Natalie + Chris | DANK Haus Chicago Wedding | Sneak Peek

Chris and Natalie have such a fun and unique love story so it was only natural these qualities carried over to their wedding day. I mean, Elvis made an appearance! We knew we were in for a fun ride when, before their engagement session, we found out about how the couple met. Chris was Natalie’s noisy upstairs neighbor. Their first meeting was at 3am on a Sunday morning when Natalie showed up at the front door in her pajamas as Chris and his buddies were drunkenly singing the Star Spangled Banner. Somehow their relationship transformed and here they are walking down the aisle. Their wedding hashtag says it all! #lovethyneighbor

What a fun day for these two! Congratulations Natalie and Chris!

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Madeline + Riley | Architectural Artifacts Wedding | Sneak Peek

What a beautiful wedding weekend for Madeline and Riley! So thrilled to share the images and a special thanks to all of the incredible vendors who helped make this day spectacular. Flowers for Dreams nailed the floral, can we talk about that bouquet with this gorgeous bride? Andrea from Soiree Smith did an incredible job of keeping things running smoothly and David Rothstein kept the dance floor moving. The couple started the day getting ready at The Ambassador Hotel before heading to St. Clement’s for the ceremony. We were able to capture the last of the light in Lincoln Park before making our way to Architectural Artifacts for the party. Congratulations again!

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Elias + Steve | The Lytle House Wedding Celebration

Ooops we did it again….

That’s right! We got to celebrate with these two lovelies as they partied the day away with their friends and family. Back in March we captured Elias and Stephen’s intimate wedding ceremony and brunch. And last week we got to do a lil’ day drinking and empanada eating as the couple gathered even more friends and family at The Lytle House on Chicago’s north side. And we can’t forget June, their adorable and energetic pup! What an amazing and unique venue for this creative and stylish couple. The details were understated perfection and the fall celebration was made even cozier by a s’more’s station and guest favors of pashminas. Mimosas flowing all day kept the dance floor busy and the Empanada truck came to the rescue to wrap the party. What a fabulous celebration and we are grateful to have been a part of the day!

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Hannah + Bhupen |Hindu-Christian Wedding Weekend

I met Hannah and Bhupen about a year a half and ago when I photographed Kayla and Justin’s wedding at the Peggy Notebaert Museum in Lincoln Park. It is clear why these couples are such good friends because they share the same quest for fun and laughter! It was no surprise we had an amazing weekend with Hannah and Bhupen. The weekend festivities began on Friday with a Hindu ceremony at the ISKCON temple on Chicago’s north side. We dined on traditional Indian food after the ceremony and the couple tied the knot again on Saturday with a Christian ceremony and reception showcasing the couple’s different cultures. We were surrounded by love and good times all weekend long and we are so grateful to be a part of the celebration. Congratulations Hannah and Bhupen and may you have a many years of laughter and love ahead of you!

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Enxhi + Sean | Salvatore’s Ristorante Wedding

Wow! What a stunning bride and fun-loving couple! We had a blast with Sean and Enxhi on their wedding day. The bride and her gal pals got ready at the Maid of Honor’s downtown home which was a wonderful backdrop for these beautiful ladies. Meanwhile the men gathered at Salvatore’s over rare beer and Fernet, but don’t worry, their bowties were tied before the celebratory drinks. After a beautiful ceremony on the patio with handwritten vows the couple celebrated and danced the night away with all of their closest friends and family. Soon after the wedding this couple went off to Europe for an epic Honeymoon. Congratulations and we wish you years of happiness Sean and Enxhi!

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Erin + Andrew | Yacht Club Wedding

Ok, so it love it when I get to connect with couples that truly make my heart sing.  And Erin and Andrew happen to be one of those couples:)  Not only did we have an amazing day at the Waukegan Yacht Club, but we also happen to share a love for cast iron cookware.  Ha!  And what a lovely surprise when I was seated with their relatives from St. Louis (my hometown).  The true highlight of the night was their amazing and inspiring first dance.  Hope you enjoy this sneak peek!

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Michele + Ryan | Venuti’s Chicago Wedding | Sneak Peek

Congratulations Michele and Ryan!  We had such a great time photographing your magical day.   Though the couple lives in Seattle they came back home to exchange vows with their closet family and friends watching.  Michele was stunning in her wedding gown and we are so grateful to be a part of the day.  Enjoy the Sneak Peek!

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Linsey + Toru | Salvatore’s Ristorante Wedding | Sneak Peek

Linsey and Toru met during grad school at Stanford and while the both of them traveled the world for work and pleasure these two moved to the Chicago area last year and now call this great city home.   We started the day with a First Look and portraits on Northwestern’s campus in Evanston before heading to Lincoln Park.  Thankfully the rain stayed away most of the day as we shot around town before heading to Salvatore’s for the wedding.  We had a blast with everyone and are happy to share some highlights from the day!

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