December 11, 2014

We were so thrilled that Stephanie and Ryan’s outdoor wedding ceremony went off without a hitch even though it rained most of the afternoon! We ended up getting to take photos at a few great indoor spots, though, so no complaints on our end! The getting ready and first look photos at the Palmer House Hilton were fantastic, we were able to duck into the Art Institute for a few as well before heading to Union Station. The ceremony and reception were held at the breathtaking Galleria Marchetti. Here are a few of our favorite shots!

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Kristin Parra and Eva Ho

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Kevin Price

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December 6, 2014

Saturday - December 6th

Dan (aka DJ Demchuk) @ Northside (1635 N. Damen Ave) 10pm-3am | Open Format

Sunday - December 7th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country

Kevin (aka DJ K.price) @Flagship | Open Format

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee’s | All Vinyl Night

Monday - December 8th

Adam on 88.7 (WLUW) – 6-8 PM | Open Format Radio Show

Tuesday - December 9th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Wednesday - December 10th

Dan (aka DJ Demchuk) on 88.3 (WZRD) – 10PM-1am | Open Format Radio Show

Thursday - December 11th

Dan (aka DJ Demchuk) @ Five Star Bar (1424 W. Chicago Ave) – 10pm-2am | Rock/Punk/Metal

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ The Nosh Market (440 S. LaSalle) – 11am-2pm | All Vinyl Lunch Hour

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country

Friday - December 12th

Ed @ Dark Horse | Open Format

Kevin (aka DJ K.price) @ Holiday Club | 80s Videos

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country/Pop/Indie

Saturday - December 13th

Dan (aka DJ Demchuk) @ Northside (1635 N. Damen Ave) 10pm-3am | Open Format

Sunday - December 14th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country

Kevin (aka DJ K.price) @Flagship | Open Format

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee’s | All Vinyl Night

Monday - December 15th

Adam on 88.7 (WLUW) – 6-8 PM | Open Format Radio Show

Tuesday - December 16th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Wednesday - December 17th

Dan (aka DJ Demchuk) on 88.3 (WZRD) – 10PM-1am | Open Format Radio Show

Thursday - December 18th

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ The Nosh Market (440 S. LaSalle) – 11am-2pm | All Vinyl Lunch Hour

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country

Dan (aka DJ Demchuk) @ Five Star Bar (1424 W. Chicago Ave) – 10pm-2am | Rock/Punk/Metal

Friday - December 19th

Adam @ Dark Horse | Open Format

Kevin (aka DJ K.price) @ Holiday Club | 80s Videos

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country/Pop/Indie

December 2, 2014

A couple of years ago we photographed Laura and Joe’s one year anniversary session in Chicago and we were beyond thrilled when they contacted us for photos of their newborn Jeffrey last month! He was so alert for the whole photo session that we’re sure he took a good nap afterward. Here are a few of our favorite shots!

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December 1, 2014

Amy and Leo held their wedding festivities in the heart of downtown Chicago. They got ready at the Intercontinental Hotel next door to the Tribune building. Then we headed to the top of the Tribune tower for their first look. The historic Crown at the Tribune Tower has simply stunning views and provided the perfect backdrop for their outdoor wedding ceremony. The guests lingered on the rooftop for cocktails before heading down to Howells & Hood for a delicious meal and lots of dancing! Here are just a few of our favorite photos from the day.

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Shelley Anderson and Kristin Parra

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Neville Allen

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November 30, 2014

It was a slightly rainy day for Amy and Jeremy’s Chicago wedding, but that didn’t stop them from capturing some beautiful photos at one of our favorite covered spots, Union Station, after they got ready at the W Hotel. Then we headed to the North side for their ceremony and reception held at Mrs. Murphy’s and Sons Irish Bistro on Lincoln Avenue. It was a beautiful evening and here are a few of our favorite shots!

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Hadassah Bullis and Maggie Mui

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Lexi Zajdel

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November 20, 2014

Katie and Greg’s style really showed through in their wedding! We loved the orange colors for the beautifully sunny September day they had. The ceremony was held at St. Edna’s Catholic Church in Arlington Heights and the reception was held at the Royal Melbourne Country Club in Long Grove. We had a blast and here are a few of our favorites!

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Kristin Parra and Hadassah Bullis

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November 19, 2014

Jerrie loves to bake and cook, so they brought us to their apartment for a Julia Child inspired engagement session. It was cupcakes galore and we loved their adorable and creative ideas! Then we headed outside to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and take photos at nearby Montrose Harbor. We can’t wait for their wedding next spring at Vincent restaurant in Andersonville. Here are a few of our favorite shots!

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November 17, 2014

We caught up with Christina and Maureen and their three dogs at a small, but beautiful park on an empty lot near their Chicago home toward the end of October for their engagement photos. We can’t wait for their wedding next month at ARTango on Ravenswood. Here are just a few favorites from their engagement session.

Cage and Aquarium Photographer: Shelley Anderson

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November 16, 2014

We loved the vision that Kevin and Abbey had for their wedding photos and despite the rainy September day, we were able to capture many gorgeous photos at historic Chicago locations. We started with getting ready photos at the Congress Plaza Hotel downtown on Michigan Avenue. Their ceremony was held at the stunning Rockefeller Memorial Chapel on University of Chicago’s campus. The celebration resumed at the Columbus Park Refectory on Chicago’s west side. We simply love the look of this classic wedding! Here are a few of our favorite photos.

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Shelley Anderson and Alex Friedland

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Tyler Huffman

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Photographer: Cage and Aquarium

DJ: Cage and Aquarium

Caterer: Food for Thought

Planner: An Event Less Ordinary

Ceremony: Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

Reception: Columbus Park Refectory

Videographer: Vanilla Video

November 14, 2014

Lisa and Tim had a wonderful (yet slightly chilly!) fall engagement session by Lake Michigan and in the South Loop of downtown Chicago. These photos are getting us excited for their wedding next spring at stunning South Branch Bar and Grill! Here are a few of our favorites.

Cage and Aquarium Photographer: Katie Ricard

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