Oh my word, how sweet are these two?! Megan and Nick had their engagement session at Nick’s grandparents’ home which was the most beautiful property in Naperville, IL! When I arrived, my jaw dropped at how gorgeous these two looked in these perfectly coordinated outfits 🙂 Nick’s grandparents are just the sweetest people, and they […]

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Megan + Nick | Naperville, IL Engagement Photos

We’ve been waiting for this session for sooo long!! After 3 reschedules due to rainy weather, we finally got the chance to get Abbey + Grant’s engagement session in, and it was SO worth the wait! These two are as sweet as it gets, and I’m completely obsessed with all of their photos and this […]

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Lilacia Park Engagement Photos

Lilacia Park Engagement Photos | Abbey + Grant | Lombard, IL Engagement Photographer

Where do I even start with Kaila and Lee?! I’ve known Kaila since high school when we played club volleyball, so it was so special to me to get to photograph her and the love of her life. These two chose one of my favorite Chicagoland engagement photo locations for their session- Cantigny Park in […]

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Cantigny Park Engagement Photos

Cantigny Park Engagement Photos | Kaila & Lee | Wheaton, IL Engagement Photographer

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 🙂 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

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

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

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

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

This fall has been full of beautiful engagement sessions, and Calynn + Ben’s was no exception!! I absolutely loved having these cuties in front of my camera. We went to two of my favorite Kankakee County locations for engagement sessions, Downtown Kankakee and Olivet Nazarene University! These locations are so different but so great in […]

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Bourbonnais, Illinois Engagement Photographer

Downtown Kankakee + Olivet Nazarene University Engagement Photos | Bourbonnais, Illinois Engagement Photographer | Calynn + Ben


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