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Sue + David // Montego Bay, Jamaica

Sue has been a friend of ours for many years, so we were honored and excited to be able to capture her wedding in Montego Bay, Jamaica! The wedding ceremony and reception took place at the Iberostar Rose Hall Suites on 10.10.10. Sue spent more than a year planning every detail of this wedding, and it all came together perfectly. The bright pinks and orange colors used for the flowers and programs look amazing against Sue's beautiful white dress, and the colorful backdrop of the resort. Sue and David are truly the perfect pair, and we are so glad we could capture these wonderful memories on film for them. Enjoy!

Music: "Apollo 13 Closing Credits" By: James Horner. Copyright, 2006 Silva America.

Geetika + Amit

Three days of celebration, dancing, and culture ended with an amazing Same Day Edit. Geetika and Amit started their three-day wedding with a mehendi celebration at India House Restaurant and Banquet Hall in Schaumburg. Their second day was an engagement party at The Westin O'Hare. The third day was a culmination of pageantry with tons of color and family surrounding the couple at The Westin O'Hare. An "A List" of vendors was coordinated by the outstanding team at Symplify Event Designs:

Mehendi Designer: Kamini Nimish Barodia
Bridal makeup and hair: Maliha Khan with LKMK Makeup
DJ: DJ Monu with Monu Creative Sounds
Photographer: Kyle Flubacker
Design: Yanni Design Studio
Baraat Horse: Maharaja Farm
Wedding Coordinator: Symplify Event Designs

Trailer Music: "Sajdaa" By: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. Copyright, 2010 Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.

MaryRay + Frank

This was such a beautiful wedding in so many ways. As MaryRay got ready for her big day, there were so many smiles in the room. MaryRay and Frank’s wedding ceremony took place at the beautiful Holy Family Parish in Chicago. After they exchanged vows, their reception was held at the Modern Wing at The Art Museum in Chicago. One of the most memorable moments was when MaryRay’s Father handed over his favorite picture of MaryRay to Frank. You’ll have to watch the trailer for this tear-jerker. Congratulations MaryRay and Frank!

Music: "Lives Entwined" by Matthew Mayfield.
Planner: Affairs With Linda
Design: Kehoe Designs
Band: Indigo

Abbey + Dan

Abbey and Dan were such a fun couple. They came to us as a referral-looking for our cinematic style. During our first meeting, you could tell that they appreciated the artistry and creativity that goes into producing our wedding films. Abbey and Dan, we hope the trailer is a wonderful memory of this wonderful day.
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Congress Plaza Hotel
Floral: e. melone (
Hair: Sara Saltanovitz with Beauty On Call
Makeup: Chicago Eyelashes
Music: "For You" by Peter Bradley Adams. Copyright 2009, Sarathan Records.

Rebecca + Lauren

Lauren and Rebecca met while they attended the University of Notre Dame. They loved our cinematic style and loved our use of the Steadicam (the flying camera) in our wedding trailers. Because it was raining most of the morning, Lauren and Rebecca had their first look in the beautiful lobby of The Palmer House Hilton hotel in downtown Chicago. Their wedding ceremony was at the historic Holy Family Church in Chicago. The wedding reception followed at The Palmer House with music provided by Don Cagen Orchestra. Congratulations Rebecca and Lauren! We wish you many years of happiness together.

Coordinator: Claudia with As You Wish
Reception Music: Don Cagen Orchestra
Photographer: Tao with Lenswork Studio
Cake: Take The Cake
Florist: A Perfect Petal
Hair: Ashley Young
Make Up: Rachel Reiman
Transportation: Windy City Limousine

Music: "The Only Thing That's Beautiful in Me" by Rush of Fools. Copyright 2008, MIDAS RECORDS.

Katie + Shawn // A Vineyard Wedding

When we got an e-mail from Katie, asking if we could capture her wedding at a vineyard near St. Louis, Missouri, we were so excited. Vineyards are the perfect setting for weddings! Katie and Shawn started the day early with makeup and hair. After that, they had their first look in the vineyard. We then took a trolley around St. Louis to all the main attractions: the St. Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium, the Gateway Arch Riverfront, the Soulard Farmers Market, and to top it all off...we were given unprecedented access to the Anheuser-Busch grounds and captured a few shots inside the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale stable! This amazing day was complete with a beautiful wedding ceremony and reception on the grounds of Villa Antonio Winery in Hillsboro, Missouri. Congratulations, Katie and Shawn! May you have many years of happy memories!

Music: "What I Wouldn't Do" by A Fine Frenzy. Copyright 2009, Virgin Records America, Inc.
Photographer: Linda A. Rivard Photography

Natalie + Dave // A Hinsdale Wedding

Natalie and Dave's love was evident throughout their entire day. It started out with thoughtful cards. You could see the twinkle in their eyes, as they were getting ready and reading them out loud. The wedding ceremony was held at Evangelical Covenant Church of Hinsdale. Their beautiful reception was at Medinah Country Club. Special thanks to the incredibly talented Michael Rastall Photography for introducing this wonderful couple to our work.

Music: "Full Attention" by Jimmy Riddle. Copyright 2007, Vineyard Music USA

Ashley + Brian // A Surprise Same Day Edit

Several months before Ashley and Brian's wedding, Ashley's parents approached Delack Media Group with an idea. They wanted us to create a Love Story + baby slideshow video to be shown at their wedding reception...with a twist. At the end of the video would be a surprise same day edit of Ashley and Brian's trailer. We loved the idea, so we worked for months planning the execution of this same day edit. With a team of talented crew members, we pulled it off. Ashley and Brian had no idea that we were working behind-the-scenes all day on editing their wedding trailer. Needless to say, when their wedding trailer was projected on a huge wall at Germania Place, you could see the look in their eyes...they were in awe. Laughs, tears, and plenty of applause from the wedding guests followed. The night was a huge success!

Ashley and Brian's reaction to the Same Day Edit:

To view their entire Love Story + Baby Slideshow + Surprise Same Day Edit video presentation, click below:

Special thanks to the wonderful Robyn Rachel Photography for introducing Ashley and Brian to us.
Ceremony: St. James Chapel in Chicago
Reception: Germania Place
Hair: Alli and Elizabeth of Planet Color Salon
Makeup: Katie of Salon 214 West in Bartlett

Music: "White Dress". Copyright 2010 by Ben Rector.

Monica + Ryan // A Glenview Wedding

Monica and Ryan were such a joy to work with. Their wedding ceremony took place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Glenview. Their wedding reception was held at the beautiful Evanston Golf Club. Be sure to check out the amazing flowers by Jay Michael of "Designed..." out of Burbank, California. His e-mail is: A special thanks to Robyn Rachel Photography for introducing this wonderful couple to our work.
Music: "Meteor Shower" by Owl City. Copyright 2009, Universal Records. Available on iTunes.