Blushing Pink LondonHouse Wedding Photos

LondonHouse Wedding Photos

Everything was perfect for Maddie + John’s LondonHouse wedding photos! From her handpainted Savin London dress to light sticks on the dance floor – it was everything they could have hoped! Be sure to scroll through and see all 70+ images posted here!

Shout out to Steve at the LondonHouse Chicago for making everything go smooth and making us laugh all day!

Wedding Details
Wedding Ceremony + Reception Venue: LondonHouse Chicago
Photographers: Nakai Photography
Wedding Gown: Savin London from Bella Bianca Bridal Couture
Overskirt: Stylish Bride Acc on Etsy

Here are a few of our favorite photos from their day! Nothing says LondonHouse wedding photos like a picture in their rooftop Cupola!

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A walk with the iconic Wrigley Building in the background

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Love this spot where we can see multiple reflections of the bride and groom! The blue and pink just add the perfect amount of ‘pop’!

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Here it is – her handprinted wedding gown! The overskirt is underneath so you can see her dress!

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Love all the detail on her veil too!

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Wedding details photo – Shout out to Mother of the bride who made those acrylic pieces!

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It’s amazing how Maddie got everything to be the perfect shade of pink!

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Popping a little bubbly with the Bride’s party! Thankfully no bridesmaids or bridesmen were injured!

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Mom helping put on Maddie’s necklace-

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Simply stunning! This photo showcases the dress before she put on the overskirt!

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Always love the first look with Dads!

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Groom’s details-

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A toast with his family and friends!

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A portrait of the handsome groom

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Her dress ensemble was perfect over the ledge of the Cupola!

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For those that want to know what the Cupola looks like…this is the CUPOLA! =) After shooting up on the roof over a dozen times, I know exactly how to get all the best shots!

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The interior design is just unreal. Helps make LondonHouse wedding photos stand out amongst other wedding venues!

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During our wedding party photos, John would just lean over and give his bride a kiss!

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We took some photos at the Wrigley Building as they have a beautiful view of the Chicago River!

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John just nailed the kiss on the tip of her nose!

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One of my favorites from the day – they both are sooooo happy!

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Ok, I lied, this might be one of my favorites from the day! Picking favorites can be a difficult task!

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Just a couple pictures on the Wabash Bridge!

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LondonHouse Wedding Photos // Ceremony

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The immediate family members all gathered to help light the Unity Candle. A beautiful symbolic moment-

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I love how she makes him smile-

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I’m sure the bride and groom will appreciate a close up of the rings taken during the ceremony!

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LondonHouse Wedding Reception Photos

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Loved their cake topper – just another way for them to make their wedding their own! Also…notice how the cake mirror her wedding dress! Amazing!

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You can see the Marina City Towers in the background – the view out the LondonHouse ballroom is unreal!

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We couldn’t see what happened in their cake cutting, but whatever it was, it caught John by surprise!

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Beautiful first dance!

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Such sweet parent dances, it’s hard to see the tears in real life, but when you look at the photos, you can see just how special these dances were!

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Fun times on the dance floor with their light sticks!

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Thank you Maddie + John for a wonderful day and for having me as your Chicago wedding photographer! Loved all the little details that helped make your LondonHouse wedding photos uniquely yours! Can’t wait to share the full set!

with love,

Kenny Nakai

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Perfect Chicago Engagement Session Photos

Chicago Engagement Session Photos Along the Riverwalk

It was a beautiful day for Josh + Liz’s Chicago engagement session photos! Josh enjoys photography and videography and it was an honor to capture these moments as they prepare for the big day! Love how these photos showcase Chicago without your typical cliche images!

If you are looking for a Chicago engagement, proposal or wedding photographer, be sure to send us a message!

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The iconic Marina City towers behind them- Knowing these two are a little more ‘adventurous’ – I knew they wouldn’t hesitate to run across the street or climb bridges!

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Though it was crowded along the riverwalk, we managed to snap this photo with no one around them!

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So happy for the two of them to have found one another-

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The river helps bring a romantic vibe to their Chicago engagement session photos!

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Chicago Engagement Session Photos at North Ave Beach

We finished their session at North Avenue beach…with one of the best views of our skyline!

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The setting sun helped paint a beautiful backdrop!

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Love finishing up a North Ave beach session in the water!

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Congrats again Josh & Liz! It was fun to spend the afternoon together, can’t wait until the wedding!

with love,

your Chicago engagement photographer,

Kenny Nakai

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The Last Mid America Club Wedding Photos

Mid-America Club Wedding Photos

It is an end of an era. These Mid-America Club wedding photos bear witness to the last wedding to be held on 80th floor of the Aon Center! Coincidentally, it also witnessed the first day of Sojin & HaUk’s married life! Be sure to scroll through their Chicago Korean wedding photos to see how they incorporated their culture into their special day!

If you missed their engagement photos, be sure to check out their Sojin & HaUk’s Chicago Engagement Photos!

Shout out to Blooming City Flowers for a wonderful job with the florals and decor! Also…if you were looking for a proposal, engagement, or wedding photographer…be sure to contact us!

My favorite images from their Mid America Club wedding photos incorporates the Chicago skyline! You can’t fake being on the 80th floor!

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A little symmetry and lots of leading lines!

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The top floor of the Aon Center boasts 360 views of the city!

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Getting Ready Photos at the Fairmont Chicago Hotel

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A little Tiffany Blue pairs nicely with Jimmy Choo

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The bride’s mother is wearing her traditional Korean formal attire-

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One of my favorite moments from the day – it was over in a millisecond…but this photo captures it forever!

