Moment-Driven Photojournalism Workshop: LONDON

I just returned from London, where I spoke at the lively and inspiring Nine Dots Gathering, and held my Moment-Driven Workshop: London!  I’m a bit jet lagged at the moment but I wanted to share some photos I made of my students during our workshop.  One of our group exercises was to approach strangers, not…

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The Grove Redfield Estate Wedding Photography: Minda and Garrett

Minda and Garrett had a beautiful Grove Redfield Estate Wedding, with an outdoor ceremony and reception.  The historic Grove Redfield Estate, built in 1929 and surrounded by lush prairie,  features charming architecture and luscious gardens, a beautiful location and a favorite among Chicago wedding photographers.  I loved the leaded glass windows and the vintage bedrooms where…

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Moment-Driven Workshop and Nine Dots Gathering: LONDON

The Nine Dots Gathering is in just a few short weeks.  I’m so excited for my first trip to London!  I’m very honored to be a speaker at this wedding photographer “conference,” where photographers from around the world gather for two days inside Bounce to be inspired, play ping pong, and grow their own family of photographers….

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Chicago Family Photography: Mona, Pete and Simone

Mona and Pete are former wedding clients who now have a beautiful daughter, Simone!  I met them for a quick shoot at North Avenue Beach to recreate a photograph we made while shooting their Chicago engagement session, only now we added baby Simone for a family photograph!  Here are the originals with the finished product. It’s been…

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A New Leaf Chicago Wedding Photography: Hanna and Thomas

Hanna and Thomas held a small party for family and friends at the very beautiful A New Leaf Chicago after a private courthouse wedding the day before.  We couldn’t have asked for prettier weather!  The outdoor courtyard at A New Leaf was a perfect place for an outdoor wedding party, complete with a music trio…

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