Mary Therese and Jim had a beautiful and elegant wedding last month! They got married at their home church at St. Christina’s in Oak Lawn and their reception was held at the amazing Chicago Cultural Center.  The Chicago Cultural Center is one of the coolest places I’ve photographed. Everywhere you turn there’s something interesting to look at!  As for portraits we hit up the south garden at the Art Institute and the LaSalle St bridge downtown.  There’s so much eye candy from this wedding. Enjoy!

-Jake

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Lauren and Mark had their wedding ceremony at the beautiful All Saints Episcopal Church in Chicago and their reception was held at Morton’s Steakhouse downtown. They had just their immediate families with them so we got to do a full family group shot with the skyline in the background. Lauren and Mark were a fun and laid back couple and I got some great candid shots out of them.  Also, we LOVE her pink shoes!

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing Janet and Dan for their engagement.  We met downtown next to the Wrigley building and hit up a few spots downtown near the riverwalk.  They were alot of fun and I loved their candid moments best of all! Please enjoy looking at a few of my favorites from their session.

-Jake

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Elisa and Matt got married a couple of weeks ago at the beautiful Heritage Prairie Farm. We loved the scenery and the relaxed feel of their day on the farm (not to mention their delicious homegrown organic food!).  Elisa and Matt’s outdoor ceremony was held behind the farmhouse with rows of plants growing in the background.  And what can be better than parading away from the ceremony with instruments? These guys are an amazing group of people to work for (I’ve photographed both of Elisa’s siblings weddings).  It was great to hang out with the Szopa family again! Here’s a few of my favorite shots from their day!

-Jake

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  • emily slayton - Such a beautiful wedding — thanks for doing an awesome job capturing all the magic, Jake!!!ReplyCancel

  • clairmarie szopa - Another great job, Jake — you captured the not only the beauty, but also the sheer joy of this wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Elisa Szopa - We can’t thank you enough for everything. The tricky part, now, is picking favorites when we love them all! I hope our paths cross again someday in the future!ReplyCancel

I loved photographing Nathalie and Ben’s engagement session the other week! We met downtown and walked around the Wrigley building and the Riverwalk area. The weather was kind to us and gave us a storm free hour to do their photos. I can’t wait to photograph their wedding next year!

-Jake

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