It was our first time shooting a wedding at Lake Shore East Park. We'd never been there before and to be honest, we really didn't even know it existed before they told us. I realize now that I've been missing out on a beautiful park that made for a gorgeous urban wedding ceremony.
Lauren and Wes just wanted a nice collection of photos for their save the dates and Facebook, so I suggested doing one of our Mini Session near our home in the Northwest suburbs, instead of a full length Chicago Engagement Session. I ended up doing their Mini Session at Grant Forest Preserve -- situated between Round Lake Beach and Fox Lake, on Long Lake (where our ho[...]
As mentioned in the last blog entry, Meredith and Ulises have won the record for most sessions by a single client. That makes them family. They've also attended more weddings than any other client. So when Mer messaged me on Facebook about taking pictures for her beautiful daughter's first birthday, I said yes without even thinking.
"Do you know Meredith and Ulises?" she asked on the phone. This seemed to me like a silly question. Of course I did. We've done more sessions with those two than any other client, so much so that we've often thought of having a frequent client card and naming it after them. "Yes," I replied, half-expecting her to tell me that she was a sorority sister (the usual answe[...]