Happy 1st Birthday Hans!

It’s always so fun to watch a family grow; back for another round with the Corcoran family.  We scored the first warm spring weekend of the year for some fun family photos in a nature preserve on the north side of town, and topped off the day with a backyard birthday party for Hans.  Bubble machines are officially the best toy for 2014 (even though they were invented in the 1920’s:) Hope everyone’s summer is going well!

horizontal-4blog 1horizontal-2blog 4horizontal-1horizontal-7horizontal-8blog 3horizontal-6blog 2horizontal-5horizontal-9

Jessica and Karl – Wedding

It’s so fun to see a couple so legitimate in their love for one another on their wedding day.  When details and schedules and logistics can make things feel hectic, Jess and Karl made plenty of room to simply enjoy each other and every moment with their friends and family.  A couple highlights: – their first look, behind the church, was so powerful; – their ceremony, full of music, was rich with sound and celebration; – their final sendoff? a neon green Cadillac :), doesn’t get any better than that.  Congrats to you guys again!  It was such a privilege to be a part of your day.

horizontal-1blog 2horizontal-2blog 4horizontal-5blog 3horizontal-4

horizontal-1blog 1horizontal-2

blog 2horizontal-1

extra 1-1extra 2-1extra-1

extra 4

car

horizontal-2blog 3horizontal-3

horizontal-2blog 1

additional-4additional-3

Brianna and Jack – Wedding

Cheers to Brianna and Jack for a perfect vintage wedding day! These two put every effort into creating a day that was truly timeless. From the mid-century bus, to the perfectly-aged dress and suit, bowties, to the ceremony being held in an antique shop, Jack and Brianna had each element perfected. But perhaps the best part – was how it truly represented the nature of their relationship; honest, creative and happy.  What a privilege it was to be a part of their special day and capture some memories that will one day be ‘vintage’ to them:)

blog 1getting ready-2blog 3

extra-1

blog 4

extra-1blog 5extra-2

blog 7blog 6first look-2first look-5trolly

ceremony-1reception 1reception 2ceremony-3ceremony-4ceremony-5reception 4reception 5ceremony-6reception 7

Jess and Dan – Wedding

Gotta love it when you can visit two states at once…meet Jess, energetic Minneapolis local… and Dan, true Chicago native.  These guys got married right in the downtown area.  They brought their upbringings together in a Minnesota-meets-Chicago theme for their reception.  With a gourmet hot dog bar and Italian beef sandwiches, followed by super-funny speeches and an awesome dance, these guys had a night to remember. Congrats, you two!  Thanks again for the awesome experience.dresshorizontal extra one-1

watch

horizontal extra-1

deck

first kiss

b and w

bridal

 

church

kiss

trolly

reception

SS-21

 

F a c e b o o k