Winter Wedding at Cafe Brauer – Lindsey + Mark!

Winter Wedding at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Cafe Brauer

I met Lindsey a few years ago when she was a bridesmaid and I was the photographer for Maria + Serafin’s wedding! We had a great time taking photos throughout Chicago and I was thrilled when Lindsey remembered my work when she got engaged to Mark!

Before we get into the details of Lindsey + Mark’s wedding…here are two of the best from the day! This first photo is taken at the Chicago Four Seasons Hotel
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This second photo is taken at the Lincoln Park Zoo with the Zoolights in the background…just steps away from Cafe Brauer!
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Getting Ready at the Chicago Four Seasons Hotel

The bride and groom got ready at the Four Seasons – let’s start with some detail pictures. Her Badgley Miscka shoes

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Her Monique Lhuillier wedding dress
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Their wedding rings with her grandmother’s ring in the background-

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A photo of mom helping with the dress-
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chicago four seasons wedding photos

Stunning! Looks like an advertisement in a magazine!

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A beautiful photo of the bride!

chicago four seasons wedding photos

chicago four seasons wedding photos

chicago four seasons wedding photographer

Love this photo of the John Hancock and Lindsey’s reflection-
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chicago four seasons wedding photographer

Bridesmaid group photo!
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chicago four seasons wedding photography

Meanwhile the guys were having a good time-
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Eventually Mark realized he should probably get ready for the wedding!
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These guys have perfected their ‘blue steel’ look for years-
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chicago four seasons wedding photographer

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The groom and his attendants-

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First Look at The Four Seasons

I don’t normally post ‘first look’ photos on the blog…but when they are emotion filled…I can’t resist! Love the marble floor and chandelier of the Four Seasons
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Love this photo- moments like these make my job as a wedding photographer so rewarding!
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Beautiful smiles!

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The Four Seasons has a grand staircase that we had to take a few photos on!

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chicago four seasons wedding photographer

chicago four seasons wedding photography

chicago four seasons wedding photography

chicago four seasons wedding photography

chicago four seasons wedding photography

four seasons chicago wedding photography

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four seasons chicago wedding photography

Cafe Brauer at the Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo

They held their wedding ceremony and reception at Cafe Brauer– a beautiful building near the South Pond of the Lincoln Park Zoo. I love the Art Deco details throughout! Here are a few photos on the Cafe Brauer balcony

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photos

cafe brauer chicago wedding photos

We took advantage of the Zoolights that are only up during the winter months!

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photographer

We walked toward the Zoo to take photos underneath this tunnel of Zoolights!

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lincoln park zoo chicago wedding photos

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photography

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Room shot of Cafe Brauer wedding ceremony setup-

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photographer

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photos

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lincoln park zoo chicago wedding photographer

cafe brauer chicago wedding photos

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photographer

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photos

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Cafe Brauer flipped the room from ceremony to reception!

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cafe brauer chicago wedding photography

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First dance photos! I love how grand Cafe Brauer feels!
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cafe brauer chicago wedding photographer

I ran up to the balcony for these epic first dance photos!
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cafe brauer chicago wedding photos

cafe brauer chicago wedding photographer

Had to include a photo of my past clients Maria + Serafin! So great to see you guys!
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lincoln park zoo chicago wedding photos

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Lindsey was soooo scared! =)
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cafe brauer chicago wedding photography

cafe brauer chicago wedding photographer

Thanks again Lindsey + Mark for having me as your wedding photographer! We captured some great moments together and I hope you are able to enjoy your wedding day all over again while looking at these photos!

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny

Chicago Wedding Photographer

312-298-9721

855 W Blackhawk St #104

Chicago, IL 60642

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