitchen Chicago and when the two even spaces are used together it makes transition from cocktail hour into the reception. Kitchen Chicago is the lower level of the two spaces and it’s large windows and […]

City View Loft – Chicago Wedding Venue

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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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