I had the pleasure to photograph Anne and Dan three times: Their engagement session in 2020, their Elopement wedding in 2021, and their actual wedding at the Gallery 1028 in 2022. They both got ready at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. We were supposed to go to the city for pictures and it got rainy, so […]

wedding photography, Wedding pictures

August 8, 2022

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel-Gallery 1028-Anne & Dan

Pets are our extended family, so it is only natural if you want to include them in your amazing event. However, you need to be careful as not every pet loves being among many strangers, and thus can behave in an unpredictable manner. To help you craft timeless memories with your fur baby for your […]

Planning your wedding day, Uncategorized, Wedding pictures

August 1, 2022

Want to include your pet at your wedding? Here are 3 tips!

Kathryn and the girls got ready at the Gwen Hotel in Chicago. The ceremony was in the beautiful Holy Trinity Polish Catholic Church, and the wedding took place in one of my favorite venues in Chicago: Greenhouse Loft. BTW, Piper, their dog, was one of the VIP guests 🙂 We stopped by the Cancer Survivors’ […]

Chicago Venues, professional wedding phot, wedding photography, Wedding pictures

July 25, 2022

Kathryn & Arthur-Greenhouse Loft

Planning your big day? It sounds so much fun – until you get started with all the preparations, right? As a professional, specializing in Chicago wedding photography, I have worked with so many couples, and I have tackled the planning essentials that will help you avoid last-minute hassles.  Wondering how to create the best wedding […]

Planning your wedding day, wedding photography

July 16, 2022

Share your wedding experience – DO’s and DON’Ts!

Being a Chicago wedding photographer for several years provided me the chance to meet many different people and shoot many different weddings in the Chicagoland area. However, I personally love the ones which are more personal and intimate. For example, when the bride gets ready at home or the wedding takes place in the backyard.  […]

Wedding pictures

July 7, 2022

Naper Settlement-Theresa & Daniel

Chicago Wedding photographer, Botanic Garden

Being a Chicago wedding photographer for several years, I have seen and experienced many ofthe city’s premier wedding venues. From elegant five-star hotels to small, cozy event rooms,Chicago has a wide array of options. One of the best things about Chicago wedding planning isthat there is no lack of unique venues. There are plenty of […]

Chicago Venues

June 29, 2022

Unique Chicago Wedding Venues

Chicago Venues-Chicago Wedding Photographer

As a Chicago wedding photographer, I often get asked about getting ready photos – are they important, why, and how are they important? Well, as a dedicated storyteller and passionate documentary wedding photographer, I can safely say that this part of your day is special, memorable, and absolutely iconic! Trust me, there is a lot […]

Getting-Ready Images

June 8, 2022

How to get amazing getting ready pics. Here are tips from a Chicago Wedding Photographer!

In my free consultation sessions with couples, I share my experiences as a wedding photographer with the bride and groom-to-be to help them find the right photographer who shares the same style and taste. I wrap up the session by emphasizing not booking a cheap photographer from franchise companies!

wedding photography

September 24, 2021

Don’t hire a cheap wedding photographer!

Money is usually the biggest factor that prevents engaged couples from having a large wedding that accommodates all of their loved ones, but you can still have a beautiful, low-cost wedding by hosting it at home. Your home is a special place because it’s unique and meaningful to you and your family. It’s a one-of-a-kind location that other weddings will never share. Hosting your wedding at home means you’ll save money on the location, and you’ll have complete control over the space.

wedding photography

September 14, 2021

How to Turn Your Home into a Personalized Wedding Venue

Chicago Wedding photographers are very lucky in many aspects as I have stated that many times before. One fact that makes Chicago a wonderful place for photographers is the versatility that the city offers. It has beautiful city scenery and outstanding nature.

Beach weddings

August 16, 2021

Beach weddings in Chicago, Have you Thought about it?