Dana began her wedding day getting ready at her aunts beautiful home in Joliet, Illinois. Happy and excited, she smiled wide as as she received a gorgeous ring from her mother as her gift of "something blue". The house was full of smiles and nerves as the preparation finished and the Limo arrived.
Ryan spent the morning with his best friends getting ready at Warehouse 109. After discovering the surprise of a Cigar Bar from his future wife, he was anxious to begin the day.
A calmness took over as soon as they saw each other down the aisle. From sweet personal vows to putting a lock on a tree to symbolize their everlasting love, their ceremony was one that brought tears to their eyes.
As soon as the reception began, they immediately started enjoying their day with laughter and sweet moments together.
Photographing these two was such a joy! It is a dream to capture real moments from real couples deeply in love.