Engagement

Holly & Michael | Engaged | Naperville, IL

I'm so excited to post some of my favorites from Holly and Michael's engagement session.  These two are so fun.  I can't wait for their wedding next year!

The lights around downtown Naperville created a perfect backdrop for this winter engagement session.  Enjoy!

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My favorite! <3

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Another fave :)

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Sarah & Brian | Engaged | Lisle, IL

When Sarah & Brian asked to have their photos done at the Morton Arboretum I was so excited.

Since they are getting married in Chicago next year, they preferred something very different from a city shoot.  This was the perfect setting for just that. The colors were absolutely perfect, and I am so glad the weather cooperated!

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How cute are these two??

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The views here were so amazing!

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The photo below is one of my favorites.  Is it weird that I kind of want to hang it up in my house?

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Sarah & Brian, I CAN'T WAIT for your wedding in September!!

Ann & Nick | Engaged | St. Charles, IL

Meet Ann & Nick! (and puppy!)

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Such a a sweet, down to earth couple.  We had a great time on this session.  

Check out their eyes!

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This is one of my favorites!

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Another favorite ;)

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Poor little guy was SOOO scared of my camera!

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I love this one.

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Totally different from my usual, but i love it...

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Thanks Ann & Nick! I Can't wait for your wedding next May!

Brooke & Jose | NIU Engagement & Family Session | DeKalb, IL

Meet Brooke, Jose and their gorgeous family!

I am fortunate enough to photograph their wedding here at NIU in June. Can't wait!

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This beauty just turned two. Happy Birthday, Abbey!

How sweet are these two??

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I'm so glad Brooke suggested the NIU Campus.  Its beautiful!!

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Brooke & Jose! Thanks for being awesome :) See you in June!!

Lauren & James | Adler Planetarium Engagement | Chicago, IL

I was so excited about this session.  I shot Laura's cousin's wedding a couple of years ago.

I wasn't surprised when Lauren & James ended up being just as awesome as Tara & Jason! Here are a few favorites from their engagement session.

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First we headed to North Avenue Beach. I love it there in the morning!

Then we headed over to the Adler Planetarium where you can see the entire Chicago skyline.  So gorgeous!

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This is actually the spot where James proposed.

They were on a date at Adler After Dark , and James brings her outside and gets down on one knee.  So romantic!

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The one on the left is one of my favorites from this session!

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Lauren & James, you guys are so cute together!

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Lauren & James, I had a great time with you two! I can't wait to post your beautiful wedding images!

Wheaton Engagement Photography | Samantha & Jamie

I am SO excited to blog this engagement session.  Samantha & Jamie are such a fun couple.

We headed over to Cantigny Park in Wheaton which is one of my favorite places to shoot. It offers so much variety and the evening light is so gorgeous!

Here are a some of my favorites!

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Aren't they just the cutest?

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Doesn't she look like a Disney Princess in these next two photos??

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What's an engagement session without being photo bombed by wild turkeys???

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Bling! ;)

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These next four are my favorites of the whole session.  How yummy is that light?

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Thanks again, Samantha and Jamie! I had such a great time with you two!