Wedding Photographers in Palatine, IL

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teri b photography

5.0

Springfield, IL
  • Fine art style
  • Starts at $4,000
  • Serves Palatine, IL

Hi, I’m Teri! I’m a Chicago based Wedding Photographer. I approach my photography as an artistic craft. I strive to create images that are emotional and striking. My life’s work is photographing people’s most joyous moments—preserving feelings and details that may otherwise be lost. I am obsessed with creating playful compositions, capturing fleeting moments that make the most treasured memories come alive again. The couples I work with place immense trust in me and it is my honor to create art for them.

Teri was amazing, she got amazing posed and candid photos of our day and the turn around time for our pictures was very quick! She was as even able to work with the poor weather we had to get beautiful fog filled pictures and take advantage of the blue cast at sunset! Would highly recommend her to any and everyone!
Melanie M., 4 months ago
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Jana Blue Photography (Photo + Film)

5.0

Wheaton, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $2,800
  • Serves Palatine, IL

My name is Jana Blue and I've been photographing weddings for 10 years. I'm consistent not in a trend of photos or style, but emotions. Each wedding and couples are so unique and my work follows that. In my career I've photographed both big production weddings and also intimate DIY ones. I've photographed informal engagements and elopements/weddings in a desert in Chile, in the mountains of Zion, in a beach in Croatia, in an ancient church in Greece and in forests in Brazil. I work with all different budgets and needs from my brides. I'm a preferred vendor of Chicago First Lady Boat, so I do weddings on the boat during the summer.

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From start to finish, Jana made our wedding day in Chicago feel so special and unique. My partner and I spent 3 hours with Jana, who so graciously accommodated our numerous photo locations across Chicago in such a beautiful way! We felt very taken care of by Jana and her team and cannot recommend her enough. Not only does she listen to her couples, she also provides confidence and mastery which makes you feel like getting your photos taken should be part of your everyday life. Thank you Jana - we will hold on to these photos dearly forever! Maria and De'Sean
Maria C., 2 years ago
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Roman Lorek Photography

5.0

Oak Lawn, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $2,000

I am a bilingual (Polish, English) Chicago based wedding photographer who enjoys traveling and music. I like to take a documentary approach to photography. Keeping posing to a minimum and capturing natural moments of your big day. I am a perfect photographer for a couple that believes the natural moments mean more than posed photographs.

I had the privilege of working with Roman at a wedding a few years ago. I was hired as a DJ and he reached out to me prior to the event to introduce himself. I looked into his work and was astounded by his attention to detail. He really has a knack for capturing the moment in photo
Mark, a year ago
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Kate Scott Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,000

My name is Kate Scott Daly, and I can't wait to meet you! I'm a Chicago native and have been a professional photographer for nearly a decade. I am obsessed with capturing the perfect moment that will make you gasp and say "Oh my god, this is amazing!" Being a queer woman, it is so important to me that you feel safe, loved, and beautiful every step of the way. If you're looking for someone you can relax with and just be yourself, you've found me! Let's face it: it can be awkward being in front of a camera. Even I feel nervous sometimes! I understand that anxiety and will do everything I can to make you feel fabulous!

I contacted Kate sometime in November to take photos of my proposal to my then-girlfriend, Morgan. Kate was super easy to work with from the start. She listened to my ideas and gave great input to help me nail down my plan. When the day came, she got the candid photos seamlessly and they turned out great. She was so enthusiastic and happy and it made the shoot a fun time. All of our friends and family love how the final album turned out. I would definitely keep Kate at the top of my list for any future photography needs.
Hunter and M., a year ago
Muskaan Moments Photography, LLC
Palatine, IL
  • Starts at $1,800

Hi, I am Habiba. I am a photographer based in the Chicago Suburbs. I would say that I am addicted to taking photos and for that, there is no cure . . . except to take more. Photography started as a hobby for me back in 2013 when I bought my first professional camera. Initially taking photographs of friends and family. I slowly moved onto having my own clientele where I could capture their moments. I work as a consultant at a well-known health insurance company during the week, photographer by weekend, and mommy 24/7.

HYPER LENS CO.
Palatine, IL
  • Fine art style

Anyone Can Take A Picture. Not Everyone Can Bottle Your Truth. Tell your story. We’re real people, and our work is more about holding space for you. Gifting you the room to be as free as you want without any fear of judgment or stress. Allowing you to be your most authentic self. Producing our creative, heirloom-quality photography is only part of it.

