Dawn + Mike ~ Piano Forte Wedding ~ Intimate Chicago Elopement Photography

James and I had the honor of documenting a beautifully unique wedding that was held surrounded by pianos in a showroom in downtown Chicago!

I’ve loved that we’ve gotten to do more of these intimate weddings and elopements this year, and I love even more that people are embracing the idea that their wedding can look however they’d like it to! You don’t need to invite everyone you know, or have it be a big production if that isn’t your thing! You can really do whatever speaks to you and your love, and that’s exactly what Dawn and Mike did!

Their families joined them for their wedding celebration which started with a sweet ceremony at Piano Forte, some time for photos together out in the city, and ended with a delicious dinner together at Palm Restaurant in the Swissotel along the river.

Here are some of our favorites from this perfectly joyful wedding!




Congratulations again Dawn and Mike!! I hope you two smile like that together for the rest of your lives! Sending you so much love! xoxo

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