It’s been a really busy summer and as wedding season comes to an end, I’m trying my best to catch up on blogging my past weddings and engagement sessions. I only have 3 weddings left to photograph this year so hopefully I have more time to blog and post up pictures.

I’ve always wanted to do a session in Chicago and when Katie and Christian asked if I would be willing to travel to Chicago, I automatically said yes!! I took my two eldest with me and turned it into a girls trip. We took the train from Michigan City to Chicago (our first time riding on the train) and it was such a fun trip! We visited the Shedd Aquarium where we got to see the dolphin do their amazing tricks. We also visited the Adler Planetarium and learned quite a bit about the outer space. We stayed at the Palmer House (which I 100% recommend) and I even let the girls stay up late so we could go visit the bean at nighttime.

I met up with Katie and Christian at the III Forks restaurant (the same place where they had dinner before Christian proposed to Katie). I got to know them a bit (how they met and how the proposal happened) and did a round of drinks before heading out.

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Moscow mule is becoming one of my favorite drinks in the summer!

There was a park outside of the restaurant where they led me to the exact spot where Christian proposed to Katie.

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We then headed to the Adler Planetarium where we got the best view of the Chicago skyline. It started to rain but the sun was still out so we quickly got a few shots in!

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It was a nice trip to Chicago and I can’t wait to photograph their wedding next year!

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Katherine & Christian’s Engagement in Chicago, IL

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