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Sarah + Jeff // Chicago Same Day Edit


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Whenever there’s a TV show I want to watch, I mark it down on the calendar and I get excited for that date and time to arrive. I think same day edits are very similar. I love same day edits. I think it’s the anticipation of waiting for that moment when the video will show on the big screen in front of hundreds of people. This day was no exception.

Starting early in the morning, we worked behind-the-scenes, editing footage throughout Sarah and Jeff’s entire wedding day. When it came time to showing the wedding trailer to their guests at the reception, they were amazed. After the trailer showed, many people (complete strangers) walked up to me in tears, hugging me…asking, “How did you do that?” Same day edits are amazing and you should consider including it in your big day.
Thanks to Michael Rastall Photography for sharing this photo of Sarah + Jeff’s reaction while they watched the Same Day Edit:
Chicago Same Day Edit wedding at Fultons on the River

Planning/Coordination: Five Grain Events
Ceremony/Reception Venue: Fulton’s on the River
Photographer: Michael Rastall Photography
DJ: Toast & Jam
Design: Art of Imagination

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Indian groom getting ready for his Hindu wedding ceremony in Bartlett Illinois

Rakhi + George // Bengali Wedding


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Indian groom getting ready for his Hindu wedding ceremony in Bartlett Illinois
Indian bride puts on her dupatta for their Hindu wedding in Bartlett Illinois
Here’s a trailer of their wedding reception, which was held on a separate day at Sunda New Asian Chicago:

The phone rang and I picked it up. It was Rakhi on the other line. She found our company by doing a search on Yelp. She told me about how she loved our style of cinematography and wanted us to film their wedding, which was going to take place in a few weeks. Luckily, we were available! A small group of their closest family and friends gathered in the home for a beautiful ceremony.

I believe this was our first Bengali Hindu wedding. During this wedding video trailer, you’ll see the blowing of the conch shell and the women making the “Ooli” sound, which are both symbolically meant to ensure everyone’s attention is drawn to the main ceremony.

A few weeks later, we showed this trailer at their reception. I was so fortunate to capture such an amazing event. Thank you for asking me to be a part of your wedding. It was a true honor.

Photography: Michael Rastall Photography
Ceremony Design: Ustav Creations
Reception: Sunda New Asian Chicago

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