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Eivan's Photo & Video

4.9

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,149

We offer a personalized experience backed up by more than 33+ years in business delivering high quality, creative photography and video on time and within your wedding budget. We are experts in photojournalism, offering couples an unmatched level of value for their wedding photography and video services.

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Eivan's was reasonably priced, and we were very happy with our prints. Our photographer was extremely helpful with posing and making sure we looked our best. We also got our prints in 2 weeks which was great!
Courtney, 2 years ago
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Albany Capture Film & Photography Studios

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,499

In every fleeting moment, a unique story unfolds. I'm Pedro, a photographer with a passion for capturing these unscripted memories. With 10+ years of experience, trained in both art and business, I blend photojournalism with studio artistry to preserve your cherished moments, especially in the whirlwind of weddings. Let's make sure no precious memory slips away – join me in creating a beautiful treasure trove of your special day

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We're incredibly grateful for the lovely photographs.
Alessia M., 10 months ago
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IG PHOTO VIDEO INC.

5.0

Prospect Heights, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $1,690

IGphotovideo offers photography packages and videography packages. You can customize individual packages or bundle a photography and videography package to meet all your needs. Our team capture all your special moments, venue, decor, guests, and more. They use quality equipment and are always prepared for anything. Their services include: — Delivery on USB flash drive in Customized Box and Google Drive — Unlimited number of photos taken and color corrected — Photobook 6*6 (20 pages) or 10*10 (30pages) — Post-production video about 60 – 120 minutes with full ceremony, speeches, first dance, cake cutting, etc... — 4 – 12 min highlight video

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The team of IG PHOTO VIDEO was so easy to work with in the planning stages and was very responsive while we were getting all the preparations in place for the wedding. On the wedding day, they were extremely flexible as we had some of our scheduled events get a little behind schedule! When we received the video, we were completely floored at how amazing it was! It exceeded our high expectations and was absolutely breathtaking. The little moments they shot without us even knowing really made the video stand out. All videos were phenomenal, and the choice of music matched perfectly. We love our Full video it is more than 2 hours and shows the whole wedding day. Honestly, we did not expect the video to so perfectly replicate and express the wonderful spirit of our wedding day, but it did! You can't go wrong with this team! I know if I have any other future events or photos I will be giving IGphotovideo a call! You should too!
Isabella P., 2 years ago
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Emma Mullins Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,200

Hi! I'm Emma, owner and lead photographer of Emma Mullins Photography. Our goal is simple: to capture your vibe, your people, and your love in a way that looks and feels true to life. We just wrapped our 9th Chicago wedding season, and it's been a whirlwind of all things real and fabulous!

We hired Emma and her team to do photography and videography at our wedding and they were THE BEST! From the very beginning we loved working with Emma. She is positive, flexible, detail oriented, and incredibly talented. We put Emma through the ringer with a tight photography timeline and a long list of shots we wanted. She got to everything and didn't break a sweat. Our family and friends loved working with her too. We recently got our photos back and they are perfect. We love all of them and are so happy with the results. Emma's team also did our wedding videography, which was lead by Amy Lynn. We got a preview, highlight video, and ceremony video. Everything turned out perfect! Amy Lynn did such an amazing job. We have watched the videos over and over again. We are so happy with the services we received and cannot recommend Emma and her team enough! THANKS EMMA!!!
Megan C., 2 years ago
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Latek Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $3,600

Hi! I’m Connie! First of all congrats!🍾 ✨Thank you for visiting my profile and considering me as your photographer! I am so excited for your big day! Here are some things you might wanna know! I’m not typical photog- I don’t just arrive on your day, leave after few hours, and deliver few months later! I’m there for all the moments leading to the big day! You can hit me up any time- we can brainstorm all the ideas, timelines, all the tiniest details! I am a fan of Pinterest vision boards, sending each other tons of messages and be open about EVERYTHING! This is your day! Let’s make it all about YOU!

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Connie was an amazing photographer and I would highly recommend her, and we hope to continue to benefit from her services again. She took family pictures for us, and she worked magic. Between fussy little kids (A 3 year old and 1 year old twins) and a pup, we walked away hoping that we'd at least get a few good pics, but man, Connie was able to capture so many good photos for us! Thank you Connie!!
Maya, 10 months ago
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The Still Life Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $2,900

Jay & Nicole Vega decided to pursue a career together in the art of Photography. Met & married in Chicago in 2013, two people set out on a business venture of a lifetime. While Nicole is the main photographer of the company, we have also expanded and hired reliable, talented photographers to work along side with us, while still maintaining a small business feel.

