"Cathy. You're not going to believe this, but LeVar totally has my Air Jordan's that I saved from high school. He has the metal box and everything." It might have been the proudest moment of my life, seeing that someone else besides myself felt those shoes were cool enough to save.
It's been a while since we've worked a fourteen hour day. Two ceremonies. Multiple locations. Two cultures. One wedding. We were absolutely exhausted but it was so completely worth it. Anu and Michael are some of the kindest clients we've ever had and made us feel like a member of their family from the moment we arrived.
It was our first time shooting a wedding at Lake Shore East Park. We'd never been there before and to be honest, we really didn't even know it existed before they told us. I realize now that I've been missing out on a beautiful park that made for a gorgeous urban wedding ceremony.
Lauren and Wes just wanted a nice collection of photos for their save the dates and Facebook, so I suggested doing one of our Mini Session near our home in the Northwest suburbs, instead of a full length Chicago Engagement Session. I ended up doing their Mini Session at Grant Forest Preserve -- situated between Round Lake Beach and Fox Lake, on Long Lake (where our ho[...]