Amber & Ryan’s North Ave Beach Engagement Session

One of the things I love about photography is that no two shoots are ever the same. Even here in Chicago,  where I work most often, my couples are always bringing me to new and fun places. Amber + Ryan’s engagement session was no exception! 

We started at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, a fav date night spot for these two lovers. They shared cones and lots of giggles, then after we headed to North Ave Beach to catch the most beautiful sunset complete with a big, bright full moon!! I won’t forget just sitting down with these two in the sand, talking about their wedding plans and exchanging stories. 

Amber + Ryan, I’ve been looking forward to your engagement session for months and months, and am so glad we were finally able to make it happen!! You to look absolutely breathtaking in every single fame, I can only imagine how STUNNING you’ll be in a white dress + black tux!! Until then, here are some of my favs from your engagement session! 

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