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)! 🙂 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! 🙂 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!! 🙂 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 🙂 I got to finally meet them at […]

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

Oh, how I have been waiting for Samantha and Austin’s wedding day! I first heard from Samantha before her and Austin were even *officially* engaged, as she was eager to have me photograph their wedding day (aka the biggest honor ever)! I officially met these two for the first time at their engagement session in […]

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Winter Wedding photos in Kankakee, Illinois

St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Kankakee Fairgrounds Wedding Photos | Kankakee County, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Samantha + Austin

If you know me, you know I love pups in photos, especially wedding photos! Molly and Brandon are two of the sweetest people out there. These two were married in Mexico recently and came home to take their portraits with their dog, Copper! For their session, we went to one of my favorite Kankakee County […]

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Kankakee River State Park Wedding Photos

Kankakee River State Park Wedding Photos | Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Molly + Brandon

This November weather has been absolutely incredible!! Coni + Stu’s November wedding day was no exception. Like so many couples this year, these two had to alter their original wedding plans, but their intimate wedding day at Willowhaven Park couldn’t have been more perfect! It was a perfectly sunny day and 70 degrees (amazing, right?!). […]

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Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photographer

Willowhaven Park Wedding Photos | Bourbonnais, Illinois Wedding Photographer | Coni + Stu

Oh how I love these two!! From the very first phone call I had with Taylor, I knew we were going to get along so well, and meeting her & Joe for their Nashville, TN engagement session was the greatest!! These two are actually from Chicagoland but wanted to go somewhere fun for their engagement […]

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Nashville Cumberland Park Engagement Photos | Taylor + Joe


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