The Artisan Building Springfield, IL Fall Wedding

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Lydia is a Central-Illinois based videographer serving couples and business owners throughout our area and beyond.  This blog is to highlight past couples and clients and to give helpful tips and tricks to current or future clients.

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The Artisan Building Springfield Illinois Fall wedding

When I first met Rachel, I knew right away how much fun their wedding day would be. The weather was PERFECT and the trees outside the church were just starting to change. Their ceremony was beautiful and the deacon at St. Joseph Catholic Church gave a wonderful homily. I loved seeing the pride in Rachel’s son, Cooper’s face as he watched the ceremony. 

After the ceremony, I think Rachel and Nate both were looking forward to getting the party STARTED!

The couple’s maid-of-honor and best man both gave the most thoughtful, unique speeches. Finally, Rachel gave a speech herself saying “It’s about to get LITTY. If you don’t know what the means, it means IT’S ABOUT TO GO DOWN!” and got the dance floor full right off the bat. I will never forget seeing her get down to Baby Got Back while Nate looked on, grinning. To complete the party vibe, they had awesome LED bracelets that flashed to the beat of the music. 

Normally, my wedding edits tend to be slower-paced, but as I’m sure you can imagine, that vibe absolutely didn’t suit Nate and Rachel, so I went with a fun, fast-paced edit to suit their personalities.

What struck me most about Nate and Rachel is how much they laugh and have fun together and I hope that comes across in their video.

Be sure you watch till the end for a special cameo from one of their ushers. 

Finally, a huge shout out and thank you their amazing team. 

Ceremony Venue: St Joseph Church

Reception Venue: Artisans Building

Coordinator: Julia Robert Design

Photographer: Lauren Westrich Photography

Hair: Hair by Hannah – Hannah Jeffers Field

Makeup: Lindsey Schaefer

DJ: Travis with Mixed 2 the Maxx

Florals: True Colors Floral

Bride’s Dress: Frew’s Bridal & Formal Wear

Bridesmaids Dresses: David’s Bridal

Tuxes: Savvi Formalwear

Nate and Rachel, it was such a pleasure getting to know you. You had the PERFECT fall wedding and I am so thankful I got to be a part of it. 

Midwest travel wedding videographer

Kind words from the bride:

“Lydia did an amazing job capturing our day and now I’m back in my feels!”

— Rachel D.

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