Chicago Wedding Photography Slideshow at The Drake Hotel – Fourth Presbyterian – Michigan Ave

Time to enjoy Kacie + George’s Drake Chicago Hotel wedding photography slideshow! So many great moments captured throughout their beautiful day! If you wanted to read more about their wedding details, be sure to check out their Drake Chicago Wedding Photography Blog Post!

Wedding Details
Chicago Engagement Session Photography Blog Post
Ceremony: Fourth Presbyterian Church on Michigan Avenue
Reception: The Drake Hotel
Photographer: Nakai Photography
Planner: Five Grain Events
Florals: Fleur
Band: Larry King Orchestra
Lighting: Elegant Event Lighting

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Intercontinental Chicago + Michigan Avenue (Magnificent Mile) Wedding Photography

I believe Marnie + Morgan are still relaxing on their honeymoon right now and I wanted to share some excitement through their wedding photos! It was a special day at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile planned and coordinated by Jan from Parties, Events + More! She knows how to pull together an amazing team of wedding professionals!

Just wanted to share this snippet from an email Marnie sent after viewing their wedding teaser blog post:

“We cannot thank you enough for all that you did for us on our wedding day. Your creativity is a true treasure and you kept everything running so smoothly!  We cannot WAIT to see the photos. Thank you SO much for putting up a a few teasers so quickly so we could look at them the next day – what an unexpected treat!!”

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Wedding Details:
Marnie + Morgan’s Chicago Engagement Session Photos
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Michigan Avenue
Planner: Parties Events + More!
Florals + Decor: HMR Designs
Photographer: Nakai Photography
Wedding Dresser: The Wedding Dresser
Hair: Robyn Tornabeni Productions
Makeup: Cynde Cosmetics
Cake: Bittersweet Pastry Shop

The Intercontinental Magnificent Mile Hotel is full of spectacular photo spots! As a photographer, I love this mixture of classic and modern architecture + design!

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The Renaissance Room looks spectacular decorated by HMR Designs

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An elegant pair of Badgley Mischka heels

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Marnie couldn’t hold back the tears while reading a letter from Morgan-

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Finishing touches with Mom – Priceless photos on a wedding day!

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Wedding Day Pictures on Michigan Avenue

As a photographer, I love the location of the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile! Walking distance to so many great photo locations!

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You have to have a picture on Michigan Avenue!

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Intercontinental Chicago Wedding Ceremony Pictures

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The Chuppah all set as part of their Jewish traditions

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Custom painted Chuppah –

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Jan not only planned and coordinated, but she helped with the Jewish tradition of blessing the bread, or  the hamotzi

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The classic Jewish wedding dance: The Hora!

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with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny

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Chicago Wedding Photos at The Drake Hotel – Fourth Presbyterian – Michigan Ave

George had a carefully crafted pickup line when he met Kacie for at volleyball game so many years ago. Did they have any idea at the time that they would host a wedding reception at the iconic Drake Chicago Hotel? Great team of wedding professionals headed by Emily from Five Grain Events.

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Wedding Details
Chicago Engagement Session Photography Blog Post
Ceremony: Fourth Presbyterian Church on Michigan Avenue
Reception: The Drake Hotel
Photographer: Nakai Photography
Planner: Five Grain Events
Florals: Fleur
Band: Larry King Orchestra
Lighting: Elegant Event Lighting

Up first are some of the best photos from their special day! I love this picture taken right in front of the Fourth Presbyterian Church on Michigan Avenue!

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As a photographer, I love good interior design – we just had to take a photos here!

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The Drake staircase is another photographer’s favorite. One of the best if not thee best places for a wedding photo at the Drake!

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Kacie + George both got ready at The Drake before the wedding ceremony.

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I LOVED the details her shoes!

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Wanted to The Drake Hotel in their ring photo

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Simply stunning- did you notice Kacie wearing a different top in this photo below?

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Fourth Presbyterian Church Wedding Ceremony Photos

Conveniently located in heart of Chicago on Michigan Avenue, the Fourth Presbyterian Church is a gorgeous church for a wedding ceremony!

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The rain paused just long enough for us to get a bunch of pictures on Michigan Avenue!

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They have the BEST expressions!

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Wedding Pictures Outside Fourth Presbyterian Church

Once the rain started drizzling again, we headed under the Fourth Presbyterian archway for a few more pictures!

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Wedding Pictures at The Drake Chicago Hotel

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Love the classic portrait vibe in this picture… so classy + elegant!

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I just can’t pass up a great staircase! They make for the best photos!

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Gorgeous floral + decor by Fleur!

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The Gold Coast Ballroom is one the most amazing ballrooms in Chicago! Love the classic architecture and ambiance!

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Beautiful centerpiece by Fleur

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Champagne Toast by the Drake staff!

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First dance pictures-

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We finished the night with this wedding photo on Michigan Avenue!

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Marnie + Morgan were married just seven hours ago! I wanted to share a few teaser photos from their wedding today! I always enjoy working with Jan Ehrenberg from Parties, Events + More! She knows how to pull together an amazing team of wedding professionals!

Wedding Ceremony + Reception Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Michigan Avenue
Planner: Parties Events + More!
Florals + Decor: HMR Designs
Photographer: Nakai Photography
Wedding Dresser: The Wedding Dresser
Hair: Robyn Tornabeni Productions
Makeup: Cynde Cosmetics

The Renaissance Room at the Intercontinental Chicago made for the perfection reception venue! Shout out to Chris at the Intercontinental for keeping everything flawless throughout the night!

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There are so many photos to share, but this is just a teaser blog post, so here’s one of my favorites taken in the Presidential Suites at the Intercontinental!

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As a wedding photographer, I’m always grateful for my clients who trust me to walk a little to capture this beautiful photo along the Chicago River!

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One more photo along Michigan Avenue!

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Thank you Marnie + Morgan for having me as your wedding photographer! I can’t wait to share more photos from your gorgeous Intercontinental Chicago wedding! But for now, I’m off to sleep!

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny

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Chicago Wedding Teaser Pictures at The Drake Hotel

Wanted to share these four teaser pictures from yesterday’s wedding at The Drake Hotel! Kacie + George were so great to work with and it was so hard to narrow down which pictures to post! Shout out to Emily from Five Grain Events who planned and coordinated this wonderful wedding celebration!

First picture…we had to include the awning of the iconic Chicago Drake Hotel!

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Loved the lobby of the Drake Apartment Building – newly remodeled and simply stunning!

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We finished the night on Michigan Avenue – Sealed with a kiss!

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Wanted to include this room shot of the classic Gold Coast Ballroom at the Drake. Florals by Fleur and lighting by Elegant Event Lighting.

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That’s it for now! Be sure to check back next week to see their full wedding blog post!

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