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Chicago Backyard Wedding Photos

Chicago Backyard Wedding Photos in Northfield

It was the most perfect evening for Erin + Keegan’s Chicago backyard wedding photos! Their terraced yard, complete with a pool and bocce ball court made it feel like a European garden wedding!

Scroll down to see their wedding photography slideshow! If you haven’t already, you can check out Erin + Keegan’s Chicago North Shore wedding photography blog post!

chicago north shore wedding photos backyard ceremony

chicago north shore wedding photography bridal party backyard

Wedding Details:
Planner/Coordinator: Misha from Nouvelle Events
Photographers: Nakai Photography
Decor: HMR Designs
Catering: Blue Plate Catering
Band: Greenlight
Tent: HDO
Videography: Mirar Weddings
Hair + Makeup: Kate Johnson Artistry
Wedding Dress: VWidon

chicago north shore wedding photos backyard reception tent details

chicago north shore wedding photos backyard reception tent details

Chicago Summer Wedding Photos // Teasers for Hailey + Tom!

Chicago Summer Wedding Photos // Teasers for Hailey + Tom!

Five hours ago, Hailey + Tom were celebrated their wedding at the Chicago Cultural Center! After COVID derailed their initial wedding plans for last year, they ended up having a small microwedding aboard the Odyssey and they were able to truly dance and party tonight in Chicago!

Here are three teaser pictures from their Chicago summer wedding photos today! Love this first picture taken on the rooftop of Hailey’s parent’s building! What an amazing view of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park! Not a beautiful moment shared by the bride and groom after their first look!

chicago summer wedding photos rooftop

Wedding Details:
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Chicago Cultural Center
Planner/Coordinator: Lindsay Green Weddings & Events
Photographers: Nakai Photography
Hair and Make Up: Pin Me Up Chicago
Catering: Blue Plate Catering
Florals: Stemline Creative
DJ: Toast and Jam
Dress: Justin Alexander

We took this picture at Union Station – Love the straight lines and the shading that goes along with it!

chicago summer wedding photos union station

One last photo along LaSalle Street – I was going to share a photo of them kissing or laughing…but I think they look like fashion models in this picture! Their expression and that perfect pop of yellow and blue!

chicago summer wedding photos LaSalle Street

Congratulations again Hailey + Tom! After all that you have gone through waiting for today….it was EVERYTHING you could have hoped for! So happy for your both, hope you enjoy these teaser pictures for now!

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographers,

Kenny + Tom

Chicago City Winery Wedding Photos // Kristen + Hunter!

Chicago City Winery Wedding Photos


Kristen + Hunter’s slideshow featuring their best Chicago City Winery wedding photos! You can read more about their wedding here: Kristen + Hunter’s Nobu Chicago + City Winery Wedding Blog Post!
Here’s our favorite photos from the day – it looks posed, but in reality, this was the ending to their choreographed dance! Talk about a picture perfect finish!
Chicago city winery reception wedding photos first dance
We love sharing wedding slideshows as it really helps tell the story of the day and the emotions come through with the music. We also made sure to include a lot of photos of the little ones as Kristen loves her nieces and nephews! (She’s such a great Aunty!)

We hope you were able to feel the love and connection between these two special souls- it was a joy to capture their love and to share it with you all!


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