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Hi! I'm Winterlyn and I am a Chicago Wedding Photographer. I am just 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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Mary & Derrick: Chicago North Ave Beach Engagement Photographer

When Mary & Derrick suggested that we shoot their engagement session at Chicago North Ave Beach I was thrilled. North Ave Beach is a special spot for Mary and Derrick. They frequently visit the areas to play volleyball together. My very first interaction with Mary and Derrick was a few months ago. We had an […]

November 18, 2019

Engagement

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Medinah Country Club Wedding Photographer

A few weeks ago I had the honor of spending the day with Alexandra & Nick. One of the loveliest couples I have had the chance to capture. Alexandra is such a warm and beautiful human being. Nick is charming and was so excited about his wedding day. The ceremony was held at Saint Juliana […]

November 13, 2019

weddings

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Autumn Mini Sessions | Glencoe, IL Train Station

Every year I offer two dates with back to back time slots for my autumn Mini Sessions! Most of my sweet clients use this opportunity to get their annual family photos & Christmas card photos done. These are just a few of the families that come back to me every year to update their family […]

November 7, 2019

Family Session

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Fullersburg Woods Engagement Photos | Allison & Dariusz

Fullersburg Woods Engagement Photos: When Allison and I were discussing locations for hers and Dariusz engagement session, Fullersburg Woods and Graue Mill in Oak Brook, IL was nowhere on my radar. It was Allison who brought up this beautiful location and I am so glad she did! The weather was PERFECT! The foliage was in […]

October 22, 2019

Engagement

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How to dress for your Fall Engagement & Portrait Session

How to dress for your Fall Engagement & Portrait Session   Every year I plan my Fall mini’s and clients that I have photographed for years anticipate these sessions. On top of Fall portrait sessions, I am also shooting Fall Engagement photos. My absolute favorite time of year is AUTUMN. You would think with a […]

October 6, 2019

Helpful Tips

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Madison Wisconsin Wedding Photographer

I was so honored to be a part of Grace & Jared’s wedding in Madison Wisconsin at the beautiful Saint Paul’s University Catholic Center which is near the University of Wisconsin this past summer. Let me just say upfront that I LOVE Wisconsin. I am a HUGE Green Bay Packers fan (don’t hate on me […]

October 5, 2019

weddings

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Briar Ridge Country Club Wedding Photographer | Jessica & Brandon

The moment I met Jessica & Brandon I knew I would be in good company. We spent the year chatting and going over all of the important details of their wedding day. There was a strong emphasis on family. At the same time as I was driving to Schererville Indiana, clouds begin to roll in. […]

September 26, 2019

weddings

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Intimate Chicago Wedding | Angelica & Carlos

Angelica & Carlos were married this past Saturday on a beautiful warm and sunny Chicago summer day.  To know Angelica & Carlos is to know love. Carlos has never been without a smile around Angelica. They are a team. Parents to amazing children. Protective brother and sister. Loving son and daughter. Being at their wedding […]

September 19, 2019

weddings

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Midwest Conference Center Wedding Photographer

I had such an amazing time shooting Cynovia & Jarrett wedding a few weeks ago at the Midwest Conference Center in Northlake, IL. We had beautiful weather for the whole month of Aug but on their wedding day, a storm had rolled in. Thankfully we were able to find a small room where we got […]

August 28, 2019

weddings

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River Roast Wedding Photographer | Intimate Destination Wedding: River Roast Wedding Photographer | Intimate Destination Wedding

Stephanie & Alex got married on one of the most beautiful spring days we have had here in Chicago. Their ceremony and reception were held at the unique downtown venue, River Roast. Friends and family came all the way from Florida to celebrate this special Intimate Destination wedding in Alex’s home town, Chicago. I met […]

August 8, 2019

weddings

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