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40-couples, gay, lesbian and straight, unite in Chicago

Yesterday, 40 couples — gay, lesbian and straight — were married in a group wedding ceremony at Unity in Chicago and I was lucky enough to be in attendance. Here’s a selection of photos from yesterday’s event marking the beginnings of gay marriage across Illinois. Congratulations to all the newly weds!

Tying the knot with Sean & Kevin

Using the available light in a space is always my first preference because it leads to pleasing natural looking candid images that document the wedding.

The Winemaker

My whole career has focused on telling stories. For some time I have wanted to do a project that showcased another craftsman and their love for their life’s passion. This is that story.

Chilean born Winemaker Andres Basso shares what gets him out of bed every morning in a four minute documentary short about the wine making process at Lynfred Winery in Roselle, Illinois.

Santa baby, a 64 convertible too, powder blue

Last week, I had the honor of meeting the first Ford Mustang owner ever and riding in the small 1964 1/2 convertible.

Video: Ride for AIDS Chicago

We had a great weekend shooting a commercial and fundraising video for next years RFAC, a 200 mile charity bike ride.

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