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We used The Still Life Photography as our wedding photographer and were so so happy we did! Nicole was professional, so friendly, and a breeze to work with. We had our photos back in a timely manner and they surpassed our expectations. She captured each moment so perfectly. We look forward to getting family photos done with her in the future!
Marissa B., 8 months ago
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King & Opal

5.0

Oak Park, IL
  • Editorial style

For the wild, in love. Chicago-based wedding + elopement + portrait photographers who've been toting cameras around for 20+ years. We ardently believe that photographs reveal how truly rich reality is. With a passion for creative experimentation, we use both analogue & digital processes while leveraging best-in-class cameras & equipment to create imagery that is timeless in character and emotion, without sacrificing modern capabilities and quality. Get in touch for pricing, or if you just want to connect more directly. Always happy to chat!

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You NEED to have Mariah as your wedding photographer – YOU WON’T REGRET IT!!! My husband and I got married July 23rd, 2022 and we had the pleasure of having Mariah by our side for the last year to help document our love. We are based in New York City and having to plan a wedding in another state was a challenge since I don’t have many creative connections in Illinois. From the moment we met Mariah for our consultation meeting last Fall, we IMMEDIATELY clicked with her energy and it was a no brainer to us that we would love to work with her. Mariah came to New York on a cold Fall morning to shoot our engagement photos and came to shoot our engagement party as well. My husband and I are admittedly awkward and didn’t think we would feel comfortable with getting our pictures taken, but Mariah made us feel like we were just being ourselves as she captured us on camera. Our photos were always a top priority when planning our wedding vendor list and we could not have asked for a better match in creative expression than Mariah. With our engagement/engagement party photos as a teaser, we absolutely cannot wait for our rehearsal dinner/wedding day photos. Our guests were in awe of how she made everyone feel at ease and are equally as excited as we are to see what she captured on our big day!! Mariah is a creative genius and we are so happy to have been able to be added to the King & Opal family!!! Message her NOWWWWW to set up your consultation!!!!!!
Vanessa De R., 2 years ago
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TWA Photographic Artists

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,799

The best part about what we do are the stories we get to tell. The happily-ever-afters, the love-at-first-sights…it’s the truth in a moment and a look that says it all. As Chicago area wedding photographers for over twenty years now, we’ve seen and captured just about every incarnation of true love imaginable—and yet, no two stories have ever been the same. That’s why we approach your special day as a unique journey we take together. We walk you through every step, from engagement photos and perfectly capturing those forever wedding day moments, to expertly crafting your very first family heirloom…your wedding album!

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We've done many weddings over the years with TWA Photographic Artists, and all of our team members love working with the team at TWA. Their Photographers and Videographers are always flexible throughout the event, and they're always on top of things when we're doing the special activities throughout the event. We would definitely recommend TWA to any couples looking for a reliable photography or videography service.
Mike, 4 years ago
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Lux Everlasting

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $2,000

My love for photography truly took hold when I photographed my first wedding in 2007. I’ve always been an artist; but that day, proudly working with a camera that my mom gifted me, I fell in love with everything about weddings.

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Lux Everlasting provided amazing memories to us. They took our wedding photos, and kept things professional but fun. They were there to help make our day better and succeeded by going above and beyond. We loved having them as a part of our day, and the photography was INCREDIBLE
Calliope S., 5 months ago
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Visil Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,950

Hey, I'm Victor Silas, the heart and soul behind Visil Photography. As the owner and lead photographer, I'm deeply passionate about creating and capturing love stories. It's not just about taking pictures; it's about freezing the unique moments that make your wedding day unforgettable. We create an atmosphere that makes couples comfortable in front of our camera. Our style is candid, photojournalistic, natural, and fun. At Visil Photography, we're here to be a part of your joy, creating a visual tale of your love that lasts a lifetime.

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I really appreciated the time/energy Victor put into preparing for my wedding! We had at least 3 meetings and he helped me a lot with planning my timeline. He never seemed to get stressed even though we had indoor and outdoor lighting and cold/wind outside to deal with and it seemed like he was very prepared. He was also super accommodating with our budget and helped me come up with a way to get the things we really wanted and within our budget!! We just got our album in the mail along with a little gift and we’re so happy with everything and thankful! ️
Kelly S., 6 months ago
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Audrey Simper Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $2,800

GET TO KNOW ME: Empathetic, detail oriented, & interested in learning how I can best support you. Capturing your shine while encouraging a feeling of ease. Go to coffee order: Almond Milk Cafe Miel Personality types: ENFJ, Leo, Enneagram 7 Hobbies: Pottery, dancing, painting, reading books on human behavior, psychology, & metaphysics, collecting plants Family: I live with my tiny Chihuahua Theo in Chicago.

