Jamie + Ryan

Jamie and Ryan got in touch with me in the summer of 2016 to photograph their Chicago wedding in July 2017. I was thrilled of course, so we proceeded to make plans. Jamie is a violinist, so fittingly, she and Ryan would be married at the Chicago Symphony Center.

Jamie got in touch with me late in 2016 to let me know that her father had had a heart attack and sustained a brain injury due to a fall he took during the episode. It was shocking and quite a blow to the family. Jamie and Ryan decided to . . .

 

Zach + Shawnee

Zach and Shawnee had the sweetest intimate wedding on Shawnee's grandparent's property just north of Seattle. The forecast had called for rain, everyone became quite damp despite the sea of umbrellas in use during the ceremony that took place beneath the trees; and it could not have been more perfect. Shawnee walked down the fern-paved isle to Arcade Fire's Wake Up played out of a 1980s boombox. We all had . . .

 

Alex + Tessa

Alex and Tessa met when they were 15 and 16 years old respectively. They have such history, they have been through and stuck closer to each other through the worst of the worst and laughed brightly on days filled with coffee dates and midnight trips to the beach. They have a youthful and enduring love, it's beautiful to witness.