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The Blackstone Hotel Downtown Chicago Wedding Photos, Chicago Wedding Photographer / Sara + Spiros

9/30/19

Sara and Spiros met when they were 14 and became best friends. They started dating 2 years later, and these two are the true definitely of high school sweethearts!! Their wedding date fell on the exact date of their 10 year anniversary, and it could not have been a more special day! These two not only grew up together, but went to college together, moved to Chicago together, got engaged in London (!!), you name it and they’ve been through it all – together. I absolutely adore how caring and sweet these two are with each other (and funny!!). Their beautiful Chicago day had so many amazing aspects to it – from the iconic and stunning reception at the Blackstone Hotel, to the moving Greek ceremony at St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church – to my favorite part: when Staley the Bear of the Chicago Bears surprised Spiros during the reception!! The most fun part of the night!! His reactions were priceless :) The whole day was made effortless thanks to the amazing planning of Camryn Brook Events :) Makeup was done by my favorite, Carly Pribich Makeup Artist (we just adore her!!!!), and the stunning florals were done by the talented Flowers for Dreams. I could go on and on and on about this amazing day, but I want to get to sharing the photos so ENJOY!!! Sara and Spiros, we wish you two all the best, congratulations again!!!!!

 

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  1. Nick Cutaia

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:36 am

    Incredible photos, guys! My personal favorite is the shots of the bouquet throw and the subsequent look of defeat by Staley the Bear when he fails to secure the package. Again, amazing work!

  2. Jay Cutaia

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:50 am

    So many great photos! Thanks for capturing all these wonderful moments for us.

  3. Morgan Cutaia

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:52 am

    SO PRETTY!!!!!! Captured the love between everyone(:

  4. Sara Cutaia Mantzoros

    September 30th, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    !!!!!! I squeed when I saw these. Katherine and Jason – you’re angelic, talented, beautiful people with an eye for the important. Thank you to infinity for these. I can’t wait to see the full gallery. You’ve made Spiros and me two very happy newlyweds <3

  5. Sophie

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Amazing photography team! Love reliving the day with these shots :)

  6. Kelsey

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Wow, these are amazing! It was a gorgeous wedding in every way. Love you guys ❤

  7. Courtney Shareef

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    Such a beautiful couple! These images capture so much love, warmth, and joy. My favorite is the kiss beneath the veil.

  8. Juli

    September 30th, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    What a perfect wedding and beautiful pictures! Congratulations Sara and Spiros! ❤️

  9. Nichole

    September 30th, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    Beautiful wedding and beautiful photos!

  10. Nichole Roth

    September 30th, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    Beautiful wedding and photos!

  11. Linda Van Ausdall

    September 30th, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    These are fabulous wedding photos! Happy to have learned of the photographer. Congratulations to the lovely couple! Your photos will remind you of this very special occasion.

  12. Andy

    September 30th, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    So beautiful

  13. Becky Hesson

    September 30th, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    Beautiful photos!! Great location!

  14. Sue Gallagher

    October 1st, 2019 at 12:22 am

    The most fun and efficient photography team! Quality is undeniable- I mean look at these pictures!! Flawless and beautiful 💜

  15. Dave O

    October 1st, 2019 at 12:55 am

    Great pictures!

  16. Dave Amado

    October 1st, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    These are great photos! Congratulations to the beautiful bride and lucky groom!

  17. Gracie Stowe

    October 2nd, 2019 at 4:46 am

    Wow!!! These pictures are exquisite!! Everyone looks amazing!! The pictures are so elegant & timeless!! I love so many of them! So many touching beautiful pics of Sara & Spiros! ❤️ The kissing photo with the veil is perfection! The portrait of them sitting on the couch in that beautiful room is breathtaking! The group photo of the wedding party is the coolest thing ever!! The feel of this wedding is so classy and romantic. My goodness such a beautiful wedding!
    The locations enhance the beautiful pics as well. Love the richness of the color, in the church, hotel, floor contrast with furniture, the elegant lace on her dress… Everything looks so amazing!!!💖👌🏼
    Congratulations!!!

  18. Taylor Callison

    October 3rd, 2019 at 4:39 am

    Congratulations!! These wedding photos are stunning!

  19. Jazmin Melchor

    October 3rd, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    These are beautiful!

  20. Rob Mantzoros

    October 3rd, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    These all look wonderful! It’s great to have a great memory captured this well in pictures.

  21. kate

    October 3rd, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    Most beautiful shots of the most beautiful two!

  22. Jonathon Cutaia

    October 3rd, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    Amazing photos!! Very well done guys! Loved how entertaining the whole pre-wedding photo shoot was!

  23. Gayle Cutaia

    October 3rd, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    Wow! What a special day captured beautifully and creatively by Katherine and Jason! I cannot thank you enough for these images. The professionalism and enjoyment you both brought to the wedding day is beyond praise. You balance each other perfectly and made an already special day, that much more special. I’m not sure how you were always in the right place at the right time to capture these moments, but there they are. And you seemed to have done it invisibility. Such a rare talent! What a fun day! Wish I could go back and re-live it over and over…. and with your photos, I will be able to. Katherinesalvatoriphotography is a gem of a find! Words cannot express my gratitude for them! 💖

  24. Mama Cutaia

    October 3rd, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    Oh! One more thing! That English Room at the Blackstone Hotel was a dream location! But when Sara saw the blue marbled rug on top of that beautiful black and white tile floor, she thought the look was lost…. THANK YOU so much for finding the room, rolling up that rug and making those amazing photographs a reality! The group photo is stellar and would look great as a canvas wall hanging! Something right out of a Hollywood movie! You really do make dreams come true! 🥰

  25. Glinda Cutaia

    October 3rd, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Most fabulous wedding photos ever!

