Weddings, Intimate Ceremonies, & Elopements

    Modern and easy-going photography.
    Capturing your natural joy through effortless candids and timeless portraiture.

    Hello There

    I'm Sally

    I'm a Chicago wedding photographer that offers easy-going and modern local and destination photography.

    I hope to capture wedding days in the most beautiful way possible while making sure my clients feel comfortable throughout one of the most emotionally rich days of their lives.


    Sally and her husband Nick are the most calming forces of nature. They both made me, my husband, our family and bridal party so comfortable and at ease. - Sara and Danny

    What my
    Clients Say

    Alexis and Ryan, January 2017
    Keilan & Brian, August 2018
    Michelle & Ryan, September 2018
    Bhumy & Brett, October 2016

    I feel so lucky to have found Sally O’Donnell.

    My husband and I eloped to Chicago and aside from marrying him, Sally was the best decision I made for that day.

    She made us both feel totally at ease and the process felt natural and effortless. Being unfamiliar with the city, Sally took us to some incredible spots for photographs. I receive compliments daily on our album. Our family and friends have been able to share in the joy of our elopement through photos which was so important to me.

    I was amazed by how much she captured the true emotion of our day. With Sally as your photographer, you will not be disappointed — she has a gift and is just incredible at what she does. Forever thankful to have found her! We <3 Sally!

    Sally is absolutely the best!

    We booked her for our intimate City Hall wedding ceremony, and were so happy that we did. It was difficult to find a photographer who was willing to commit their time (during the peak of wedding season) for such a small event, but Sally was immediately happy to book us. She was easy to communicate with, and on the day-of, she even got there early to help hold our place in line at the court house. Sally is easy-going, and was flexible with timing so that we were able to get the best shots. She clearly takes pride in her work, and it definitely shows.

    We were beyond impressed with the photos she provided us with. We cannot recommend her enough. She is a true professional and we had the most amazing experience. Thank you!

    I can not say enough wonderful things about Nick and Sally O'Donnell. Their work is impeccable and simply stunning! Also their project/crisis management skills are fantastic and they are wonderful people to the core of their beings. We found Sally by referral through a friend who had the most beautiful wedding pictures I had ever seen (until my own!)

    ...I love their sense of style and their vision. They see things that I would have never seen and captured moments in a way that made my and my husband's jaws drop when we received our wedding pictures. Their innate and synced creative sense is so incredibly impressive; my pictures far exceeded my expectations.

    I love their energy, I love their style, and I love them. Our photos are perfect and one of the best decisions we made for our wedding was choosing them as our photographers. Sally and Nick are worth every penny

    Sally is absolutely wonderful.

    She photographed our engagement shoot in Chicago. We saw her photographs and were instantly drawn to her style. Her personality is really warm and genuine; she instantly gets you to open up and have fun with your shoot. She is kind and considerate, working hard to make the shoot everything we envisioned.

    We can’t say enough wonderful things about her–truly a gem.