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Stunning Wedding Photos Throughout Chicago – Lauren + Justin!

Chicago Montgomery Club Wedding Photos + 4th Presbyterian

We had a great time photographing Lauren + Justin’s wedding last month! Here are two of the best photos from the day! I love the intricate detail at the 4th Presbyterian Church Chicago- If you were needing a Chicago wedding photographer, be sure to contact us!

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A quick shout out to Alicia from Clementine Custom Events…she did a wonderful job coordinating all the details throughout the day! Here’s a photo in the garden at the Art Institute of Chicago!


Getting Ready Photos at Hotel Palomar

Lauren was getting at Hotel Palomar. I loved her pink wedding dress!


She loves her shoes and picked out the perfect pink Jimmy Choo’s to go with her dress!


A photo of the bride with her bridesmaids before they get into their dresses!


Lauren was moved to tears by Justin’s note =)



Lauren in her gorgeous wedding dress!


A beautiful portrait of the bride!chicago-hotel-palomar-wedding-photographer-nakai-photography-008

She carried the memory of her father with her throughout the day-

Simply stunning-


My second photographer was with the guys as Justin was getting ready

Fourth Presbyterian Chicago Wedding Ceremony

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Love her smile after the first kiss!fourth-presbyterian-wedding-photos-nakai-photography-023

We had to take a couple photos inside of 4th Presbyterian before heading out to their courtyard!

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Green space is rare in downtown Chicago and the 4th Presbyterian boasts a gorgeous courtyard for wedding photos!
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They had their dogs come all ready for wedding pictures!

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Wrigley Building Wedding Photos

We stopped by the Wrigley Building for pictures in front of this iconic Chicago building!

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The Wrigley Building is right on the Chicago River – a great spot for wedding photos!

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I wanted to incorporate the Wrigley Building architecture into this wedding picture-

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We had to stop by the Blue Line Jackson stop…where they first met! Soon be party all night long in their Chicago Montgomery Club wedding photos!

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Chicago Montgomery Club Wedding Photos

In all my years of being a wedding photographer in Chicago, I had never heard of The Montgomery Club! A great location and of course, amazing food from Gibson’s Steakhouse!

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Their Chicago Montgomery Club wedding photos look like they belong in a magazine-

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Justin surprised Lauren by singing to her!
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Thank you Lauren + Justin for having me as your wedding photographer! We took so many amazing photos all over Chicago! Great choices for locations! Can’t wait to share the full set of Chicago Montgomery Club wedding photos with you!

with love,



Chicago Wedding Photographer


3334 N Avers Ave #2

Chicago, IL 60618