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John & Kathleen Married Old St. Patrick’s Church Chicago

John & Kathleen Married Old St. Patrick’s Church Chicago with wedding reception at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Double Door Chicago Bride Groom Candid wedding photography, Minneapolis Wedding Photographer

They were such a fun couple to work with and were truly joyous the entire day celebrating their love with their family and friends! This was taken in front of the Double Door in Wicker Park.

Bridesmaid getting ready, candid documentary wedding photography
Detail of brides wedding veil and purple flowers in her hair, vintage toned
Mother of the bride zipping up the wedding dress, getting ready candid wedding photography
Old St Patrick's Catholic Church Chicago, bridal room
Old St Patrick's Catholic Church Chicago wedding ceremony
Old St Patrick's Catholic Church Chicago blessing wedding ceremony
Old St Patrick's Catholic Church Chicago, bride and groom at altar
Old St. Patrick's Catholic Church Chicago, bride and groom candid

A cute moment between the bride and groom after their wedding ceremony at Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago.

Bride laughing, urban wedding photography, alternative wedding photography
Action photo of bride and groom running from the rain, Wicker Park Chicago

It started to rain a bit, October in Chicago, so the bride and groom started to run for cover.

John & Kathleen, photojournalism bridal party wedding portrait photography in front of the Double Door concert venue Chicago

We were getting ready to take a bridal party portrait in front of the Double Door concert venue in Wicker Park when this gentleman stopped to ask what was going on.

John & Kathleen, candid bridal party wedding portrait photography in front of the Double Door concert venue Chicago, Midwest Wedding Photographer
John & Kathleen, bridal party wedding portrait photography in front of the Double Door concert venue Chicago
John & Kathleen, documentary candid wedding portrait photography in front of the Double Door concert venue Chicago
John & Kathleen, the Cliff Dwellers Club groomsmen cocktail hour in front of fireplace, St Paul Wedding Photographer

Groomsmen hanging out by the fireplace at the Cliff Dwellers Club in downtown Chicago.

John & Kathleen, Balcony of the Cliff Dwellers Club wedding photography portrait
John & Kathleen, Balcony of the Cliff Dwellers Club bride and groom wedding photojournalism with view of Chicago skyline
John & Kathleen, Balcony of the Cliff Dwellers Club groomsmen cocktail hour
John & Kathleen, Bride walking down Michigan Avenue near the Art Institute Chicago, photojournalist, documentary
John & Kathleen, fun candid wedding photography portraits downtown Chicago
Chicago Cultural Center Wedding Reception, Chicago Wedding Photographers

How gorgeous is the Chicago Cultural Center with it’s glass dome ceilings and beautiful nature themed murals on the walls for a wedding reception?

Library card place setting for wedding reception, Minneapolis Wedding Photographer
Chicago Cultural Center Wedding Photography Portraits, Bride and Groom, Chicago Wedding Photographer, black and white photojournalism
Chicago Cultural Center Wedding Photography Portraits, Bride and Groom, Chicago Wedding Photographer
Chicago Cultural Center Wedding Photography Portraits, documentary, photojournalism, candid

One of my favorite images from the whole day is this sweet candid moment with available light black and white image of the bride and groom at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Chicago Cultural Center Wedding Photography First dance
Chicago Cultural Center Wedding Photography, entire Wedding Reception photo

Yes that’s the entire wedding reception of guests! The bride and groom wanted a huge group photo of everyone who attended their wedding. Thankfully the Chicago Cultural Center’s staircase were the perfect spot to get everyone in!

Some additional tidbits!

Getting ready: Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro
Ceremony: Old St. Patrick’s Church Chicago, IL
Pre-Reception: The Cliff Dwellers Club
Reception: Chicago Cultural Center
Reception Music: Rocerfellers Orchestra & the Delta Rhythm Kings
Caterer: Taste America Catering
Dress Designer: Dame Couture

Theresa is now a Minneapolis Wedding Photographer based in the Twin Cities Minneapolis Uptown neighborhood just outside downtown MPLS. No worries though! She can still travel back to Chicago to document your wedding or engagement photos, just send her an email or giver her a call for more details.

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