Lindsey + Bryan | Galena, IL Wedding

Lindsey + Bryan – Galena, IL Wedding

We started this year’s Wedding Season off with these two crazy kids, Lindsey and Bryan. I’ve known Lindsey for quite some time (Belvidere is quite small..). I’ve seen her posts, photos, and videos of her and Bryan, and knew I had a great couple to work with! It was a pretty chilly day in Galena, IL. Lindsey had a beautiful sleeveless lace dress, the most gorgeous rose gold heels, and was outside with me, for what felt like, two hours and was a complete trooper! I had them climbing stairs, trucking through snow, and all in 10 degree weather. There were so many laughs, awkward kissing, and ‘Merica backdrops.. it was perfect! A small, intimate ceremony, a fun couple in love, and a beautiful location had me loving every second! The Desoto House Hotel, Grant’s Park, and Grant’s House were beautiful and different to shoot at, and they made some amazing photos. Thank you guys for letting me shoot you out in the freezing cold for hours last Saturday 🙂 Go take a look at their beautiful, chilly wedding day!

Venue: The DeSoto House Hotel
Hair: Hair by Giavanna Marie at Studio Infinity

Ashley + Adam | Wedding in USVI

This April I had the amazing opportunity to capture a wedding in the beautiful St Thomas, USVI. It was an awesome experience, that I cannot wait to do again. The resort was beautiful, drinks were endless, the weather was perfect, and the company was the best! I’ve captured almost everyone in the bridal party, so the group couldn’t have been better, and Ashley & Adam’s family were so inviting. They were so welcoming, and SO much fun! These two definitely are surrounded by amazing people, and a whole lot of love! Their wedding was long awaited, and it went by way too fast. From the beautiful blue water, sunny pool filled days, great company, and a beautiful wedding.. it was a perfect getaway (even when we got sea sickness 🙂 ). There wasn’t much beach, but the scenery was gorgeous! Ashley and Adam, I can’t thank you enough for trusting me with your most precious memories, and for including me in such a fun trip. I had a blast with you guys, and I wish you nothing but the best! <3 IMG_9169

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Wedding Destination: Sugar Bay Dreams Resort – St Thomas, USVI

© Leigh Photography 2016 – Rockford IL Wedding Photographer/Destination Photographer

Matt + Karen | Engaged – Rockford IL Wedding Photographer

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I met with Karen and Matt a few months ago when they booked us for their wedding next year. Karen mentioned she wanted a ‘downtown’ feel to their engagement photos, and I had just the place! It was a beautiful Sunday night, and I convinced them to haul over to downtown Chicago, to make use of a few amazing spots down there that I have had my eye on! They were absolute troopers, the location was awesome, and the sun came out at just the right time. These two have such an amazing connection, and the camera loves it! They make my job so easy! I am SO looking forward to their wedding next fall! Now go take a peek!! <3 IMG_2697

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Leigh Photography 2015
Rockford IL Wedding Photographer