• Same-Day Wedding Photo Slideshows

  • At most of my weddings, I try to do a same-day slideshow with around 80-100 images from throughout the day leading up to dinner.  I keep it somewhat low-key and prepare it during the first dinner course and set it up in a visible but non-distracting location.  I don’t promise this bonus service to m[...]
  • 2017 Wedding Trends | Midwest and Beyond

  • With 11 years of photographing weddings under my belt, I consider myself somewhat of an expert when it comes to weddings. I’ve seen all kinds of trends as well as beautiful, unique elements from both ends of the spectrum. One-of-a-kind ideas are always welcome to me as a photographer to help keep th[...]
Fighting Illini Men's Basketball | NCAA sports photographer
 
  • Tips for Groomsmen | Bride's Planning Guide

  • This post contains affiliate links. You can read my FTC disclosure here.Groomsmen have the ever-important job of keeping the groom relaxed and calm throughout the wedding day.  They are one of most fun aspects of my job, so long as I keep them in line and they don’t get too rowdy!  I love joking[...]
CU at Home's One Winter Night
 
  • CU at Home's One Winter Night

  • This year's CU @ Home "One Winter Night" event raised more than $220,000 for the organization that strives to help our friends without an address.  More than 200 "box dwellers" slept outside on a cold February night to raise money for the organization and awareness about homelessness. In the event'[...]