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Elotes Mexican Street Corn with Michelada

Megan & Jake C’mon guys!   You’re really trying to challenge us this week.  Megan and Jake LOVE Mexican food but hate tomatoes.   BUT… there are so many Mexican dishes that are made up of this red vined deliciousness. It really threw us for a bit of a loop to have to come up with a […]

April 18, 2018

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Black Tie Middle Eastern Infused River Room Wedding | Dubuque, IA

Raya & Sam We were lost in a sea of photographers. As Raya made her way down the aisle, it appeared as though every guest in attendance had their video camera, phone or iPad out to capture the bride greeting her groom for the first time that day. I was surrounded by guests crowding the […]

April 14, 2018

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Toasted Spinach Ravioli with Mint Raspberry Bellini

Raya & Sam It’s finally here!   The 2018 MLP wedding season officially kicks off this weekend with Raya and Sam’s Dubuque celebration.  I have had a few engagement sessions since the start of the new year, but capturing a wedding day is even more special and something I have truly missed during the off season.  […]

April 4, 2018

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Downtown Crystal Lake Engagement Photography | Crystal Lake, IL

Katina & Brian The first time I chatted with Katina and Brian on the phone, they were quick to bring up what big fans they are of the Chicago Cubs.  No wonder we all clicked so quickly, I am in total agreement that the Cubs are the best team in the MLB.   I know it […]

March 21, 2018

Engagement, Full Archive

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White Pines State Park Engagement | Mt. Morris, IL

Daphne & Rusty The first time Daphne and I chatted on the phone about her upcoming wedding day, there were two things she brought up that just made her proud. First, her new fiancé, Rusty, and of course, her children.   As we chatted and got to know each other during that first phone call, we […]

March 15, 2018

Engagement, Full Archive

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