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!
This day couldn’t have gone any more perfectly! Weather that wasn’t too hot or too cold, not a rain cloud in sight and topped off at the end of the evening with a applaud-worthy sunset. As I entered the room where Maddy was getting ready, I noticed that some were getting finishing touches on […]
In a way, they “grew up” together. Although, despite going to the same church and being in the same place for many years…they never really noticed each other. That was until Maddy was graduated and done with college and was over visiting with Mitch’s family. His mom mentioned that Mitch was “single”. I’m sure there were […]
I think my most favorite way to be chosen to photograph a couples wedding is when they contact me because they have been guests, been part of the bridal party, or are a family member of a former SK Bride or Groom! When Kelsi first contacted me, she explained that she was a bridesmaid in Devin […]
It was a day that was filled to the brim with friendship, emotion, connection and joy. When I arrived and pulled into the ceremony site (Dave’s parents cottage), I was greeted by Dave’s mom. She led me onto their property and explained to me the history of it and how their family has enjoyed it […]
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 […]
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