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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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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

weddings

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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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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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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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Illinois Backyard Elopement | Chloe & Antonio

Illinois Backyard Elopement I first met Chloe & Antonio over our zoom meeting last month. We instantly hit it off and found we had a lot in common. For one, we both love animals and cherish our fur babies <3 Second, we both love the arts and in fact, Chloe & Antonio have theater backgrounds […]

November 8, 2020

Illinois Backyard Elopement

Elopement

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Schram Memorial Chapel | Richelle & Sean Elopement

Schram Memorial Chapel Richelle & Sean’s Elopement A few weeks back Richelle and Sean contacted me to photograph their 2022 wedding. The bride and groom to be had a small request and it involved the Schram Memorial Chapel. 2022 was just too long to wait to say I do. Richelle and Sean planned their elopement […]

October 16, 2020

Elopement

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Garden of the Phoenix Wedding Photographer | Suzana & Oscar

Garden of the Phoenix Wedding Photographer Suzana & Oscar   Garden of the Phoenix Wedding Photographer – Suzana & Oscar have been together for 10 years! They met in College at UIC. Suzana was in her first year and Oscar was in his last year of school. Shortly after meeting, Oscar had learned that he […]

September 29, 2020

Elopement

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Chicago Downtown Elopement | Urban Elopement Photographer

Chicago Downtown Elopement Chicago Downtown Elopement – A week before their elopement M&M reached out to me to document their special day! A few requests were made. They wanted their dog to be in a few shots around their Bucktown neighborhood. They also wanted a few shots around the neighborhood of The Church of Jesus […]

September 23, 2020

Rooftop wedding portraits

Elopement

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