BEST WEDDING, ENGAGEMENT, EVENT & PROPOSAL PHOTOS OF 2023

2023 has been my busiest year in the past 19 years! This season my team and I photographed more weddings, engagement sessions, lifestyle sessions, family portraits, branding photos, proposals and events than I ever could’ve dreamed – a grand total of 157 clients!!!

Thank you to our many clients who trusted us to help plan, orchestrate, photograph, and deliver your incredible moments.

Thank you to my team – Alex, Sam, Jeremy, Ryan & Allison – for continuing to exceed both our clients and my expectations!

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(above) Elizabeth + Jamieson | January 14, 2023 | The Roookery

111823DAGOSTINO33111823DAGOSTINO40(above) Alexandra + Justin | January 18, 2023 | The Rookery

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FREEMAN07(above) Nikki + Andy | January 19, 2023 | The Rookery

020723JOSEPH22 020723JOSEPH48(above) Lauren + Kyle | February 7, 2023 | South Pond

WrigleyBuildingProposal01 WrigleyBuildingProposal17(above) Silvana + Chris| February 17, 2023 | Wrigley Building

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(above) Angie + Andre | February 25, 2023 | The Rookery

ShaneSarah6 ShaneSarah9(above) Sarah + Shane | March 3, 2023 | Private Rooftop

031023WREN002 031023WREN027(above) Claudia + Hunter | March 10, 2023 | River Point Park

Ambassador_Hotel_Proposal07 Ambassador_Hotel_Proposal18(above) Trish + Shanu | March 11, 2023 | Ambassador Hotel

031723BUKSZAR5 031723BUKSZAR89(above) Sara + Michael | March 17, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

031823KELLEY020 031823KELLEY061(above) Allison + Mitchell | March 18, 2023 | North Avenue Beach

032823ESTEVEZ69 032823ESTEVEZ86(above) Ellie + Daniel | March 28, 2023 | The Rookery

040923CARTWRIGHT88 040923CARTWRIGHT161(above) Erika + Matt | April 9. 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

042123Ritchie16 042123Ritchie31(above) Lisa + Nigiel | April 21, 2023 | The Rookery

042223Rosenthal3 042223Rosenthal99(above) Marisa + Mike | April 22, 2023 | The Rookery

ChicagoBotanicGarden_ProposalPhotography03 ChicagoBotanicGarden_ProposalPhotography12(above) Aseel + John | April 23, 2023 | Chicago Botanic Garden

NAZARIAN08 NAZARIAN24(above) Rachel + Iman | April 28, 2023 | Olive Park

050623SOLERA83 050623SOLERA147(above) Prachi + Juan | May 6, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

BEOSKOOL006 BEOSKOOL029(above) Rachael + Brian | May 12, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

051223FOX12 051223FOX90(above) Mckenzie + Connor | May 13, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

AlfredCaldwellLilyPoolProposal27 AlfredCaldwellLilyPoolProposal30(above) Leticia + Bruno | May 15, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

051823STARR53 051823STARR130(above) Sierra + Jake | May 18, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

051923DUCK08 051923DUCK21(above) Samantha + Tim | May 19, 2023 | Milton Lee Olive Park

052223SOLORIO49 052223SOLORIO110(above) Brisa + Isidro | May 22, 2023 | The Garden of the Phoenix

052523TEH077 052523TEH097(above) Sierra + Mark | May 25, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

052523RAJACHUDAMNI34 052523RAJACHUDAMNI169(above) Niveda + Sam | May 25, 2023 | River Point Park

052623WASSEL6 052623WASSEL149(above) Julie + Jerry | May 26, 2023 | River Point Park

052723HEENATIGALA20 052723HEENATIGALA159(above) Shreya + Pramuk | May 27, 2023 | The Garden of the Phoenix

MARCHILLO033MARCHILLO071(above) Skylar + Jacob | May 28, 2023 | The Rookery

060323POWATHIL201 060323POWATHIL322(above) Abby + Jerry | June 3, 2023 | LondonHouseGraduation_Proposal14 Graduation_Proposal21(above) Troi + Stanley | June 3, 2023 | Milton Lee Olive Park

060425MORRIS5 060425MORRIS56(above) Kaley + Cruz | June 4, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

060723AVILA10 060723AVILA53(above) Lexi + Jose | June 7, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

060923McGarrity19 060923McGarrity90(above) Lizzy + Liam | June 9, 2023 | Onwentsia Club

061023jungo1 061023jungo32(above) Jenny + Giovanni | June 10, 2023 | The Rookery | The Art Institute of Chicago Gardens

061023gyori5061023gyori17(above) Sanchita + Will | June 10, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool | Fullerton Avenue Beach

061123VanderZwaag13 061123VanderZwaag20(above) Kelly + Austin | June 11, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool | Fullerton Avenue Beach

