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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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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

weddings

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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

Engagement

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Lincoln Park Engagement Photographer | Stephanie & John

Lincoln Park Engagement Photographer Stephanie & John nailed their Lincoln Park Engagement Session last week! Spring has always been my favorite time of year to shoot engagement sessions. For Stephanie and John’s engagement session in Lincoln Park, we had sunshine and blooms that were pure magic. I can not wait to shoot their wedding this […]

April 20, 2021

Honey Comb Engagement Session

Engagement

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Salvage One Engagement | Taryne & Lucas

Salvage One Engagement   This is my second time shooting a Salvage One Engagement and it did not disappoint. Taryne and Lucas are just the cutest couple with the best chemistry and style. It’s hard to take a bad picture of either of them. They’re also cat lovers! Their feline friend made a guest appearance […]

April 2, 2021

Engagement Session at Salvage One

Engagement

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Chicago Museum Campus Engagement Photos | Janita & Stephen

Chicago Museum Campus Engagement Photos I am so excited to share Janita & Stephen’s Chicago Museum Campus engagement session today on the blog! Engagement sessions don’t get any better than this! Meeting Janita & her husband to be was like a breath of fresh air. They are so laid back and chill and that made […]

March 31, 2021

Chicago Engagement Photos

Engagement

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Intimate Skokie Elopement | Ashley & Andrew

Intimate Skokie Elopement The courthouse felt different somehow. Except for the few couples who had made the decision to get married that day, the place felt empty. Yet I was surrounded by so much love and hope. These feelings were radiating off of not only my couple, Ashley and Andrew but also the half a […]

March 27, 2021

Elopement, weddings

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Wilder Mansion Wedding | Monica & Drew’s Elopement

Monica & Drew finally got to tie the knot this past weekend at the beautiful Wilder Mansion in Elmhurst, IL! They got married on March 6th the date of their very first date 6 years ago. Drew & Monica were not even supposed to be married here in Illinois. Their original plan was a destination […]

March 8, 2021

Wilder Mansion Wedding Photography

Elopement

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Illinois Family Photographer

Illinois Family Photographer Once in a while, I get a break in my wedding schedule and I get to spend an afternoon with the Mathur family. This year’s session was a bit more special because my client’s parents were in town from India and joined in on the fun! <3 Thank you again to the […]

February 28, 2021

Three generations family session

Family Session

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Midwest Wedding Photographers | Illinois Elopement Wedding

 Illinois Elopement Wedding Midwest Wedding Photographers A few months ago my good friend Anamaria from Anamaria Vieriu Photography asked me to shoot her client’s wedding. Due to Covid and some family members’ illness, Anamaria was to stay in Romania for an extended amount of time. Due to this, she needed a photographer she could trust […]

November 30, 2020

Elopement

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