Category Archives: Weddings

Chicago Lakefront Wedding Photography in the Snow: Igor and Olya

Igor and Olya are happily expecting and had an intimate wedding ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center. After the ceremony, we ventured into the snow for a portrait session.   What troopers!   Olya wore ballet slippers and had no complaints about trudging in the snow! This couple honestly would do anything for a photograph, and…

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My Favorite Chicago Wedding and Engagement images of 2012

I started taking photographs at age six, worked as a photojournalist for most of my life, then branched into weddings out of curiosity. And, I discovered that I love documenting love. I truly wish to thank my clients for allowing me to capture moments inside their private spaces, their emotions, and their big day. Thank…

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Chicago Wedding Photography: Emily and Aron

Emily and Aron didn’t let a thunderous evening spoil their wedding night on a boat, the Chicago’s Leading Lady, in the Chicago River.   Surrounded by family and friends, they handled the weather changes with ease and with a lot of laughter.   Congratulations, you two!   I loved documenting your big day!

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The Wit Wedding Photography: Courtney and Luke…

Courtney and Luke asked me to document their party at The Wit, a perfect place for wedding photography!  They married in Rome and had a party for friends and relatives in Chicago after their wedding.   We had a quick portrait session before the party, and I loved it when Luke suggested visiting the mural…

  • CourtneyOctober 1, 2009 - 9:56 am

    Oh my goodness! Luke and I had so so much fun with Candice. These pictures turned out better than I could have expected. I am so thrilled. I can’t recommend Candice enough!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea SieloffOctober 1, 2009 - 1:20 pm

    These pictures are phenomenal!!
    Absolutely stunning!!ReplyCancel

  • Ruchika DeoraOctober 1, 2009 - 1:41 pm

    OMG, I love these photos. They are so creative and really represent you both well.ReplyCancel

  • wendy yangOctober 1, 2009 - 2:05 pm

    hey girl! what lens did you shoot that last picture with?ReplyCancel

  • Melissa WardyOctober 1, 2009 - 2:11 pm

    The third pic from the bottom actually made me tear up — it is so beautiful. Candice did an amazing job for you guys! Where was she for my wedding!?! Can’t wait to order some copies! Love to you both!ReplyCancel

  • LieslOctober 4, 2009 - 5:47 pm

    Girl these are smashing! personality shines through 🙂ReplyCancel

  • AhmedNovember 26, 2015 - 2:12 am

    Mikael I wish I could get married again so you could take puetircs for it! You did an awesome job. My favorite one is where they are kissing and holding their rings out SO cool and very unique. Haven’t ever seen a picture like that before.ReplyCancel