These two are one of the sweetest couples EVER! They found me through one of my other amazing couples, Kaiti & Josh (click here to meet them & see their wedding blog post)! We had the greatest time at their engagement session this past winter, and I just knew their wedding day would be just […]

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The Legacy Building Wedding Photos | El Paso, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Julie + Tony

I’ve been photographing Maddie + Brandon (and their dog, Weston) for YEARS. A little while back, Brandon contacted me to photograph his proposal to Maddie, and I was SO excited for them ๐Ÿ™‚ Shortly after, we did a session celebrating their small, COVID friendly wedding day and some “just-married” portraits in their everyday clothes as […]

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Kankakee County Wedding Photographer

Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photos | Maddie + Brandon

Oh how I just LOVE Haley and Josh (and this always beautiful Chicago skyline for engagement photos)! Their downtown engagement session was the perfect way to kick off “Spring” engagement sessions! I first met Haley at a photo shoot in Chicago where she was modeling and I was photographing! I was so, so excited when […]

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Chicago Engagement Photos at North Avenue Beach Chicago

North Avenue Beach Engagement Photos |Chicago Engagement Photographer | Haley + Josh

Oh my goodness, we’ve been keeping this secret for SO long!! Ashton and I have spent weeks and weeks planning all of the little details, getting tons of video footage & researching all the things in preparation of today…the day that Ashton officially becomes the Elle Taylor Photography wedding videographer! If you’re new around here, […]

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I get asked so often about my favorite Chicago engagement photo locations, so I’m taking today to share all of my secret spots! Chicago is truly one of my favorite places to go for engagement and wedding photos because it can give off so many elegant vibes (if you choose the right locations)! ๐Ÿ™‚ North […]

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Top 3 Best Chicago Engagement Photo Locations | Elle Taylor Photography

Oh, what a perfect day this was!! It’s Wednesday after a wedding day which means, Kathryn + Chad are on the blog! ๐Ÿ™‚ Although weddings aren’t as much in “full swing” in the winter months, I always have a few, and I LOVE them! Kathryn and Chad’s day was no exception as it was a […]

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Illinois Wedding Photographer

Walton Centre Wedding Photos | Kathryn + Chad | Fairbury, Illinois Wedding Photographer

Aren’t these two just the sweetest couple you’ve ever seen?! Jamie found me on Instagram, and I was so excited when she reached out! Since her and Omar met and had their first few dates on campus at U of I, it only made sense for us to have their engagement session there. The night […]

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University of Illinois Campus Engagement Photos | Jamie + Omar | Champaign, IL Engagement Photographer

Oh my goodness, I just LOVE this venue, these people, this WHOLE DAY!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Providence Vineyard is a newly opened venue in the Chicago Suburbs, and since the first time I found them on Instagram, I’ve been dying to shoot here! When I saw that my photographer friends were hosting a workshop & styled shoot […]

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Romantic Wedding at Providence Vineyard

Providence Vineyard Wedding Photos | Hebron, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Bespoke Workshop

Sam and Dillon are one of the sweetest couples out there! I first got to meet Sam at Dillon’s younger sister, Claire’s senior photos a few months ago. This whole family is amazing, and I’m so honored to photograph Sam and Dillon’s wedding next winter! Downtown Milwaukee, especially Lakeshore Park, is one of my favorite […]

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Milwaukee Lakefront Engagement Photos

Downtown Milwaukee Engagement Photos at Lakeshore Park | Dillon + Sam | Milwaukee, WI Engagement Photographer

Kaiti and Josh had the most perfect December wedding day (insert alllll the heart eyes)! When Kaiti first contacted me last winter, I was so excited! Her and Josh had just gotten engaged the day prior, and these two were so excited to plan their wedding day ๐Ÿ™‚ I got to finally meet them at […]

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Vale Church Wedding Photos in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois | Kaiti + Josh

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