This was the most relaxed, yet sweetest and intimate wedding I’ve shot so far. Thanks to Covid, Kristine and Nick’s wedding had to shrink down to a backyard wedding. But a smaller wedding means more time to enjoy the day and details. Kristine and Nick celebrated with their closest family and friends at her parents […]


September 23, 2020

Micro Backyard Wedding- Downers Grove

I love how rustic and romantic go hand in hand. This styled wedding was put together in 2018, and it was my first styled wedding here in Illinois and EVER! I still love the color and theme to this wedding. It was a gloomy and humid day in Illinois but this venue was perfect! We […]

Styled Shoots, Weddings

March 13, 2020

The Barn at Allen Acres- Illinois Summer Wedding

Rustic Barn Summer Wedding

My little sister’s wedding. Amy is the 3rd girl, 4th out of 5. She was the last of us girls to get married this July. Her and Edgar have known each other since high school. Edgar was invited to our church and thats were they met and it all began. Over the years he blended […]


July 27, 2019

Mr. & Mrs. Platero

A planned gathering of a select group of vendors and/or creatives that have put together a mock event with a pre-determined design aesthetic for the purpose of adding professional photos to their portfolio, and/or submitting the photo shoot to a magazine or blog publication. The Wedding Cat The Details My focus on this shoot was […]

Engagement, Styled Shoots, Weddings

June 22, 2019

Styled Wedding- Wheaton IL.

Mike & Diane have been together for quiet some time now, and together have the sweetest little boy named Mikolaj. On May 25th they decided to renew their vows in the church. Diane did not plan on booking a photographer but her sweet brother Lucas gifted her a photographer. That’s where I come in! Lucas […]


June 1, 2019

Mike & Diane Deptula Vow Renewal in Schaumburg IL