Category Archives: Engagements

kelly and joe: an engagement story

Four years. Seeing each other in the hallways.  Living just a few minutes away. They knew of each other.  They eventually became friends, even.  But…that was it. As it turned out, they found themselves at the same university.  And their friendship grew stronger.  Feelings started in each of them, but at all the wrong times. […]

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gia & demetri: an engagement story

He met her and was immediately smitten. She was beautiful.  Witty.  Kind. So…he asked her out for a date. And she said no. But their friendship continued and one evening, Demetri asked for her assistance with ideas on how to capture the attention of another girl. And she was jealous. Which she realized meant that […]

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kelly & remer

All of the stories I get the privilege of documenting are personal for me.  It’s the only way I can shoot.  And…well…the people become a part of my life. But this one?  Extra personal. While we lived in the Wheaton area, we had the privilege of getting to know some college students.  They became family: […]

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caroline & jr

They held hands. He pointed to her ring finger. “One day…I’ll earn that finger.” Their love grew.  And held hands through joy and loss and laughter and life with 6 dogs and 2 cats. And in a matter of days, she will place a ring on his finger…  And their story – the one where […]

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chicago – here we come!

Sometimes in life you go on crazy adventures. And April sounds like a great time for one of those. Our little family is road-tripping back to Chicago for just such an adventure and I’d be all kinds of honored to have the opportunity to document your amazing self (and possibly your loved ones) while I’m […]

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