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Stephanie + Leo // Cantigny Park Engagement Session // Wheaton, Illinois Engagement Photographers

Another fabulous session at Cantigny Park with our friends Stephanie + Leo!

Everyone knows that I love me some GORGEOUS evening light and that is exactly what we had!

S+L are getting married this January in St. Thomas. We are more than THRILLED to be a part of their week-long Destination Wedding Celebration while cruising upon Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas!

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I know you all have been waiting SOOOOO patiently…

But where to start with this post?!?!?!

HUM. Well first off, this trip would not have happened without the fabulous Shannon Gail Weddings + Events. As you’ll see, the details for this wedding were AMAZING. So colorful, which is right up our alley! 🙂

The wedding was held at the Beaches Resort in Turks + Caicos and was a GORGEOUS backdrop for their big day.

Eeeek! So excited to share these images with you all!! We apologize in advance for the length of this post, as we just COULD NOT narrow them down any further!

Ohhhh and stay tuned, because a FABULOUS Trash the Dress Session is also on the way! 😉

C+A, thank you sooooooo much for letting us be a part of your big day! We wish you guys nothing but the best!!! <3


Venue // Beaches Resort in Turks + Caicos

Coordinator // SHANNON; Shannon Gail Weddings + Events

Florist // Beaches Resort in Turks + Caicos

Hair + Makeup // Red Lane Spa

Bridal Gown // Allure Couture

Bridal Accessories // Nordstrom

Bridesmaid Dresses // WHITE by Vera Wang, David’s Bridal

Groomsmen Attire // Nordstrom

Paper Products // Just Invite Me

Just Invite Me created these amazing invitations that mimicked actual travel documents. They also had luggage tag shaped Save the Dates. Such a fun idea!
AYKM with these amazing colors!??!
Palm Trees + Sunset…..ummmm CANVAS ANYONE??? 😀
And then some suuuuuuuper awesome dinner entertainment. This guy ate SO.MUCH.FIRE. It was ridiculous actually LOL
Aaaaaand we ended the night with one of the coolest things ever!! A Sky Lantern Release. All props to Shannon for this 😉

Jessika Feltz - Details and colors… UH. MAY. ZING.

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Brooke + Mike were another couple referred to us by a good friend of ours, so naturally we were super excited for their big day!!

One of the reasons we include engagement sessions in most of our packages is because we believe its good for our couples to get to know what it feels like to be behind the camera and get a feel of the overall flow of shooting. Its also an awesome opportunity for the 4 of us to just hang out and get to know each other! B+M opted out of the engagement session, but had NO problem feeling the flow on their wedding day!! We totally clicked and had a nice window to shoot lots of B+G shots which we loooooved.

The Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel was the backdrop for the entire day, from getting ready all the way through dancing, and I have to hand it to Victor, the venue coordinator. He did an amazing job and everything went soooo smoothly!

We also were, of course, ecstatic to work with some of our favorites from Tamara Makeup + Hair Artistry. Those girls are SO talented!

B+M, we hope you guys had a FABULOUS honeymoon!! Thanks so much for letting us be a part of your special day! Best wishes!


Venue // The Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel

Coordinator // Victor; Knickerbocker Hotel

Floral // Zuzu’s Petals

DJ // Style Matters

Cake + Sweets // Sarah’s Pastries

Gown Designer // Nicole Miller

B+M opted to do a first look, so we got to find this room of GORGEOUS light for this special moment.

Air conditioning sounds better than 100 degrees right?

Zuzu’s Petals…you guys are FABULOUS and never cease to amaze us with your gorgeous work!

Mar - Beautiful set!

mary ann - wow!

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