“We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” -Elizabeth Gilbert Design by: Joy Proctor || Model: Kalyn Hemphill || Hair & MU: Luna Bella MUA || Calligraphy: Julie Song Ink || Ribbon: Silk & Willow

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Alissa & Jeff’s classic Chicago day took my breath away so many times.  I smiled till it hurt when they had their “first look”, arms outstretched on the Wabash bridge, we all laughed as the groom’s best friend did a truly lovely job officiating the ceremony and cried when their dads coordinated to play and […]

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  • KINA! I got teary eyed when I saw these images. I LOVE Chicago. It’s my most favorite city.. you captured it perfectly, and the couple is so lovely. You can really see the happiness of the day here.ReplyCancel

  • Such a sweet wedding!! I love how you documented the day! Lovely details!ReplyCancel

  • Kelsy McCartney

    SUCH a beautiful wedding!! I felt like I was truly there – you captured so many beautiful moments!ReplyCancel

  • Justyna Lutow-Resch

    absolutely gorgeous!
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  • simply stunning! what a gorgeous couple & wedding!!ReplyCancel

  • Lynn

    Kina your photos are breath taking! It doesn’t hurt that Mr. & Mrs. Zahorak are stunning to begin with!
    Wow!ReplyCancel

  • What a classic & elegant wedding this is! You captured it beautifully.ReplyCancel

  • That kiss in the street is so dreamy. Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • This is the most gorgeous wedding ever! I love all of the film!ReplyCancel

  • Wow, these are absolutely gorgeous! Love those gray bridesmaids dresses and the bride looks amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Holy moly that is a gorgeous bride. Absolutely love the photo where her veil is blowing to the side. Doesn’t get more windy city than that! So gorgeous… the whole thing.ReplyCancel

  • Oh my goodness, Kina! These are stunning. What a gorgeous couple and wedding. Beautifully captured – Love all those city shots.ReplyCancel

  • I was beaming with pride looking through these.. your talent for capturing two loves merging into one all in a day never cease to amaze me. Such an honor to second shoot for you!!!! (oh but I think it’s time to let you know my name is spelled with two z’s and one n and not the traditional one z and two n’s ;)) xoxoxoxoxoReplyCancel

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Last fall I came to a point where I had resigned myself to the fact that I would never shoot in the sun again.  Of course, I’m being dramatic (give me break… the artist temperament? hehe), but really.  Sooo, this year when spring came again and it turned to summer and we’ve been blessed with so […]

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Looking through these photos when the film scans came back to my inbox brought an immediate smile to my face.  I was having a rather long afternoon, and to see the warmth and love between Johnny & Betty really brightened my day.  The session was so fun and I can’t wait for what is sure to […]

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