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Emma and Jason, Engaged! My first Chicago couple

When Emma and Jason first met each other, it wasn’t pretty – they literally ran into each other during a soccer game. Well, it happened more than once, and the rest is history. Emma, who is a fellow Harvard alum, is currently studying a bunch of cool stuff in London as a Marshall Scholar (and incidentally knows one of my good friends from high school, hi Kuong!) while Jason is continuing his Ph.D. in physics at Harvard. Jason’s roots are in Chicago. So in a way these two encompass my two cities!

This also marks the debut of my 2011 couples – Emma and Jason are my very first booked Chicago wedding, I really look forward to photographing them next fall at the Signature Room at the John Hancock Tower in downtown Chicago!

We chose the De Cordova sculpture park in Lincoln, MA for their engagement session – we wanted a place where we could have lots of fun!

Chicago engagement photography





Thank you Janike for assisting!

Shang Chen Photography has rebranded to Saavedra Photography
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August 30, 2010 - 6:16 pm

Amie These are great! Still have yet to make it out to the DeCordova – I need too soon.

August 30, 2010 - 6:24 pm

Emma Ahh, yay!!! :D

We had a blast, and we cannot WAIT until the wedding!

August 31, 2010 - 10:53 pm

Pat Shevlin Dynamic Photos! Full of life and love and promise.

September 2, 2010 - 10:18 am

christina love it! so fun!!

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