Category Archives: Wedding Articles

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, Illinois

Whenever a couple chooses Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, Illinois as their wedding venue, we are ecstatic! As this one of a kind space couldn’t be more beautiful! Bull Valley Golf Club is set […]

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Drury Lane Theater in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Drury Lane Theater would be a wonderful choice for your wedding venue! Booking a wedding venue is a crucial part to planning your wedding. You and your partner will be looking for the perfect location […]

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Riverside Receptions & Conference Center in Geneva, Illinois

Are you aware of why Riverside Receptions & Conference Center in Geneva, Illinois would be a great choice for your wedding venue? Your wedding venue will be the base of your big day. Therefore, it should […]

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Top Traditions at a Serbian Wedding

Are you aware of the many traditions that a Serbian wedding presents? Every wedding is unique in its own way, just as every culture is. That’s why it is so intriguing to discover how various […]

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Kim & Joseph Wedding Reception Chateau Ritz in Niles IL

We had a great wedding  day at Chateau Ritz in Niles  with Kim and Joseph celebrating their wedding.  The day started at Kim parents’ home in Chicago where the bride got ready and she had […]

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park, Illinois

Are you aware of why Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park, Illinois would be a wonderful venue for your big day? Throughout your life, you have visited many incredible places. Each place holds its own meanings and […]

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Blackstone Golf Course in Marengo, Illinois

Do you know why Blackstone Golf Course in Marengo, Illinois would be the perfect wedding venue for your big day? How many places in your life hold a special meaning? Think of the place where […]

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The Best Gift for Your Bridesmaids for their Participation in Your Wedding

Have you chosen a gift for your bridesmaids yet? The ladies you have chosen to stand by your side on your big day are proudly wearing the title of Bridesmaid. These wonderful women have likely […]

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Meridian Banquet & Conference Center in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Are you aware of the reasons why Meridian Banquet & Conference Center in Rolling Meadows, Illinois would be a great venue for your big day? Every couple spends a great deal of their time looking for […]

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Alex and Frank wedding Venuti’s

Coming to you on the blog today is Alex and Franks’s October wedding, which is a serious contender for one of the most fun weddings we have ever had the chance to photograph.   From […]

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The Photography Journey to Dorothy & Abbe’s “Trash the Dress” Photo Session

A “Trash the Dress” photo session certainly is beautiful! As photographers, we truly enjoy getting the opportunity to get to know the special people we meet. We get to learn more about who they are, […]

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Alyssa and Alex Countryside Engagement Lake in the Hills IL

We are thrilled to meet Alyssa and Alex in our area. We witnessed Alex surprise proposal that took place in Chicago last year.  Alyssa and Alex decided for a  destination engagement session in NW suburbs […]

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How to Host an Authentic Indian Wedding Ceremony

An Indian Wedding is certainly a beautiful experience! Heartfelt traditions, beautiful colors, unique attire; there are so many lovely details that come together to comprise such a gorgeous event. Known for their festive atmosphere and […]

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Drake Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois

Are you aware of why the Drake Hotel would be a wonderful wedding venue? As an engaged couple planning your wedding, you will have a large list of potential venues to choose from. Think of […]

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The Best Dress Cuts That Will Work for Any Party or Wedding

Everyone who attends a wedding wants to look good in the photos, including the guests. So, naturally, most people spend quite a bit of time and money searching out the perfect outfit. For the bride […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Jewish Wedding Ceremony Traditions

Are you aware of what the top ten most popular Jewish wedding ceremony traditions are? The world is filled with many different and intriguing cultures. They create a unique way of life for all of […]

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Nicole and Nate Wedding at Boulder Ridge Golf Course

Congratulations Nicole and Nate! What a great day we had at Boulder Ridge Golf Club in Lake in the Hills.! Nicole and Nate arrived shortly after 3PM after they got ready at their homes in Lake in […]

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How to Include Your Dog in Your Engagement Photos

Are you now celebrating your engagement? If so, congratulations! As humans, it is said that a dog is our most loyal companion in life, aside from our partner. The kind and loyal nature of a […]

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6 Tips for Staying Calm on Your Wedding Day to Present Beautiful Photos

Quite often, you will hear many people advising you to stay calm on your wedding day! This is great advice for many reasons, as it will allow you to enjoy your special day without stress, […]

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Unique Photos You Should Capture on Your Wedding Day

Whether you are searching for wedding photo inspiration or you have a basic idea of wedding photos that you would like to see in your own wedding album, your creative side is certainly flowing, as […]

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Our Personal Approach and Style to Capturing a Wedding

As you have likely seen, many photographers approach wedding photography in their own way. There are lots of Wedding Photography Styles but here is described ours: There are plenty of different ways a photographer can […]

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Advice for Being Photographed as a Shy Bride on Your Wedding Day

It’s a completely normal thing to be shy on your wedding day. There is nothing wrong with it. On your wedding day, you will be surrounded by a large list of guests, some of whom […]

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Reasons Why We Don’t Offer Just Digital Files to Our Clients

These days, couples are storing all of their photos and memories on their computer, through digital files. However, with hackers and technical malfunctions, computers tend to fail and those precious memories are lost forever. This […]

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When Should You Book Your Wedding Photographer?

Booking your wedding photographer in a timely manner is of importance! Creating a timeline when planning your wedding will ensure that you have everything booked and ready for the big day. For example, venues are […]

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Linda and Steve – Wedding The Westin Michigan Avenue

I’ve photographed weddings at beaches, in churches, hotels, courthouses, backyards, and barns, and there’s always something about heading into the big city that makes me giddy! Maybe it’s the fact that I did grew up […]

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3 Cherished Photos to Capture on Your Wedding Day

The anticipation of your wedding day is building. Imagining yourself walking down the aisle, joining hands with your fiancé, and promising to love each other unconditionally, is enough to make your heart beat faster. There […]

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Winner of the 2018 Editors’ Choice Award for Wedding Photography

We are so honored to have been awarded the 2018 Editor’s Choice Award for wedding photography! We are one of Two Bright Lights’ most frequently published members and recognized as part of an exclusive group […]

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Inspiring and Creative Ways to Photograph Your Wedding Rings

Your wedding rings are such an important symbolization of your marriage! When you marry your partner, you will exchange many promises. Every promise will be highlighted within your vows. These promises will help you create […]

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Marin and Michael Wedding at Lawry’s The Prime Rib- Chicago

Winter Wedding in Chicago   Marin and Michael Wedding Ceremony and Reception at Lawry’s The Prime Rib, Chicago, IL I’ve photographed weddings at beaches, in churches, hotels, courthouses, backyards, and barns, and there’s always something about […]

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Top Reasons to Have a Trash the Dress Photoshoot

A Trash the Dress photoshoot will let you express you creativity! There will be many trends that bring unique qualities and experiences to your wedding day. From unique color palettes to stunning elements of decor, […]

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Hoosier Grove Barn Wedding – Streamwood

Julie and Jeff – Hoosier Grove Barn Wedding in Streamwood IL  I’m sure you’ve heard the saying that every wedding should incorporate something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. WELL, Fun fact #1: […]

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Inspiration for Formal Photos to Capture on Your Wedding Day

On your wedding day, there are many formal photos that you will want to capture. After all, each person attending your big day holds a such a special place in both you and your partner’s […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Have an Unplugged Wedding

Do you know the many reasons as to why you should have an unplugged wedding? Today, the world is filled with cellphones and sharing experiences on social media. Even classrooms and life at home has […]

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