Chad & Elizabeth | Chapel in the Pines, Sycamore, IL Wedding Photography

Things are winding down over here as I prepare for the birth of my third child, but I’m happy to be able to share this recent wedding with ya’ll!! It’s a little cliche to say how sweet and awesome your clients are, but seriously, Chad and Elizabeth are some of the best people out there!
chapel_in_the_pines_12 chapel_in_the_pines_01 I love this moment captured by my second shooter of Chad waiting to see Elizabeth for the first time. Such sweet, nervous anticipation!chapel_in_the_pines_02 chapel_in_the_pines_03 chapel_in_the_pines_04 chapel_in_the_pines_05 The mosquitoes before the ceremony were INSANE. And thanks to Photoshop you’ll never see them or the red splotches they left all over C&E.  These two were incredible the whole time.chapel_in_the_pines_06 chapel_in_the_pines_07 I just can’t resist a beautiful field of summer wildflowers!chapel_in_the_pines_08 chapel_in_the_pines_09 chapel_in_the_pines_10 chapel_in_the_pines_11 The ceremony and reception were at Chapel in the Pines. Such a cute little place!chapel_in_the_pines_13 chapel_in_the_pines_14 chapel_in_the_pines_15 chapel_in_the_pines_16 chapel_in_the_pines_17 chapel_in_the_pines_18 chapel_in_the_pines_19 chapel_in_the_pines_20 chapel_in_the_pines_21 chapel_in_the_pines_22One of my favorite things to photograph at a wedding is the moment the bride and groom walk away from their guests after the recessional. The moment that they’re like, “What the WHAT?!?! We’re MARRIED!?!?” chapel_in_the_pines_23 chapel_in_the_pines_25

Thank you so much, Chad and Elizabeth, for being so wonderful during your day! It was hot and buggy, but you guys rocked EVERYTHING!!

Also, huge, HUGE thanks to the wonderful Gisselle for helping me out with this wedding!!

Chad & Elizabeth | Married July 12, 2014 | Sycamore, IL

Hair and Makeup: Dolce Vita Salon and Day Spa
Florist: Silk flowers put together by the bride
Dress: David’s Bridal
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: David’s Bridal
Tuxes: Men’s Warehouse
Ceremony site: Chapel in the Pines, Sycamore
Reception Venue: Chapel in the Pines reception hall, Sycamore
Caterer: Premier Catering
Cake: Pies from Sycamore Parkway Family Restaurant
DJ: DJ Masters worldwide

What is your favorite memory from your wedding day?
Chad: Watching Elizabeth walk down the aisle, almost a surreal feeling.
Elizabeth: Seeing Chad for the first time during the first look photos…it eased ALL my nerves.

If you could, is there anything you would have done differently?
Chad: Not one thing, it went so smoothly.
Elizabeth: Nothing! It was perfect.

Best piece of advice for brides and grooms?
Chad: Plan ahead, reserve as soon as you can, make a budget, work TOGETHER.
Elizabeth: Do things your way…take advice but do not let it dictate your decisions. Do not stress the little things.

Where did/will you go on your honeymoon?
Chad: To be determined…somewhere warm, maybe a few long weekend vacations throughout the winter.

Anything else you’d like to say about your wedding day?
Chad: It was perfect, thankful for all the help and services, glad we did it our way.
Elizabeth: I cannot believe how perfect it was. What a blessing it was to share our day with our loved ones!

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12 Responses to Chad & Elizabeth | Chapel in the Pines, Sycamore, IL Wedding Photography

  1. Laura says:

    Beautiful!!! Elizabeth could be a Princess Kate lookalike! I love how they fit together in those wildflower photos – like they were made for each other! 🙂

  2. Faye says:

    Wow this couple is easy on the eyes! Stunning. I love all your black and whites! Now…can you relax before bambino number three???

  3. Rachel says:

    Beautiful!!! The first one of the two of them in the wildflowers – my favourite!

  4. Megan D says:

    I want her hair!! SO so pretty! I love their first look photos. You did such a great job!! xoxo

  5. stephaniebannonphotography says:

    Holy moly! Gorgeous couple. They look so happy and genuine. Great JOB!

  6. Tammy says:

    This couple is gorgeous! I love all the love in every single one of these. Amazing job!

  7. shannon says:

    STUNNING….such a stunning wedding. every image i just love!! so well done!

  8. Love me a good wedding and this one certainly didn’t disappoint! Beautiful images of a rockin’ hot couple! High fives all around 🙂

  9. Wow good looking couple!!! You can just see the love and joy in these photos, such a gorgeous wedding, and an awesome job by you!!

  10. Lovvvvve!!! That pic at the front of the aisle with her dad…priceless!! And their first look! Gosh! Made me all teary! What a perfect day!!!

  11. kim says:

    Wow are they a stunning couple!! Beautiful all around!

  12. Micah says:

    What a perfectly beautiful wedding!! Great job capturing all of it!

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