the journal

Andrew and Mark each had two loves in their lives – each other and their fandoms. With one side representing Star Trek and the other, Harry Potter, their wedding was a true melding of the most beautiful melting pot (or cauldron!). Between the entire wedding party crying while Andrew and Mark read the most beautiful, […]

Sword Fighting Engagement Shoot Chicago IL

I’m the kind of person that always tries to match your vibe and keep things fun and laid back, but I didn’t have to match Tara or Nils’ vibes at all – they already matched perfectly! From our very first zoom call, we just got along like old friends and that was only cemented even […]

Solange + Matthew are the classiest of couples. They wanted an upscale Chicago wedding, starting in a church they both felt devoted to, and gorgeous photos after! Their day was relatively short and simple in comparison to most Chicago weddings, starting with a small bridal party, a first look between the bride and groom, and […]

photography by amanda lynn cole 2022

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