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Hola! We're Juancho and Johana, a husband and wife photography team located in Chicago and available worldwide. We are SO excited you are here, the place to share a little bit of everything, from photography to the simplest things like traveling, food, realness and everything love and life related. Bienvenidos!! 

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A ROAD TRIP IN THE ERA OF CORONAVIRUS

Since the quarantine started we’ve been dreaming about the next time to explore and go on an adventure while keeping all the safety measurements. Last week we finally had the opportunity to visit our photographer friends in upper Wisconsin and at the same time make an adventure from this getaway and visit some incredible places […]

July 23, 2020

Travel

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Chicago Indoor Photo Locations

So you’re having a winter wedding because you either love the cold (and maybe getting some snow in your wedding portraits) or simply because it’s the new high/trendy wedding season in Chicago.  One of the first questions while planning a wedding timeline is: where are the best indoor photo locations (either in downtown Chicago or […]

January 6, 2020

Weddings

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City Hall Chicago: Jaime + Will

The day finally arrived! We have waited too long to share the wedding of Jaime and Will on the blog but with the days passing by so quickly and at the peak of wedding season, we were kiiiiind of behind (but it’s never too late). We usually get excited when the countdown of each wedding […]

July 21, 2019

Weddings

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Top 4 reasons to plan a Destination Engagement Photo Session

A destination engagement photo session is basically going away to have the engagement photos taken in a different city from where the wedding is going to be at. We have been doing more of these shoots in the last years and is maybe because it become popular for adventurous couples. Usually the destination is somewhere […]

May 15, 2019

Engagements

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Four Seasons Wedding: Kascey + David

Venue: Four Seasons Palm BeachGown: Oscar de la RentaWP: 59 and bluebell eventsFloral: Daniel Events

March 21, 2019

Weddings

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The Wit Hotel Wedding: Nichole + Randy

Each wedding has its difficulties and in this one the ceremony was the tricky part of all. Being a ceremony in the afternoon with the sun reflecting in the city buildings, the warm tones, the shadows and the changing light was hard to control, but as we always say, we are there to offer solutions […]

February 23, 2019

Weddings

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Winter Engagement at Pilsen

“Why do people take pictures in the winter?” or “How do you handle the cold?” These are just some of the questions that people ask when they see us taking pictures of our couples in the winter. The negative sides can be many and we all have to deal with it when cleaning the snow, […]

January 21, 2019

Engagements

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Skyline Loft Bridgeport Wedding: Myrna + Manuel

Our #1 New Year’s resolution (besides working out and eating healthy?) is to start blogging more… sounds easy but it’s not! If we write the same way we speak, our text will be full of Emojis, quotation marks, and tons of grammar mistakes. But like every new resolution, is better if you start somewhere. Trying […]

January 4, 2019

Weddings

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Crystal Tree Country Club Wedding

From now on we will be posting some memories from 2018 and this week we’re starting with Courtney and Sam’s wedding this fall. The wedding ceremony was planned to be at the beautiful gardens of Crystal Tree Golf and Country Club but thanks to the unpredictable weather we ended up going with plan B (our […]

December 11, 2018

Weddings

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The Montgomery Club Wedding: Kate + Lucas

It’s hard to believe that we’ve done almost half of our weddings from this year and we haven’t post as often as we planned but here we are… trying to catch up a bit and looking back to the amazing couples and memories of 2018 so far. The day Katherine and Lucas got married back […]

July 9, 2018

Weddings

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Winter Wedding at the Hyatt Centric

The warm side of winter weddings  With the endless winter and some must needed colorful days, we are looking back those first weddings of 2018. It was a great surprise to have seven winter weddings in Chicago (what is considered low season for wedding photographers), but with a grateful heart and a few extra layers, we made […]

April 30, 2018

Weddings

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Wedding at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel

Venue: Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel Season : 2018, Winter wedding Floral Decor: Yanni Design Studio   With a three-day celebration, this Pakistani colorful wedding reaffirmed how much we love cultures and different traditions. It wasn’t the first time photographing a South Asian wedding but it was the first of its kind. Since the moment we showed […]

April 3, 2018

Indian couple

Weddings

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Vanity Fair Style Engagement Shoot

If you love Chicago, the city at night, dramatic lighting, Vanity Fair style shoots, enjoy the magic of being engaged and photography, then you’re going to LOVEEE this engagement session. Our gorgeous bride Kim had in mind doing her engagement photos in downtown Chicago since her wedding will be held at Noah’s in Lincolnshire this […]

March 30, 2018

Urban Session

Engagements

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Chicago Engagement: Ina + Christo

Have you ever walked around your own city as if you were a tourist? We do it all the time while shooting and you should try it too… let Chicago amaze you with all its facets (and temperatures lol). At Ina + Christo Urban E-session we try not to only highlight their personalities and love […]

March 5, 2018

Engagements

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New Year’s Eve Wedding at Prairie Landing Golf Club

When you think about spending New Year’s Eve working, the first thing in your mind is… It better be FUN!! Well, this wedding and couple was more than that. Erin and Jon are so full of live… they’re fun, outgoing, kind, adventurist, and madly in love. They were planning a New Years Eve wedding with […]

February 9, 2018

New Years eve wedding

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Ivy Room Wedding: Jennifer + Alex

As much as we love holidays, we love them even more when we get to enjoy it while shooting a wedding. This year, we got to spend the 4th of July weekend with Jen + Alex for their wedding at the Ivy Room. From the moment we entered the room we felt the love and […]

August 17, 2017

Ivy Room wedding

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Chicago Backyard Wedding: Rachel + Adam

Moments, moments, moments… that’s what keeps us moving and motivated until the next wedding. Rachel and Adam’s wedding was FULL of those. This couple is so full of life and love, both for each other and for their families. We were waiting to share this backyard wedding with you and here is finally a glance […]

July 14, 2017

Weddings

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Pazzo’s Chicago Wedding: Kristin + John

From now on we consider ourselves big fans of live music on a wedding day… Kristin and John knew that having a killer music band was the key to an unforgettable party and it sure was. From beginning to end these two made sure to enjoy the day how it was… a reunion of family […]

June 1, 2017

Weddings

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Ovation Chicago Wedding: Fabiola + Hiram

We feel like celebrating… the wedding season has arrived and we couldn’t have asked for a better couple to start it with. Fabi and Hiram had a beautiful May wedding at Ovation Chicago. With a sunny day and a few degrees below normal, we felt adventurist enough to start with their first look at the […]

May 16, 2017

Weddings

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Travel Photography – Europe Part II

The second part of our Europe trip adventures finally made it to the blog…  We have over 1000 photos and trust me, going through them and not stopping every second to smile or just to freeze those memories was kind of hard. This post brings on pure nostalgia and sharing these memories today makes me […]

April 12, 2017

Portraits, Travel

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