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!
When you are planning a June wedding, you really never know what kind of weather to expect! The day could be rainy, stifling hot, bug-filled OR it could be gorgeously sunny, the sky filled with big puffy white clouds with a high temperature of 75 degrees! Sam and Hope got their dream day to get […]
Oh friends…are you ready for this adorable Engagment Session?! I first met Hope & Sam on a sunny Sunday afternoon and INSTANTLY fell in love them! Their love story started all because of a love of running and turned into a deep love for each other. They were in high school but went to two […]
Happy Wednesday friends! I get to share my FIRST wedding of the New Year but also my last of this “Wedding Season” (March-Jan) I think that Rachel & Elliotts wedding is the perfect way to start AND end the wedding season! This year has been quite a year of a weddings for SKP and this […]
This is our last wedding of 2016 and it was a perfect way to finish off an AMAZING wedding year! When I talked to Nathayn and Clare just a couple of weeks before the BIG day, Clare mentioned that she was really hoping there was snow in the forecast. Well, her wish came true and not […]
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 […]
When you meet them…you just feel it. It is hard to even put into words but all I can come up with is that Erica & Chris never needed to say they were in love because their actions showed that they were head over heels in love with each other! And then on Saturday I met […]
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