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January 2017

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Hyatt Lodge at Mcdonald’s Campus Wedding with Megan and Patrick

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And blogpost season begins!!!  I’ve been in the midst of working on Megan and Patrick’s album, so I couldn’t help but share some photos online from their awesome sauce wedding.  Megan and Patrick had a Hyatt Lodge at Mcdonald’s Campus wedding in Oakbrook. The scenery, guests, weather, details, overall vibe, and everything was picture perfect (zing!) And I was really digging Megan’s florals and bouquet- created by Ipomea Floral Design.

Before Megan and Patrick’s Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus wedding, the guys got ready at the hotel and Megan and her ladies got ready at Megan’s parents’ house, which was also the location of their post Chicago wedding ceremony/pre cocktail hour VIP cocktail hour. 😀

Oh oh! And they also had Irish Dancers from the school Megan and her friends danced at.  It was amazing to watch! I included some of those photos after the cocktail hour.

Ok, anyway- enough of my babbles. You can scroll and check out the loveliness that is Megan and Patrick’s Hyatt Lodge at Mcdonald’s Campus Wedding for yourselves.

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Here is the lovely backyard VIP wedding party I mentioned earlier. 🙂  Just before we headed off to their Hyatt Lodge at Mcdonald’s Campus Wedding location.
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And we are officially onsite for their Hyatt Lodge at Mcdonald’s Campus Wedding. Woo! Check out Megan and those dapper dudes.
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A big thank you to all of the vendors who participated:

Ceremony Location: Immaculate Conception Church
Reception Location: Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus Wedding

Florist: Ipomea Floral Design
Invitations: Designed by Pat Dawson (Groom’s uncle)
Bride’s Shoes: Hitherto at BHLDN
Wedding Dress Designer: Watters Too
Bridesmaids Dresses: Monique Lhullier for BHLDN
Trolley: Premier Trolly and Limo
Hair and MUA: Style on Site– Carrie and Jules
Wedding Cake: Lezza Spumoni & Desserts
Music: Matt Stedman Band
Groom’s Suit: Jos A. Bank
Groom’s Tie: The Tie Bar
Wedding Colors: Blush, Peach, Green <3

Tuesday

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January 2017

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A Chicago Engagement Session in Wicker Park with Lexie and Michael

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Happy New Year!!! So this year has already been awesome (and full of surprises) over on this side of the computer screen.  We just got back from an epic trip to Cuba with a few photography friends.  All I have to say is- GO.  GO- experience it, it’s amazing.
Anyway, I digress… So when we got back from out trip, a wonderful magnetic Save-the-Date was sitting in our snailmail box. From! These two lovelies. 🙂  So it felt fitting to share Lexie and Michael’s Chicago engagement session in Wicker Park with you guys.
We started Lexie and Michael’s Chicago engagement session in Wicker Park, the neighborhood they live in. And- And!!! You guys now get to witness the cutest, most photogenic dog ever. Meet Oliver.  The most chill, fluffy, and wiggly little pup ever. So, of course, we started their Chicago engagement session in Wicker Park- to be able to snag a few shots of this guy.
Lexie and Michael are getting married at Blackhawk Hotel later this year, in Iowa.  I cannot wait to share their photos at that space!!  All Blackhawk Hotel weddings look awesome from what I’ve seen online. Cheers and enjoy. 🙂
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September 2016

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A Chicago Family Mini Session with Cherita, Jesus, and Baby D

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We had the opportunity to meet Baby D a couple of weeks ago- and he’s pretty adorable. Ah! Calm little cuties are the best. Cherita and Jesus had simple, organic natural light photos for their Chicago family mini session at their beautiful home in Chicago. Cherita decorated their home with wonderful neutral blue, tan, and grey tones.  Even Baby D’s (or should we say Jesus’) toy R2D2 fit the bill for the color scheme! The most awesome decor for a Chicago Family Mini Session.

For family sessions, we like to focus on the family themselves, keeping it simple.  Simply family- essentially having the opportunity to capture all of you hanging out together.  So that they can remember exactly how it was… as opposed to stiff posy posy stuff. (Trust me, everything is posed- but in more of a lifestyle and real feel)  And with the all famous, adorable Baby D, he made it easy.

