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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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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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Chicago Museum Campus Engagement | Allison & Billy

Allison & Billy met five years ago while they worked at Soldier Field. They worked closely together and naturally fell into a relationship. Both being from Irish families, they shared a lot of similar interests including their love for their heritage. Billy popped the question to Allison at the Irish American heritage center over Labor […]

Chicago skyline engagement photo

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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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Chicago Engagement Photographer | Amanda + Lonnie

Chicago Engagement Photographer I had so much fun this past Sunday with Amanda and Lonnie. I was so honored when they asked me to be their wedding photographer. Amanda is very much like family. She is my best friend’s sister and her family has always treated me like one of them. Amanda and Lonnie will […]

Chicago engagement photographer.

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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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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 […]

Chicago Engagement Photos

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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 […]

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