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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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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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STARLINE FACTORY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Taylor & Brian’s Autumn Wedding The first time I visited the Starline Factory as a wedding photographer was when the couple had their final walkthrough. I wasn’t aware of this unique and beautiful venue in the heart of the small town of Harvard, Illinois until I met Taylor and Brian. I was in awe of […]

Couple portrait outside The Starline Factory showing off the Ivy backdrop.

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Northfork Farm Wedding | Stephanie & Richard

What a place to say “I do”. It was such a beautiful day at Northfork Farm, with a stunning backdrop and gorgeous weather. Capturing the love between a bride and groom is always an amazing experience—but it’s even more incredible when you do it in the most beautiful places. The bridal suite at Northfork Farm […]

Sunny wedding portrait at Northfork Farms

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Oak Brook Bath and Tennis Wedding | Justine & Alfredo

Going back to Oak Brook Bath and Tennis to shoot Justine and Alfredo’s wedding was bittersweet. The Oak Brook Bath and Tennis Club was the very first venue that I shot a wedding at 9 years ago! Justine and Alfredo had booked me for their engagement session last winter. They had not decided on their […]

Bride and Groom portrait at Hilton in Oak Brook

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Lincoln Park Engagement Session | Devyn & Jordan

Devyn and Jordan traveled all the way from New York to capture their engagement photos at Lincoln Park, Chicago. Chicago is very special to them. Austin had never been to the city until Devyn brought him for a visit years ago to visit her grandmother. Some of their fondest memories are visiting Chicago in December […]

Engagement session at North Ave beach overlooking the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.

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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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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront | Elegant Rooftop Wedding Venue

This was my first time shooting at Royal Sonesta Chicago wedding venue. I have to say it did not disappoint. Walking into the 39th-floor penthouse and seeing the breathtaking views, I was blown away. The photos do not do this venue justice. If you are looking for a downtown wedding venue give the Royal Sonesta […]

Chicago Riverfront Wedding Portraits

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Chicago North Ave Beach Engagement Session

Snowy Engagement Session at North Ave Beach in Chicago. Justine and Alfredo braved the cold temps to shoot their beautiful engagement photos.

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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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Events at Independence Grove Wedding | Holly & William

There is so much I could say about this beautiful wedding day… about this couple….about their joy and happiness to have been able to find one another. Holly & William met in Calculus III class at the university in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They met in class and sat next to each other for an entire semester […]

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