Gay Wedding Photography: Brian & Byron at Salvage One in Chicago

Gay wedding photography: Brian & Byron were married at Salvage One, an event space in Chicago.

In 2005 the couple met through the social networking site Friendster, when Brian, who became fascinated with trains as a toddler and wrote a paper in college on British railway policy, searched for men who were interested in “public transit.” Byron’s name was the first to pop up. I’m sure that was more productive than checking out @CTAhotties on Instagram.

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Milwaukee Wedding Photographer: Alex & Francine at the Historic Pabst Brewery

Milwaukee Wedding Photographer: I remember seeing the shuttered Pabst Brewery on my first trip to Milwaukee over a decade ago. This was long before their white cans with red and blue lettering became a staple prop for hipsters standing and posing in revamped dive bars across America. While the brand’s resurgence may seem like a fleeting fad, the historic brewery, which is iconic in its form, has become a timeless event venue and boutique hotel.

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Chicago advertising photography: testimonial & re-branding ads for Huron Healthcare

Chicago advertising photography: I was so happy when AgencyEA asked me to be their photographer for a client testimonial & re-branding advertising campaign for the consulting firm Huron Healthcare! The multi-city photoshoot started off in Chicago, then transitioned to Memphis, Sacramento, Baton Rouge and finally Milwaukee. As a portrait photographer it was great to work with so many wonderful people and I enjoyed the challenge of making great images in a variety of locations.

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Chicago Suburbs Lesbian Wedding Photographer: Arlyn & China at The Grove Redfield Estate

As dusk fell upon the Redfield Estate in Glenview, Illinois, Arlyn & China met beneath a Gazebo on the grounds of the historic landmark. After their triumphant exit from their ceremony, the couple and their guests share cocktails outside the 1856 Kennicott House before retiring inside for their reception. Following dinner, the newly weds shared their first dance in the estate’s outdoor pavilion.

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