Juli Valdez Chicago Tag

Ashley + Nathan // Chicago Union Station Same Day Edit


After looking at many videographer options for their wedding, Ashley and Nathan saw our work and fell in love. Through the help and coordination of Big City Bride, all of their magical wedding dreams were transformed into a beautiful tapestry.

They came to us with the idea of doing a same day edit. Because St. James Chapel couldn’t fit all of their guests, they wanted everyone to share in the joy of their beautiful day. We put together a slideshow of their baby + family + dating pictures, added some speeches and video from the dress rehearsal night and combined all of that into this wedding trailer, which was shown at their reception.

Decked out in black and gold (Purdue University’s colors-where Ashley and Nathan both graduated), Chicago’s Union Station looked absolutely stunning. There were so many details in this wedding….the amazing dresses, the beautiful cake, the royal trumpeters, the painter…we could go on and on, but watch for yourself…this unforgettable wedding video trailer.
Ashley + Nathan’s reaction to their Same Day Edit, which played at their reception inside Union Station:

They also had Jim Cornelison, the famous singer, perform his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner at their reception

Rehearsal Dinner: Mid-America Club
Ceremony: St. James Chapel
Reception: Chicago Union Station
Wedding Planner: Big City Bride
Design: Kehoe Designs
Rolls Royce: Flying Lady Livery
Bridal Makeup: Adam J Salon-Naperville
Bridesmaids Hair: Beauty on Call
Bridesmaids Makeup: Juli Valdez
Cake: Amy Beck Cake Design
Painter/Artist: Tom Fagan
Band: High Society Orchestra
DJ: Monastero Entertainment
Cinematography: Delack Media Group

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Cindy + Satish // A Patrick C. Haley Mansion Outdoor Wedding Video Trailer


Cindy and Satish had a beautiful outdoor wedding at the Patrick C. Haley Mansion in Joliet, Illinois. Their day started out together with a first look at the Cancer Survivor’s Garden in Chicago’s Grant Park. As Cindy walked underneath the massive wrought iron archway to meet Satish on the other side of the garden, the image gave us chills. After they met, we did a photo session around the downtown Chicago area, including stops at Millennium Park and near the Shedd Aquarium for a skyline shot. The Patrick C. Haley Mansion was a perfect setting for their outdoor wedding ceremony. As the birds chirped and water from a nearby pond trickled down, Cindy and Satish said their vows. We hope you enjoy the trailer as a wonderful recap of this beautiful wedding.

Key Vendors:
Planning & Coordination: Big City Bride
Venue: Patrick C. Haley Mansion
Florist: Anthony Gowder Designs
DJ: Roberto Monastero
Ceremony Musicians: Strings of Silk
Photobooth: Shutter Booth
Makeup: Juli Valdez
Hair Stylist: Magnificent Brides and Beauty on Call
Photographer: Allori Photography
Cinematography: Delack Media Group

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