Newlyweds walking down the isle, photographed at the Acquaviva Winery Estate
Love, framed: Wedding photography should capture that special sparkle in the eyes.
Bride didn't know she was being photographed in this portrait. She was just standing there, in timelessly beautiful pose.
The groom checks out the wine collection at the Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park, IL.
Bulgarian tradition of breaking bread to see whether the bride or the groom will have the last word in the household.
Newly weds greeted by rose petals and basil leaves (very symbolic), right outside All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, Joliet, IL.
Yes, the bride arrived on a donkey. Traditions kept.
The couple held the reception at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park in Joliet. The river was a great backdrop for wedding portraits.
Bridal party, in what looks like royal attire, at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago land (Joliet, IL)
A diamond is forever, they say. So is a wedding photo.
I love photographing the orthodox wedding crowns used in the marriage sacrament. The couple are royally adorned indeed.
First kiss, photographed at Saint Sophia Bulgarian Orthodox Church in Chicago area (Des Plaines, IL)
Gorgeous bride and groom photographed in the courtyard of Saint Sophia Bulgarian Church, Des Plaines, IL
Love couple getting married at Joy of All Who Sorrow Eastern Orthodox Church, Indianapolis, IN
Beautiful stain-glass at Joy of All Who Sorrow Eastern Orthodox Church, Indianapolis, IN
The orthodox wedding service is long, beautiful, and smile-worthy. Photographed at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in downtown Chicago, IL.
Tying the couple seen during many of the Greek or Serbian Orthodox wedding services signifies their eternal bond.
Nothing more beautiful than a genuine smile on a bride, captured from the sidelines. Photographed at the bride's home in Northbrook, IL.
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