Music + Architecture Melded Perfectly Together – Jackie + Peter!

Chicago Music + Architecture – Jackie + Peter

Jackie is music. Peter is architecture. Following the theme for their engagement session (check out their Chicago engagement blog post) Jackie + Peter incorporated music + architecture into their wedding photography! Their wedding ceremony took place in the Grainger Ballroom at the Chicago Symphony Center (Orchestra Hall – CSO) and their wedding reception was held at the Chicago Union League Club that has a more classic Chicago architecture feel…and prior to that we took some creative portraits along the Chicago River with modern architecture!

A shout out to Debi Lilly and her wonderful team at A Perfect Event for a great job on the florals, stationary + coordination!

Here is one of my favorite wedding photos at Orchestra Hall after their wedding ceremony!

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Getting Ready: Union League Club of Chicago

We started their wedding coverage at the Union League Club – I opened up the double doors to Jackie’s presidential suite to photograph her wedding dress!

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Using some Union League Club details for a creative wedding shoe picture!

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I used Jackie’s purse to photograph their wedding rings

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Jackie’s mom helping with her bracelet

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The beautiful bride! I love the lace details on her dress!

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I tried to be a little creative – and I love Jackie’s eyes & hair in this photo!

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Love her wedding dress with a beautiful silhouette in the window

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Peter was hanging out with his groomsmen- having a fun time figuring out his bowtie- Thanks to Tom for being the second photographer for this wedding!

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A fun detail photo of their socks!

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Father & son moment =)

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Chicago Symphony Center – Orchestra Hall Wedding Ceremony!

A quick portrait of the groom before their wedding ceremony starts-

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A photo of all the bridesmaids! Lovely flowers by A Perfect Event

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Debi Lilly and her team from A Perfect Event handle all the details! The flowers & the programs!

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Cute flowers in bottles in the Grainger Ballroom at the CSO (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

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Grainger Ballroom wedding ceremony setup. Love the gold chivari chairs and the wide aisle runner. Lovely architectural details in the Chicago Symphony Center! A wonderful job by A Perfect Event!

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Walking down the aisle with her wedding veil flowing behind her!

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A wonderful illustration by their priest using duct tape =)

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A family friend who happens to be an Illinois judge served as their officiant

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After the ceremony we stepped out of Grainger Ballroom into Orchestra Hall for a couple quick photos!

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Love this black and white wedding portrait of them in front of the elegant windows of the Symphony Center

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One last getaway photo! Orchestra Hall and music is Jackie – the classic Chicago architecture is Peter! Both in one photo!

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Modern Architecture Overlooking the Chicago River

We then headed to 300 N Lasalle filled with modern architecture! Peter’s father had a huge role in the design of this building- another personalized touch to their wedding photos!

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The building has a balcony that over looks the Chicago River. You can see the Chicago bridges below and a reflection of the bride and groom in this picture!

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The Chicago street lights glow like fireflies around the newlyweds!

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Tom, my second photographer was across the river to grab this epic photo of them!

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One last photo on the balcony

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Union League Club of Chicago Wedding Reception

Jackie + Peter on the staircase of the Union League Club of Chicago

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Card table decor by A Perfect Event

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Beautiful Calligraphy on their table cards

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Drop in a card for words of advice or wishes for the newly weds

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The Union League Club of Chicago‘s ballroom all set up for the wedding reception! Great job Debi Lilly and the A Perfect Event Team!

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Wedding cake photo with the Union League Club chandeliers in the background-

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Center piece by A Perfect Event– Rather than having table numbers, they had architects and composers!

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Beautiful table linens, menu card + dinnerware!

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First dance photo – the Union League Club looks so elegant!

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I like how Jackie is finding ‘her spot’ during the first dance =)

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Union League Club of Chicago at night-

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Thanks Jackie + Peter for a wonderful celebration! I love how you incorporated your loves for music + architecture throughout your wedding! Absolutely lovely! And thank you to Debi Lilly + her team from A Perfect Event for making the day go so smoothly!

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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