West Family | Gurnee Family Photographer

I’ve been photographing the West family since the kid’s were babies. They’ve grown up so fast and it’s so fun seeing that change year after year. Ask me how we can custom create one for your shoot!

Gelera Family | Gurnee Family Photographer

I’ve been photographing the Gelera family since the kid’s were babies. They’ve grown up so fast and it’s so fun seeing that change year after year. Ask me how we can custom create one for your shoot!

Hotel Baker | St. Charles Wedding Photographer | Amy+Mike

Q. How far in advance did you start planning your wedding?
A. 7 months
Q. What was most important to you to make your day perfect?
A. Everything needed to run smoothly and as planned. That it felt like ‘us’. And most important that the two of us, and all of our guests, had FUN!

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Q. What caused the most stress during wedding planning?
A. All of the many details and ensuring that the evening met our goals.
Q. How did you like working with BJ Aguado Photography?
A. We loved working with BJ and Jen. They made everyone feel at ease, and had a great vision for what turned out to be really wonderful pictures that captured the evening perfectly.

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Q. How did you feel when you saw your photographs?
A. We were very happy with our photos. We have had many compliments on them. Every person that views our pictures comments that we look ‘so happy’. We are and were so happy that day, and glad the photos captured that.

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Q. What’s your one piece of advice for brides-to-be for their wedding day?
A. Enjoy every moment. Let go of the stress and planning and just be in it. Something will absolutely happen that isn’t planned. It can turn out to be a wonderful blessing. We had planned our ceremony outside and it rained and stormed which caused last minute changes. However, it turned out to be an even more beautiful and candlelit ceremony inside and we got some great pictures outside in the rain. Just enjoy it, no matter what happens!

Meridian Banquets | Rolling Meadows | Marie+Francis

Where do I begin with these two. Jen and I immediately struck a strong relationship with Marie and Francis because they reminded us of…us. This fun loving couple, along with their beautiful daughter, Francheska can now start a new chapter in their lives. Please help me congratulate Marie and Francis!
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