061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_01 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_03 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_04 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_07 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_11 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_16 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_17 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_20 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_26 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_33 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_35 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_38 061523_moe_MeowWolf_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography_40(above) moe. | June 15, 2023 | Meow Wolf – Santa Fe, New Mexico

061623WILDWISH27 061623WILDWISH39(above) Myrna + Stephen | June 16, 2023 | Anderson Japanese Gardens – Rockford, Illinois

061723janda1 061723janda5 061723janda15 061723janda16 061723janda18 061723janda19(above) Jaclyn + Donald | June 17, 2023 | Sandia Casino – Albuquerque, New Mexico | in association with Talitha Tarro Photography

062323JAYAKUMAR18 062323JAYAKUMAR60(above) Cassandra + Rohith | June 23, 2023 | Milton Lee Olive Park

062323GIRDLER084062323GIRDLER070 (above) Marley + Thomas | June 23, 2023 | River Point Park

062423ARRUTI1 062423ARRUTI6 062423ARRUTI15DCIM100MEDIADJI_0859.JPG DCIM100MEDIADJI_0869.JPG062423ARRUTI19(above) Alyssa + Damien | June 24, 2023 | Sandia Casino – Albuquerque, New Mexico | in association with Talitha Tarro Photography

062923FONDRIEST20062923FONDRIEST49(above) Alex + Jacob | June 29, 2023 | Navy Pier

YOUNG07YOUNG23(above) Chelsea + Grant | June 30, 2023 | The Grove

070123ZACHARAIAH1769 070123ZACHARAIAH3364(above) Olivia + Shawn | July 1, 2023 | Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore

052723VILLA66 052723VILLA150(above) Manny’s Graduation Portraits | Villa Family | July 2, 2023 | Garden of the Phoenix

070523MONTANO3070523MONTANO16(above) Ami + Terry | July 5, 2023 | The Rookery

071823MO10071823MO23(above) Wendy + Warren | July 18, 2023 | River Point Park

070223LUTTON19070223LUTTON23(above) Kienna + Thomas | July 20, 2023 | River Point Park

BOLTS19BOLTS24(above) Abbey + Evan | July 21, 2023 | River Point Park

072123BACK18072123BACK20(above) Kelly + Kyle | July 21, 2023 | River Point Park

072223MariahAdam2 072223MariahAdam4 072223MariahAdam8 072223MariahAdam12 072223MariahAdam13 072223MariahAdam17 072223MariahAdam23 072223MariahAdam25 072223MariahAdam26 072223MariahAdam31 072223MariahAdam34 072223MariahAdam37 072223MariahAdam38 072223MariahAdam41 072223MariahAdam43 072223MariahAdam46 072223MariahAdam49(above) Mariah + Adam | July 23, 2023 | Blame Her Ranch – Santa Fe, New Mexico | in association with Talitha Tarro Photography

MOGHLI31MOGHLI47MOGHLI45(above) Carlie + Mourad | July 28, 2023 | The Rookery | Cindy’s Rooftop

072923GREWAL17072923GREWAL37072923GREWAL45(above) Sukriti + Nick | July 29, 2023 | Garfield Park Conservancy

072923DUTTON3072923DUTTON16(above) Maddie + Adam | July 29, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

080123akkathara6080123akkathara37(above) Ebby + Ansu | July 31, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool | Fullteron Avenue Beach

081123LEE04081123LEE21(above) Michaela + Derek | August 11, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool | Fullteron Avenue Beach

081123HELMKE5081123HELMKE27081123HELMKE29081123HELMKE32(above) Sarah + Austin | August 11, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

081123STAUNTON103081123STAUNTON116(above) Haley + Peter| August 11, 2023 | Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

081223BATAVIA4081223BATAVIA14(above) Shivani + Karan | August 12, 2023 | River Point Park

081223McCarthy9 081223McCarthy33 081223McCarthy55(above) McCarthy Family | August 12, 2023 | Santa Fe, New Mexico

081823SORG5081823SORG14081823SORG25(above) Lydia + Jacob | Augst 18, 2023 | Milton Lee Olive Park

081923HESSLER9081923HESSLER33081923HESSLER36(above) Courtney + Jacob | August 19, 2023 | River Point Park

090323BITHER2 090323BITHER29(above) Emma + Mat | September 3, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

090323MEHOTRA13 090323MEHOTRA39(above) Sahi + Pavan | September 3, 2023 | Garden of the Phoenix

MAZUREK13MAZUREK18(above) Abi + Bart | September 9, 2023 | The Rookery

091023JORDAN11091023JORDAN17(above) Vanessa + Zach | September 10, 2023 | Wrigley Building

091623KRAFT5091623KRAFT31(above) Bryce + Connor | September 16, 2023 | Milton Lee Olive Park

