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Engagement Photos | Rooftop | North Ave | Riverwalk

Chicago River North Rooftop Engagement Photos

As a Chicago engagement photographer, I love unique locations for photos! Extra points when said location is a rooftop and BRAND NEW! This complex is located in the River North neighborhood with views of the Merchandise Mart and the Willis Tower! Lexie + Jon were spot on with recommending their rooftop as one of the locations for their engagement photoshoot!

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When there are hammocks, you have to include them in a photo!

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The view out west from their rooftop

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A picture that screams Chicago without being cliche. In fact, I wonder if this is the first engagement photo taken at this spot!

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North Avenue Beach for Engagement Pictures

We started their session at North Avenue Beach for a few photos with the Chicago skyline in the background

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They wanted to have their doggie included in a few pictures!

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Something about piggy back rides brings out a natural smile =)

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I think I am their first family photographer =)

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Chicago Riverwalk Engagement Session

Just a few blocks from their River North building, we walked over to the Riverwalk for a few pictures with the iconic Chicago bridges!

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As a photographer, I love how this one photo includes so many layers of Chicago. Not only of the building architecture, but the bridges and concrete lamp stands.

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Thanks Lexie + Jon for a wonderful engagement session! What a bunch of epic photos to have for the rest of your lives! =) Can’t wait until your wedding!

with love,

your Chicago engagement photographer,

Kenny Nakai


Chicago Wedding Photographer


3334 N Avers Ave #2

Chicago, IL 60618