Heather and Matt got married!

by Amy on October 6, 2011

Wedding portraits in a garden at the Baha'i house of worship in Wilmette

You might recall Heather and Matt’s weather plagued Millennium Park engagement session. Well, I’m not sure what sort of favor those two called in, but we could not have asked for a more gorgeous day for their lakefront ceremony and outdoor portraits at the Baha’i House of Worship. I had a hard time narrowing down my selections for the blog post, because there were so many lovely moments throughout their wedding day in Kenilworth and Wilmette. The day was full of emotion. I think Gina DeConti, Karin O’Brien and I (thank you so much Gina & Karin for helping me capture the day!) were already tearing up just moments after arriving at Heather’s hotel room when she was presented with a very special gift sent up by Matt. Heather got an equally tear-jerking gift for Matt. Not to mention surprising him with a fabulous groom’s cake highlighting his love of biking (wait until you see it below!). And when I learned Matt had chosen his dad to be his best man I was happy to have a camera in front of my face to hide the tears. You can see why I had trouble narrowing it down to just one blog post!

Heather and Matt, thank you so much for letting Gina, Karin and me share in your special day. Enjoy your sneak peek below, and don’t forget to stop by Facebook to see a few extras that couldn’t fit here. Congratulations!

Wedding shoes and wedding dress in Wilmette IL
Tiffany jewelry, flower ball and engagement ring at a suburban Chicago wedding
Groom getting ready for Wilmette IL wedding with bike cufflinks and socks
Lakefront Chicago suburb wedding ceremony in Kenilworth
Wilmette IL bridal party photo at the Bahai temple
Bride and groom portraits at the Bahai house of worship in Wilmette
Wedding bouquet and boutonniere details in Wilmette, IL
Wedding cake and groomscake at the Woman's Club of Wilmette
Wedding reception dancing at the Wilmette Woman's Club

Photography: Amy Beth Harkess, Gina DeConti and Karin O’Brien
Ceremony: Lakefront in Kenilworth
Reception: Woman’s Club of Wilmette
DJ: Beep Media
Flowers: Stemline Creative
Makeup: City Lights Makeup Artistry
Bridesmaid dresses: Amanda Archer

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Erica October 7, 2011 at 7:21 am

AMY, these are SOOOOO GORGEOUS!!!! <3

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kate bentley October 7, 2011 at 9:00 am

AMY! These are mega lovely! Absolutely gorgeous work as always!!

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Judith Renoux (Matt's mom) October 24, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Just wondering when the rest of the photos will be ready to view. I’m SO excited to see them, and I’m ready to order for Christmas gifts. You did a great job!!

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Amy Beth October 30, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Hi Judith, the gallery is live! Check out this page for more information: http://www.amybethphotography.com/client/heathermatt091711/

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Delaware Wedding Photography January 10, 2012 at 4:48 pm

What a beautiful wedding! Nice job!

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