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 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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Wilder Mansion Wedding Photography | Linda & Nick

Wilder Mansion Wedding Photography Linda & Nick were married at Wilder Mansion this past Saturday in an intimate ceremony surrounded by close friends and family. The wedding was certainly a family affair! The ceremony was performed by Nick’s brother, Andy, who also served as best man. Linda’s sister, Amelia served as Maid of Honor. Nick’s […]

Bride and groom at Wilder Mansion

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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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Intimate Skokie Elopement | Ashley & Andrew

Intimate Skokie Elopement The courthouse felt different somehow. Except for the few couples who had made the decision to get married that day, the place felt empty. Yet I was surrounded by so much love and hope. These feelings were radiating off of not only my couple, Ashley and Andrew but also the half a […]

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Wilder Mansion Wedding | Monica & Drew’s Elopement

Monica & Drew finally got to tie the knot this past weekend at the beautiful Wilder Mansion in Elmhurst, IL! They got married on March 6th the date of their very first date 6 years ago. Drew & Monica were not even supposed to be married here in Illinois. Their original plan was a destination […]

Wilder Mansion Wedding Photography

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Isabel & Peter | Illinois Elopement Wedding Photographers

Isabel & Peter   If you didn’t already know, I am here to tell you that I LOVE Elopements! They are so carefree and romantic, and I just love everything about being an Illinois Elopement Wedding Photographer. When Isabel contacted me via Instagram back in April and asked me if I was open to photographing […]

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