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The Alexandra Lee Journal - A home for stunning weddings, romantic engagement sessions and helpful, insightful tidbits.

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I LOVE this North Avenue Beach engagement session of Jess and Wes. It was SO COLD that day – but you would never know from the heat radiating from these two! Read on to learn more about this adorable couple. Work Meet Cute Jess and Wes met at work four years ago as brand new […]

North Avenue Beach Engagement Session | Jess and Wesley

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Are you wondering how to choose your photography style? Just like there are many different photographers from which to choose for your wedding or event, there are also many different editing styles of actual photography. I like to explain it to my clients as a scale that can range from the lightest and airiest where […]

How to Choose Your Photography Style – Which One is For You?

A couple poses in their engagement portrait with downtown chicago in the background
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Amy and Blake’s intimate elopement wedding in Chicago was a dream. They are such a sweet couple and I loved getting to be a part of their special day! Intimate Elopement Wedding Now – Big Wedding Later When the pandemic hit, Amy and Blake decided that when it came to wedding planning, their choice was […]

Elopement Wedding | Intimate Wedding in Chicago

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I’ve been trying to think of the right words for this wedding. It was absolutely beautiful and amazing from A-Z. I don’t think Stephanie and Parker’s I’ve been trying to think of the right words for this wedding. It was absolutely beautiful and amazing from A-Z. I don’t think Stephanie and Parker’s black tie wedding […]

Black Tie Wedding | Chicago, Illinois

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If you’ve followed me on my social media for any length of time, then you know that wedding bouquets are my FAVORITE. I love them because they have the ability to capture a bride’s personality instantly and graphically. After all, what part of the bride’s ensemble instantly defines the vibe of the whole celebration? (Besides […]

Wedding Bouquet Inspiration

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I simply cannot put into words how much I adore Monica and Kevin. Their Revel Motor Row wedding in Chicago was the most perfect celebration of their love. From the moment they booked, I couldn’t wait for October to arrive. Monica and Kevin couldn’t be more perfect for each other. You can tell they are […]

Revel Motor Row Wedding Chicago

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Hiring a videographer is always something I recommend to my clients. A wedding film is another way to remember your wedding day and remember things a photo can’t completely give you. Your photos will hang on your walls and help tell the story of your day, but a video will help remind you of the […]

Why Should I Hire a Wedding Videographer? 5 Moments You’ll Want Captured on Film | K LaFleur Films

Kelly LaFleur of LaFleur films is a videographer. She poses in a headshot here in a maroon top.
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I am thrilled to highlight one of my favorite venues today – the Ivy Room in Chicago, Illinois. I love getting to shoot events here – it’s a great space for any type of event! So why should you host your event there? My top 4 reasons for hosting? Read on to find out. Beautiful […]

Venue Highlight | Ivy Room Chicago, Illinois

The bride and groom are pictured in formalwear at their wedding at the Ivy Room in Chicago.
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Your wedding album is your first family heirloom. This is the first item in your family that will be treasured and will be passed down from generation to generation. Your favorite wedding photos deserve to live outside of your iPhone or computer. In 60 years from now, you don’t want to pull out your old […]

Benefits of an Heirloom Wedding Album

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Aren’t we all ready for some summer sun and outdoor fun? Lana + Davis are on the blog today bringing back some summer wedding memories to get us all ready for the upcoming season with their Summer Peninsula Hotel Wedding in Chicago.  A Little Background They truly had the most beautiful weather for a June […]

Summer Peninsula Hotel Wedding Chicago

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