First Look of the New Year

All Photos by Chicago Wedding Photographer Caroline Ghetes.
Please do not copy, alter, or distribute without permission.

I dislike labels, so I won’t be calling this my “New Years Resolution”. Instead, I’ll be taking each day, day by day. One thing I will be striving for this year is to become a better writer, and hopefully it’ll be reflected here on my blog.

I’ve also started a #365grateful project on my Instagram with images focusing on things that I am grateful for. A friend of mine, Jasser introduced me to the 365 Grateful Project started by Hailey Bartholomew, and I knew that this was how I wanted to do it. You can follow my Instagram here.

With that said, here’s to a new year, a new beginning, and new adventures.

I leave you with a frame from Amanda & Matt’s New Year’s wedding. This was taken during their first look. Even with near record-breaking low temperatures & snowfall for Chicago, that didn’t stop these two from having their special moment.

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  1. Megan Saul - I absolutely love it, Caroline!
  2. Paul Von Rieter - Perfect image. Love the snuggles. I can't wait to see what u are up to in 2014. Rock on sista from anotha mista.
  3. Kat Forsyth - I love first looks! This is beautiful - I'm glad the snow didn't stop them from doing it outside!
  4. Brian Kraft - Really beautiful frame (photographically and emotionally)! Good luck with your 365 endeavor! I've started my first one as well--should be interesting!
  5. Heather Elizabeth - Awe Caroline. That image is so sweet. I think that's a great project for 2014. Something I think I might want to read up on and try. Sometimes we get caught up with all the stresses of life and just forget to take a moment to appreciate the good. This might be a good way for me to remember that. Happy New Year!
  6. Tim Kelly - This is so stunning! The snow falling looks so good. Love your instagram images too (I should really give it a try).
  7. Teresa K - What a wonderfully tender moment. I can't wait to read what 2014 has in store for you. You are a truly gifted artist Caroline.
  8. Jessica - I'm looking forward to more writing-----cause I unabashedly blog stalk you ;)
  9. Amanda Basteen - Love it, what a sweet shot!
  10. Len - This is just perfect! I love first looks and everything about this is just the perfect moment. <3
  11. John Bello - Beautiful Caroline! I can feel everything about this photo.
  12. Brian - I can really feel the emotion in this frame...well done.
  13. Tomasz Wagner - The tenderness is seeping through my monitor - that's how great a shot this is, Caroline!

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