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I’m so excited to share this inspired Greenhouse Loft wedding in Chicago, IL. This styled shoot was sophisticated, refined, and absolutely stunning. This wedding incorporated the increasingly popular black and white theme with chic balloons, baby’s breath details, bold floral pieces, and a minimalistic cake with black floral accents. The black and white palette draws […]

Love Stories

September 28, 2022

Greenhouse Loft Wedding in Chicago

Greenhouse Loft wedding in Chicago

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Becoming an LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding vendor is essential to lovingly embrace the diversity of couples getting married in 2022, 2023, and beyond. However, being an inclusive vendor is so much more than putting ‘Love is Love’ in your Instagram bio. Whether you are a photographer, planner, florist, DJ, officiant, or another wedding professional, these tips […]

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September 12, 2022

5 Tips for Becoming an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Wedding Vendor

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Pop the champagne, you got engaged to the love of your life! Now that you’re engaged, it’s time to start planning your wedding. One of the first things on your to-do list is probably scheduling your engagement photos. Engagement photos are used throughout the planning process for Save the Dates, bach parties and showers, announcing […]

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August 23, 2022

The Best Chicago Engagement Photo Locations

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Bride and groom at their wedding in St. Louis, MO

An Intimate and Romantic Wedding Day at Olive and Oak in St. Louis Hannah and Andrew’s wedding day was incredible! From the beginning, they described wanting an intimate dinner party vibe with their closest family and friends. That’s exactly what they were able to achieve for their wedding at Olive and Oak in St. Louis, […]

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June 21, 2022

Olive and Oak Wedding in St. Louis, MO – Hannah + Andrew

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Downtown St. Louis Elopement at the Federal Courthouse I couldn’t wait to share this Downtown St. Louis elopement I photographed last month! Caitlin and Nate eloped at the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse in downtown STL, and it was the perfect intimate union of these two kind souls. With just a few close family […]

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May 31, 2022

Downtown St. Louis Elopement – Caitlin + Nate

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Saint Louis engagement photo

When it comes time to plan your St. Louis engagement photos, you will find no shortage of beautiful locations to choose from. The engagement session is one of the most important parts of the process with your wedding photographer. Of course, engagement sessions are an amazing opportunity to have documentation of this special time in […]

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May 11, 2022

Top 5 Locations for St. Louis Engagement Photos in 2022

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Central West End engagement session at Brennan’s and Forest Park Kelli and Curtis had the most gorgeous day for their St. Louis Central West End engagement session. It was a spring day that you just hope for when you’ve planned your photo session, and they got it! Brennan’s in the Central West End We started […]

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April 26, 2022

Central West End Engagement Session – Kelli + Curtis

Engagement session photos at Brennan's in St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood

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An adventure engagement session is such a fun way to break up the (sometimes stressful) routine of wedding planning. For many couples, the engagement session isn’t just a time to get a few photos together and show off the new bling. An engagement session is a time of celebration for both of them, marking a […]

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April 12, 2022

Your Adventure Engagement Session Guide

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501 Union in Brooklyn Wedding Inspiration I’m so excited to share this 501 Union wedding styled shoot. 501 Union is a Brooklyn, New York wedding venue with refined details and beautiful natural light. 501 Union weddings are absolutely gorgeous. I hopped on a plane in December to spend a few days in NYC, and this […]

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March 30, 2022

501 Union Wedding in Brooklyn, NYC

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LGBTQ+ couple celebrating in a Second Line Parade after being married.

I’m so excited to share Jamie and Sarah’s gorgeous Margaret Place Hotel in New Orleans LGBTQ+ wedding. This destination wedding embraced the NOLA vibe by incorporating Southern and New Orleans traditions and rituals throughout. Margaret Place Weddings The Margaret Place Hotel was truly the perfect backdrop for Jamie and Sarah’s day. Margaret Place is a […]

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March 15, 2022

Margaret Place New Orleans LGBTQ+ Wedding – Jamie + Sarah

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