Randi & Curt met me at the CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN on what turned out to be the first sunny day of the Spring.  It was just the kind of day to catch Spring Fever and I had so much fun spending it with these two.

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It was so exciting to travel down to Oxford, Mississippi for this engagement session.  Marielle and Matthew are the absolute sweetest couple and to capture them in a place that was so significant to them… their college alma mater town, the place they first met and where their relationship budded… was just perfect.  I simply […]

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Head on over to Brides.com to see more from Gina & Tim’s stunning wedding day at The Blackstone Chicago Hotel.

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“Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with.”  ~Robert Brault I get that this is an over-simplistic quote, but it sums up exactly how I felt getting to spend time with my friends Stefanie & Ivan this month in always beautiful California.  Whatever residual winter blues […]

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  • Kina – I love these photographs! Thank you Kina for your company and for capturing these pics of my hubby and I – we will cherish them forever – and one day show them to our kids with the words “this were mom and dad when they were young” – lol :) It was such a blessing meeting you and spending time with you! Exactly what we all needed to recharge. Can’t wait to see you again – hopefully soon!ReplyCancel

  • what a beautiful session. Makes me want to be there!!ReplyCancel

  • These are deliciously beautiful! Stephanie looks absolutely gorgeous. Stunning work Kina!ReplyCancel

  • Oh these are breathtaking! Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • These are GORGEOUS! I love the warmth and the tones. What a beautiful couple!ReplyCancel

  • Very beautiful session Kina!ReplyCancel

  • Beautiful session! I just love how intimate the photos feel!ReplyCancel

  • I feel like on repeat here as I go through your blog posts commenting.. but seriously, I love you. Your radiant, loving self always shines through so brightly in your work. I love the LOVE you bring out in the people you photograph.. love these so much. And so proud of you for doing it all in film, BEST DECISION EVER!!! :) ReplyCancel

  It was a fun diversion to come back from my time on the West Coast and shoot Lily & David’s engagement session in still wintry Chicago.  IDE Christmas Tree Farm made for quite the romantic backdrop and I had so much fun romping around in the snow with these two. Can’t wait for the […]

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  • Lily

    Thank you so much Kina! We love the pictures and it was so much fun doing our e-shoot with you! This was an amazing idea and I can’t wait for May either!!ReplyCancel

  • I love this session! Such a fun venue and they have such a beautiful sweet love that you can SEE!! You have captured some awesome moments with these two!ReplyCancel

  • Well this is magical & perfect! I absolutely love it!! :) ReplyCancel

  • SO pretty, Kina!! They look so warm and cozy together!ReplyCancel

  • So warm and inviting and full of love. Love that last shot especially!ReplyCancel

  • AHHH! I love this session!!!! LOVE!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Christina McNeill

    adorable! love the hot cocoa!ReplyCancel

  • I am always in awe of your work and this session makes me even more in love! You did amazing with these and the couple is stunning! I defiantly need a session with you next year in Vegas! :) ReplyCancel

  • Such a pretty session with the snow, cocoa and the couple!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda Miller

    So lovely! ReplyCancel

  • So gorgeous Kina! I love the colors of the trees and snow and the red!ReplyCancel

  • These Christmas Tree Farm posts always make me jealous, so good!!ReplyCancel

  • Beautiful! I love the colors you got from this session!ReplyCancel

  • Ahh Kina.. you know how I feel about you.. and your beautiful work.. these are no exception. Each of them more lovely than the last. What a lucky couple to have so many gorgeous photos!!ReplyCancel