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The AIDS Foundation of Chicago recently hired me to shoot a full length video of this live event last month on National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

Chicago Gay Wedding Photographer: Louis & Bob

Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ & Germania Place, were the perfect backdrops for the wedding of two amazing people, Louis & Bob. Though we only met once before the wedding, we had a great rapport which led to making some great photos. I love the look of the old church and the warm tones of the reception space.

Headshots: Singer Travis Whitlock

When singer Travis Whitlock came to me for his headshots, it afforded me an opportunity to shoot conservative, yet edgy portraits of the tenor.

New Wedding Photography Section

Last week I updated my website to include a new wedding section, with over a hundred new photos of brides and grooms tying the knot.

The weddings I had the privilege to witness over the summer covered a range of emotions and locations. There were great moments and particularly memorable were Pete & Mike’s Lake Michigan reception and this moment below with Bob & Louis right after their ceremony.

Chicago Marathon: T2

This weekend I photographed the Chicago Marathon for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s Team to End AIDS (T2). It was a fun experience finding just over 130 runners in a sea of 45,000. At first I thought it was going to be a difficult task, but thanks to the unique design of their jersey, it wasn’t that hard after all.

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