Becky & Chris Embrace the Future

Becky & Chris Embrace the Future

    A stun­ning Chicago sky­line as seen from the Adler Planetarium; a love of space and sci­ence fic­tion (includ­ing a read­ing from Arthur C. Clarke in the cer­e­mo­ny); sim­ple, ele­gant wed­ding design; and the whim­sy of John Hughes movies set the tone for Becky and Chris’s cer­e­mo­ny. From the heart­felt sto­ry­telling to good-natured roast­ing by the groom’s sis­ters, friends and fam­i­ly helped set the […]

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Tara & David Kick It Out

Tara & David Kick It Out

  Music fes­ti­vals. Camping out. Hula hoops. These things—and much more—bond Tara and David to each oth­er. On a fall week­end in Chicago, they made their union offi­cial with a joy­ous cel­e­bra­tion with fam­i­ly and friends. Getting mar­ried didn’t mean they had to put their favorite things aside, though, so Tara and David brought out the hula hoop and kicked it out dur­ing a rock­ing recep­tion at […]

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Come Fly Away with Me — An Engagement Session

Come Fly Away with Me — An Engagement Session

  They say the quan­ti­ty of ros­es have a spe­cial mean­ing. A sin­gle red rose shows love, a dozen shows grat­i­tude, twen­­ty-five shows con­grat­u­la­tions, and fifty shows uncon­di­tion­al love…so what does 1,000 ros­es mean? What mean­ing would you ascribe to a thou­sand ros­es? On a sun­ny day in October, Ashley came home to find her apart­ment flood­ed with ros­es from her boyfriend Adam. Little did she […]

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Josefina & Luis Marry

Josefina & Luis Marry

On October 8th—after 13 years togeth­er—Josefina and Luis tied the knot at the Lakewood Chicago, sur­round­ed by friends and fam­i­ly. It was a momen­tous and emo­tion­al occa­sion, as their wed­ding day was the result of so many peo­ple com­ing togeth­er to help their wish­es come true. (For more about Josefina & Luis’ back­sto­ry, check out this Chicago Tribune arti­cle.) Their wed­ding was jubi­lant and energetic, […]

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Avrom & Robin: Anything But Vanilla

Avrom & Robin: Anything But Vanilla

Avrom and Robin want­ed to share more than just their wed­ding day with guests, so we worked with them to cre­ate a how we met film, which was then screened dur­ing their recep­tion at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel. It was a joy work­ing with the cou­ple to encap­su­late their laugh­ter, their joy and their love, shar­ing their sto­ry of courtship. From first date to clas­sic cars, from […]

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The 21st-Century Wedding Movie: Grab the Popcorn

The 21st-Century Wedding Movie: Grab the Popcorn

  Few things about wed­dings have changed more in recent years than the wed­ding film. Sure, pho­tos are now dig­i­tal and guests are shar­ing events on social media, but the wed­ding video has grown up and become the wed­ding film. This Is Not Your Mother’s Wedding Video The cin­e­mat­ic wed­ding film com­bines video, audio, and music to tell a sto­ry as opposed to sim­ply record­ing an event from […]

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David & Kennan: A Stylish Wedding on a Lake Michigan Yacht

David & Kennan: A Stylish Wedding on a Lake Michigan Yacht

  Though the day was over­cast and a bit driz­zly, David and Kennan radi­at­ed hap­pi­ness and joy dur­ing their wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny and recep­tion aboard the Chicago Elite Yacht at Navy Pier. It was a classy affair, and the tumul­tuous weath­er actu­al­ly threw in a few surprises—lightning strikes dur­ing the night­ly fire­works! With gor­geous views of the Chicago sky­line and of Navy Pier, their wed­ding cruise […]

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Walter & Christina’s Wedding by the Lake

Walter & Christina’s Wedding by the Lake

Walter and Christina immi­grat­ed to the United States as children—he from Ukraine, she from China—and met through an online dat­ing ser­vice. How they met and how they fell in love, their suc­cess in their careers and in life, is as American a tale as any on page or on screen.     Wedding Film: Sonnet Wedding Films Reception Venue: Lake Geneva Cruise Line Hotel: Bella Vista […]

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