Lincoln Square Engagement Featuring Space Theme and Local Library – Alex & Alex

Last summer I had a blast hanging out with Alex and Alex – aka Alex squared! We kept things local to their neighborhood of Lincoln Square, starting at home with sassy calico Rory 🙂 One of my favorite things about visiting their home (besides Rory) was getting to see all the space-themed decor! These two are getting married at Chicago’s own Adler Planetarium in ONE MONTH (!!), and it was clear before our session that this was the perfect location for them to tie the knot.

When I first heard from Alex², they told me:

If ‘space but classy’ is a theme, then that would be ours. We’re huge science/space nerds and have had too many dates to count at the Adler Planetarium… If you’ve ever attended an ‘Adler After Dark’ event, that’s the vibe we’re trying to achieve.”

As you can imagine, I am counting the days before we get to see their vision come to life!

After photos at home, we headed out into the neighborhood. The Ainslie Arts Plaza had recently opened, and it was the perfect place for a colorful afternoon stroll. We even got to stop at Sulzer Library for some romantic reading… and Alex to show off his perfectly on-theme new shirt!

Finally, we made our way toward the lakefront for photos with the skyline at Montrose Harbor. I think we even felt a few raindrops – but Alex and Alex weren’t fazed! This was such a fun session and I absolutely loved hanging with the Alexes. I’m so excited to do it again very SOON 🙂

Planning your own Lincoln Square engagement session? Check out these other sessions on the Blog!

Caitlin & Brett | Terrence & Shawn | Jackie & Mike | Andrew & Claire

Couple gets cozy between rows of books at local library during Lincoln Square engagement session

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I’m Emma: Beer nerd, cat-whisperer, Schitt’s Creek-obsessed, Chicago wedding photographer. I’ve been helping couples relive their wedding memories since 2014.

Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, I currently reside in Chicago with my designer-turned-handyman spouse and our two spunky felines. When I’m not photographing couples in love, I’m either hanging with these three or (dreaming about) traveling someplace new!

A Few of My Favorite Things:
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  • Buttercream frosting
  • Road trips
  • Watching the sun rise
  • Pretending I sound like Mariah Carey
  • Belgian beer
  • The Green Bay Packers
  • My little fam (Jeremy, Rex and Miike)
  • Halloween (the holiday – not the movie. Okay, the movie’s pretty good too.)
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You want stunning, natural wedding photos that look like YOU. You don’t want to feel stiff or look too “posed.” And most importantly, you want to ENJOY your wedding day while we capture all the good stuff! 

Whether you thrive in the spotlight or cringe at the thought of being photographed, we are there to capture your memories. And let’s be honest: your wedding is going to be AWESOME. No matter what goes according to plan or how many things surprise you, at the end of the day you’ll be married to Your Person. And, spoiler alert: that’s what this is all about!

My Approach

My relaxed, documentary approach allows couples to feel totally comfortable in front of the camera (it’s the number one thing mentioned in my Reviews!). Expect a mix of candid moments and contemporary portraiture, with the occasional embarrassing (aka HILARIOUS) dance floor photo. I will be your hype girl during portrait time (seriously!). We’ll get to know each other throughout the process, and it doesn’t stop on wedding day. I want to show up with hugs and handshakes – not as just another vendor.

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Emma Mullins Photography embraces diversity and inclusivity. We are LGBTQ+ friendly and happy to serve humans of every background, gender and identity. 

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Emma Mullins Photography named one of the Best Wedding Photographers in Chicago by Expertise.com in 2020
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Wedding Day coverage averages at $6000 with Collections beginning at $3750. Associate Collections begin at $3200. All Collections include a fully edited, high-resolution digital download gallery with print release.

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Other sessions offered include Lifestyle, Maternity, Content + Branding and other life events! Contact me for rates and availability.

Things on my current Wish List include photographing a Las Vegas elopement and a Halloween wedding! If you are planning either I would LOVE to chat!!!