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3

April 2013

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Maaria and Anil’s Festive Wedding Bash at River East Art Center

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Now for the second day of Maaria and Anil’s festive River East Art Center Wedding. With all of their guests in town, their bash went on- starting with all of the lovely ladies getting ready at a condo nearby downtown. The guys in Maaria’s family decided it best to camp out outside on the balcony…
Chicago Getting Ready for Wedding Studio FinchWhile the ladies were primping inside. (Shout out to Jennifer of 1148 Cosmetics and Vanessa of Nightingale Beauty for the amazing job on hair and make up!)

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All of the decor, flowers, and everything looked absolutely AMAZING. The colorful paneling decor by the incredibly kind Deborah of Art of Imagination, paired with the florals from Fleur? Maaria’s wedding all couldn’t have looked more amazing. And Katie of Jayne weddings is the best coordinator EVER! From all of the helpful emails beforehand to the day of. (not to mention getting a flash back to us that I left behind.) ūüėČ Thank you so much for all of your hard work. Three thumbs up for all three of these guys!Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch
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Maaria’s nephew stole a bit of the post ceremony show- Gah! look at his cheeks!Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch Gallery River East Wedding Chicago Studio Finch
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Maaria and Anil, your wedding was an absolute blast.

Wedding Location: River East Arts Center in Chicago, Illinois

Wedding Planning: Jayne Weddings

Floral Design: Fleur

Decor + Lighting: Art of Imagination

Catering: Blue Plate

DJ: Rank Entertainment

Dessert: Take the Cake

Shoes: Enzo Angiolini

Hair: Nightingale Beauty

Makeup: 1148 Cosmetics

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Tuesday

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April 2013

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Chicago Wedding Photography – Maaria and Anil at Carnivale Day 1

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Maaria and Anil wanted to incorporate both family traditions along with some new traditions of their own for their Chicago wedding photography. For the first day, they had a welcome dinner at Carnivale for all of their out of town guests, along with a family Hindu and Muslim wedding ceremony. Maaria and Anil live in San Fransisco, so the welcome dinner was quite fitting. Stay tuned tomorrow for their grand celebration at River East Art Center!Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Baby Chicago Wedding Mehndi Ceremony Chicago wedding Studio Finch Mehndi Ceremony Chicago wedding Studio Finch Mehndi Ceremony Chicago wedding Studio Finch Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Indian Wedding Chicago Urban Studio Finch Muslim Bride Chicago Urban Studio Finch Beautiful Muslim Bride Chicago Urban Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Indian Muslim Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Indian Muslim Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Indian Muslim Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Indian Muslim Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Colorful Drinks Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch Carnivale Chicago Wedding Studio Finch

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Sunday

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February 2013

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Chicago Engagement Photography Session- Mary Beth and Sam

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Sam is an amazing gardener/painter/anything vegetables. We weren’t surprised how awesome their Chicago engagement photography session turned out. They’re actually sitting at the entrance to their garden, so incredibly lush and green. The garden hose adds a nice touch too. Mary Beth and Sam are both artists actually, Mary Beth worked at The Chicago Art institute, and Sam runs a creative space/ is an incredible painter- once again I have to find his website.
Mary Beth and Sam are got married at Lincoln Park, in front of the Lincoln Statue and held their amazing reception at Maxim’s.

Update: Sam’s website!¬†www.samuelpolce.com
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Oh, this little guy who stole the show? His name is Space Ghost, which is quite fitting- he has the same coloring as Space Ghost.  Chicago Engagement Garden Dog Love Studio Finch Chicago Engagement Garden Dog Love Studio Finch Chicago Engagement Garden Dog Love Studio Finch Chicago Engagement Garden Love Studio Finch Chicago Engagement Garden Love Studio Finch

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No one can resist a photo at Stanley’s – an amazing grocery store, if you haven’t been, make sure to check it out. ūüôāChicago Engagement Stanley's Fruit & Vegetable Market Chicago Engagement Nature BeautifulCongrats on the house in Colorado you guys!!!

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Monday

11

February 2013

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Chicago Wedding Photography – Art Institute at the Modern Wing

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Jes and Ed’s¬†Chicago Art Institute Wedding was a whirlwind of wonderful- filled with simple clean, white modern design- and touches of blue. Which is why we decided to start off the post of you two in front of Georgia O’keeffe’s Sky Above Clouds. Quite fitting colors and emotion indeed.

The day started off at Hotel Sax, with an amazing view of the Marina Towers. Their ceremony was at the beautiful Holy Family Church, and then we ran around town for a couple of hours eating hot dogs and venturing around at different photo op locations before ending up at the ¬†Terzo Piano at the¬†Modern Wing for the reception. ūüôā

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Jes’ garter was made by pieces of other family member’s weddings just for her, I thought it was quite sweet.

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In case you ever wondered where Jes gets her good looks from- we introduce, her mom- vavavoom! 2013-02-11_0007

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Dear lovely guest signing the guest book cards, thank you for wearing this beautiful dress- you make these photos coordinate perfectly.2013-02-11_0033 2013-02-11_0034 2013-02-11_0035 2013-02-11_0036 2013-02-11_0037 2013-02-11_0038 2013-02-11_0039 2013-02-11_0040 2013-02-11_0041 2013-02-11_0042 2013-02-11_0043

A big thank you to TVK Orchestra for putting on an amazing show, you guys were great!2013-02-11_0044 2013-02-11_0045Ed, when you and your parents were sharing your story of why you picked the Modern Wing, it made me tear up behind the camera- your parents are amazing.

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Congrats again you two, and thank you for having us a part of your amazing day!2013-02-11_0052

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Thursday

7

February 2013

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Summer Morton Arboretum Engagement Session- Eileen and Grant

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Eileen and Grant flew in for the sunny (and hot!) Chicago photography engagement session at Morton¬†Arboretum. It’s an amazing space where we got to run around all over the grounds on the crunchy grass (or would it be considered hay at that point?)

Tandem bike for the engagement session? Why yes indeed! Eileen and Grant scored an amazing vintage yellow tandem bike off of Craigslist. They live on the East Coast, while Grant is going to grad school in Jersey for his MFA, and he creates quite a bit of awesomeness. ¬†I’ll link it once I dig it out of my email.

Oh those big open sky lakefront shots? Eileen and Grant were game for waking up at sunrise the next morning and meeting us at the lakefront on their bike, just a few hours before their flight home.  Big thanks you two, because the lakefront shots were worth it!

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