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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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GLESSNER HOUSE CHICAGO WEDDING

Looking back at this beautiful wedding day at Glessner House I can’t believe how fortunate we were to have such an amazing day and weather. As a photographer who shoots mostly in Chicago, it is rare that I get a chance to shoot an outdoor ceremony and reception. Cindy and Dennis contacted me via Instagram […]

Bride and groom posed near Chicago Women's Park and Gardens

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Buckingham Fountain Engagement Session

Chicago Engagement Photographer | Buckingham Fountain Engagement Session Buckingham Fountain Engagement Session Cindy & Dennis are getting married next month. I couldn’t have been more thrilled to spend the morning exploring our great city with them. Cindy & Dennis met online like so many of my couples these days and are absolutely adorable together. They […]

Buckingham Fountain engagement pictures

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Spring Lincoln Park Engagement Session | Kahla & Brandon

Spring Lincoln Park Engagement Session Springtime in Lincoln Park, Chicago is breathtaking! There is no other way to describe it. Kahla, Brandon, and I had the best weather this past Saturday. According to our local meteorologist, we have had only one day of sun in the last 42 days! Yikes. So to say we were […]

A spring engagement session in Lincoln Park Chicago

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Chicago Engagement shoot in Logan Square | Nancy & Angel

Oh, how I love Logan Square. Growing up in a multi-culture neighborhood while sharing so many amazing experiences with my childhood friends is something I will forever cherish. I moved away from LS 15 years ago and a part of me has never left. Whenever one of my clients recommends Logan Square for a session, […]

Chicago Engagement shoot in Logan Square

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Chicago Elopement Photography at Shake Shack | Victoria & David

Chicago Elopement Photography at Shake Shack ~ Planning an elopement in Chicago during springtime can be tricky. It can be snowing or rainy or 80 degrees and sunny. Victoria and David didn’t plan to have their wedding shot at Shake Shack or to be walking around / hiding under a canopy or any cover we […]

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Chicago Surprise Proposal | The Robey Chicago

The Robey Chicago Ben contacted me a week ago and told me all about the SURPRISE proposal he had planned, along with his family, at The Robey Chicago. He was going to ask his lovely gf, Alex, to marry him on the rooftop of The Robey and it had to remain a surprise. My first […]

Surprise proposal at The Robey Chicago

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Gorgeous Bridal Portraits at Company 251 | Brittany & Melissa

These gorgeous Bridal Portrait shots at Company 251 in Aurora, IL is some of my favorite bridal portraits. It has been a hot second since I shot an event in the Chicago suburb of Aurora. The area has changed so much over the years. Seeing these new beautiful developments and so many young families moving […]

Bridal Portraits at Company 251

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University Of Chicago Wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO | RANCHO LOS GUZMAN WEDDING   Andrea & Andre’s stunning wedding portrait season at The University Of Chicago campus in Hyde Park was the perfect backdrop for this beautiful couple. There is no other place in Chicago like this campus. Ivy walls and neo-gothic grounds were all we needed to produce images […]

University of Chicago Wedding

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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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Lincoln Park Engagement Session | Colleen & Brian

Lincoln Park Engagement Session Colleen and Brian’s Autumn engagement session was just so much fun! We had the best weather and the most gorgeous light/sunset glow. My first time meeting them was almost a year ago. We had our consult and hit it off right away. Their engagement session last week was no different. Brian […]

Sunset Engagement session at Lincoln park, Chicago

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