the journal

Judith + Carlos’s day was perfect right from the start. A cloudy morning gave way to a sunny afternoon, perfect for photos! Getting ready took place at their venue, Twelve29, which was beautiful! Next was their ceremony at a beautiful church, and then we rode the party bus around Milwaukee for their bridal photos before […]

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 […]

¬†¬†Wedding planning is so much fun, albeit time-consuming! Some couples opt for a wedding planner in these instances, some don’t, but in either situation, there’s still plenty to be done! One of the big stressors for most brides is photography – from the engagement photos to the save the date cards to the invitations, the […]

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