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Bright lights, towering buildings, and the buzz of city life – that’s what we had in store for us throughout Anna and Eddie’s vibrant engagement session in January 2023. We hit the bustling streets of Chicago and I am so excited that we were able to use Downtown Chicago as a backdrop, along with The […]

Anna & Eddie’s Engagement

January 9, 2023

personal thoughts

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One of my favorite parts of shooting a wedding is photographing all those tiny details the bride and groom clearly put a ton of thought and energy into. I mean, I am all about capturing the love and the first kiss and all those tender moments, but who can forget about the centerpieces, wedding favors, […]

Hope Fairytale Wedding

January 6, 2023

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Heading to Naperville for the Dostal-Vanbiber IV wedding, I knew that it was going to be an extraordinarily special day. This gorgeous, incredibly in-love couple met several years ago and planned a sweet, intimate wedding shared between themselves and their closest friends and family members. Walking in, I couldn’t help but notice the Christmas decorations […]

Vanbiber Intimate Wedding

January 4, 2023

weddings

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Heading to the County Line Orchard for the Wright-Lippold wedding, I knew that it was going to be an extraordinarily special day. This gorgeous, incredibly in-love couple met a number of years ago and planned a sweet, intimate wedding shared between themselves and their close friends and family. Walking in, I couldn’t help but notice […]

Lippold Intimate Wedding

November 21, 2022

weddings

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Yeehaw, friends! I’m so excited to share images from a recent wedding I did that took place in Michigan, which was obviously the PERFECT location since the newlyweds had a romantic, rustic-inspired wedding! The Bride and Groom thought this thing through from beginning to end, and there wasn’t a shortage of dreamy, Pinterest-worthy moments. I […]

A Rustic Fall Wedding

September 4, 2022

personal thoughts

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Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely love the thrill of a wedding day. There’s an insane amount of energy poured into coordinating every vendor and every participant, there’s the mad dash to fix inevitable snafus, and it’s a race against the clock to keep everything on schedule. Does it keep me up at night […]

Bridal Session with Alexis

March 3, 2022

weddings

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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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WE HAVE GREAT REVIEWS! The more important reason you should book us for your weddings that we can speak too are the wonderful compliments we get from our couples. We’ve received consistently positive reviews over the years on sites such as George Street, Lime &. Lilly, and Google. Common themes of these reviews include beautiful […]

Why Book Adams Design Studios as Your Wedding Photographer?

April 17, 2021

weddings

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WE ARE EASY TO WORK WITH! We hear this from my brides and grooms (and their friends and family) all the time, both at the conclusion of the event and in subsequent reviews. We get the job done while not being abrasive, pretentious, bossy, or rude (though we will be assertive when I absolutely have […]

Why Book Adams Design Studios as Your Wedding Photographer?

April 15, 2021

weddings

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