Drake Hotel Wedding Photos // Kim + Samer!

Wedding Photos // Chicago Drake Hotel + Michigan Ave

Kim + Samer are back from their honeymoon! Time to share their Drake Chicago wedding photos on the blog! The Gold Coast ballroom was the perfect venue for their wedding ceremony + reception! A classic Chicago spot with impeccable decor! As a wedding photographer, I am always in awe when shooting at the Drake Chicago!

***In case you missed them: Kim + Samer’s Chicago Engagement Photos***

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Wedding Details:
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Chicago Drake Hotel
Planner: Kristina Taheri Events
Photographers: Nakai Photography
Florals: Juliet Tan Floral
Dress: Vera Wang
MUA: Makeup by Aga
Hair: THREE ONE TWO Bridal
Lighting: Frost Lighting

Love this photo of Kim + Samer crossing Michigan Ave!

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Photographer’s Tip: Pull it all together. You have the Drake Chicago lobby, her Vera Wang Dress and a cute moment!

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Getting Ready Photos at the Drake Chicago

Her amazing Vera Wang gown….Almost looks like it belongs on permanent display at The Drake Hotel!

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A picture of her bracelet and their rings

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Invitations and her clutch-

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A fun bridesmaid photo before the fun begins!

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Kim’s father was overcome with emotions…he didn’t even make it into the room before the tears came down!

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Almost looks like a magazine ad!

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Elsewhere in Chicago…Samer was getting ready at their condo-

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A great capture by my associate photographer, Tom!

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Wedding Ceremony Photos // The Drake Hotel Gold Coast Ballroom

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It’s hard to see in this web resolution sized file, but there are tears rolling down his face in this picture!

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Bridal Party photos in front of the Drake Hotel marquee-

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We crossed the street to take photos with the setting sun! I’m a photographer that loves sun flare!

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Wedding Reception Pictures // The Drake Hotel Gold Coast Ballroom

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Love the table numbers! =)

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Congrats Kim + Samer! It was a whirlwind day, I hope you were enjoyed reliving your wedding all over again through these photos! Can’t wait to share the full set!

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny

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