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Simply stunning!

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Some help from his nephew

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This was taken from the Fairmont Chicago Hotel, and you can see the Aon Center in the background. We only had to walk next door for their Mid America Club wedding photos

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For outfit #2, they wore their traditional Korean wedding formalwear!

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Outfit #4 for their Korean Pae Baek wedding ceremony

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He ran around the whole ballroom with her on his back!

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Gorgeous sunsets everyday from the 80th floor-

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It’s not often wedding guests are treated to a duet by the bride and groom!

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Make sure you notice outfit #4 – a stunning evening gown!

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We stepped outside for a few quick photos at night!

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Congratulations again you two! You have the last Mid America Club wedding photos ever taken and they were perfect!

with love,

Kenny Nakai

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Elegant Loews Chicago Wedding Photos

Loews Chicago Wedding // Amanda + Zack

So excited to share Amanda + Zack’s Loews Chicago wedding photos! There were so many moments and details throughout the day, it was difficult to pick which ones to post on this blog! Be sure to scroll down to see all 70+ images!

Shout out to Marcy & The Great Events Chicago team for planning and coordinating another wonderful wedding and the team at the Loews Chicago Hotel for their flawless execution! Also to Ryan from Stemline Creative for the beautiful decor!

If you know of anyone getting engaged or getting married, be sure to send us a message!

Wedding Details
Loews Chicago Wedding Ceremony + Reception
Nakai Photography
Great Events Inc
Stemline Creative
Elegant Event Lighting
BeatMix Music – BKO

Just a few favorites up first!

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Nothing beats a Loews Chicago wedding photo on the rooftop! It’s a quick elevator up and you get a stunning view of the Tribune Tower!

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One of my favorite moments from a Great Events wedding…the confetti toss!

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Beautiful detail and getting ready pictures!

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The gold wedding band has been kept in the family for decades-

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I think these ladies were all ready for the day’s festivities to begin!

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Helping put on a family heirloom bracelet to soon-to-be daughter-in-law

Amanda stopped her dad in his tracks- Daddy daughter first looks are the best!

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The bracelet and the piece of fabric on her bouquet…pieces of the bride and groom’s family history

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Gorgeous portraits of the bride!

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Love the Friends reference and the custom cufflinks!

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Custom tuxedo with their wedding date monogrammed inside-

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Shout out to Tom, my associate photographer for this great portrait of the groom!

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They were excited to finally be with each other!

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Beautiful wedding details on her dress-

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Love this street photo!

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Photographer’s insight: Love the symmetry, the leading lines…and their perfect fun moment!

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A little Vanity Fair inspired bridal party photo!

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Photographer’s Insight: Love creating ‘natural’ looking wedding party photos…just a little casual…just a little relaxed…but definitely stunning!

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The rooftop makes for the perfect spot for a large wedding party to spread out for a photo!

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Definitely wanted to include some greenery in their wedding photos! The Loews Chicago just has it all within walking distance!

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What elegant wedding ceremony decor!

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A very special someone gets to be on the blog!

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With just a smile and a look, Grandma had her family in tears-

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Groom being escorted by his parents down the aisle

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Lollipops help make wedding days just a little more special!

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Love how this moment during a Jewish ceremony incorporates the families

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Honoring all their family members on their escort card “table”

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The ballroom looked amazing!

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Always enjoy listening to the BKO Orchestra from BeatMix Music!

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What a fun first dance! Love the Nike shoes Zack and his groomsmen were wearing throughout the reception!

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One of my favorite parts of a Jewish wedding…the hora!

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I love Mom + daughter’s matching expressions while they dance!

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Confetti just makes any photo look a little more amazing!

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Their dessert + sweets “table” – Cookies, chocolate covered pretzels and Stan’s Donuts!

Cute custom napkins! I definitely grabbed a photogenic cookie for the photo. It tasted even better than it looked. =)

We finished their night off with a couple night photos on the rooftop!

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We got lucky with our timing and we were able to witness the Navy Pier fireworks going off over Lake Michigan!

loews chicago wedding photos rooftop nightThank you Amanda and Zack for having me as your wedding photographer! It was such a pleasure to witness and be apart of the festivities! Hope you were able to ‘relive’ your wedding through this blog post! =)

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny Nakai

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Lovely Northerly Island Engagement Photos // Ping Tom Park

Northerly Island Engagement Photos

So excited to share these Northerly Island engagement photos! These two were willing to do what ever it took for these one-0f-a-kind Chicago skyline images! Looking forward to photographing their wedding later this summer!

Be sure to scroll down to see 12 of their best Northerly Island and Ping Tom Park engagement photos! If you would like to have a similar engagement, proposal or lifestyle session with us, be sure to send us a message!

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Nothing beats an engagement picture with the full skyline!

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Photographer’s Insight: Love the urban juxtaposed with nature, the curved line cutting through the frame – and the motion of their walking balancing out the skyscrapers!

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For those who didn’t know, Northerly Island used to be home to Meigs Field, an airport for smaller private planes. Now it is a park for all to enjoy!

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Love how her pose mimics the tree – and I love the soft colors of the sky!

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Ping Tom Park Engagement Photos

We incorporated this beautiful mural into their Ping Tom Park engagement photos! Their smiles and giggles were just perfect! =)

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Love the contrasting colors and textures in this picture-

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These two really know how to dance and make her dress twirl!

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One last picture of the engaged couple with the Chicago Skyline!

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Thank you for having me capture your Northerly Island and Ping Tom Park engagement photos! You guys were so great to photograph! Can’t wait til your wedding!

with love,

Kenny Nakai

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