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Whether it’s the conversation that lingers in your eyes, a happy tear cascading over a cheek, or two foreheads pressed together in unspoken affection...

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Our Latest Entries

Hotel Zachary Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Emily and Mike had met at a mutual friend’s place where Emily was impressed by Mike’s sense of humor and Mike liked Emily as a person. Soon, Mike approached Emily to meet up and the rest is history. The two fell in love and got engaged. They decided on an engagement photography session in the […]

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Easton United Methodist Church Wedding RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Love wins against all odds. This saying rings true in the case of Lorena and Nick. This beautiful couple got married in April, 2020 amid the COVID-19 crisis in a simple and cute ceremony at the Easton United Methodist Church in Easton of Illinois. It was such a lovely spring wedding and I loved being […]

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Chicago Engagement rachael schirano photography

Love always finds its way even when you are not aware of it. Stacie and Brady are from the same hometown. Their families have known each other for many years but they had never been formally introduced until at a wedding in 2017. That was it. They met and it was love at first sight. […]

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Concorde Banquets wedding rachael schirano

Messinia and Bill got married at St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church in Palatine and held a reception at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer. It was such a beautiful and elegant orthodox Greek wedding and I loved being Messinia and Bill’s wedding photographer. Bill And Messinia’s Aruba Beach Proposal After finding each other on Bumble and deciding […]

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Love is what happens when two hearts find their happy place right beside each other. Lauren and Paul found their happy place beside each other and decided to stay together forever. Lauren and Paul got married in Illinois in November in the presence of some family members and friends. I am glad that they gave […]

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Pear Tree Estate Wedding RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Katie and Trent are in love and decided to get married in January at the beautiful Pear Tree Estate in Champaign, IL. They gave me the honor of being their wedding photographer. Katie and Trent, I loved photographing your wedding and being a part of your happy moments. From A Hesitant Start to A Big […]

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Artisans Building Wedding rachael Schirano photography

It’s not long back that I had photographed Rachel and Patrick’s engagement. It was a fun session in Champaign. It was the month of September and I loved capturing their love and togetherness with a beautiful background of fall foliage. I am so happy that they again gave me a chance to photograph an important […]

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Christmas Tree Farm Engagement RACHAEL SCHIRANO photography

Christmas is such a happy time. Be it, kids or elders, all of us love this time of the year. It is definitely a good idea to make this happy time even happier by celebrating important events of your life at this time. Megan and Frank decided to get their engagement photography done early in […]

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