Category Archives: Engagements

I’ve known since childhood about the importance of belly laughs. When I photographed Kerry and Evan’s engagement photographs, I realized I had found a houseful of folks that love to laugh, including their dogs, but don’t dogs always look like they’re laughing? I love documenting couples instead of strictly posing them in their engagement photographs, so when Kerry […]

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When I think of Archana and Sean, I think of the words patient and kind.  Oh, and wickedly hilarious, which makes them even more enjoyable to be around. They live right downtown Chicago, so we photographed their engagement session in Millennium Park and outside the historic Chicago Theatre on State Street.  We also ducked inside an art installation by French artist Jean–Luc […]

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Jennifer and Kenneth have a beautiful engagement story.  Kenneth, with plenty of patience and an eye for detail, planned a surprise scavenger hunt for his sweetheart, taking her to places that are meaningful to them, and leaving thoughtful clues.  Meanwhile, he stayed one step ahead of her.  The hunt ended at the beautiful Chicago Boarding […]

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Sam and Dave intrigued me when they mentioned their non-traditional wedding plans that include bridesmaids with beehive hairdos!  This super sweet couple used to live in Chicago and love seeing live music and having Sunday brunch at The Empty Bottle.  It was only perfect to meet there for the start of our Chicago engagement session, have brunch […]

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I photographed Kate and Matt’s engagement session around the Chicago Riverwalk and Trump Tower on a surprisingly cool and overcast day.   The folks at the Trump were so kind when we crashed their rooftop for photographs, instead of shooing us away, they brought out champagne for this beautiful couple!  Definitely a warm welcome!  Kate and […]

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