I’m a Chicago-based queer + BIPOC wedding photographer who knows you love your four-legged family members even more than your human ones sometimes.
I’m an animal advocate, musical theatre enthusiast, adventurer, and major bookworm - oh, and have you met my previous pugs yet?
A & R + rescue dog diega, anniversary session with dog
"On the day of our photoshoot, she was such a friendly and warm presence. Her calming demeanor certainly helped when our dog was a bit anxious about being in a new place and posing for pictures. We really appreciate how she was so patient with all of us! Of course the photos were fantastic - I would recommend Mei Lin with enthusiasm!"
Missy, Tom, & Rescue Dog Marigold, elopement & anniversary session
“Our dog is very anxious and Mei Lin took all the necessary steps to help her feel more comfortable. Mei Lin is professional, kind, thoughtful, and produces gorgeous photos. I cannot recommend her highly enough!”
Katy, Brian, & Rescue dog Ruben, Engagement Session
"Mei Lin is such a joy to work with! She is incredibly professional, timely, and makes you feel right at home in front of the camera. I cannot WAIT to see the beautiful photos I know will be coming once our wedding day arrives! I would highly recommend booking MLB Photography for your big day."
Sarah & David, wedding/anniversary session
"I'm so pleased with the photos [Mei Lin] took; not only are they beautiful, but they so successfully capture the essence of our relationship in all of its quirky glory that one friend of mine said, 'These are the best wedding photos ever.'"
Danielle & rescue dog Milo, portrait session with dog
"After the day was done, all I could think was that I wanted to schedule another one... It will definitely not be my last! And I recommend Mei Lin to all my friends and family. She is kind, professional, highly skilled, and gets great results."
Where Dreams Descend is inspired by The Night Circus and The Phantom of the Opera,. Janella crafted a ”spectaculore” show-stopping debut novel. She writes such delicious characters who will steal your heart as they did mine.
Howie donned a matching black coat with his mom and smiled throughout his entire session. Being a senior pug, he enjoys long naps (with extreme snoring).
Their day was a perfect October day and everything about it was absolutely lovely. With Princess to help celebrate, they got ready together at home.
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