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I’ve worked with Audrey on numerous occasions. She is professional, kind and easy to work with. Her photos are amazing and come back in a timely manner. The retouching is clean and wonderful. I cannot recommend her enough! From wedding photos to headshots to boudoir photos, she is the best!
Lauren, a year ago
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Noelle Thies Co.

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style
  • Starts at $3,377

I’m a Chicago & Central Illinois wedding photographer dedicated to capturing unfiltered moments and raw emotions in a way that feels genuine, honest and true to your very core. At NTCo. our photography goes beyond mere documentation. It tells a story of real love, connection and intimacy.

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I have a unique experience because I've had both Noelle & DJ! I originally booked Noelle in June or July 2022 for November 2023. We had a beautiful engagement shoot with our package in September, and got an email in November about a mix up with another couple's (who had booked before us) venue giving the wrong date, and were given the option to keep Noelle or have DJ shoot our wedding at the associate rate with an extra engagement shoot with DJ. I was super stressed about what to do as DJ was newer to NTCo at the time, but it truly *didn't matter* because the truth is, whoever you work with, you're going to get the same quality experience. From a personality standpoint, both DJ & Noelle have upbeat personalities that will put you at ease. From an administrative standpoint, various detailed surveys and timelines were put together to make sure the day ran as smoothly as possible. From a photo standpoint - pictures, regardless of the photographer, are taken in the same style and edited the same way. I haven't gotten my full wedding album back yet because it was recent, but I was very happy with both of our engagement shoots as well as our wedding sneak peaks. The bottom line is, you can see the portfolios and pricing on your own, but as someone who has been a bride working with these wonderful people, I can attest that you will have a quality experience working with NTCo!
Ashley B., 5 months ago
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Captured Couture, LLC

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $4,195

So there’s no “I” in team right?! While Captured Couture is the product of years of hard work that I built from the ground up. I have an amazing team because sometimes takes more than just me. For larger events or on occasions when I am already booked one of my team members will gladly assist with your event. We’ve covered hundreds of weddings together, and have refined our editing style and way of shooting to be completely consistent. You won’t be able to tell the difference. Pinky promise! No matter where you’re planning from when it clicks, it clicks.

Jennifer was one of my all-star vendors during the wedding planning process! She was receptive to my questions, prompt with communication, and really listened to what I was envisioning. Jennifer was not the photographer day-of but Ashley was a perfect alternate. I would book them again for our wedding and I am keeping Captured Couture in mind for photos in the future.
Anne G., 2 years ago
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Andrew Merz

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,000

I like to take a journalistic approach to my wedding photography, letting the day flow naturally, all while capturing every wonderful moment for the couple as non-obtrusive as possible. My goal is to make your big day as stress free & fun as possible while capturing memories to last a life time!

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We had a very small wedding ceremony due to COVID and we hired Andrew to capture the entire day for us. This included shots of us getting ready, a photo shoot of both of us before the ceremony, the ceremony itself and a small dinner afterwards. We could not have been happier with Andrew's professionalism and his ability to put us at ease. He let us make suggestions and offered his own ideas of shots to take and was able to take charge and slip into the background easily. During the dinner afterwards, we asked him to sit down and join us and he fit right in with our party! We were very happy with the quality and variety of the photos and would absolutely recommend him to all of our friends!
Chris H., 2 years ago
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Piero Pierrot Photography

5.0

Wheeling, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,600

Hi, I’m Piero, lead and wedding photographer, it has been amazing meeting so many couples, with so many stories to tell. I adapt to my couple's wishes so they get their own experience. I don't have a unique photo style, I try to use them all to tell every story, and that helps me capture so many beautiful moments. I capture candid moments as well as helping the couple with their favorite portrait ones. I've been doing weddings all over Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana.

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Piero was very friendly and helpful throughout the process. He was flexible and accommodating. The best part is that he just felt like another guest that was just hanging out taking pictures. He did a wonderful job making everyone feel at ease and took great photos!
Noe S., 6 months ago
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Sarah Nader Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,400

I'm an award winning wedding photojournalist from Chicago, Illinois. I was raised in the Chicago suburbs but now call Lincoln Square home with my husband and our two Golden Retrievers, Missy and Felony. When the dogs aren't keeping me busy I love traveling all over the world, cooking amazing meals, jumping on my Peloton and eating Thai food while binging Netflix.

