Taylor & Andy | Lincoln Park Chicago Engagement Session

These two & this session make me SO happy - so much classic beauty & Chicago gorgeousness! Taylor & Andy grabbed my attention from their very first email; I could tell these two were fun, personable, and so excited to get married this year! Andy proposed to Taylor this past December at the Nature Boardwalk in Lincoln Park. Their pictures from that night show the beautiful Chicago skyline lit up behind them, and faces full of joy - they’re getting married!!

After rescheduling due to rain, we met this past Friday back at the place they got engaged. We were so lucky to have nice, mild weather & the area almost entirely to ourselves! These two had me smiling non-stop through their entire session. Their smiles and laughter come easily when they’re together and you can practically feel their warmth and kindness in these photographs.

I am so excited to be part of their wedding this November! Until then, enjoy these highlights from their engagement session.

Wrigley Building Chicago Engagement | Megan & Andrew

It took us 3 tries before the Chicago weather finally cooperated with us, but this engagement session was worth the wait! Megan and Andrew moved to Chicago after college and are now planning a beautiful downtown wedding for this November. We had so much fun walking outside in the spring air and talking about their plans! I can't wait to celebrate these two when they say "I do" this fall. 

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DOWNTOWN CHICAGO ENGAGEMENT SESSION | DARA & GABE

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Oh, Dara and Gabe! These two are the loveliest couple and I had to make sure their sweet downtown Chicago engagement session made it to the blog. 

It was a hot evening last July when we met up - just 5 days before their wedding! One of my favorite things about their wedding day was the joyful anticipation you could FEEL infused in every part of their day. And their engagement session was no different! You can see it in their eyes and their smiles: these two adore each other, and were so excited to become husband and wife. 

Dara and Gabe are both talented dancers (check out their gorgeous lift a few photos down!), and were both so naturally graceful their entire session. We had so much fun walking through downtown Chicago and Olive Park, talking about their upcoming wedding and taking a few minutes to just breathe. 

While they both could clearly be models, I think the most beautiful thing about Dara and Gabe is their hearts. They are kind and sweet to each other, warm and friendly to each person they interact with, and considerate and loving to the friends and family who gathered with them to celebrate the start of their lives together. Enjoy these sweet moments from their engagement session, and make sure to see their beautiful wedding too! 

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CANTIGNY PARK WHEATON ILLINOIS ENGAGEMENT SESSION

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I'm so excited to share Emily & Michael's engagement session! These two are getting married in August and wanted to take engagement portraits close to home at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. We also grabbed a few adorable pictures with their dog, Sadie! She is so sweet and cute - see below for her glamour shot. I can't wait for your wedding this year! 

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