I get it. Not everyone wants the hallmark Chicago views in their engagement or wedding photos! Here are some photo locations off the beaten path! Alley way behind Green St. Smoked Meats in West Loop This little nook of Chicago holds some of the best restaurants and trendy bars! Green St. Smoked Meats, Trivoli Tavern, […]
The loop is Chicago’s business district and has so many amazing urban backgrounds for your engagement and wedding photos including the CTA elevated trains (or better called the L trains short for “elevated”), grunge ally ways, street art, and famous locations like the Chicago Theater! My Favorite Photo Locations in the Loop The L Trains […]
Lincoln Park is a public park on the North Side of the city and is the largest park in Chicago. The Boardwalk is full of native prairie plants and circles a man made pond. With the downtown skyline in the distance, this nature oasis just north of Chicago is the perfect mix of city and […]
Grant Park is located in the business district of Chicago better known as The Loop. Grant Park holds Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute of Chicago, Congress Plaza and the Museum Campus. Because all of these locations each have their own notable views, I wanted to highlight Congress Plaza, where the […]
The riverwalk is the heart of downtown Chicago and is a popular destination for locals and tourists. Whenever I bring my couples for their engagement photos I tell them to bring their walking shoes because the riverwalk is over 8 blocks of killer photo backdrops! The river is surrounded by the cities most beautiful buildings […]
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 […]
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 […]
She remained professional while also turning into a friend for my husband and I. We dealt with the unfortunate circumstance of having to postpone our original May wedding due to COVID, and Victoria was constantly reassuring, made sure we knew she was there for us to help navigate less than an ideal situation. Flash-forward to our August 16th wedding - it was absolutely perfect. She was a constant BLESSING the entire wedding day. We are forever grateful!"
I know planning your dream wedding can be stressful, heres the thing though, you don't have to do this alone!! I got you! I will be your Chicago wedding guide helping you navigate the not so fun parts of planning your best day ever! I believe you should have FUN on your wedding day! I know, crazy right? Let me prove it to you!