Dominican Republic Destination Wedding - Jellyfish Restaurant Punta Cana

Is it weird to start a blog post with an apology?! I would like to start by saying I apologize for the sheer volume of photos in this post. I tried SO hard to narrow down Emma & Tito’s sneak peek but this is the best I could do. I’m in love with this wedding and if I could marry Emma & Tito myself, I would! This day was P-E-R-F-E-C-T and I am obsessed. I LOVE how radiant Emma is and I LOVE how Tito looks at her. It makes my heart melt into a giant puddle of goo. Just from the venue and the details alone, I knew this was going to be one of my favorite weddings of all time, but I did not expect it to make me tear up the most I’ve ever done while editing these. (Is it weird that I get teary-eyed while editing my own photos?!) Their first dance/performance was one for the books and the love and support from every single family member and friend was so heartfelt.

Jellyfish Restaurant in Punta Cana was incredible in all ways possible and the food was the best I’ve ever had at any wedding. And I’ve photographed a lot of weddings! If you’re getting married in Punta Cana, you absolutely must add it to your list of places to check out.

Thank you Emma & Tito for having me document your special day and for making me feel like part of your family! I hope you enjoy your sneak peek. Much love, friends!

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2018 - Year in Review - Couples - Chicago Engagements, Proposals & Weddings

I can’t believe 2018 is almost gone - I feel like it just started and I was looking forward to all all of these beautiful engagement sessions and weddings. Now I’m planning for 2019, and packing for my first wedding of the year in the Caribbean & can’t wait to see what this new year brings. One of my favorite end-of-year things to do is this blog post because I get to go through all of my favorite sessions from the year and reflect on all of the love. I get a bit emotional looking through all of the images and seeing how many people trust me to document their biggest moments and let me bring their vision to life. Thanks to all of my 2018 couples for letting me get “just one more” photo “over there in that light” and to letting me push my creative muscles. I adore you all!

Much love, Courtney

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LeaAnne & Raj - Grand Cayman Beach Wedding

I know you're all on pins and needles waiting for round two of this wedding! I don't blame you, it's just that beautiful! So without further ado, here is part two of LeaAnne & Raj's HOT Grand Cayman beach wedding, the complete opposite of their engagement session!

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My heart!

My heart!

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Married!!

Married!!

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Congratulations LeaAnne & Raj! Happy one month (and a few days!). Much love, my friends!