The Grimmer Family

I've known Sarah for awhile now and last year I photographed her sister's family for the first time. When I they asked about booking a larger family shoot for their parents, I was excited. We met in Lincoln Park and enjoyed the beautiful morning. It was so fun to see this beautiful family all together. Take a look.

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Gina, Matt and Kai.

Gina is a friend of mine and the reason I got into wedding photography, so it is always quite the honor when I get to photograph them. I last photographed them three years ago when they were still living in Chicago and Kai was so little. Since then, they have moved into a beautiful home in the suburbs and it was so fun to photograph them there.


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The Rands

I first photographed this stylish little family almost one year ago at Chicago's Olive Park. It was a few months before little V arrived and they were in the middle of moving and setting up a new home in the West Loop. Now she is 9 months old and they are off to Maine for the next adventure. I loved photographing them one more time and left wishing I could go with them. 

Here are a few from their West Loop apartment and neighborhood.

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Good luck, you guys. I am excited to follow along on your Maine adventure. 

The Coppas!

I first photographed these guys one year ago when Baby L was a few days old. Now he is a year and on the move. I loved seeing these guys again in a park near their house, North Park Nature Center. The trees were just starting to turn and we explored it all.

Take a look!

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Jennie and Howie, Part One!

Jennie and Howie exchanged vows in early October at The Kenilworth Club, just north of Chicago. They live in San Diego, but since Jennie grew up nearby they got married in Illinois. Oh boy did they luck out with the weather since it was misting in the morning. Luckily the sun came out just as they were about to do their first look and it turned into a gorgeous autumn day. 

It was such an emotional and lovely day for these two. I was with Jennie and the girls while my amazing second shooter Rebecca was with the guys while they got ready. 

Here is part one of their wedding.

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Meanwhile, Rebecca was with the guys while they got ready. 

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I loved this one set up by Rebecca. American Gothic style.

Then it was time to go to the Kenilworth Club!

Next up: Jenny and Howie's ceremony and reception. Stay tuned!

Eva & Omar!

These two are engaged and will be getting married in June, 2016. If their engagement session is any implication of their wedding day, I seriously cannot wait. These two are adorable.

We did the session at one of my favorite spots in Chicago and one of the places they take their pup, Montrose Harbor. We were spoiled with the most beautiful sunset and light. Take a look.

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Congrats, you too. I will see you again in June!