Chicago is a very cool town. When Sarah and Chris asked me to help tell the photographic story of their wedding celebration, I was equally impressed with their laid back style, their sense for creativity, and that they wanted me to travel to one of the cooler cities in the middle part of the country. We did some great getting ready photos at the Wit Hotel in the heart of Chicago and then did a really incredible first look session in a park in the middle of State street: we were simultaneously alone and surrounded by hundreds of people. At one point a bus full of people drove by and everyone was hanging out of the windows and hootin’ and hollerin’. From there, we made our way to the Bean in Millennium Park for a private and secret ceremony with only Sarah and Chris. Finally, we journeyed to Chicago’s art district to the gallery space, Art Revolution. It was an incredible adventure and a super fun wedding to photograph and document. I do love a good destination wedding: have camera, will travel. Here are a collection of images from their story:
Drew is an Oakland Wedding Photographer and a San Francisco Wedding Photographer and a Bay area wedding photographer; an Oakland wedding photojournalist and a San Francisco wedding photojournalist; while he is based in the Bay area, Drew regularly photographs for clients throughout all of California, including Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, San Jose, Marin County, Santa Cruz, Eureka, Santa Rosa, Mendocino, Monterey, Sacramento, Santa Barbra, and Napa, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Nevada, all across the USA and everywhere on Earth. He specializes in creative storytelling and artistic wedding photojournalism. In addition he photographs elopements, Jewish weddings, Catholic weddings, Zoroastrian weddings, Orthodox weddings, Muslim Weddings, Atheist weddings, Secular weddings, Pagan weddings, Hindu weddings, Shinto weddings, Buddhist weddings, Taoist weddings, same sex weddings, same gender weddings, gay weddings, LGBT weddings, and is a proud supporter of equal marriage rights. You can view more of his documentary style wedding work here, and more of his photojournalism, editorial, and lifestyle work here.