Hello and welcome to the SKP Blog! My name is Sara 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!
In all these weird and strange times, it is so healing to just have a bit of normalcy to our lives! Getting to spend an afternoon with these two did just that for me. We met at a huge piece of property that Nicks uncle owns and took a warm-than-usual October Saturday to explore it […]
There is nothing better than waking up to sunshine on an Autumn morning and knowing I get to photograph a wedding for two very special people! Oh but wait, I believe there IS something better. It’s even better when I arrive and walk into the Getting Ready Bridal Suite and see my bride and she […]
This day had been long waited for. When I first heard from Andi through my website, she explained that Logan had planned out an amazing proposal for her and she was so excited to marry him! Their wedding was still a year and a half away, but we went ahead and planned their Engagement […]
When Sam emailed me and we started chatting all things wedding, she mentioned really wanting to do their Engagement Session soon to be able to capture the bold Fall colors at their most beautiful. I thought for sure that we couldn’t possibly get the most beautiful colors in November. But as luck would have it, […]
Patricia & Tony are the beautiful “caboose” to my busy end of Summer/Fall Wedding Season…and what a way to finish it off! When I first met with Patricia (about a year ago!), we immediately clicked. Our love for planning and organization was instantly evident 😉 We talked for quite a long time about how she […]
I love ALL stories…family stories amongst siblings, stories about something special being worn on a wedding day, stories of strife that lead to overcoming an obstacle…we all have stories. But my very favorite stories are the ones that tell how two people stumbled upon each other in this big, wide world and end up spending […]
When I arrived on Saturday and walked into the bridal suite, my eyes went directly to Emily getting her makeup done. It wasn’t chaos in there. Music was playing softly. It was calm. And still. And filled with a comfortable mood that could only be attributed to absolute peace. I asked Emily how she was […]
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