December 5th, 2012

Early Spring Wedding

I had a delightful time working on this wedding.  The couple had started planning about five months before the wedding and managed to have a truly lovely wedding that came together very fast.

This was a formal church wedding at St. Mary's in Evanston.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

It was a formal church wedding at St. Mary's in Evanston. Photo by Peter Coombs.

It's a beautiful church.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

It's a beautiful church. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The altar flowers, by Four Finches, were used later as reception decor.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The altar flowers, by Four Finches, were used later as reception decor. Photo by Peter Coombs.

After the ceremony, the guests assembled to greet the newlyweds.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

After the ceremony, the guests assembled to greet the newlyweds. Photo by Peter Coombs.

Here's a close-up of the bridal bouquet by Four Finches and its early spring flowers.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

Here's a close-up of the bridal bouquet by Four Finches and its early spring flowers. Photo by Peter Coombs.

A touch of whimsy by the bride.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

A touch of whimsy by the bride. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The reception was at the Kenilworth Club.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The reception was at the Kenilworth Club. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The table decor continued the early spring theme.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The table decor continued the early spring theme. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The favors, chocolate trilobites, were a tribute to the groom's profession and the place where the couple met.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The favors, chocolate trilobites, were a tribute to the groom's profession and the place where the couple met. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The cake, from Oak Mill Bakery, was cut in the usual fashion.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The cake, from Oak Mill Bakery, was cut in the usual fashion. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The flowers and the room went together beautifully.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The flowers and the room went together beautifully. Photo by Peter Coombs.

The bridal pair opened the dance floor in style.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

The bridal pair opened the dance floor in style. Photo by Peter Coombs.

Swing Assembly provided the music.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

Swing Assembly provided the music. Photo by Peter Coombs.

And a good time was had by all.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

And a good time was had by all. Photo by Peter Coombs.

It was a beautiful wedding.  Photo by Peter Coombs.

It was a beautiful wedding. Photo by Peter Coombs.