  26. Anthony Cutaia

    October 3rd, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    Great photo’s of everyone. Especially liked the photo’s in the tile room.

  27. Kayla Argueta

    October 3rd, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    So gorgeous! I can feel the emotion through the pictures. Congratulations!

  28. Melissa Gollehon

    October 3rd, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Beautiful shots. I love some of the black and whites. The picture of Gayle helping Sara with her dress is so awesome

  29. erin gregg

    October 3rd, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    each picture really captures every emotion felt!!! i love it

  30. Kerri Badger

    October 3rd, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Absolutely Beautiful! What a great job! Made me feel like I was there.

  31. Chrissy Martin

    October 3rd, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    All of these pictures are so beautiful! I especially love the photo of Sara twirling her dress and the group shot of the wedding party looking suave and serious. What a wonderful day. :)

  32. Renee Winberry

    October 3rd, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    All of these pictures are absolutely breathtaking. The love that was captured from the siblings, to parents, to Sara and Spiro is absolute! I loved Spiro’s reaction to the bear. Oh my, beautiful bride and ceremony. Thank you so much for sharing.

  33. Mindy Lynn

    October 3rd, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Beautiful photography, beautiful bride, beautiful family! So sad to miss this wedding. Love the Cutaia family💗all 10 jillion of them. Congrats to all~ Mindy Lynn

  34. Claire V Bodie

    October 3rd, 2019 at 10:51 pm

    Beautiful Pictures of a Beautiful Wedding!!! So many unique shots of this blessed event!!!

  35. Dawn Heimsath

    October 3rd, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    Great photos. Love them all.

  36. Kim

    October 3rd, 2019 at 11:48 pm

    Wow! These photos are absolutely gorgeous!

  37. Alex Mantzoros

    October 4th, 2019 at 12:34 am

    These are are so, so beautiful and truly capture everyone’s genuine emotions. Looking through these fills me with such joy and love, I seriously can’t stop smiling 💖

  38. Trina Miller

    October 4th, 2019 at 12:44 am

    Wow!! Just WOW! These pictures capture the beauty of this lovely couple, the family, the venue and all of the gorgeous pieces in between.

  39. Susie Cutaia

    October 4th, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Captured the emotion from the day

  40. Callie Jo

    October 4th, 2019 at 1:03 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! They’re very elegantly done.

  41. Kristen Mantzoros

    October 4th, 2019 at 1:51 am

    Beautiful wedding and amazing photos!

  42. Katie Schneider

    October 4th, 2019 at 3:05 am

    Such beautiful pictures! They are all absolutely breathtaking! The church and venue were so pretty, but the bride and groom definitely stole the show. Perfection! Congratulations to the newlyweds!

  43. Julie

    October 4th, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    These photos are breathtaking and you captured their day in such a way that those not present could feel their love 💕

  44. Sheryl Knight

    October 4th, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Stunning pictures. So eloquent with so much love being captured! Congratulations  to Sara and Spiros!

  45. Suzanne Kos Csines

    October 4th, 2019 at 11:32 pm

    Gorgeous photos!

  46. Brenda

    October 5th, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Such stunning photographs, Absolutely Gorgeous! Congratulations!!!

  47. Lauren Batterham

    October 6th, 2019 at 4:39 am

    I love you guys.

  48. Haley Pullen

    October 11th, 2019 at 11:30 pm

    Looked like it was a wonderful day!

  49. Kristen Mantzoros

    October 11th, 2019 at 11:36 pm

    Such a beautiful wedding and the pictures captured everything so perfectly!

  50. Hallie

    October 12th, 2019 at 12:14 am

    Wow these are beautiful and so was this day!

  51. Rachael

    October 12th, 2019 at 12:17 am

    These are such beautiful shots! So wonderful to have the day captured like this!

  52. Lauren

    October 12th, 2019 at 12:31 am

    So stunning!

  53. Connor

    October 12th, 2019 at 1:53 am

    This is so freaking cool. Awesome job catching these beautiful memories

  54. Rachel Abbott

    October 12th, 2019 at 2:26 am

    Such a gorgeous wedding! I couldn’t be happier for Sara and Spiros <3

  55. Sophie Brenner

    October 12th, 2019 at 2:34 am

    Wow, these are INCREDIBLE!

  56. Sara Aguilar

    October 12th, 2019 at 3:37 am

    The most beautiful wedding I ever did see. :)

  57. Chynna

    October 12th, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    What a gorgeous, wedding beautifully captured. Congrats Sara and Spiros<3

  58. Sarah Stoecker

    October 13th, 2019 at 2:00 am

    Beautiful work!!

  59. Andrew

    October 14th, 2019 at 12:26 am

    A beautiful couple, beautiful wedding, and beautiful photos to remember the day! These photos really capture the magic!

  60. Spiros

    October 14th, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Best day every captured by the best photographer ever

  61. SSC

    October 14th, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    So lovely! What a great chicago wedding for a great chicago couple. Much love, cheers!

  62. Michelle Shepard

    October 21st, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    These photos are absolutely beautiful! Looks as though every perfect moment was captured!! What a wonderful celebration for Sara and Spiro!! Looked just perfect!!!