Winterlyn Photography's Blog

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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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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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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Providence Vineyard Wedding Photographer

Providence Vineyard Wedding Providence Vineyard’s wedding venue is so unique. I had the honor of photographing Preston and Alexandra’s wedding with Karen Shoufler photography this past summer. We don’t get to see many venues built this way here in the midwest. You see this type of farm architecture in places like Texas. So when I […]

Stunning sunset wedding portrait at Providence Vineyard in Hebron, IL

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The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy | Autumn Wedding

It has always been a dream of mine to shoot at The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy. That dream came true this past October! This venue is stunning! There is not another wedding venue in Illinois quite like The Armour House. The Armour House makes you feel like you have been transported out of […]

Wedding Photography at The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy

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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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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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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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Biagio Events and Catering Wedding Photographer | Silvia & Anthony

There are some weddings that are elegant and romantic and then there are some that are not only elegant, romantic and beautiful but they are FUN! Silvia and Anthony’s wedding was a FUN wedding!! I couldn’t help but dance along with their guest, cheer, and smile whenever Anthony looked at Silvia. Their wedding guest were […]

Jessie White Photo

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Dream Palace Banquet Hall Wedding Photographer | Valinthea + Omar

Omar & Valinthea’s wedding ceremony was not without a few hiccups but what wedding doesn’t have those? It helped that the atmosphere inside the Dream Palace Banquet Hall was relaxed and everyone who came to witness these two beautiful souls be joined as one could not have been any nicer and more excited for this family.

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