Tarnished Brass & Spanish Moss: A Victorian-Inspired Wedding Shoot in New Orleans

Photos By Justine Bursoni

Captured by Chicago-based photographer Justine Bursoni, today’s enigmatically beautiful shoot resurrects the moody mystique of old New Orleans and its fabled French Quarter. Set at the sumptuous Beauregard-Keyes House, a historic residence that has been transformed into a museum with a focus on its past inhabitants (most notably its namesake denizens, General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard and American author Frances Parkinson Keyes), the shoot drew inspiration from the character of the dwelling, whose original design combined elements of a Creole cottage with Greek Revival features, and its Victorian-era furnishings...

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Lizzie & Justin: A Colorful Vintage Wedding in Chicago

Photos By Justine Bursoni Photography

Lizzie, a mixed media artist, and Justin, a philosophy professor, wanted their summer wedding to reflect the spirit of the vibrant, dynamic city where they fell in love: Chicago. Fittingly, their day began at the Garfield Park Conservatory, where they took pictures among the lush, centuries-old greenery, and ended at the iconic ice-cream joint Tastee Freez, where they shared soft-serve ice cream cones and happily reflected on their just-married status. Along the way, they stopped at several landmarks and street murals in the historic and hip Logan Square neighborhood. The main events—an outdoor ceremony and a picnic-style reception, which featured cheery, playful décor in a riot of bold colors—took place in northwest Chicago amidst the stately oaks, hickories, and maples of LaBagh Woods, a forest preserve...

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