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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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illinois reception studio finch photos_0117Thank you you guys for having us a part of your wedding day.  I am so happy that the weather was amazing and that you got to have an outdoor ceremony with all of your friends and family.  It was like a fairytale!  (A fairy tale with a mesmerizing amount of photo ops).

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

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July 2016

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A Film Family Session with Jennifer, Alex, and Baby M

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Oh man, be prepared with film family photography session adorableness with Jenn, Alex, and a little bundle of joy. We had the opportunity to photograph this beautiful new family. World, meet Baby M.

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Seriously guys- she’s going to be a model. <3 For Jennifer and Alex’s film family session, we met them at their beautiful house- which they are now the proud owners of. Ah!  It was a busy month for Alex- turning 30, becoming a dad, and closing on a house! Busy month indeed.

Jenn and Alex had their film family session when baby M was just a week old, and had 5 days of getting acclimated to her surroundings at home with mom and dad (and Lilah!  Baby M’s furry older and just as wiggly sister.)  Lilah stole the show for a bit too, the sweetest most well behaved doggie ever.

Jennier and Alex had simple, organic natural light photos for their film family session in Grand Rapids, MI. Their amazing plant filled sun-room had the most amazing light to photograph their baby girl.  We like to focus on the family themselves, keeping it simple and without props for family sessions. So that they can remember exactly how it was.  And with this adorable bundle of joy, it was so incredibly wonderful. Jennifer and Alex are some of the warmest hearted people I’ve met.

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 (and Lilah too!) are having an awesome first summer together!

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

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June 2016

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A Surprise Chicago Proposal at Hotel Lincoln with Evan and Pamela

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Ah!  This day warms my heart (which is good- because it was cold out!)  Evan planned an amazing surprise Chicago Proposal at Hotel Lincoln on the rooftop.  The surprise was in three stages.  (I know right!) Ah! Okay, sorry- I’m calming down.  It just all worked out so perfectly. Since it was cold out, there were not as many people on Hotel Lincoln Chicago proposal on the rooftop, which meant that we had a run of the place.

We met with Evan before the proposal day, and he explained his 3 stage plan to us.  First, the proposal. Second- a surprise visit from both sets of parents.  And! You’ll have to scroll down and wait for the 3rd one. 🙂

First, let’s begin their Hotel Lincoln Chicago proposal surprise on the rooftop. The rooftop is called J Parker.  A bit of history- J Parker was the unreliable cop on duty the night that Lincoln was assassinated. Much of Hotel Lincoln’s naming schemes have a ton of history involved- which is super cool!  Okay, off of that tangent, and on to Evan and Pamela’s proposal!!!
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AHHH!  She said Yes! Best Chicago proposal at Hotel Lincoln ever!

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And here’s the surprise from the parents. <3

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And on to the last surprise!  A surprise engagement party!!!  With a bunch of Pamela’s sorority sisters who flew into town.  It was the most amazing top secret proposal mission success ever! Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0028 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0029 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0030 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0031 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0032 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0033 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0034 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0035 Chicago proposal engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding suprise_0036

Congrats you two! I hope that your first month of being engaged was amazing so far, and have a great engaged summer.  Thank you so much for having us a part of your surprise Chicago proposal at Hotel Lincoln.

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June 2016

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Becky and Zack’s Sunrise Chicago Engagement Session

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Meet Becky and Zack. They were willing to wake up for a sunrise Chicago engagement session with us.  Crazy troopers, I tell you.

My eyeballs feel like burning needles when I wake up this early, but every time I get to witness the sunrise, I’m grateful for actually waking up.  It’s like you have the whole city to yourself for a sunrise Chicago engagement session.

Not to mention- Becky’s laugh is contagious.Chicago engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding cityview lofts_0006These two lovelies are having their wedding festivities at the Cityview Loft here in Chicago. Though we wont be waking up early like for the sunrise Chicago engagement session, it’ll be amazing light no matter what at that venue. 🙂
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We stopped by the first apartment, which happens to be right down the street from where they currently live.  And I was Jones-ing for some symmetry. 🙂 These two are so cool.  Chicago engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding cityview lofts_0017
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…the sweetest flying puppy. 🙂Chicago engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding cityview lofts_0023 Chicago engagement photographer sunrise beach lifestyle photos wedding cityview lofts_0024Becky and Zack are the absolute best. Lets finish it off with their back entry stairwell. <3  So excited for your Cityview Lofts wedding this fall!! Thank you so much for waking up for a sunrise Chicago engagement session with us. xoxo

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March 2016

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Chicago Cafe Brauer Wedding with Erica and John

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Eeek! I’m so excited to show you guys Erica and John’s Cafe Brauer wedding!

 

It was our first wedding of the 2016 season. We couldn’t have started our Chicago wedding photography year with a nicer couple for their Cafe Brauer wedding. Erica and John were/are awesome! We ventured were outside in March for their photos and they were such troopers to brave the chilly weather right on Lake Michigan.  I’m glad that the bridesmaids had long dresses on – thanks Jenny Yoo! We were all filled with warm thoughts, good vibes, and love, which helped keep us all warm.

Erica and John had their wedding festivities at the historic Cafe Brauer in Lincoln Park. It is an amazingly beautiful space made by Perkins & Hamilton in a Prairie Style architecture. It is one of our favorite spots in the Chicago to photography.

Erica’s bouquet, the bridesmaid’s dresses, and all of the other details mimicked the lavender and prairie green in Cafe Brauer Wedding’s space. We started the day off at Hotel Lincoln– which is conveniently close, FILLED with Mid Century Modern furniture and amazing antiques, which are all locally sourced.  Anything mid-century modern and vintage warms my heart. We also took a trip to the roof to Hotel Lincoln’s – The J. Parker.

Checkout the photos from their big day below.

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A huge thank you to all of the Vendors who were a part of Erica and John’s Cafe Brauer wedding, we couldn’t do it without you:

Flowers: Collette Clancy Flower Firm
Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Dress Designer: Romona Keveza
Bridesmaids Dresses: Jenny Yoo
Caterer: John Calihan Catering
Cake: Calihan Catering
Music/DJ: Toast and Jam
Groom’s Tux: Men’s Warehouse
Coordinator: Bambi Rogers
Hair/Makeup: Kate Johnson Artistry
Getting Ready Location: Hotel Lincoln
Ceremony and Reception Location: Cafe Brauer