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Category Archives: Weddings

Chicago Wedding Photography | Peoria Wedding Photography | Wedding Collections

After talking with some of my past brides, I am really happy to announce that I have revamped my Wedding Collections to be more inclusive of what my brides are looking for! I have added more options for hours of coverage and more A la Carte options.

I am booking for 2019 weddings! Contact me today to receive my new Wedding Collections.

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Summer Wedding with Vintage Details at Warehouse 109 by Joanna Smith Photography

This Warehouse 109 Wedding was an absolute dream to photograph. Beautiful details, a gorgeous and bubbly bride, a beautiful but HOT day, and a seriously amazing venue. Oh, and they brought in an ICE CREAM TRUCK! The bride and groom even served their guests the ice cream.

If you’re looking for a unique and very cool wedding venue in the Chicago suburbs, Warehouse 109 is it! There is an entire gallery wall full of antique motorcycles, a vintage bar, an Airstream lounge, string lights, and so many more cool elements that make it such a stunning venue! It is such a different and beautiful space. Definitely a photographer’s dream.

Jill and Kevin’s wedding was a super fun day full of rustic and vintage details and big belly laughs. It will definitely go down as one of my favorite weddings to date. Check out some of my favorites from their June wedding.

Venue // Warehouse 109 in Plainfield, Illinois

Makeup // Paula Heckenast of City Lights Makeup Artistry

Ice Cream Truck // Windy City Ice Cream

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Lisa + Susan | Monastero’s Wedding in Chicago, Illinois

I absolutely love photographing a same sex wedding!! There’s two of everything I love photographing – brides, bouquets, sparkly rings. But I especially love the support, emotion, and LOVE that surrounds same sex couples.

Lisa and Susan are some of the sweetest and most genuine people I have met. These two definitely made an impression on me in the short time I’ve known them. The entire day was packed full of emotions, sweet moments, and love.

They were married on a beautiful August day at Monastero’s in Chicago, Illinois. After a quick first look, we headed to Legion Park before the ceremony for some quick pictures outside then headed back to the Botticelli room at Monastero’s for the ceremony. This Sicilian restaurant is a unique and gorgeous setting for a wedding!

Here are some of my favorites from their wedding.

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Congratulations again to Lisa and Susan!

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Jill & Kevin | Warehouse 109 Wedding in Plainfield, Illinois

This wedding was an absolute dream to photograph. Beautiful details, a gorgeous and bubbly bride, a beautiful but HOT day, a seriously amazing venue, and they brought in an ICE CREAM TRUCK! The bride and groom even served their guests the ice cream.

If you’re looking for a unique and very cool wedding venue in the Chicago suburbs, Warehouse 109 is it! There is an entire gallery wall full of antique motorcycles, a vintage bar, an Airstream lounge, string lights, and so many more cool elements that make it such a stunning venue! It is such a different and beautiful space, definitely a photographer’s dream.

Jill and Kevin’s wedding was a super fun day full of laughs and definitely one of my favorite weddings to date. Check out some of my favorites from their June wedding.

Venue // Warehouse 109 in Plainfield, Illinois

Makeup // Paula Heckenast of City Lights Makeup Artistry

Ice Cream Truck // Windy City Ice Cream

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Jeff & Alyssa | Rolling Meadows Wedding | Meridian Banquets

This wedding will always be memorable to me. The day started off gloomy during preparation photos and poured down rain during the ceremony. Immediately after their ceremony ended and all the indoor portraits were finished, the clouds broke and the sun came out. It was the most perfect timing. Since the weather had been so gloomy, the Prairie Center for the Arts was almost empty when we arrived which gave us free reign over any area we wanted to use for photographs. I was able to capture some fun surprises throughout the day from the bridal party and some co-workers which was a first for me. Above all, I was able to capture some really beautiful moments between Jeff and Alyssa which is really what makes this wedding so memorable to me. Check out some of my favorites from their June wedding.

Venue // Prairie Center for the Arts & Merdian Banquets

Cake // Baking Institute

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2016-08-12_0009Congratulations to Jeff and Alyssa! I wish you a lifetime of happiness together.

 

 

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