Laura and Elliot’s July Chicago History Museum wedding was such a treat; it was such an easy, relaxed and beautiful wedding—a dream for a photographer! Laura and Elliot’s day had a couple of snafus early on, but through it all, both of them kept such a laid-back attitude to the day. They were originally to be married on the beautiful patio at Chicago History Museum, but due to forecasted (though not-present!) thunderstorms and the oppressive humidity, they opted to celebrate indoors. Originally I was a little disappointed from a photography perspective, always crossing my fingers for outdoor ceremonies, but the indoor option at CHM is truly just as lovely and it was a stunning and cool setting for their vows, with the beautiful natural light, stained glass, and gorgeous chuppah allowing for lovely images.  They had a bit of a dream team of vendors, with almost all of my favourite people in each vendor category involved in the day. My favorite DJ and partner in crime, Rachel, from Toast & Jam kept the guests boogeying all night long, the awesome Lori from LOLA Event Productions kept the day moving at such a relaxed and enjoyable pace, my friend Renee Price from Kehoe Designs did an incredible job turning the Chicago History Museum spaces into romantic, French-inspired rooms, Food for Thought provided incredible and creative food, Bittersweet (my favorite cakes) had an array of delicious cake flavors for guests to choose from, and the always fantastic Sonia Roselli made Laura look so lovely! Thanks as always, as well, to my amazing assistant Casey Winkleman who took some amazing photos at this event. I had such a marvelous time with these two and just wish they lived closer! Hope you two have a marvelous rest of the year in Boston, filled with great food! 🙂

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