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Not sure what to wear to your engagement session? We’re here to help! You should bring two to three outfits to your session so we can get a variety of different looks for you. We suggest the following: Bring a ‘Dressy’ Outfit It’s not every day you get to get all dressed up with your […]

Coordinating Outfits for Engagement Sessions

February 24, 2022

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Getting ready for your engagement session? If you need some extra tips, check out this list we created just for you! 1. Dress for the season. Think about the season as you prepare for your e-session. If it’s summer, make sure to dress appropriately so you and your fiancé aren’t getting sweat stains and red […]

How to Get Hott Engagement Photos

February 17, 2022

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Are you stressing out about your upcoming engagement session? Not sure if your fiancé is going to enjoy it or want to participate? Check out these tips for helping get him to cooperate: Make it worth his while. Motivate him in whatever way you think will make him want to participate in your session. If […]

Preparing Your Fiancé for Your Session

February 10, 2022

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If you want your pictures to really showcase your love story, we have some ideas to help you plan the perfect engagement session. Let us help you prepare for your session by sending us over the answers to the following questions: Where did you first meet? If you want to add some sentimental value to […]

Ideas for Planning Your Engagement Session

February 3, 2022

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Things to remember when trying to come up with a ‘theme’ for your engagement session: Clothing – If you are super into sports, you can dress up in your favorite team’s jerseys or other team swag. If you’re having a vintage wedding, you can go along with that theme with your attire. If you like […]

Incorporating Hobbies in Your E-Session

January 27, 2022

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Did you know that Adams Design Studios offers proposal photo services? That’s right! We will come to your proposal and photograph the whole event for you! Don’t worry, we’ll be discreet – she’ll never even know we are there until after she says yes and you tell her we are there. You may not know […]

Let Us Capture Your Proposal!

January 20, 2022

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Bright lights, towering buildings, and the buzz of city life – that’s what we had in store for us throughout Hailey and Keith’s vibrant engagement session in October. We hit the bustling streets of Chicago and I am so excited that we were able to use the Chicago Skyline as our backdrop! These two were […]

Engagement Session with Hailey & Keith

October 18, 2021

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There’s something about a classic, formal wedding inside of a church that gets me every time. It just feels so pure and cinematic. I love the pews, the pulpit, the architecture, and – if I’m lucky – a large pipe organ. Katy and John’s wedding took place at St. Norbert Catholic Church in Northbrook, which […]

Katy and John

August 8, 2021

weddings

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Coming to you on the blog today is Courtney and Joseph’s May Wedding, which is a serious contender for one of the most fun weddings I have ever had the chance to not only photograph, but to also attend.   From 1 in the afternoon when we started the day to 9 in the evening […]

Courtney and Joseph

August 1, 2021

weddings

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You know we’re ready for a hot summer, but are you? Here are seven ways you can make sure your summer portrait session goes off without a hitch. 1. Dress appropriately. Summer means hot and humid weather, which can lead to sticky bodies. Choose breathable, lightweight fabrics that don’t weigh you down. As for shoes, […]

7 Tips for Preparing for Your Summer Session

June 21, 2021

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