Pink Saris, Yellow Flowers + Superhero Shirts! Tonia + Thomas!

Chicago Indian Wedding Photos!

It was a beautiful day for Tonia + Thomas’ wedding! I want to give a shout out thank you to my previous clients Jason + Deepa for referring me to Tonia + Tom! I really appreciate how the Indian community in Chicago has continued to refer me such wonderful people these last 6 years! And in case you missed their engagement photos – be sure to see their Chicago engagement session blog post!

Before we start with getting ready photos of the blog, here’s one of my favorites from T+T’s wedding!

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We started Tonia’s getting ready photos at her parents house. Here I found a cool reflection of a mirror and was able to capture Tonia with her father down the hall!

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Using the sun and the window blinds for a creative wedding shoe picture

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The bride’s jewelry!

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Getting her veil pinned on by one of her bridesmaids!

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Tonia looked so amazing! I love the feel of this photo shooting through her veil-

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The infinity bracelet that her groom gave to her on the wedding day! From Tiffany’s of course! =)

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The gorgeous bride!

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One more photo of Tonia!

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They had a family prayer time at the house- I was able to capture this emotional moment from her mom-

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Meanwhile – at the groom’s house getting ready-

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They also had a time of prayer-

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Tom looking like he’s ready to get married!

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The Hammerschmidt Chapel in Elmhurst College

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The necklace that the groom ties around the bride – an Indian wedding tradition

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The groom right before he enters the sanctuary-

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The little ring bearer getting some help walking down the aisle!

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The groom getting emotional as his bride walks down the aisle!

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I love all that is happening in this photo-

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An Indian Christian wedding tradition-

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Tom tying the necklace!

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The priest blessing them as they hold hands with a sari over her head. Such an important photo for an Indian Christian wedding ceremony!

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Tonia + Tom with their bridal party on the steps of the Hammerschmidt Chapel!

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A photo of the newlyweds!

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I loved how clean + modern this steel wall contrasted with the colors + beauty of the wedding party!

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The bridesmaids!

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The groomsmen-

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And a couple photos of just the B+G!

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I love the sun flare peaking through around them-

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We found a cool alley to take some photos in!

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The groomsmen and their superhero shirts!

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You know who her hero is!

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A photo of their wedding cake!

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Running down the tunnel of their bridal party!

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First dance!

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Another Indian tradition of the mothers serving the newlyweds milk. Another important Indian wedding photo! =)

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The MC’s drummin it up!

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They led the B&G in a fun little trivia game- Gotta love the bride’s “I got it right” face!

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And then there was a dance performance! Tonia got up and showed off her moves!

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Tom led the group with his own moves!

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One last wedding pic of the B+G on the dance floor – gotta love the photobomber!

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Thanks to Tonia + Thomas for having me as your wedding photographer! It was a wonderful celebration and I am thankful to have been apart of it all! May you continue to keep Christ as the center of your marriage as you grow together as one!

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny

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