The Blog | Karen Shoufler | Chicagoland and Travel Wedding Photographer

Abby and Stuart had a destination engagement session, which means that they got me for a full day of photographing them all over one of their favorite places in Savannah, Georgia. Today I’m sharing their Tybee Island engagement photos. Next week, I’ll share their photos from downtown Savannah, Wormsloe Plantation and Forsyth Park. Savannah holds […]

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Mitch and Erin originally wanted their session along Lake Michigan in Chicago with the city skyline behind them. Due to restrictions in Chicago during the time of their session, we couldn’t make that happen. We shifted gears so that they could still have a beautiful lake for their pictures. I think their Lake Geneva engagement […]

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Shana & Eddie’s Navy Pier summer engagement session was the first Chicago engagement session for me since the shutdown for coronavirus. After rescheduling their session more than once as we waited for Chicago to open back up, we finally were able to do their session at this iconic Chicago location. These two cuties are frontline […]

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Alex and Hannah‘s Barrington Hills intimate backyard wedding was definitely a highlight of the year for me. Granted, Hannah is my oldest niece, so she’s pretty special to me. They were married in the backyard of the home of Alex’s parents on a hot, summer day surrounded by their immediate families. While this wasn’t quite […]

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It’s no doubt that tens of thousands, if not more, of weddings across the country are being postponed. Large events are being banned or restricted, vendors are being deemed “non-essential” and not allowed to work, and venues are having to temporarily close doors. You’ve put in all of the work to plan the perfect wedding […]

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Setting a wedding budget is arguable the most stressful part of wedding planning. It typically requires at least two families coming together with the bride and groom, usually at separate times, to determine who is contributing and how much. You may have even read through my blog post filled with tips about setting the budget. […]

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