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Moira and Brent Loyola Wedding

Moira and Brent were married at the Madonna Della Strata Chapel which is the main chapel on the campus of Loyola University Chicago in the neighborhood of Rogers Park, Chicago.

Night wedding portrait at Loyola University Chicago, Rogers Park, Midwest Wedding Photographer.

Moira and Brent look at the fireworks display that was part of the Loyola Universities Lake Shore Campuses back to school festival for the fall semester.

Bride is getting ready, fitting her sophisticated bridal lace headpiece. Chicago Wedding Photographer
Bride looks at her reflection in mirror, fitting her sophisticated bridal lace headpiece. Chicago Wedding Photographer
Bride and bridesmaid laugh while getting ready. Documentary wedding photography. Midwest Wedding Photographer
Bride fits her J. Crew wedding dress before ceremony. Wedding photojournalistic, Chicago photographers

Moira gets ready for her big day and she looks gorgeous in her J. Crew wedding dress.

J. Crew wedding dress ceremony detailed. Documentary wedding photography, Chicago photographers
groom and best man get ready, fit Bar III Suits. Chicago Wedding Photographer
Groom fixes his collar and Tommy Hilfiger  tie before ceremony, MN Wedding Photographer
Custom cufflinks with maps of chicago, groom gift ideas. Twin Cities Wedding Photographer
Groom urban portrait, Saint Paul Wedding Photographer
Bride walks towards Madonna Della Strada Chapel on the campus of Loyola University Chicago. Chicago Wedding Photographer
Madonna Della Strada Chapel on the campus of Loyola University Chicago. Roman Catholic wedding ceremonies, Chicago wedding photographer

Madonna Della Strada Chapel Wedding Ceremony

Bride and groom hold hands in Roman Catholic wedding ceremonies, Twin Cities Wedding Photographer

Moira and Brent walk to the front of Madonna Della Strada in this light airy black and white wedding portrait

Sock monkey wedding cake cupcake topper looks gorgeous and delicious, Midwest wedding photographrt⁠

Moira & Brent’s sock monkey wedding cake cupcake topper looks gorgeous and delicious ⁠

Their first dance, Brent dips Moira backwards and kisses her

The night of their wedding was also Loyola Universities Lake Shore Campuses back to school festival for the fall semester. We were lucky enough to be able to take some beautiful night portraits with the festivals fireworks display!

 

Dress Designer: J. Crew

Hair Stylist: Maggie Mol

Makeup Artist: Shameka Mendez

Florist: Lynn Fossbender- Pollen

Accessories: Necklace- Bride’s mother’s

Groom’s Suit & Accessories:
Suit- Bar III (Macy’s); tie- Tommy Hilfiger (Macy’s); cufflinks- maps (given by Moira)

Bridal Party Gifts:
MOH- Custom clutch from Etsy; Groomsmen- ties (same as groom), map cufflinks

Rings: Ethan Lord Jewelers

Church: Madonna Della Strada Chapel

Officiant: Fr. Marty O’Donovan (relative of Moira)

Venue: Loyola University’s Cudahy Library

DJ/Band: iPod

Cake & Topper: SpiritMama- etsy

Caterer: Aramark- Loyola

Center Pieces & other decorations:

Floral arrangements- Pollen; globes- Smythson & Yeats Antiques

Party Favors: (donation to Lupus Foundation)

Programs, Place Settings, Guest book, etc:

Guest book- old travel postcards
Ceremony program- designed by Kate D’Esposito

You can also check out their downtown Chicago Illinois Engagement Photography Session blog post too!

Grey Tree Studios relocated to Minnesota’s Twin Cities in 2018 and is now a Minneapolis Wedding Photographer! I am still available to photograph weddings and portrait sessions back in Chicago along with anywhere through out the Midwest!

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