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5 Engagement Session Outfit Tips

As if wedding planning didn’t have enough decisions to make, right?! Now it’s time for your engagement session (Which is going to be super fun btw!) and you have NO IDEA what to wear!  Should you wear the blush maxi dress? Or the white cocktail dress? Should his tie be navy blue or light grey? […]

February 12, 2018

Bride Education, Engagements

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Why You NEED Engagement Photos

Most commonly asked engagement questions; Do I need engagement photos? Why do I need engagement photos? What are the benefits of engagement photos? Etc. Etc. Etc. Which I totally understand! Most couples don’t understand the benefits to the extra portrait session before their wedding. You yourself may not understand or may not know if it’s […]

January 22, 2018

Bride Education, Engagements, Weddings

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Romantic Red & Pink Valentine’s Day Wedding | Chicago Illuminating Company

This is what you get when you want Valentine’s Day influences, without being cheesy Hallmark 😉 Reds, pinks, tulle, and girly. Oh and a pup! Talk about Puppy Love 😉 I had an absolute blast working with all of these vendors at the Chicago Illuminating Company this past weekend! The sun was shining and BMO, […]

January 17, 2018

Weddings

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Best of 2017 | Alexandra Lee Photography

What. a. year!!! 2017 has been such a year of growth for me in my business. I shot so many amazing people for so many different reasons in the past year! From engagement sessions in from the suburbs and Downtown Chicago at Olive Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, the Wrigley building, session, and more […]

December 27, 2017

Engagements, Portraits, Weddings

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Gold and Green Gaelic Inspired Wedding

For my fourth styled shoot, I wanted to step out of my comfort zone a bit! For me, that meant planning every detail like a full wedding by myself. In the past I have had the help of wedding planners to finalize all of the details, but this time I wanted to take it all […]

December 22, 2017

Weddings

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Dusty Blue Winter Wedding | Chicago

The venue smelled of beautiful florals. Giggles and laughter filled the air. Bright sunshine beamed through the windows to start the early day. Limani Designs was hard at work making sure every floral was placed in the best spot. Elements Preserved sifted through inventory to find the best pieces to display for the vision of […]

December 21, 2017

Weddings

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Abbey Farm Engagement Session | Nicole and Dave

Side by side Dave and Nicole worked closely together. Through stressful, hectic work environments… they never quite noticed each other. They were in the same cubicle… Nicole in business administration and Dave in IT…  but never had time to really get to know each other. After some time, Nicole and Dave were both single. Dave, […]

December 20, 2017

Engagements

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Arizona Blush Dessert Wedding – Ryann Lindsey Styled Shoot

I would take 10 million bottles. 10 million bottles of sunshine, this light, and these colors. Arizona was so pretty and an absolute dream to shoot in. Earlier November I had the opportunity to go to the Show It United conference held in Tempe, Arizona. And of course I am going to take every opportunity […]

December 19, 2017

Weddings

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Best of Year 22

It’s official! I’m another year older! I don’t know about you, but I’m not feelin’ 22 anymore… (Taylor Swift and I have the same birthday, so I couldn’t pass up that reference one last time!) Today is my birthday and I don’t know how I feel… neutral? Is this what growing up is like!? Once […]

December 13, 2017

Personal

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Should I Do A First Look? | First Looks 101

If you don’t know what a first look is, you’re probably thinking, “Yo, Alex, what is a first look?! And should I do a first look…?” Well hello! I’ll tell you! A first look is a time in the wedding day where a bride and groom see each other before the ceremony. The photographer places […]

December 7, 2017

Bride Education

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