Ravenswood Event Center
Saturday, July 27, 2013
When I was interviewed for my behind-the-scenes film ‘Backstage Pass’ I said, “The clients that tend to get where I’m coming from are the same type of client that I could probably go to a concert with” (3:05). And as with the case of Jen and Brandon we DID go to a concert together last week to see the popular Vermont jamband Phish perform for 3 nights at Chicago’s FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. And after spending more time getting to know the two, capturing their rehearsal dinner and befriending their bridal party and family, I know it won’t be the last concert I attend with them.
I’m so honored to have had the privilege of capturing Brandon & Jen’s wedding and am happier having made two new friends in the process. Thanks you two! What an incredible day! I hope you both have an amazing honeymoon in Aruba this week. Please enjoy these highlights while I continue crafting the rest of your amazing photographs.
First, here’s a few favorites from the rehearsal.
symbolizes the roots of their relationship and the continued growth of their love.
a passing cab following their ceremony in Lincoln Park’s Grandmother’s Garden.
restoration with its buildings, it also has a history of preserving fine automobiles and vintage neon signs.
Ceremony – Grandmother’s Garden | Chicago, IL
Reception – Ravenswood Event Center | Chicago, IL
Invitations – Greenstar Paperie | Lynda | Chicago, IL
Floral Decor – Fleur Couture | Nicole | Downers Grove, IL
Hair / Make-Up – Jeffrey Lamortte Salon & Day Spa | Moriah / Sarah | Chicago, IL
Dress – Wolsfelt’s Bridal | Andrea | Chicago, IL
Ceremony Music – Bel Canto Musicians | Aimee | Chicago, IL
Reception DJs – Cage and Aquarium | Victor | Chicago, IL
Party Bus – Limos Alive | Chicago, IL
Cake / Cupcakes – Beautiful Cakes | Chicago, IL
Catering – Savant Events | Chris | Chicago, IL
Favors – Homebrewed Beer | Brandon Simak | Chicago, IL