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Waveny House, Garden Party Wedding

Justine and Dan’s Waveny House wedding in New Canaan, Connecticut was a complete & utter dream. The weather was perfect, the bride and groom looked incredible and everyone had a wonderful time. The lovely couple, who you might remember from their Wicker Park engagement session, flew RLP...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Connecticut Rehearsal Dinner

Rehearsal dinners are so special, and this one was no different. Justine & Dan are a fantastic couple. To recap: I met Justine while we were delayed on the same flight to NYC. My gal pals and I were headed to the city for a girls weekend and Justine was on the way to meet Dan, her fiance, to...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Signature Cocktail Inspiration

Why hello there! Thank you for stopping by! For those of you who don’t already know this, signature cocktails are my thing. I. Just. Love them. As someone who really likes to entertain and play hostess with the mostess, coming up with unique (and delicious) cocktails for our guests to indulge...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

7 tips for Incorporating Bold Color into your Wedding Palette

Happy St. Patty’s Day! Are you a fan of luxurious jewel tones as much as I am? Unsure of how to incorporate bold colors into your wedding palette without it looking tacky or over-done? Fear not, friends! Read through to see RLP’s 7 tips and tricks for incorporating bold color...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Boudoir: Things to consider if you’re on the fence

Let’s face it, there is a lot of vulnerability involved in boudoir. It is a very intimate and self-reflective experience, one RLP approaches with tender loving care. It requires bravery and boldness to reveal those authentic parts of yourself; both internally & externally. The short...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

RLP Fine Art Boudoir – Our Approach

You might be wondering what boudoir photography is and if it’s for you… Makes sense. Truth is, every photographer has their own vision and interpretation of what boudoir is/isn’t. This very thing is what makes each of us different and highlights the importance of finding an artist...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Exploring Washington, D.C.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my Washington, DC trip! Have you ever been to DC? If so, let me know what your favorite thing was (to do or eat) in the comments!   Last November, Dan & I had the opportunity to visit his sister in Washington, D.C. the week before Thanksgiving. It...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Guesthouse Hotel Chicago Boudoir Session

SWOON alert! This lovely bridal & boudoir session was such a joy to document. The Guesthouse Hotel was an incredible backdrop providing many classic vignettes & unique features within the space. Vendors: Hair/Makeup – Joanna B. Artistry Photography – Roots of Life...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Dahlia Field Summer Soiree

This summer, Kelly, from Nimble Well, called to ask RLP to document of an end of summer dinner party soiree. Having known Kelly for some time now and seeing the level of exquisite taste this talented woman embodies first-hand, I knew immediately that this event was going to be…...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Art Institute of Chicago Engagement Session

How do I adore thee, Sarah & Jay? Let me count the ways… I was fortunate enough to spend an incredible afternoon with these two gorgeous individuals, strolling around The Art Institute of Chicago gardens, capturing the sparks these two share. As you can see, love was in the air. These...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Chicago Bridal Shower Brunch

Ioana & Zahid’s Chicago bridal shower brunch was beyond beautiful & filled with love. Together, Ioana’s bridal party, close friends & family put one one fantastic event. Paravola Couture Botanicals did an amazing job with the floral & Ioana’s mother,...Click HERE to see more of the magic»

Preppy Lake Geneva Wedding

Jenna and Tom married on a breezy summer day at The Abbey Resort in Lake Geneva surrounded by their family and closest friends. Preppy design elements flowed throughout the event; Jenna’s dress from Jenny Yoo, their reception location & decor and bridesmaids dresses. They said, “I...Click HERE to see more of the magic»