Every Chicagoan knows the best place to be on St. Patrick's Day in the city - along the Chicago River! Each year the Plumber's Union dumps a special orange dye (originally used to detect illegal waste in the river) that turns the water a bright, almost neon green! A video of the entire process (I'm [...]
I have recently entered the Biggest Baddest Bucket List contest with a pretty amazing grand prize: a 6 months all-expenses paid trip around the world and a $50,000 cash prize upon return. The winner will be reporting for My Destination, a travel company out of the UK, about the experience and will be regularly supplying [...]
Last Sunday was my birthday. A big birthday - more on that later. For as long as I can remember, my dad has given my sisters and me flowers on our birthdays. This year called for 30 white roses - so gorgeous! I got this vase as a favor from a friend's wedding a couple [...]
2012 was quite the wedding year for me and I couldn't have asked for a more perfect one to end on. A few of my favorites from Nakku and Emily's wedding at the Pritzker Military Library are below, to see more please visit my Photoblog. Happy New Year!
On Saturday I had the pleasure of capturing Emily and Nakku's gorgeous wedding at the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago!
I have received a couple messages recently asking where images from 2012 family portraits are. I actually split this blog into two a few months back and have been posting client images to the new J. Winter Photography Photoblog. That being said, I'm really happy with how Family Portrait Season went this year, and wanted to [...]
Garfield Park Conservatory is one of my favorite spots in the city for portrait sessions but, unfortunately, a hail storm several months ago did some major damage to the glass panes in a couple of the rooms. I'm thrilled that it is up and running again and that those rooms have reopened to the public. [...]