Super congrats on your growing family you two!  Thank you for letting us shoot your film family session, it was an honor.  I hope that the 3 of you are had an awesome first summer together! (Holy cow- Labor Day weekend is upon us)

We like to shoot family mini-sessions primarily on film, and I want to thank The Find Lab for always being awesome at developing anything from our Contax 645 for our Chicago family mini session.

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September 2016

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New York City Travel Photography- a taste of NYC captured on film

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We had the opportunity to photograph a few couple’s New York City weddings this year. The experience was amazing- we travel alot for destination photography events, and New York is the most amazing metropolis in the world.  With it being the most amazing, I wanted to make sure to have a couple of extra days to spend here, and have a random mini-adventure. We wandered all over 2 boroughs of the city- Brooklyn and Manhattan (I still regret not stopping at King Of Falafel & Shawarma over in Queens… you need to go there- and now!)
But onto a piece of the adventure. (Coney Island will get a post all on it’s own) All photos are either from Kodak film or Ilford shot on the Contax645 or CanonEOS1v processed by The Find Lab and edited by yours truly.
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Yea… we went to Times Square.  I was on a mission to see the Naked Cowboy.NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0005 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0006 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0007 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0008 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0009 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0010 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0011 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0012 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0013
Union Square continues to be my favorite place.   NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0014 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0015 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0016 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0017 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0018 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0019 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0020
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I always wish we could stay longer… Like forever. But, that was our small taste of NYC.NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0027 NYC Wedding Photography CONTAX645 film 120mm New York Travel lifestyle photojournalist best fine art_0028

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August 2016

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A Blumen Gardens Wedding with Jordan and Justin in Sycamore

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We had the opportunity Jordan and Justin’s Blumen Gardens Wedding in Sycamore. Jordan and Justin are so incredibly sweet!  Ah! And Blumen Gardens has the most lovely outdoor wedding space.  We feel so blessed to have met these two. Even with Chicago’s unpredictable weather, this summer wedding season, we always are fans of outdoor wedding ceremonies. I love how personalized outdoor ceremonies are and hands down we love photographing wedding ceremonies outside.

Blumen Gardens has the most wonderful rustic and charming outdoor ceremony space, and it’s not too far from Chicago.  Jordan and Justin actually got ready in Naperville, before heading to Sycamore for their wedding.  Jordan chose to get ready at her parents’ house, because it’s close the her and Justin’s new apartment, and perfectly on the way to Sycamore. I love it when people get ready at their parents’ house because it adds a lovely personal touch to their wedding day. 🙂

Ok, more jabber later- here are the photos from their Blumen Gardens Wedding.
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Ah Jordan, you’re so lovely!!
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And on to Jordan and Justin’s first look!  We stopped by Herrick Lake Forest Preserve on our way to their Blumen Gardens Wedding.Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0014 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0015 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0016 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0017 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0018 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0019 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0020 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0021 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0022 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0023 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0024 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0025 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0026 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0027 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0028 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0029 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0030 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0031 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0032
And we made it to their Blumen Gardens Wedding venue!  No traffic and just in time. 🙂 You guys, everything is a photo op here. <3Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0032a Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0034 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0035 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0036 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch photos_0037 Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography Chicago lifestyle photojournalist best wedding photography sycamore illinois reception studio finch 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This shot that Jason took is my personal favorite from Jordan and Justin’s Blumen Gardens Wedding ceremony.  Jordan is a huge fan of Black and White photos, so we made sure to include extra and even shot a couple of rolls of film in black and white as well. <3
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Yay! When we are outside of Cook County, we actually get to experience the signing of a marriage license. 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Super congrats again! I hope that your honeymoon in Punta Cana was awesome! And a big thank you to all the vendors we got to work with to make Jordan and Justin’s Blumen Gardens Wedding possible:

Wedding Ceremony and Reception: Blumen Gardens Wedding in Sycamore
Getting Ready Locations: Naperville, IL
Florist: Jordan’s talented and wonderful friend Leah Hillman, boutonnieres were provided by Phillips Floral in Naperville
Hair: Tina at Mario Tricoci
Invitaions: Designed by Maid of Honor Nicole Irons
Shoes: Louise et Cie
Wedding Dress: Allure Bridal
Catering: Nats on Maple
Cake: Whole Foods
Music/DJ: Music By Design
Groom’s Suit: Pronto Uomo
Tie Brand: Kenneth Cole