Illinois Wedding Photography – Pere Marquette Lodge – Callista + Peter Pt 2

Callista + Peter got the party started at the Pere Marquette Lodge, as the Illinois nighttime came upon us.
The live band rocked the house; and dancing and celebration lasted throughout the evening.


The band’s lively music resonated throughout the Pere Marquette Lodge.


Their first dance, with the symmetrical chandeliers and the beautifully lit wall combined to create this lasting image.


Our beautiful bride and her new husband on the dance floor of Pere Marquette Lodge.


The night wasn’t all somber and emotional, as the guests took the Pere Marquette Lodge dance floor

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Some creative lighting of the Pere Marquette Lodge dance floor…


I love this image because it shows the combination of cultures, with our bride wearing a traditional Chinese dress, but being lifted up in her chair, as part of the Jewish wedding tradition.


Here’s another shot of the same moment, this time from a different angle with a slightly slower shutter speed to capture the motion and excitement of the moment.


And of course,  a little light writing outside of the Pere Marquette Lodge, with the Grafton, Illinois night sky.


Address: Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd. Grafton, IL 62037 (628) 786-2331

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