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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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BRIDGEPORT ART CENTER WEDDING

Diana & Darin held their intimate wedding at Bridgeport Art Center last summer. The Bridgeport Art Center is a unique and artistic venue. It truly showcases Chicago’s urban elegance. Prior to their beautiful ceremony, we shot around downtown Chicago. Finding areas that were private for Diana and Darin’s first look along with epic spaces for […]

Bridgeport Art Center Wedding

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Madison Wisconsin Wedding Photographer | Sarah & Chase

Madison Wisconsin Wedding Photographer ~When deciding to host their wedding in Madison Wisconsin Sarah and Chase had a hard time finding a wedding venue. At first. In the end, they found and booked the Olbrich Botanical Gardens The Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin was the perfect backdrop for a spring outdoor wedding. After their […]

Madison Wisconsin Wedding Photographer

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Summer Engagement Session | Stephanie & Sergey

Summer Engagement Session Last week I met up with some new friends and boy did we have a blast! This summer engagement session with Stepanie and Sergey was just so glowy and beautiful. Stephanie and Sergey nailed their summer engagement session and made my job so much easier. Their love goes back to when they […]

Northbrook Engagement Session

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White Eagle Golf Club Wedding Photographer

Courtney & Garrett traveled halfway across the country to hold their wedding in Naperville, IL The venue of choice was the White Eagle Golf Club. This lovely couple hit a few snags, kind of like their wedding venue closing a few weeks before the wedding day! Thankfully, the White Eagle Golf Club had their wedding […]

Sunset wedding portrait at the White Eagle Golf Club

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Chicago Surprise Proposal Photographer | Arjun & Rhythm

Chicago Surprise Proposal Photographer ~ Last Saturday Arjun proposed to Rhythm at Chicago’s Rare Minimalist Luxury  My very first time shooting a proposal. I felt as nervous as Arjun had when he got down on one knee to ask for Rhythm’s hand in marriage. I was so honored to be a part of this moment […]

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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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