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Chrissy and Joe’s Wedding

September was one of the busiest months for our team here at Crane’s Photography! With seven weddings to shoot, the time just flew by – and Joe and Kristin’s Butterfield Country Club wedding was the perfect send-off into fall and the holiday season. The first things you notice about Krissy and Joe are their kindness…

Oak Brook Bath and Tennis Wedding

Maria and Brent’s Wedding

Being close to nature and having a simple yet sophisticated wedding were two priorities for Maria and Brent, and they got everything they wished for when the big day arrived. Their Oak Brook Bath and Tennis wedding was visually stunning from start to finish. Maria and Brent incorporated so many one-of-a-kind elements into their wedding,…

Melissa and Jonathan’s Wedding

Melissa and Jonathan brought the perfect blend of Jewish tradition and modern style to their picturesque wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Downtown Chicago hotel last Saturday. As a boutique photographer in Chicago, I take great pleasure in scouting out the most unique and stunning weddings and events. I was obviously thrilled at the opportunity to partake…

Amanda and Derek’s Wedding

You know that feeling after a big storm? Where the world is calm, magical and somehow new? Drops of dew glistening on every flower and leaf, and that sense that anything can happen? That’s exactly how it felt on the morning of Amanda and Derek’s wedding. The rain began the night before and lasted into…

Kristine and Mike’s Wedding

I had a brilliant time photographing Kristine and Mike’s engagement session; they have this amazing synergy about them that’s truly a joy to document. I couldn’t wait for their wedding to roll around because I knew we’d have a blast and our collaboration would result in some amazing images. It goes without saying but, I…

Tori + Spencer’s Wedding

I couldn’t have imagined a more beautiful summer day for Tori and Spencer’s elegant wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago in downtown Chicago! The entire day was bursting with happiness, with each passing moment bringing new depth to the once-in-a-lifetime love these two share. I think I can speak for everyone present when I…

Savannah and Graig’s Wedding

Savannah and Graig were married on a perfect spring day at the Warwick Allerton Hotel, located along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. And let me clarify, when I say a “perfect” spring day, I mean from a photographer’s perspective. We are in the “windy city” after all, and it rained the day before the wedding and the…

Marina + Vasiliy’s Wedding

Marina and Vasiliy are married!!! They tied the knot at European Crystal Banquets, and I have to tell you, the location was both incredibly convenient and regal. The ceremony and reception were at one location, which was great for guests, and gave us some additional time to capture some homegrown, heartfelt pictures in one of…

Emily + Mike’s Wedding

Spring has been slow to bloom here in the Windy City, but the sun decided to make a rare appearance just in time for Emily and Mike’s elegant nuptials and reception! The crisp breeze and peek-a-boo sunshine made for stunning pictures, despite still feeling like a winter day for these Dallas natives. We started the…