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Welcome to the michelle's corner

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Melissa and Kris’ wedding has finally happened! After rescheduling from last year due to the pandemic, they were able to finally tie the knot this past month. We’ve been talking for quite a bit and helping Melissa with her plans, timelines etc. And I’m so glad everything finally came into fruition! Peggy Notebaert museum was […]

Weddings

August 13, 2021

Peggy Notebaert and Loft 21 Wedding: Melissa & Kris

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The day is finally here! Ryan and Jeanne got hitched! This will go down as one of the most memorable weddings I covered in the history of my photography business. Why? Because it’s my Coochikoo’s wedding! That’s an inside joke by the way. Ryan and I go way back, like since before we both JUST […]

Weddings

November 10, 2019

Dragonridge Country Club Wedding: Ryan & Jeanne

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We’re in Las Vegas once more! We love this city. Not for the casinos and not-so-wholesome shows. There’s just always something to do – shows, food, clubs, bars, canyons, fancy hotels and many more. For every year that we visit, there’s almost always something new that we do. We’re in Vegas for Ryan & Jeanne’s […]

Engagements

October 27, 2019

Nelson Ghost Town Engagement: Ryan & Jeanne

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WE LOVE THIS FAMILY. Like, we wish we’re part of it, literally. My husband, Erick, went to church at Faith Alliance Bible Church (FABC) with both Jason and Pola. Erick and Jason had so much history together. Jason’s parents are actually our Ninong and Ninang (Sponsors) at our wedding. Although they both went separate ways, […]

Family, Portraits

October 20, 2019

San Tan Regional Park Family Portraits: Manguba Family

Family posing on a log
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We decided to stop by and visit some friends in Phoenix, Arizona for a few days before heading out to cover our last wedding of 2019 in Las Vegas. Meet the Livin Family! I met Kristy in pharmacy school. Although we didn’t interact much the 1st three years, we really got to know each other […]

Family, Portraits

October 14, 2019

Riparian Preserve Mini-Session: Livin Family

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Faith & Francis’ paths have crossed a long time ago in the Philippines. They even walked together on their 6th grade graduation ceremony. No, they weren’t even friends. But somehow, they have photographs together. Several years later, they were living separate lives in the US – Faith in Illinois and Francis in California. Through the […]

Engagements

October 5, 2019

Downtown Chicago Engagement: Faith & Francis

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There’s always a special place in my heart for Chicago Botanic Garden. I used to frequent this place when I was younger. Moreover, I had always enjoyed taking photos here whether it was with me and Erick or with my cousins. When Edelissa, one of our Spring clients (Blog Post HERE), inquired another time for […]

Family

September 29, 2019

Chicago Botanic Garden Family Portraits

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Here’s a senior session at Frame Park in Waukesha I’m so proud of! Sydney is our previous client’s younger sister (Aubrey). Their mother, Jamie, works with my husband, Erick, and has been very supportive of our photography business for years now. When she reached out to us despite our move to Illinois, we didn’t hesitate […]

Portraits, Senior

September 13, 2019

Frame Park Senior Session Waukesha:Sydney

Girl with blue eyes showing off her graduation ring
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I can’t believe Jade’s already a senior in high school! It seems that it wasn’t that long ago since I took her sister’s senior portrait session when I was just starting out. I’ve been photographing this family and her cousin’s family ever since I’ve been building up my portfolio. It always warms my heart when […]

Portraits, Senior

September 5, 2019

Senior Portrait Session at Seven Bridges: Jade

Posing for senior photoshoot
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I’ve been thinking about ways to break it to my closest friends about our BIG NEWS. We needed to get them together without them suspecting anything. I figured, some of them have always wanted family photos taken by me but have not been able to all these years I’ve been doing this professionally. So, Erick […]

Family, Portraits

August 22, 2019

Lockport Mini-Sessions