On a beautiful day in May, Lily & David exchanged vows at Redfield Estate with a celebration following at Valley Lo Club.  The occasion was filled with many small beautiful details, good tears, big smiles and an abundance of sweetness.

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Wedding Gown:  Alyne Vinieris || Cakes: Sweetly Ever After Bake Shoppe || Ceremony Venue: Redfield Estates || Reception Venue: Valley Lo Club || Florals: Life in Bloom || DJ: Chris Calip

  • This whole wedding is so soft and timeless! Beautiful photographs! <3ReplyCancel

  • So beautiful Kina! I love your photography style!ReplyCancel

  • I adore all the florals that run through these images from their bouquets to the bridesmaids’ dressing gowns – lovely pops of colour everywhere. Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Gorgeous Kina! You did a beautiful job capturing the little in between moments and all the gorgeous details!ReplyCancel

  • What beautiful images these are!! I especially love the bridesmaid shots and the one of the bride and groom under her veil with the bouquet showing!ReplyCancel

  • Lily

    Thank you Kina for being such an amazing photographer. You really captured all the beautiful moments and memories for us to cherish in the years to come. David and I are so thankful for you, your talent, and your artistic eye =]ReplyCancel

It’s a true pleasure today to introduce you all to one of my favorite and most trusted floral designers in Chicago, Natalie of Hello Darling. Every time I see Natalie’s work at a wedding or in studio I have to take a look and then come back and look again, because every perfect little piece is placed with such care and ease it inspires awe in this flower loving girl’s heart.

We… and by we I mean SHE dreamed up this little brunch wedding or shower inspiration a few weeks ago and I was delighted to photograph all the lovely details- peonies and Solomon’s seal from Natalie’s own backyard and place settings of vintage brass, colored glass, and Limoges china with other linens from BBJ Linen and rentals from Tablescapes Chicago.

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North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
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North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography
North Pond Engagement Session- Kina Wicks Photography

Hania & Tim got engaged at North Pond so it was the perfect place to celebrate their engagement memories and capture some more!  I enjoyed this sunny Chicago afternoon with these sweet lovebirds so much.

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Rachel & Preston are simply beautiful, inside and out and have the natural repartee that is simply charming. This day was full of rich family tradition, heritage, elegance and romance. Definitely a pinch me experience.

Wedding Planner: La Belle Fluer Events || Wedding Gown: Pronovias || Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Kennedy Blue || Wedding Venue: Newberry Library  || MUA: Bisi Essien, Crystal Eyez (http://www.crystal-eyez.com/) || Hair: Shari-Lyn Banks, The Healthy Hair Boutique (https://www.facebook.com/TheHealthyHairBoutique) || Floral: Alexandra Jusino, Exquisite Designs (http://www.exqdesigns.com/) || Wedding Gown & Bridesmaid Dresses: The Wedding Shoppe (http://www.weddingshoppeinc.com/) || Tuxedos: The Men’s Wearhouse (http://www.menswearhouse.com/) || Cake: Alliance Bakery (http://www.alliance-bakery.com/)

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Shooting this session at Mint Springs Farm was pure joy.  Glen and Stephanie are head over heels for each other and I can’t wait to capture their Nashville wedding at the farm next May.