Chicago Wedding Photography

Wedding Venue Spotlight: The Grove Redfield Estate

Built in 1929 and nestled amongst Illinois nature, the stately Redfield Estate was the home of one of the Grove’s first settlers. With the look & feel of a northern European country house, its design reflects the style and taste of an earlier era; Great Room with fireplace and loft, cathedral ceilings, chandeliers, two-story leaded glass […]

Wedding Venue Spotlight: Winnetka Community House

Located in the heart of the North Shore, the Winnetka Community House is a National Historic Landmark and a unique architectural treasure which serves as host to a wide range of functions, including weddings! You may be thinking, a community house? Trust us when we tell you this venue has the most impressive gardens and stellar […]

Real Chicago Wedding of Stephanie & Jacob

Our Real Chicago Wedding: April 21, 2018 Venue: Gaslite Manor Banquets  Florist & draping: John Windisch Wedding Dress: Crystal Bride Mike Staff Productions: Wedding DJ, Photography & Videography “From beginning to end the Mike Staff team has been super helpful and wonderful to work with. Caleb in the office made everything with booking so simple and hassle free. […]

Wedding Venue Spotlight: theWit Chicago

How do we begin to describe the gorgeousness that is theWit Chicago? Let’s start with… Elegance & romance?  Distinguished customer service?  Impressive architecture?  One of a kind Chicago views?  A venue 27 stories above downtown Chicago?  theWit Chicago believes your wedding is a once in a lifetime day. So, their goal is to provide a once […]

The Real Chicago Wedding of Agnes & Mike

Our Real Chicago Wedding: February 17, 2018 Reception Venue: The Millennium Knickerbocker Bakery: Alliance Bakery Florist: Ashland Addison Florists Wedding Dress: Macy’s Alterations: Studio Tissue8 Hair & Makeup: Total Image Mike Staff Productions: DJ, Photography, Videography “Mike Staff Productions was great. Tim was the point of contact for much of the contract set-up and answered […]

Should You Do a First Look? The Pros & Cons

Picture this: Your groom is standing a short distance away with his back turned. You walk up in your wedding dress, carrying your bouquet, and tap your groom on the shoulder. He turns around and sees you for the first time on your wedding day during a special, private moment… (awwww)! It used to be […]

St. Patrick’s Day Wedding Style

We love St. Patrick’s Day here at Mike Staff Productions! Whether you’re celebrating your rich Irish heritage or will just be Irish for the day with a green beer in your hand, we’ve created the perfect St. Patrick’s Day playlist for any festive gathering! St. Patrick’s Day Spotify Playlist Wedding Day Inspiration No matter what […]

National Wedding Planning Day!

Happy National Wedding Planning Day! (Ok, there is seriously a ‘day’ for everything! But we can get behind this one!) In honor of the holiday we want to help keep your wedding planning on track and organized! The average US engagement is 12 – 18 months! There are so many elements to think about from […]

The Chicago Wedding of Jordyn & Patrick

Our Real Chicago Wedding: October 1, 2017 Florist: StemLine Creative Officiant: Jarrod from Rev it Up Ceremony & Reception Venue: The Wit Mike Staff Productions: Wedding DJ, Photography, Videography “We loved Mike Staff Productions and would definitely recommend this company! I think the biggest thing for us is we are horrible at planning and having […]

2018 Wedding Trends You Need To Know

It’s a new year, which means there are new wedding trends to share, discuss and breakdown for 2018! Whether it’s hottest new first dance tracks (Spotify playlist below), latest in decor style, even bridal makeup and hair tips, Mike Staff Productions has you covered! We’ve got to keep up with this stuff, right? Is 2018 […]

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