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13

January 2015

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ArTango Wedding in Chicago with Voni and Clivens

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Two things we love: vivid colorful street art in Chicago and our lovely couples in front of it

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So, this morning Jason and I were talking about how cold it is and how awesome it was that a year ago, Voni and Clivens braved the very brisk January weather to do a Chicago Engagement session in the winter with us.  Seriously you guys- we talk about you all of the time. So I found it fitting to blog about their ArTango Wedding in Chicago today.

Voni and Clivens met online, but Clivens likes to tell people that they met at a bar. Haha, which is technically true- also, in that case- Jason and I met at a coffee shop diner. 🙂

Voni and Clivens both moved from their home states to Chicago. I’m from Michigan, so I know how that goes. But yes, on to their wedding!

They both got ready at The James Hotel- Clivens actually got ready in the library room, which I didn’t know existed- and that was a pretty awesome spacious location option for the guys to get ready.

Where is this mural? It’s at a fast food parking lot on the way to their ArTango Wedding.  I asked them if we could stop here because I was a bit smitten by it.

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I hope you guys are staying warm on the northside and that the lake is not making any crazy wind or ice this year!  Happy late birthday Voni and I hope your European honeymoon was AMAZING.

Also, a big thank you to all of the vendors- here is the shout out list:

Getting Ready Location- The James Hotel
Ceremony and Reception Location- ArTango Wedding
Florist- Beata from Dahlia Blooms
Hair and Makeup- Rachel and Audrey from Strange Beauty Show
Shoes- Nina
Dress- Casablanca Bridal
Caterer- ArTango Bistro Wedding Events
DJ- Kevynn Global
Suit- Ferrecci
Cake- Defloured

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11

January 2015

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Spiaggia Chicago Wedding – Lily and John

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Lily and John wanted to have a destination wedding in Chicago.

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Since it’s a main hub, it makes it easier for family to be able to attend. They decided that a Spiaggia Chicago Wedding overlooking Lake Michigan was the perfect venue for them and family to be able to enjoy delicious food and to later get their groove on.
When we met Lily and John, they were in the midst of planning their move to Hawaii- cargo loading and all of that craziness, as John was going to be stationed there after his homecoming.

John and Lily got ready together in their hotel room- which I loved. It was so zen and calming in the room. I thought it was pretty awesome that they are getting ready together, I mean- if you’re marrying your best friend, it’s only right to get to spend the whole day with them right? And not to mention, their view was pretty awesome as well.

They eloped before John was deployed, so they decided to have a family blessing instead of a traditional ceremony for their Spiaggia Chicago Wedding.  You’ll be able to see it in the photos as both John and Lily’s dad’s performed the family blessing together.  It was quite sweet. <3
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I hope you guys are having an amazing time in Hawaii! Trust me, we are all jealous here in Chicago while the high temperatures are 0 degrees. Brrr.
And a thank you to all of the Chicago Wedding vendors at John and Lily’s Spiaggia Chicago Wedding

Getting Ready Location- Mile North Hotel
Ceremony and Reception Location- Spiaggia Wedding
Hair Stylist- Season McKesson, Mary Jane Salon– San Diego, CAFlorist- Dilly Lily
Invitations- Forever Fiances, San Diego CA
Shoes- Badgley Mischka
Caterer- Spiaggia Private Events
DJ- Mike Lopez
Suit- Black Lapel, NY (guys, custom suits are AWESOME, you won’t regret it!)
Tie- Calvin Klien

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5

January 2015

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Royal Melbourne Country Club Wedding in Long Grove with Angela and Eric

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Rolling Hills, green grass and flowers – yes please!

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We met Angela + Eric through Anna + Eui-Young, our couple who had the epic bubble send off last year. They are all a tight knit group of friends who go way back. Angela and Eric wanted a Royal Melbourne wedding, in Long Grove, which was close to their family’s church. The awesome thing about having a country club wedding in the middle of the summer is that you know it will have amazing lush green grass and rolling hills, and flowers and Oh! You’ll just have to see the photos.
They got ready at Hampton Inn, which was perfect logistic wise in getting to the Church and Country Club. Speaking of logistics-Angela had their honeymoon in the Cook Islands!!! Which was a convenient stop over to see Disney Land while they were in California on their way over to the tropics. It was quite fitting that Eric gave Angela a Mickey & Minnie Mouse card for her to read before their first look. And yes! Onto their Royal Melbourne wedding.
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A quick stop in front of the old school house next to their church.Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0017 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0018 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0019 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0020 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0021 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0022 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0023 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0024Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0025
I started crying at this moment guys… and I never cry. Their beautiful family emotions as they hugged their parents and gave flowers with a moment of silence for Eric’s late father was beautiful. Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0026 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0027 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0028 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0029 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0030 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0031
Tom’s shoes!  Do I spot a wedding trend?  Comfy and stylish! Now, on to their Royal Melbourne Wedding!Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0032 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0033 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0034 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0035 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0036 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0037 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0038 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0039 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0040
Mmm, you have to love blurry backgrounds in stitched photos.  Thank you Brenizer!Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Brenizer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0041 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0042 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0043 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0044 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0045 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0046 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0047 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0048 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0049 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0050 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0051 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0052 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0053 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0056 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0057 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0058 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0060 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0061 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0062 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0062b Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0063 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0063b Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0065 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0066 Royal Melbourne Chicago Wedding Photographer Long Grove Editorial Photography Studio Finch_0068
Congrats you two!
And a big thank you to the vendors on the Angela + Eric Royal Melbourne Wedding team!

