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February 22, 2021

Herrick Lake Engagement Session | Vee & Alex | Wheaton, IL

This was an extra special engagement session because the bride to be Vee was my college roomie! Her fiance Alex was our next door neighbor. (A setup out of a sitcom, right?!)

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December 15, 2020

An Intimate Backyard Wedding | Kayla & Maddy | Elwood, IL

There’s quite the story behind Kayla and Maddy’s wedding day (a running theme for 2020 wedding couples)!

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December 14, 2020

Hidden Pond Woods Engagement Session | Kirsten & Matthew | Palos Hills, IL

It was a wet and rainy Saturday when Kirsten and Matthew met me at Hidden Pond Woods for their engagement session. There was a constant drizzle all day, but when we arrived it miraculously let up!

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July 9, 2020

5 Things Every Second Shooter Should Know | Melissa Rose Photography

The best thing I’ve done in my career is being a second shooter for established wedding photographers in my area. A second shooter offers a secondary angle for photos on a wedding day,

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July 9, 2020

Taureaux Tavern Wedding | Lisa and Ryan | Chicago, IL

I’m finally getting around to blogging all the weddings I’ve done! Lisa and Ryan’s wedding at the beautiful Taureaux Tavern last August was intimate and full of love.

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July 9, 2020

Surprise Proposal | Mike and Maddie | Worth, IL

I was BEYOND excited when Mike reached out to me to help him capture his proposal to Maddie. The best part? It was all a SURPRISE for her!

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July 1, 2020

Herrick Lake Engagement Session | Bridget and Mike | Wheaton, IL

Bridget and Mike were CHAMPS during their engagement session at Herrick Lake in Wheaton!

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June 29, 2020

Pilsen Street Art Engagement Session | Kayla and Maddy | Chicago, IL

Kayla and Maddy’s engagement session was so laid back and fun, which is a great representation of who they are are as a couple!

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May 27, 2020

Downtown Chicago Engagement Session | Allison and Adam | Chicago, IL

A huge wrench was thrown an Allison and Adam’s wedding planning process when the pandemic started earlier this year.

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January 26, 2020

Morton Arboretum Engagement Session | Emily and Alex | Lisle, IL

The weather was all over the place Saturday for Emily and Alex’s engagement session at Morton Arboretum. It was an on and off mix of slush and snow, but it didn’t even phase these two.

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