AntelopeCanyonProposal01AntelopeCanyonProposal10AntelopeCanyonProposal11AntelopeCanyonProposal14AntelopeCanyonProposal21AntelopeCanyonProposal22AntelopeCanyonProposal25AntelopeCanyonProposal36AntelopeCanyonProposal42(above) Amanda + Scott | September 16, 2023 | Antelope Canyon – Page, Arizona

Sedona_Engagement_Session03 Sedona_Engagement_Session07 Sedona_Engagement_Session08 Sedona_Engagement_Session10 Sedona_Engagement_Session11 Sedona_Engagement_Session12 Sedona_Engagement_Session17 Sedona_Engagement_Session21 Sedona_Engagement_Session22 Sedona_Engagement_Session24 Sedona_Engagement_Session28 Sedona_Engagement_Session29(above) Kimberly + Evan | September 17, 2023 | Secret Slick Rock – Sedona, Arizona

092223MORTENSEN1 092223MORTENSEN13092223MORTENSEN19092223MORTENSEN34092223MORTENSEN37(above) Sarah + Joshua | September 22, 2023 | The Rookery | Chicago Riverwalk

092323STARR5092323STARR16092323STARR23(above) Courtney + Jeff | September 23, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

092923TelloHaynes49Enhanced 092923TelloHaynes87 092923TelloHaynes139 092923TelloHaynes153(above) Haynes-Tello Family | September 23, 2023 | River Point Park

09623URBANEARTH10 09623URBANEARTH13 09623URBANEARTH3609623URBANEARTH29 09623URBANEARTH31 09623URBANEARTH32 09623URBANEARTH34(above) Urban Earth Landscaping | September 26, 2023 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

TAJNE08TAJNE21(above) Maureen + Atish | September 28, 2023 | North Avenue Beach

092923HARBOTTLE8092923HARBOTTLE44092923HARBOTTLE50092923HARBOTTLE53(above) Emily + Luke | September 29, 2023 | River Point Park

093023karrasspohrer0215 093023karrasspohrer0295 093023karrasspohrer0959 093023karrasspohrer1789(above) Robert + Timothy | September 30, 2023 | Hotel Arista

100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography0081 100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography0121 100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography0126 100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography0741 100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography1040 100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography1228 100123SchulzeBurchBiscuitCoPhotography1439(above) Schulze & Burch Biscuit Company | October 1, 2023 | Bridgeport Arts Center

100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb2 100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb4 100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb7 100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb9 100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb14 100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb18 100523UrbanEarth9209DelWebb19(above) Urban Earth Landscaping | October 5, 2023 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

100623jessicaIssac4100623jessicaIssac1 100623jessicaIssac2 100623jessicaIssac3(above) Jessica + Issac | October 6, 2023 | Praire Star – Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico | in association with Talitha Tarro Photography

Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal02Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal10Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal14Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal18Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal26Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal30Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal32Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal50Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal52Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal55Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal60Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal63Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal66Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal70Albuquerque-International-Balloon-Fiesta-Proposal75100723_Levya_Bigham_Proposal_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography84100723_Levya_Bigham_Proposal_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography96(above) Bianca + Jordan | Ocober 7, 2023 | Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – Albuquerque, New Mexico

100923QUIROZ3100923QUIROZ11100923QUIROZ22(above) Valeria + Angel | October 9, 2023 | North Avenue Beach
09623URBANEARTH35(above) Urban Earth Landscaping | October 11, 2023 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography12 101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography13 101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography07101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography14 101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography08101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography18 101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography19 101423_LesClaypoolFrogBrigade_JasonKaczorowskiPhotography20(above) Les Claypool & Sean Lennon | Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade | October 14, 2023 | El Rey Theater – Albuquerque, New Mexico

102123DONNELL9 102123DONNELL23 102123DONNELL71(above) Donnell Family | October 21, 2023 | Cantigny Park – Wheaton, Illinois

102123NDIAYE15 102123NDIAYE26 102123NDIAYE36 102123NDIAYE42 102123NDIAYE61(above) Ndiaye Family | October 21, 2023 | Cantigny Park – Wheaton, Illinois

102123REYES12 102123REYES15 102123REYES58 102123REYES94 102123REYES124(above) Reyes Family | October 21, 2023 | Cantigny Park – Wheaton, Illinois

UNTERBERG01 UNTERBERG02 UNTERBERG03 UNTERBERG05 UNTERBERG07 UNTERBERG09(above) Unterberg Family | October 21, 2023 | Cantigny Park – Wheaton, Illinois

102123STEVENS-2102123STEVENS-8102123STEVENS-21102123STEVENS-22(above) Mikaela + Sam | October 21, 2023 | Thompson Hotel

102123UriBarbara04102123UriBarbara10(above) Brenda + Uri | October 21, 2023 | Milton Olive Park

