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 Many couples toy with the idea of planning a destination wedding, but often aren’t sure what the benefits of a destination wedding are. Storybook Abroad is a destination wedding planning company based in Chicago planning destination events for couples all over the world. Today I teamed up with Lisa Jaroscak, the lead planner, to walk […]

Weddings

Benefits of a Destination Wedding

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How do you thank your best of friends for all their help and for being a part of your day? The best way to do this is with a gift to show your gratitude and thanks. If you’re anything like me, your wedding party gifts must be special, thoughtful, and something everyone will love. There […]

Weddings

Wedding Party Gift Ideas – For Her

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There are a lot of wedding blogs out there telling you what questions to ask before hiring your wedding photographer. However, a lot of times those questions aren’t important and don’t tell you what you really need to know. I went ahead and put together the most important questions to ask your wedding photographer before […]

Engagements, Weddings

Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Photographer

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You’ve got the ring and celebrated the engagement, and now it’s time to plan your dream wedding. You may be wondering where you should start, how do you choose, and where do you look? It can be overwhelming, but below are some tips for how to choose your wedding vendors, the right wedding ones for […]

Weddings

How to Choose Your Wedding Vendors

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Eva and Jackson are married! I’m loving these small, intimate summer weddings. They’re sweet, personal, and really show you what it’s all about. They decided to still move forward with their July 3rd ceremony plans and I’m so glad that they did. This was a wedding I was so excited about because of how much […]

Weddings

Small Intimate Summer Wedding

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Family formals are the photos you know you’ll want and you know you need to do, but matter how close you are to family, no one really enjoys doing. Because I know this, I’ve made it my goal to make this time easy and efficient. I have shot countless weddings and have learned the tricks […]

Weddings

How to Have Stress-Free Family Formals

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Should we hire a wedding planner? The answer is YES! Wedding planners are 100% worth the investment! As a wedding photographer, I love it when my couples hire a planner. Why? Because they are a life send and truly do not get enough credit. No couple regrets hiring a wedding planner for their day. When […]

Weddings

Should We Hire A Wedding Planner?

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Diana and Tom couldn’t have had a better intimate Chicago wedding this past weekend. Many 2020 couples had their original plans turned upside down due to shutdowns and quarantine. However, Diana and Tom didn’t let it stop them from having a beautiful wedding on their original date. Their wedding was beautiful, intimate and oh so […]

Weddings

Intimate Chicago Wedding

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People always say “it’s all in the details” and your wedding is no exception! The photos of the people and the moments are so important, but it’s also important to have photos of the little details you spent so much time (and money) on. Imagine being able to sit down with future children and grandchildren […]

Weddings

What to Bring for Detail Photos

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The moment you have been dreaming of forever has finally come true and you are ENGAGED! Pop that champagne! Some couples want to get straight to work planning their dream wedding, but it’s ok to let it sink in for a few days, take a moment to celebrate with your friends, family, and new fiance […]

Weddings

5 Things to Do After You Get Engaged

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