Archive for October, 2015

Chicago Newborn Photographer | Miss M | Gina Cristine Photography

October 28, 2015

It’s always so interesting to hear everyone’s birth stories as a Chicago Newborn Photographer, and Miss M’s birth story tops them all.  Miss M decided to come just a little early, but didn’t give Mommy much warning and was delivered at home!  I have to say I’m a little jealous of the practically pain free labor.  Mom and Miss M are doing fantastic even with the exciting delivery.

Miss M is now safe at home with big sister C to look after her and together they are just the cutest girls.  They had on matching outfits ordered through Etsy for their family pictures that were so cute.

Miss M was a rockstar through her newborn session and made my job super easy.  It was a pleasure spending my morning with these adorable little ladies.

Congrats H family!

Nicole ~ Chicago Newborn Photographer/Gina Cristine Photography

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Mokena Maternity Photographer | K + L | Gina Cristine Photography

October 27, 2015

You may recall seeing the other week that I was able to photograph Kasi and Lenny’s engagement.This time I was a Mokena Maternity photographer for K & L.  K kept saying how she is so awkward with pictures and that I was going to have to perfectly pose her in every picture. As you can see below she is absolutely gorgeous and I don’t think it’s possible for her to take a bad picture.  Kasi and Lenny are so in love and it just shines through.  He knew when she was uncomfortable and knew just what to do to help her.  I may have told them the poses to do, but all the mannerisms and sweet affection that shows through is all them was natural…from the laughs, to the smiles and stolen kisses.  I just know Lenny will be a great Dad by seeing how doting he is to Kasi.

I just love them so much and cannot wait to meet little Miss Ivy Lynn next month.  I know she’s going to take after her beautiful Momma. What a lucky girl she already is!

Nicole ~ Mokena Maternity Photographer/Gina Cristine Photography

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Arrowhead Golf Club Wedding

October 26, 2015

Wheaton, IL

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Allison + Scott’s wedding day was full of delight and love. Allison was breathtaking, and neither her or Scott could take their eyes off each other. It was one of those days were everyone was smiling and crying happy tears because Allison and Scott are absolutely perfect for each other. Tom and I loved capturing all the authentic moments of their day, and being able to preserve these lovely moments for Allison and Scott to share with their generations to come.

Allison and Scott,

Tom and I wish you nothing but your very own happily ever after!

So much love,

Gina + Tom, Chicago Wedding Photographers

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Ceremony: St. Peter and Paul

Reception: Arrowhead Golf Club

Florals: Diane Michelle Florals

DJ: Sounds Abound

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Mokena Engagement Session

October 9, 2015

Mokena, IL

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Marita + Niko met me at one of my favorite fields on a warm summer morning. The light was perfectly sweet and hazy. Which matched their style perfectly. These two are nothing but two huge hearts, so in love with each other and nothing but kindness for all those around them. I am so honored and excited to shoot their wedding day!

Gina, Chicago Engagement Photographer

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Hickory Creek Engagement

October 8, 2015

Mokena, IL

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Meredith and Dan’s engagement session brings a whole new meaning to puppy love. They wanted to include their two fur babies (Maverick and Blaze) in their engagement session, and I just loved the idea. Especially since Maverick was brand new! The pups did fabulous as well as Meredith and Dan. These high school sweethearts have been together forever, and even threw on their prom clothes for a little blast from the past. I adore their love of life and each other. Plus, any dog lover is a friend of mine! I dare you not to feel the warm and fuzzies looking over this session.

Gina, Chicago Engagement Photographer

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