Jen & Tyler :: A Fulton’s on the River Wedding

I’ve been waiting for quite a while for scans to arrive back from Jen & Tyler’s wedding so I could share this delicious sneak peek with everyone. Now, I know I just posted another Fulton’s on The River wedding only a few weeks ago, but I was lucky enough to photograph not one, but two weddings at this amazing downtown venue in May and I wanted to share both. Especially since in comparing the two we can showcase how differently images at the same venue, with the same team and the same lighting were captured. I am on a personal mission to make each wedding unique to the couple and very much an artistic expression of their love and personalities. But enough talk, let’s meet the gorgeous bride!

Jen got ready in the bridal suite at St. Michael’s Church in Old Town. A church so beautiful inside and out that the mere existence of a real bridal suite there is the cherry on top! I love it!

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Even though they were going to see each other down the aisle in less than 30 minutes, Jen & Tyler wanted to do a first look so that could save and savor this special moment just with each other.

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We are not known for cheesy jumping pictures, but this is an exception. When the bridal party requests a silly pose that represents them somehow, I am all for it! That’s how it becomes theirs and not just some random crazy thing the photographer asked them to do that they felt completely awkward about. And I LOVE this image!

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And a little film love amongst the digital beauties. I adore the magic of these scans! Fairytale!

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In preparation for a night to remember we took the must have photos on LaSalle Bridge! And promised to return, champagne in hand, after sunset.

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The patio at Fulton’s has got to be my all time favorite place for cocktail hour!

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Here we are again! Told you we’d be back for more on LaSalle Bridge! I [heart] this bridge!

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And this last shot could very well be an ad for Fulton’s on the River! Because this is exactly what it feels like to celebrate the best day of your life there!

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As always, no sneak peek is complete without a list of the amazing vendors that this beautiful couple selected to help make their day perfect:

Wedding Coordinator: Kelly Cavanaugh – ClementineCustom Events

Videographer – Gravity Weddings

Florist – A Stem Above

Cake – West Town Bakery

DJ – Toast & Jam

Hair – Pin Me Up

Makeup – Ania Fate from Bobbi Brown

Wedding Dress – Nicole Miller

Bridesmaid Dresses – BHLDN

Jewelry – JCrew

Men’s Tuxes – Macy’s