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I was looking for a photographer who would understand my vision for our wedding, and who would also be able to add their own artistic style to the photos. Sarah’s photos instantly enchanted me with their blend of romance and realism, and her work did NOT disappoint! Our engagement photos were a magical fall city-scape experience, and our wedding photography (Even the sneak peek) looks absolutely stunning. I will cherish these photos for a lifetime! Her work is sleek, creative, beautiful, and fun. Not at all cheesy or corny. And to top it all off---she is super easy to work with and is fun to have around! I cannot stress enough how much we enjoyed working with her. Thank you Sarah!
Carolyne D., 9 months ago
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Alaura Creative

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style
  • Starts at $3,900

My name is Alaura, and I am a Chicago-based photographer with a love of great art, true stories, and old-school glamour. I believe in romanticizing everyday life for the joy of it. For me, that means fine teacups on a Wednesday, bouquets for no reason, and a home full of antiques. This also translates to my photography style!

Alaura is the most fabulous, talented, and generous photographer and a beautiful person. We love her spirit, style, creativity, and focus and it is a genuine joy to recommend her to our clients. She is a dedicated artist and an open and thoughtful collaborator. We recommend her wholeheartedly and with enthusiasm to all of our wedding clients!
Colvin House Events, 3 years ago
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Layne Dixon Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,500

Hi! I'm so glad you're here. I'm a Chicago-based wedding photographer here to help you tell your love story. Through humor, support and documentary storytelling I'm there to capture your day in an authentic way that reflects who you both are, how you love, and how your community shows up for you. Stylistically, I consider myself a docu-storyteller with a flair for art-forward portraits. With a background in film and digital, I like to incorporate the classic, the dramatic and the real.

Layne shot our engagement photos and to say that working with her is a dream is an understatement. I do not feel comfortable in front of a camera nor does my fiancé. But not only did she make us feel comfortable, she made it feel fun, warm, and most importantly enjoyable. She understood my vision for the photos, but she also used her understanding of light, scenery, and chemistry to create the most beautiful photos that I’ll cherish forever. Book her before she books up!
Quinn, 5 months ago
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Wendy Schreier Photography

5.0

Lemont, IL
  • Photojournalistic style

Hello! It is awesome to meet you! I am Wendy, an award winning Chicago wedding photographer. My photo journey started 11 years ago shooting concerts! I fell in love with the art of photography and decided to make a career of photographing weddings. As a photographer who is sensitive to my surroundings, I create images that are intuitive to who you are and the story you tell. I love catching the details you so lovingly design into your wedding day and capturing the big picture of how awesome you, your wedding and guests are.

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As soon as I came across Wendy’s portfolio, I knew she was the photographer for us. When I looked at the photos of couples she had previously photographed, they all had their own unique style. When we sat down with Wendy for our first meeting, it felt like less of a “meeting”, and more like a conversation with an old friend. Yes, she focused on the details of our big day and what that would look like… but even more she focused on getting to know us as a couple. Our engagement photos turned out so beautiful and true to us, I knew we made the right decision. Throughout our wedding day she was a huge source of comfort and calmness. The time we spent with her that day was fun, relaxing, and memorable. The photos we received were absolutely stunning and we couldn’t be happier. Since we’re not planning on getting married again any time soon (haha!) we’ve found other ways to continue to work with Wendy. I’ve been a bridesmaid in multiple “Wendy weddings” and have also hired her to do maternity and family photos for us. Each of those experiences have been just as wonderful. She’s top notch!
Robin and N., 2 years ago
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Gordino Photo and Video

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $2,250

I started off only wanting to take photos and videos of my friends. Now it seems like my passion has gone full circle and my clients have become my friends. Whether photographing parties or shooting short films, it is my goal as a professional artist, to capture those emotions, and present beautiful memories that will last forever. My ultimate reward will come years later—when you look at your photographs , videos and those memories once again come to life.

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We took our time to review most photographer and Gordino Photo and Video stood tall to us. And we were thrilled we went with them. He took his time to walk us through every step and stage. Godfred is very friendly and easy to work with. The photos delivered were beautiful, amazing and I couldn't help taking my eyes of the photos. I will recommend Gordino Photo and Video a hundred times again and again.
Isaac K., 2 years ago
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Kaitlyn Johnston Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,300

I grew up the kid who was obsessed with all of the Disney princess movies and just in love with the idea of “true love”, which has shown itself in SO many ways in my life. My first true love I found was my camera and photography. I picked up my dad's camera for the first time when I was 8 years old and decided at that moment that it was all I wanted to do. I could show people the way I saw the world and to little 8 year old me, that was the coolest thing EVER. It started off as capturing the things I loved, whether that was animals at the zoo, my friends, or siblings… I was ALWAYS shoving a camera in somebody's face.

