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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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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. […]

Outdoor wedding first look moment

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bride and groom portraits at Cantigny Park

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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