102223MuellerMelnick5102223MuellerMelnick9102223MuellerMelnick14102223MuellerMelnick26(above) Bradley + Brian | October 22, 2023 | Cantigny Park – Wheaton, Illinois

102223Dufour11 102223Dufour111 102223Dufour135 102223Dufour141(above) DeFour Family | October 22, 2023 | Cantigny Park – Wheaton, Illinois

102223DAVIES119 102223DAVIES135(above) Caroline + Paul | October 22, 2023 | Fullerton Avenue Beach

102723PATEL03102723PATEL20102723PATEL22(above) Bina + Reeki | October 27, 2023 | The Rookery

102823MuellerMelnick2102823MuellerMelnick14102823MuellerMelnick19102823MuellerMelnick21102823MuellerMelnick27102823MuellerMelnick37(above) Bri + Patrick | October 28, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

102823GEATTI9 102823GEATTI113 102823GEATTI147(above) Geatti Family | October 28, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

102823MAZZOLA49 102823MAZZOLA89(above) Mazzola Family | October 28, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

102823RAVANGARD32 102823RAVANGARD50 102823RAVANGARD83 102823RAVANGARD89(above) Ravangard Family | October 28, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

102823VOLLMER19 102823VOLLMER28 102823VOLLMER41 102823VOLLMER53 102823VOLLMER66 102823VOLLMER101102823VOLLMER104(above) Vollmer Family | October 28, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

102823SIMAK3 102823SIMAK55simak2 102823SIMAK120(above) Simak Family | October 28, 2023 | South Pond Nature Boardwalk

110423PATEL03110423PATEL22(above) Shweta + Sean | November 4, 2023 | North Avenue Beach

110423NAVARRETE11110423NAVARRETE29(above) Brianna + Mario | November 4, 2023 | The Rookery

110523RANKIN17110523RANKIN19(above) Cassidy + Tyler | November 5, 2023 | River Point Park

111023MITRA-8111023MITRA-11111023MITRA-15111023MITRA-17(above) Kelly + Raj | November 10, 2023 | Sedona, Arizona

MITRA044MITRA074MITRA109MITRA131(above) Kelly + Raj | November 11, 2023 | Sedona, Arizona

111423HAIDER08111423HAIDER21111423HAIDER19(above) Sabika + Qasim | November 14, 2023 | The Rookery

111623schulzeburchphotography375111623schulzeburchphotography027 111623schulzeburchphotography338(above) Schulze & Burch Biscuit Company | November 16, 2023 | Morgan Arts Complex

111723SHAWBER11111723SHAWBER23(above) Kennedy + Trevor | November 17, 2023 | River Point Park

111923FRANCIS015111923FRANCIS038111923FRANCIS059111923FRANCIS076111923FRANCIS084111923FRANCIS088111923FRANCIS095111923FRANCIS114111923FRANCIS137111923FRANCIS174(above) Doni + Jackson | November 19, 2023 | The Glen Club

120123EAPEN08120123EAPEN19120123EAPEN20(above) Michelle + Subin | December 1, 2023 | The Rookery

120223DECAMP12120223DECAMP17(aboev) Julie + Alex | December 2, 2023 | The Rookery

12162023sugarman2512162023sugarman30(above) Courtney + David | December 10, 2023 | The Rookery

121223myers16121223myers20(above) Tori + Peyton | December 12, 2023 | The Rookery

121623hoyne5121623hoyne19(above) Tobi + Jay | December 16, 2023 | The Rookery

HAGENBUCH075 HAGENBUCH082 HAGENBUCH105 HAGENBUCH114 HAGENBUCH115 HAGENBUCH123 HAGENBUCH141 HAGENBUCH197(above) Allison + Alex | December 16, 2023 | Gleneagles Golf Club & Events – Twinsburg, Ohio

122123FISEHA8122123FISEHA14122123FISEHA26(above) Dunia + Solomon | December 21, 2023 | The Rookery

122923HOFFMAN1 122923HOFFMAN4 122923HOFFMAN9 122923HOFFMAN11 122923HOFFMAN12 122923HOFFMAN13 122923HOFFMAN15 122923HOFFMAN17 122923HOFFMAN22 122923HOFFMAN23 122923HOFFMAN24 122923HOFFMAN25 122923HOFFMAN26 122923HOFFMAN29 122923HOFFMAN31 122923HOFFMAN37122923HOFFMAN32 122923HOFFMAN36 122923HOFFMAN34(above) Hoffman Family | December 29, 2023 | Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa – Kauai, Hawaii

HiltonHawaiianVillageNYEFireworks(above) New Year’s Eve Fireworks | December 31, 2023 | Penthouse Ocean Front Suite | Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort – Honolulu, O’ahu Hawaii

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