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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 Wit Hotel Chicago Wedding | Kahla & Brandon

The Wit Hotel Chicago Wedding is a perfect venue to hold your wedding day. It’s located on State and Lake street in the heart of downtown Chicago. Kahla and Brandon’s wedding day at The Wit Hotel in downtown Chicago could not have been a nicer day. The weather air is turning as Autumn has just […]

Black and White wedding portrait outside The Chicago Theater

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A Fall Wedding at The Monte Bello Estate

Monte Bello Estate is like no other venue in the area of Lemont, IL. Monte Bello Estate venue is a mansion that has been turned into one of the most beautiful spaces for a wedding. The grounds are just breathtaking and you will find 55 acres to roam and take portraits. There are ponds and […]

Autumn wedding portrait at Monte Bello Estate

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BLACK TIE SUMMER IVY ROOM WEDDING

The Ivy Room is nestled in the heart of downtown Chicago and hidden from view. The fact that it is hidden in plain sight makes it feel even more magical. Walking into the garden area you feel like you have been transported into another world. The outdoor courtyard with dripping ivy is the perfect spot […]

Ivy Garden Wall wedding portrait at The Ivy Room in Chicago

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Emerson Creek Summer Wedding | What is a Second Shooter

Emerson Creek Summer Weddings are the best. Emerson Creek venue is a rustic barn and farm wedding venue, a chic venue that is located in Oswego, IL. I second shot this wedding for the lovely Joy Lyn Photography in the summer of 2021. The second shooter is something I’m sure you have heard of. If […]

Emerson Creek Summer Weddng

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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 […]

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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 […]

Medinah Country Club Wedding Portrait

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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. […]

Wedding day Portrait

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Grove Redfield Estate Wedding Photographer | Corrine & Michael

The Grove Redfield Estate was a dream to photograph Corrine & Michael’s wedding at. Redfield is located in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago and is truly a beautiful place to hold your outdoor wedding. Michael & Corrine oozed beauty, charm, and elegance on their wedding day. The couple was married by their paster who had […]

Wedding Couple Prayer

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