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Scott Robert Lim | Lighting Workshop | Chicago Illinois Photography Workshop

I had the pleasure this summer to attend a fabulous workshop in Chicago with the amazing photographer

Scott Robert Lim

This was the view from our room @ the Allerton Hotel in Chicago

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I traveled with a few very talented  photographer friends of mine from the Madison area.

Michelle from Michelle Martin Photography

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Mandie from Red Gecko Studio

This was Mandie & I on our “romantic” carriage ride the night before the workshop {image from my iPhone}

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{Ok enough of the name dropping}

All in all we had a wonderful trip & learned a lot from Scott.  He is just full of knowledge, advice & gives so much of himself back to our community.

It was my first workshop with SRL & I look forward to more in the future!

Not to mention Chicago as a city is just lovely!

Necessary to credit these fabulous people who helped make the day happen

Dresses & Hair Accessories | Rebekah Jacobs Couture

Makeup | Barb Zanzig of BZ Artistry

Hair | Tony, owner of Hybrid Salon

These are a sample of the images taken that day, enjoy!

Thanks again Scott, it was a pleasure to spend the day with you!

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A few pullbacks from how we were shooting

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Love the Trolley @ Navy Pier

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We ended our 12+ hour day with watching the fireworks from Navy Pier

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Hailey Belle | {Chicago IL, Modern Lifestyle Newborn Photographer}

Sweet little baby Hailey.

Get a load of her beautiful hair!  Loved it, loved it.

I’m looking forward to documenting her milestones over the next year, I can’t wait to see what she’ll look like for her 1 year session!

Heidi you’ll have to give her like 5 haircuts her first year!

So on to the session ::

Wow she was a complete ROCKSTAR the entire time.  She let us move her, twist her, put her on a dresser & put her outside in a random crib.

Hailey’s mom & I both went to college at Bradley University a few years back & we were also in the same sorority Sigma Delta Tau.   I haven’t seen her in years & it was great to catch up with you Heidi!  You have a beautiful home!

We used a few different locations in Heidi’s home & when I saw Hailey’s nursery I knew exactly what we had to do.

I really love doing newborn sessions at clients’ homes because it really allows you to personalize your session even more & you can go away with some really fun, amazing images of your nursery.

Thanks for the nice afternoon & enjoy the sneak peek!

s. {natale}

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I could have photographed in this nursery all. day. long.  It looked wonderful.  From what I hear Hailey’s daddy is quite a handyman.

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Kaleigh & Jaryd {Chicago Illinois Engagement & Wedding Photographer}

Jaryd & Kaleigh were able to get inside Wrigley Field for a portion of their Engagement Session in Chicago Illinois.

We started mid/late afternoon & being as though Jaryd had previously e-mailed WF & asked permission to shoot inside he was not giving up.  He went in & spoke with someone & with a small dontation to the Chicago Cubs charity we were able to photograph inside for approximately 45 minutes.  It was fantastic.  I think we all were giddy with excitement.  Whether you are a Chicago Cub fan or not, you can’t help but think this stadium is absolutely beautiful!

It was a great way to kick start a fantastic e-session in Wrigleyville.

Thanks to the Chicago Cubs for helping us out that day!

After we left WF we walked around the area & even hit up the L-train nearby.

Fun people. Fun textures. Fun times.

We just simply could not help but laugh when we were with K & J.  They are so cute together.  Laughing, making jokes & having lots of fun together.

Thanks for being up for anything & sitting on the dirty dirty floor whenever we asked.

We can’t wait for your wedding this December!

Enjoy the sneak peeks!

s. {natale}

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Love it.

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I imagined this shot when we were inside, in my head & this is exactly what I imagined.  It feels so old fashioned to me.

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I think K just got done making fun of J here for answering his phone, mid session.  Sorry J, you deserved it ;)

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Absolutely, hands down FAVORITE of the day.

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Another fabulous ring shot by Michelle b.

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Nor really sure what I said here, but I love the reaction nonetheless

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We thought about eating a snack here, but it was too busy.

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Kaleigh, shut your hair in this shot.  It is fantastic.  {props to the train going by up above}

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Good times.

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Love the look that J is giving the Ice Cream man as he passes by here…

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{again a big fat HUGE thank-you to the super rad second shooter :: michelle b.}

Venessa & Mike :: Sweet Home Chicago {Chicago IL, Wedding Photographer}

Venessa & Mike had a beautiful wedding weekend downtown Chicago with close family & friends.

They started off the weekend with the Rehearsal & Rehearsal Dinner @ Market {on the rooftop}.  It was a perfect evening & the Chicago skyline & amazing light that night made for some great images.

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They were also celebrating her Grandfather’s 90th birthday that evening.  V & M surprised him with a Mariachi band & WOW did they put on a great show.

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We started off the Wedding day @ The Four Seasons downtown.

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Venessa & her sweet little Grandpa

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Then we headed to North Ave Beach

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The ceremony was held @ the amazing Cafe Brauer (Lincoln Park Zoo)

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I have a special place in my heart for little kids with their fingers in their nose’ especially on a wedding day :)

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Cocktail hour had the most beautiful light & amazing view

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MOH speach

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First Dance.

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Thank-you Venessa & Mike for allowing us to capture your beautiful day.  We had a great time getting to know you & your family & friends.

Also a special thank-you to my assistant for the day, Jessica.

{S. Natale}