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Alternative wedding at Carnivale Restaurant in Chicago

Alternative wedding at Carnivale Restaurant in Chicago This alternative wedding at Carnivale Chicago, I had the opportunity to work with Liana and Dan; mostly for their video wedding needs but being a hybrid photographer you know I snapped a few images as well. When they shared their plans to have the wedding at Carnivale Restaurant. […]

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Chicago engagement sessions are always fun because I get to visit some great places with great people. For Zak and Taylor’s session we started at Happy Camper for some pizza and drinks. Once we finished chatting for a while, and enjoying some tasty stuff, it was time for the engagement session. The next spot on […]

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If you have to ask “Why am I doing this?”, don’t do it! Ideas for weddings come from all over, whatever you do just make it yours. So often during my initial chats with my couples, I hear them say things like “My mother wants us to do…” or “I saw online that I should…”  […]

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downtown south bend engagement session, South Bend Indiana, engagement photography

Recently engaged and now looking for the perfect spot for your engagement session photos with a photographer? Here’s a list of my favorites and a little bit as to why I love them. Downtown South Bend South Bend has an almost infinite number of spots to take your engagement photos at. There are murals, eateries, […]

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top ten wedding planning tips

Planning a wedding can be tough, but it doesn’t always have to be. If you’re wondering how do I plan a wedding, here’s a few tips that might help.   1. Plan early, be thankful later The sooner you begin the planning process, the less stress you’ll have on your wedding day. Create a focused […]

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Notre dame proposal, proposal ideas, proposal photography, notre dame engagement, notre dame photos, engagement photography, South Bend, Indiana, wedding ring,

Location, location, location. It’s not the most important part of your engagement photography session, but it can have a big impact on how your images turn out. Choosing the right location for you as a couple may require some thought and compromise, but it will be worth it to get images you love.   Pick […]

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south bend engagement photos

Downtown South Bend has some of the best spots around for an Engagement Session. Catey & Zach love DTSB! The life within this city is something very important to them. So much so they have “Fun Food Fridays” around down for date nights. We started on the corner of Michigan & Washington in South Bend […]

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downtown south bend engagement session, South Bend Indiana, engagement photography

I met Mila & Christian at Ariana & Timi’s wedding (Christian’s sister) a couple years ago. We all hit it off so amazingly and when it came time for their wedding, they booked me up ASAP. We decided to do a Downtown South Bend Indiana Engagement Session. There are so many cool spots around DTSB […]

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minimony, microwedding, micro-wedding, elopement, wedding photographer, wedding, at home, backyard wedding, green trees

A South Bend Wedding Photographer’s Perspective on These Types of Weddings What defines any one of them, the Elopement, the Minimony (Mini Ceremony) or the Micro Wedding? Here are a few ideas on what each of these types of weddings mean and which one would be right for you. 1. Size Matters… The guest list […]

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