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Ladonna is a loving mother and a devoted follower of Christ! Her passion and love for her family are like no other. Her husband Jessi says “LaDonna is very loving & kind-hearted, she is beautiful inside & out, she loves the Lord” Ladonna getting ready with the help of her daughter, sister, and bridesmaids for […]

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Location: Waterfall Glen- Lemont ILDress- Bella Sposa

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Eria and Mike at MillCreek Wilde! A breathtaking barn venue with orchard blossoms, fruiting trees, and a beautiful site for a wedding! The Venue was accented with Sunflower yellow, maroon and gray tones. Details of the day! Our beautiful bride getting ready with the help of her mom! Eria the sunflower queen! Mike and his […]

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Imagine, you take a year, maybe two years, to plan the perfect day for you and your best friend. The venue’s picked, the dates’ set, and then, a global pandemic comes and crushes your dreams. It happening to countless couples as the COVID-19 crisis caused the entire wedding industry to virtually close, event spaces to […]

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You can feel it in the air. We sense it all around. Each of us is coping with uneasiness; the unsettling feeling of fear and the unknown. 😔🥺😢 Dumbstruck, we watch together from the relative safety of our Nation as tens of thousands fall ill around the world. COVID-19 AKA the Novel Coronavirus was infecting […]

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One of the Best Wedding Vows We’ve Ever Heard! Ah Weddings: They make you laugh, they make you cry and they wow you! Michelle and Dr. Imad surpassed all three 1000% times over. From start to finish the day was filled with so much love and emotion, from her father, tearing up seeing her for the first […]

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Weddings are always emotional for me, no matter how many I have photographed. So, when it came to the part of my career where friends and family started asking me to photograph their weddings, everything I had read and heard was like DON’T DOOOOO ITTTT!  Like most things in life, I followed my heart, and […]

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