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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Chateau Del Mar Wedding Photographer | Janita & Stephen

Chateau Del Mar Wedding Photographer Janita & Stephen’s wedding at Chateau Del Mar was just so special. The day was not bright and sunny but you would never know. Stephen & Janita just shined whenever they were near one another. They cherish each other and love one another as much as they love the lord. […]

November 19, 2021

Outdoor wedding first look moment

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Lincoln Park Engagement Session | Colleen & Brian

Lincoln Park Engagement Session Colleen and Brian’s Autumn engagement session was just so much fun! We had the best weather and the most gorgeous light/sunset glow. My first time meeting them was almost a year ago. We had our consult and hit it off right away. Their engagement session last week was no different. Brian […]

October 24, 2021

Sunset Engagement session at Lincoln park, Chicago

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Wedding | Taylor & Peter

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Wedding I am so excited to share some highlights from Taylor & Peter’s wedding celebration at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Wedding. It was a beautiful Autumn day and the atmosphere in the Second City Room at Hotel Lincoln where Taylor and her bridesmaids were getting ready was relaxed and upbeat. Everyone […]

October 21, 2021

Sunset wedding portrait at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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Northbrook, IL Wedding Photographer | Stephanie & John

Northbrook Wedding Photographer Stephanie & John have been together since they were adolescents. They have a sweet and tender love. They compliment one another in such a beautiful way. I feel such a quant friendship with this family. Not only was I there with them during their sweet elopement last year but I also captured […]

October 5, 2021

Northbrook Wedding Portrait in the rain.

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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.

Engagement

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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

Maternity

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