Winterlyn Photography's Blog

Hi! I'm Winterlyn and I am a Illinois Wedding Photographer, Elopement & Portrait Photographer based in Chicago, IL  I am so glad you are here today! My blog is where you can view an entire wedding day, engagement session or portrait session from start to finish. I would love for you to see how I have captured the essence of my clients and the details of their day. 

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Kemper Lakes Golf Course Wedding | Karina & Clint

Kemper Lakes Golf Course Wedding Karina & Clint held their wedding at Kemper Lakes Golf Course last week. Kemper Lakes Golf Course is a beautiful venue with some of the finest staff I have ever had the pleasure of working with. They went above and beyond for Karina & Clint’s wedding reception. No detail was […]

September 27, 2021

Sunset wedding portraits at Kemper Lakes Golf Course in IL

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Salvage One Chicago Wedding | Taryne & Lucas

Salvage One Chicago Wedding Taryne & Lucas celebrated their love and commitment to one another at Salvage One in Chicago this past Sunday. This is my third time shooting at this space and it never disappoints. Salvage One is one of the most unique and classy venues I have ever shot at. This wedding celebrating […]

September 21, 2021

Salvage One Wedding Night Photo

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Wilder Mansion Wedding Photography | Linda & Nick

Wilder Mansion Wedding Photography Linda & Nick were married at Wilder Mansion this past Saturday in an intimate ceremony surrounded by close friends and family. The wedding was certainly a family affair! The ceremony was performed by Nick’s brother, Andy, who also served as best man. Linda’s sister, Amelia served as Maid of Honor. Nick’s […]

September 5, 2021

Bride and groom at Wilder Mansion

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Cantigny Park Wedding | Mary & Derrick

Cantigny Park Wedding Mary & Derrik’s wedding was held at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, IL this past Saturday. Cantigny is a place that holds fond memories for me. It’s the place where I take my children to run, play and explore. It was one of the first locations that I had paid sessions at. It […]

August 23, 2021

Bride and groom portraits at Cantigny Park

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Chicago Engagement Photographer | Amanda + Lonnie

Chicago Engagement Photographer I had so much fun this past Sunday with Amanda and Lonnie. I was so honored when they asked me to be their wedding photographer. Amanda is very much like family. She is my best friend’s sister and her family has always treated me like one of them. Amanda and Lonnie will […]

August 18, 2021

Chicago engagement photographer.

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Lombard Maternity Session | Naomi & Justin

My recent Lombard Maternity Session was at the stunning Lilacia Park. Naomi & Justin and I first met a little over a year ago while they were planning their Galena, IL wedding. But as luck would have it, covid restrictions put a damper on their plans. Naomi and Justin, like so many other couples, made […]

August 1, 2021

Lombard Maternity Photos

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The Grove Redfield Estate Wedding | Elizabeth & Andreu

Elizabeth & Andreu were married this past Friday at The Grove Redfield Estate in Glenview, IL This was an intimate early afternoon elopement celebration with the bride & groom’s closest friends and family by their side. Elizabeth’s mother made all of the flower arrangements and when I tell you it was stunning, I am not […]

July 11, 2021

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Skokie Courthouse Elopement | Nelly & Kito

Nelly & Kito got married this past weekend at the Skokie Courthouse in an intimate elopement. They shared this moment in front of their closest friends and family who could attend. After their I do’s we headed to Harms Woods to shoot wedding portraits and family formals. Springtime is always beautiful here in Illinois. The […]

June 7, 2021

Elopement

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Vineyard Wedding At Acquaviva Winery | Tracy & David

Vineyard Wedding At Acquaviva Winery   Tracy & David’s Vineyard Wedding at Acquaviva Winery was amazing. I first met them two years ago when David hired me to photograph his proposal to Tracy. David proposed in December of 2019 next to the Christmas tree at Millennium Park in Chicago. Tracy was so shocked and happy […]

June 2, 2021

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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Engagement Session

Taylor & Peter   The Lincoln Park neighborhood means a lot to Taylor & Peter. One of their requests was to shoot their engagement session in the same neighborhood where Peter had proposed to Taylor at. We had the park mostly to ourselves. And if you are from around here, you know that rarely happens. […]

May 20, 2021

Spring Engagement Session at Lincoln Park

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