Hello and welcome to the SKP Blog! I'm Sara Mannino and I am a Wedding & Portrait Photographer based in Chicago/Northwest Indiana. I've been blogging both professionally and personally since 2005. I get to tell love stories, share my own family's happenings and tell you more about planning weddings! Thanks for coming by and I look forward to connecting with you!
One of my most favorite things about being a photographer is that no two sessions are ever alike! When Lauren called me and let me know that they wanted to do their session downtown Chicago…I wanted to let out a giant squeal but instead I let a semi-giant…”YES!!” I LOVE new landscape and new places […]
One of the very best parts of my job is the families that return every year for an SKP Family Session. To get to watch these families grow and change is an absolute honor for me and this family is NO exception! We were chatting as we photographed about how long it has been…and we […]
They say that the best of friends can spend a whole lot of time away from one another and then finally see each other and it’s like nothing has changed. You just pick up where you left off, right? I met up with the Clinton family recently and although we picked up right where we […]
As the years go by, I find myself having more and more difficulty with finding the right words that convey what I want to say about my children. With every New Year, I realize how fast it is all going and how my time to have an influence on what kind of adults they turn […]
The sound of the rain pattering on the window is what everyone in Northwest Indiana woke up to on Saturday morning. But even though rain was in the forecast all day, you would NEVER had known it. Because the joyful anticipation as I arrived at the church was contagious and palpable. No rain was going […]
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