Lisa + David: Engaged

They really do grow families this cute :) When I met Lisa and David about 8 months ago – Lisa had one of those adorable pregnancy bumps. You know the ones that are perfectly round and somehow still petite?! She was planning a wedding and getting ready for their first baby  – talk about having a lot on your plate! So when we were able to get together for their engagement shoot (weather permitting – third time’s a charm right!) I was so excited to meet the little mystery man! Asher made his way into our engagement shoot, because now Lisa and David aren’t just fiance, they are a family. He was perfect – seriously didn’t even make a peep the entire time!! I’m not exactly an expert on 4 month old babies but I do know he’s a rare find and am so so happy for Lisa and David!

I am beyond excited for their wedding next month and to see Asher in his adorable pageboy suit :) my heart will melt.

For now, enjoy this beautiful families engagement session x


Kristyn + Ryan: Engaged

It’s clear to see why she has a constant smile on her face with a guy so witty and outgoing. They work perfectly together, with one shouting out to random strangers if the Colts won… BEARS fans!?! And the other walking by his side, completely content in his embrace. It’s awesome to see how easy they are being with each other – familiar yet exciting at the same time. It’s obvious that Kristyn and Ryan are supposed to be together and I just can’t wait to capture their wedding next year!! :)

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Kathy and George: Engaged

I am so lucky to call these guys my friends so when Kathy and George asked me if I could shoot their engagement pictures I was over the moon happy!! :) Anyone who knows them, knows they are perfect for each other. Having pretty much grown up together they blend seamlessly :) They don’t need to finish each other’s sentences – they just know what the other is thinking. We started the session at their old apartment and then wandered around downtown. I realised everywhere we passed has a memory for them – anniversaries on millenium park ice rink, the red doors, theatre shows…I guess that’s what happen after 10 years of being together!

I had SO much fun with you guys and am just so happy I was able to capture this amazing time in your lives! Love you so much and can’t wait for 2013!!!! :)


Marek and Morgan: Engaged

After a week MIA with my mum in town from England it’s a day to get back to business…literally!!

So, with that said, here are the GORGEOUS Marek and Morgan’s full engagement session :) We had so much fun roaming around our old campus at U of I in Champaign. Somehow we must have caught the last inch of fall because everywhere else the trees were bare! They make the perfect pair – you can’t fake that laugh of Morgan’s…Marek is constantly making her laugh, so cute! I had the BEST time with you both – I think you know that though from the crazy comments I was making :) Congratulations again and again, Love you guys!

Sneak Peak: Marek and Morgan Engaged

I literally had the BEST day yesterday!! I got to be a part of Marek’s master plan of proposing to Morgan…and it was perfect :) Here is a little sneak peak with the full blog post to follow! I can’t thank you both enough for having me there and treating me to some seriously amaaaaazing lunch, love you guys!! 

Sam and Mark: Engaged

Last weekend I had the most amazing time shooting the gorgeous Sam and Mark’s engagement shoot downtown! We were lucky enough to have the most beautiful fall day and spent hours wandering around the streets of Chicago and snapping a few shots along the way :) Sam just looked totally stunning and it was so clear to see how crazy Mark was for her.

Seriously?! Does it get much cuter?

I asked Mark to whisper something in Sam’s ear….I swear I had to stop him talking! I could have left him there all afternoon and he would have been content :) SO sweet

Just so gorgeous, Sam