Your Story Deserves to Be Told Beautifully

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Fine Art & Documentary Wedding Photography for Couples Who Believe in Leaving a Legacy that Lasts

Your Story Deserves to Be Told Beautifully

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Fine Art & Documentary Wedding Photography for Couples Who Believe in Leaving a Legacy that Lasts

Your Story Deserves to Be Told Beautifully

learn more

Fine Art & Documentary Wedding Photography for Couples Who Believe in Leaving a Legacy that Lasts

Your Story Deserves to Be Told Beautifully

learn more

Fine Art & Documentary Wedding Photography for Couples Who Believe in Leaving a Legacy that Lasts

Your Story Deserves to Be Told Beautifully

learn more

Fine Art & Documentary Wedding Photography for Couples Who Believe in Leaving a Legacy that Lasts

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You found the one. That one person who sees you for who you really are underneath all the layers. That one person who isn't afraid to let you in on all of his secrets and open his heart to you.

You don't complete each other, because you are already both complete as individuals. But you balance one another. Your strengths complement each other and together you are far stronger than you would ever be alone. 

You cannot wait to marry him and live a lifetime of beautiful moments together. And you want those moments to be permanently etched in time through Romantic, Elegant, and Timeless photographs. 

preserve your legacy with grace and beauty

CHICAGO, illinois wedding photographer
Award-winning | Fine Art Photography

Coffee dates, cabernet and deep conversations. Romantic walks and people watching. Spontaneity and that je ne sais quois. 

what I'm known for:

in a love that is worth living for in that Bryan Adams "Everything I do" sort of way.

I believe that legacy connects us to the past and builds a foundation for the future.

I believe that every story deserves to be told. And if it's going to be told, it deserves to be told beautifully.

i believe...

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We know getting in front of the camera can be intimidating, so Stephanie uses her expert posing knowledge and education to guide you through poses that are not only unique but also flattering. No more feeling self-conscious about your arms or any other body part!

we help you feel beautiful, because you are

what makes us different

We believe that the photos from your wedding day deserve to be preserved beautifully. Nothing helps rekindle your love for each other years down the road like looking back at your wedding pictures and remembering why you said "I do". 

your memories are important to us

what makes us different

Stephanie takes her time getting to know you in the months leading up to your wedding day, so that when the big day arrives it feels like one of your best friends is there helping your day run as smoothly as possible while making you look and feel stunningly gorgeous.

we treat you like family

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I believe that your legacy is the most important thing you will create for your family.

Imagine 150 years from now, as your great great granddaughter is planning her wedding. Her great grandmother - your granddaughter - pulls out your wedding album to show her where it all began. 

What do you want those photographs to represent? What stories do you want them to tell? How do you want your legacy to be preserved?

Do you want pictures that fall victim to today's trends? Or do you want timeless and elegant photographs that show a family legacy your loved ones can be proud of?

That's where I come in. Together, we can preserve your legacy in a romantic, elegant and timeless way. 

Full wedding collections begin at $2450

We don't just care about your pictures. We care about your legacy.

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the stories

After Shawnaci's dad had his stroke, he had a long road ahead of him to regain function. Walking was difficult at best and his left arm was completely paralyzed. Tears streamed down his face as he read aloud a heartfelt letter that she had written him before the ceremony that recounted her childhood and how much he meant to her.

Not only did he walk his beautiful daughter down the aisle on her wedding day, but he was able to have his daddy-daughter dance that he had imagined since she was a little girl. 

They didn't know if her father would be able to walk her down the aisle

the stories

Bill knew Kathy was the woman of his dreams soon after that first lunch together, and she thought he was not only an amazing judge but pretty cute, too. 

They hit it off and fell madly, wildly in love with each other. They were married on their dating anniversary. He swept her off her feet all day and then whisked her away to St. Lucia for their romantic honeymoon on the beach. 

She thought he was asking her out for a business lunch, but in his mind it was their first date

the stories

He lived in New Jersey and she lived in Illinois. But they had a connection that couldn't be stopped and knew that they had to spend the rest of their lives together. 

They met through a mutual love of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and all things pop culture. They began planning their wedding before he had even officially popped the question - he was waiting to acquire his late Grandmother's wedding ring. 

During their engagement session, he got down on one knee and surprised her with the moment she had been waiting for.

Jesse and Kat prove that distance should never prevent a love story from unfolding. 

the stories

He was the RA and she was a freshman beaming with adventure and possibility. As the best love stories always begin, they would stay up for hours talking the night away and couldn't get enough of each other. 

Her parents owned a floral shop in her hometown and decked out their sweetheart table with flowers and made her the most epic bouquet a florist could dream up for her daughter's wedding day. 

They have been side by side since day one and will continue to grow together for as long as they can.

They met on the rooftop of their college dormitory downtown Chicago

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