I’m sooo excited to recap Bespoke 2.0 for you all today! Lindsey and I shared the greatest honor of hosting 16 sweet, driven + talented photographers at our second workshop, this time at the Chicago History Museum! It was a jam-packed day of education centered around building successful wedding photography businesses, followed by a beautiful […]

Bespoke Workshop 2.0 at Chicago History Museum

After their first date over tacos and beer, these two knew they were endgame!! As Katie + Brad graduated college and navigated life together, they always remained on the same page and their love grew stronger and stronger. In 2019, Brad planned a surprise proposal at Monet’s garden in Giverney, France… talk about a DREAM!!! Katie’s whole family was there to witness and celebrate the occasion!

Katie + Brad’s Chicago Illuminating Company Wedding

From prom dates to husband and wife, Julianna and Mitch have a classic high school sweethearts type love story!! These two have been together for TEN YEARS… so when Mitch proposed around the holidays in 2018, it was an instant, no-brainer YES for Julianna! These two have so much in common. They’re from the same home town, they both love ice cream + traveling, oh! And they even share the same birthday!!!

Julianna + Mitch’s Heritage Prairie Farm Wedding

Last month Christine and Mark got married at one of Chicago’s most beautiful venues, Galleria Marchetti. As a result of the COVID pandemic, these two had their wedding dreams changed more than once… but they navigated the postponing, the downsizing, and the moving like pros, all while focusing on what really matters – their marriage, […]

Christine and Mark’s Galleria Marchetti Wedding

Spend just a few minutes in their presence and you’ll feel right at home. They are sweet and caring… both for each other and for those around them. But my favorite thing about Val and Alex?? They truly are the best of friends! You can see it in the warm smiles they share and in […]

Val and Alex’s Peninsula Chicago Wedding

Tiffany and Dillon’s wedding at Redemption Ranch just outside St. Louis was gorgeous down to every last detail… and what else would you expect when a wedding photographer gets married herself?? Tiffany planned the day to perfection. She is not only talented, but is also the absolute sweetest gal around!! Dillon is just as wonderful, […]

Tiffany and Dillon’s Redemption Ranch Wedding

Back in July, I was honored to partner with some of the most talented Chicago area vendors at gorgeous new venue Providence Vineyard to create magic for two beautiful souls, Ammie and Shakur. The theme of this romantic elopement was Organic Citrus. Vendors dreamed up a late summer soiree, complete hints of texture like velvet bridesmaid […]

Elopement Inspiration at Providence Vineyard

Amanda and Andrew!!! Where do I even begin? I’ve been obsessed with these two from the moment I captured Andrew’s epic proposal on a cold Chicago morning back in January 2019. From there, I had the privilege of documenting their engagement photos, and helping plan details leading up to their dream 2020 wedding. Everything was […]

Amanda and Andrew’s DL Loft Wedding

After COVID disrupted not one but two of their wedding plans, Kas and Adam decided to throw tradition into the wind and elope in a way that felt perfectly authentic and meaningful to them!! What gets more romantic than a private yacht decked in florals, a bottle of Vueve, and miniature wedding cake to share […]

Kas and Adam’s Montrose Harbor Elopement

Family formals are often described as the most stressful part of a wedding day, but today I’m here to tell you they don’t have to be!! With some planning and a little effort, it’s totally possible to make this part of your day a breeze. Read on for my best tips for family formals!! 1.       […]

Tips for Family Formals