In the heart of Elburn, IL, on a balmy summer day, we had the privilege of capturing Stephanie and PJ’s love story. Every couple brings with them a unique tale, and theirs began in a place you wouldn’t typically expect – the robotics club in high school back in 2015. While most high school relationships fade with time, their bond only grew stronger. Now residing in Texas, they chose the scenic backdrop of Heritage Prairie Farm for their big day.
From the moment we arrived, it was evident that the couple had poured their hearts into creating a floral-focused garden backdrop for their wedding day. The setting was nothing short of magical with an open-air tent, draped and adorned with floral designs that amused guests at every corner. Amongst the many floral details, the cake stood out, beautifully decorated and an embodiment of the theme itself.
Adding to the color palette of the day, PJ and his groomsmen were dapper in blue suits. The bridesmaids complemented them perfectly, donning mix-matched dresses bearing blue floral prints that echoed the day’s motif.
Yet, our favorite part of the day arrived with the setting sun. The haze from distant wildfires cast a gentle pink glow upon the horizon, creating a magical atmosphere that words can scarcely describe. As photographers, we often seek these enchanting moments of natural beauty to frame eternal memories, and this sunset shoot was nothing short of that.
Stephanie and PJ’s wedding was a testament to love’s endurance and the beauty of shared dreams. From their robotics club beginnings to a blossoming love that transcended time and distance, their journey culminated in a day that radiated with joy, laughter, and the promise of forever. As we captured their love story through our lens, we were reminded once again why we do what we do – to encapsulate these precious moments that become treasured memories for generations to come.
We’re thrilled to share with you some of our favorite moments from Stephanie and PJ’s wedding day.
A special thanks to all the vendors who made Stephanie & PJ’s day beautiful.
Venue: Heritage Prairie Farm
Officiant: Alan Hable
Bridal Dress Shop & Designer: BHLDN
Groomsmen Attire: Suit Shop
Hair Stylist & Make-up Artist: Jamie Rybak
DJ: That’s My DJ
Invitations & Papergoods: The Knot
Bakery: Deerfield’s Bakery
Jeweler: Olive Ave Jewelry