What do you do when a hurricane is on the forecast for your wedding day?

That’s exactly what happened to Ann and Jeremy when their wedding was scheduled to happen when Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas.

So, they’ve postponed their big Southern wedding, and decided to still get married on the day originally scheduled, but this time, an intimate ceremony in Chicago, where they live.

I was contacted last minute due to the circumstances, and luckily, my Sunday was clear, and I was blessed to witness these two get married in front of their closest family and friends.

Ann’s first look with her father left me in tears, and I’ll never take it for granted that I get to document such beautiful + precious events like this.

Before the ceremony, Ann, Jeremy, and I did a little city tour to take portraits at different places and it was such a beautiful, warm, and perfect day for that.

Ann wore the most beautiful Marchesa dress and there was not a single head that didn’t turn towards her when we were taking portraits around the city. She looked gorgeous, and Jeremy wore a beautiful suit and tie that complimented her dress. They looked like rockstars and what an incredible experience it was to witness them both having the most amazing day, after such a disappointment with their original wedding being postponed.

Their ceremony was the most heartfelt, full of emotional moments, followed by a powerful speech by Ann’s father, Bryson.

The ceremony was full of joy, dancing, and laughter, and I am so thankful I’ve met all of these lovely people.

I truly believe that good things come out from any bad situation, and for them, it was a blessing to wed in an intimate ceremony with the ones closest to their heart. And now they will still get to live yet, another celebration of their love, in a big and southern style, just like they had dreamed, and deserve.

Congrats, Ann and Jeremy!

Venue:  The Viceroy

Dress: Marchesa

Caterer: Boka Group



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