Classic Chicago Drake Wedding Photos
The Chicago Drake Hotel is amazing space for weddings. It has a beautiful classic Chicago vibe that was perfect for Ellie + Ryan’s wedding! We went up on the rooftop and had a stunning view down Lake Shore Drive with North Avenue Beach in the background! Be sure to scroll down to see all 70+ of their Chicago Drake wedding photos!
If you haven’t seen their engagement photos from last year, be sure to check out Ryan and Ellie’s Chicago Engagement Photo Blog Post!
Shout out to Antoinette from The Drake Hotel and Katie from Designer Event Chicago for the smooth day!
Venue: Antoinette from The Drake Hotel
Photographer: Nakai Photography
Church: St James Cathedral
Planner: Katie from Designer Event Chicago
Florals: Anthony Gowder Designs
Video: HWU Studios
Band: Velocity Band Chicago
Dresser: Caroline from The Wedding Dresser
Since you may not scroll through this whole blog post, here are a few of my favorites from the day! Most of them are on the roof. =)
Chicago Drake wedding photos on the roof at night. Takes your breath away-
Love Ellie’s reflection in the mirror as the bridesmaids walk in!
Drake wedding photos that look like they belong in an advertisement!
We wanted to incorporate the interior architecture of St James Cathedral in their wedding photos.
The Grand Ballroom at The Drake Hotel all ready for the reception!
What a perfect way to end their Chicago Drake Wedding Photos…with a couple ambient light pictures on the rooftop! =)
Congrats again Ellie + Ryan on an amazing wedding day! Hope you both were able to relive each moment through these pictures! Can’t wait to share the full set with you all!
your Chicago wedding photographer,