Getting Ready Location- Hampton Inn & Suites, Lincolnshire
Ceremony Location- First Presbyterian Church of Itasca
Reception Location- Royal Melbourne Country Club Wedding of Long Grove
Florist- Naperville Florist
Shoes- Louise Et Cie– Nadia Pump
Dress- Maggie Sottero
DJ- Dance Party DJs
Hair Stylist- Livia Caporale
Makeup- Sarah Yim

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January 2015

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Lacuna Artist Loft Wedding with Jamila and Andrei in Chicago

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It was such a joy to photograph Jamila and Andrei’s Lacuna Artist Loft wedding

The best room to have your portraits taken ever!

Jamila!!  You might recognize her- she was the awesome makeup artist who did Danley’s makeup when she got married a few years ago. Now it’s Jamila’s turn, and she had to get her own makeup artist. No one actually believed that she was going to hire a makeup artist- but! photos are proof, indeed she did. Andrei and Jamila picked Lacuna Artist Loft Wedding venue because Hebru used to use it as his main artist space.  I’ve known Hebru and his work for years thanks to my old roommate Niki. He does pretty amazing stuff- check out his website!

Anyway, it ended up raining on Jamila and Andrei’s wedding day, like a crazy rain. Thankfully, it only lasted for about 30 minutes, so everyone was still able to enjoy the amazing rooftop wedding celebration at Lacuna Artist Loft’s roof- filled with a view of the Chicago skyline.

 

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The Chicago Library is all fuzzy in the background behind the rain drops.  Okay- so maybe it rained more than 30 minutes… but thankfully it was all gone by the time the cocktail hour was over.

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I’m in love with the ruffles on Jamila’s dress!! Nice touch Veronica Sheaffer, nice touch.

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We all smooshed in a cab together on the way to Jamila’s Lacuna Artist Loft Wedding. I like cab smooshing photos 🙂

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Seriously, coolest room ever.  I normally don’t post family photos- but I had to show this space off.

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The Chicago skyline view was pretty amazing.

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I hope you guys will have an amazing trip to Zimbabwe! Please please post lots of pictures so I can Facebook stalk you. xoxo

A big thank you to all of the vendors for Jamila and Andrei’s Lacuna Artist Loft wedding:
Getting Ready Location- The Blake Hotel
Ceremony and Reception Location- Lacuna Artist Loft Wedding Rooftop
Flowers- Daureen Salvador
Invitaions- Zinga Zow (They were amazing!!! Etched and laser cut wood)
Shoes- Badgley Mischka
Dress- Veronica Sheaffer
Catering- Jas Jerk
DJ- Eddie Mills

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January 2015

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A Room 1520 Wedding in Chicago with Sara and Mark Day 2

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Ah, I’ve been excited to blog about Sara and Mark’s wedding for a long time.  It was a Room 1520 wedding filled with the most amazing food and people!  Not to forget, the most adorable little ham of a ring bearer who stole the show. We had the opportunity to work with the amazing Sweetchic Events, Vale of Enna and the delicious Blu Plate Catering. The team made every detail so photogenic, I couldn’t stand it!  Okay, so here is all of the amazingness:

 

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Sara got ready at Aloft Hotel Chicago City Center, which was a pretty convenient location (not to mention, I was a big fan of their blue carpet in the rooms.)
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This is the little guy who stole the show the first night. He should be at every party.Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0031 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0032 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0033 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0034 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0035 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0036 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0037 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0038 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0039 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0040 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0041 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0042 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0043 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0044 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0045 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0046 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0047 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0048 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0049 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0050 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0051 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0052 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0053 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0054 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0055 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0056 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0057 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0058 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0059 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0060 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0061
Cake cutting montage! Just a little film strip of all the shots, I couldn’t decide so we went with all of them. <3Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0062 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0063 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0064 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0065 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0066 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0067 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0068  Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0069 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0070 Room 1520 Chicago Wedding Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0072

A Huge thank you to all of the vendors who made Sara and Mark’s Room 1520 wedding go off without a hitch!  Seriously, this team is awesome.
Getting Ready Location- Aloft Hotel
Ceremony/Reception Location- Room 1520 wedding

Coordinator- The wonderful Charlene, Sweetchic Events
Flowers- Vale of Enna
Invitations- Minted
Shoes- Benjamin Adams
Dress Designer- Anne Barge
DJ- Style Matters (Max!)
Caterer- Blue Plate
Ceremony Music- String Quartet headed up by Sara’s sweet sister, Grace
Suit- Ike Behar

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