A Day to Remember: Victoria in the Park and Garfield Conservatory Wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer
Love in the Heart of Garfield Conservatory
Hey there, folks! I’m Bozena, and I had the immense pleasure of being part of Tina and Sebastian’s wedding day, which unfolded at two charming locations: “Victoria in the Park” in Mt. Prospect and the lovely “Garfield Conservatory” in Chicago. This is the story of a day filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable moments.
Meeting the Dynamic Duo
I first met with this amazing couple during their engagement session at Evanston Lighthouse Beach. Despite a horde of tiny, pesky flies trying to join our shoot, Tina and Sebastian were absolute troopers, posing with grace and resilience. It was evident then that their wedding would be something truly unique.
Victoria in the Park: Where Dreams Come True
The stars aligned perfectly for Tina and Sebastian’s wedding at “Victoria in the Park” in Mt. Prospect, IL. The day started at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Chicago, where the couple shared an intimate first look in the lobby. It was a moment of pure emotion and connection.
As Tina, radiant in her MS Moda wedding gown, walked down the aisle at St. Hyacinth Basilica, there wasn’t a dry eye, including Sebastian’s. However, like many Chicago weddings, we couldn’t escape the rain.
Our plans for an outdoor portrait session in Humboldt Park had to be shifted. We opted for “Garfield Conservatory,” and it turned out to be a brilliant choice. This tropical oasis provided a stunning backdrop for the bridal party and those all-important romantic portraits. The abundance of natural light added a soft, ethereal touch to the photos.
Garfield Conservatory: A Tropical Escape
Garfield Conservatory offered us a unique and picturesque indoor garden setting for wedding and portrait photography. Despite the weather’s curveball, we made the most of this splendid location. In the heart of the “Garfield Conservatory,” we discovered the perfect spot for capturing romantic moments.
The soft sunlight streaming through the green leaves created a magical setting. The atmosphere was so dreamy that you could almost feel the love in the air. With each step they took, Tina and Sebastian’s love was written on their faces and in their smiles. The green surroundings seemed to echo the fresh and growing love they shared.
Bridal Party Bliss: Capturing Joy in the Lush Greenery of Garfield Conservatory
But the fun didn’t stop there. When it was time for the bridal party to join in, the place lit up with laughter and joy. Their playful spirit added a touch of excitement to the photos. It was clear that this group was not just there to celebrate; they were an essential part of Tina and Sebastian’s love story. Their happiness was infectious, and it added an extra layer of charm to these beautiful portraits.
It’s moments like these that remind me why I love capturing weddings – they’re full of love, laughter, and unforgettable memories.
A Stylish Ride and a Grand Reception
The couple traveled in style on a chic white trolley, which added a touch of sophistication to the day. Finally, we arrived at the stunning Victoria in the Park for the reception. The venue left everyone in awe. The Grand Ballroom, with its two-story windows, dazzling chandeliers, and a spacious dance floor, set the stage for an unforgettable evening. The floor-to-ceiling windows offered spectacular views of the lake and surrounding landscape. It’s no wonder that Tina and Sebastian were left breathless when they entered this elegant space.
“Victoria in the Park” is not just a feast for the eyes; it’s also conveniently located and easily accessible, making it a top choice for couples looking for a refined and accessible venue for their special day.
A Day of Love, Laughter, and Everlasting Memories
Thank you, Tina and Sebastian, for entrusting us to capture your beautiful wedding. It was an absolute honor to be part of your special day. Your love, joy, and the magic of “Victoria in the Park” and “Garfield Conservatory” made this day one to remember. So, grab a cozy blanket, snuggle up, and enjoy this sneak peek of your unforgettable day. Cheers to a lifetime filled with love and laughter!
Stay tuned for more wedding stories and photography adventures from yours truly. ♥️
Wedding vendor Love://
Reception:// Victoria in the Park
Portrait locations: Garfield Conservatory & Humboldt (Alexander Von) Park
Ceremony: // St. Hyacinth Basilica
Getting ready location:// Hyatt Regency O’Hare Chicago
Make-up:// Jaide & Co Bridal Artistry
Hair:// Glam Hair By Joanna
Florist:// All Unique Events
Bride’s Shoes:// Christian Louboutin
Dress:// Barrington’s Couture Bridal
Groom’s Attire:// Gentlemen’s Quarters Formalwear
Bridesmaids Dresses:// David’s Bridal
Entertainment Services:// Rene Wilson, Harpist
DJ:// Kamil Bartoszcze (KBE Entertainment)
Catering:// Victoria in the Park
Photo booth:// D’s Flowers & Events LLC
Limo or transportation:// Way To Go Trolley and Bus Rental
Photo + Video:// Bozena Voytko Photography
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