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, creative, so kind. We love our pictures . Thank you
Unique, a year ago
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Ally Manzella Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $500

Hi there! I am a Midwest Wedding Photographer, who truly loves capturing your love story. With a background in fashion editorial, I am trained to photograph a story. I would love the opportunity to capture your unique love journey. Please inquiry on my website for further details and faster responses. www.allysonmanzella.com

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Ally was a rockstar from day one. She responded to my Zola inquiry promptly and we set up a phone conference for the same week. The call went smoothly because Ally is such a professional. She went over all the key information, even adding things I didn't even think of. I knew right away that this was not her first rodeo. We planned a second call closer to the date to review the photo order and any shots that I wanted. The day of our wedding, Ally was there ready and waiting. She got moments from our first step out of the car, all the way to my guests getting down on the dance floor. After the wedding, Ally checked in to give us an estimated time for photo turn around, and she delivered in less than two weeks! The photos came out beautifully and we were able to download all of our photos to keep. I can recommend Ally with confidence because she, without a doubt, is the best.
Karren B., 3 years ago
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MONROphotography

5.0

Arlington Heights, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $5,200

In our studio, we believe that weddings are a celebration of love and individuality, and our style reflects that. We are passionate about creating imagery that is both striking and authentic, blending the beauty of traditional moments with a contemporary twist that resonates with the modern couple. Our team of talented photographers brings a fresh perspective and a keen eye for capturing candid, spontaneous moments that unfold naturally throughout your wedding day. We believe that the most memorable images are often found in the in-between moments, the laughter, the stolen glances, and the genuine emotions that make your love story unique.

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We are so fortunate to have discovered MONRO photography. Their team were phenomenal to work with. They both have wonderful personalities and knew how to make us comfortable and relaxed for the photoshoot. They were also very generous with their time and it is obvious that they take pride in their craft and just wanted to produce a quality collection of photographs. We are so impressed with their professionalism, work ethic, and artistic eye. The photographs were delivered in a timely manner and they look amazing! We have already recommended them to another friend of ours who will be having a wedding in the Chicago next year, and will not hesitate to recommend them to anyone else. See you guys next year at the wedding; it was such a pleasure to work with you both!
Marianna & B., a year ago
Sylk Marti Studios

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style

Hi, we are Sylk & Danny and we could not be happier to have the opportunity to capture your special day! Witnessing moments filled with love, happiness and memories is the biggest honor we have been given. Giving them back to you so you can re-live them always is life to us! We look forward to your story, your reasons to love and most importantly, to the opportunity to be your photography partner in this journey called life!

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Sylk & Danny have been part of our lives since we were newly engaged. We are beyond blessed to have met them and they have given us the best quality service for our wedding day. They made our day perfect and helped us keep our sanity to enjoy one of the most important days in our lives. We are glad to have found Sylk Martí Studios and will continue to use them for every special occasion in our lives.
Lupe & P., 4 years ago
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Sam Schultz Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,000

Hey there! I’m a weddings and couples photographer based in Chicago, IL with my partner Emily and my rescue dog Daxter. I’m here to document joy and celebrate all the meaningful moments with the kickass people that find me.

From start to finish, my wife and I were truly overwhelmed by Sam’s talent, calm demeanor, and overall organization even on a hectic wedding day. We knew during the engagement shoot that we were in the best hands in the city. We, along with our family’s, thrived off of his consistent humor and lightheartedness throughout the day. Sam always made us feel incredibly comfortable and it came across in our photos. We could not picture our wedding day without him there (and even wanted him to stay as a guest). He truly went above and beyond in every aspect, helping out and organizing wherever he was needed! We are so happy with all of our photos, and will be sure to continue using Sam in future life events! A true Chicago gem! We did all the work for you - the search is over!! His work and character speak for itself.
Angelique S., 2 years ago
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White Quill Creative

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $6,000

Spoiler alert: I didn't grow up daydreaming about weddings. Instead, I grew up on shaky home videos and weathered family albums—so I know how important it is to keep memories alive. The problem? The internet is overflowing with photos that focus on trends over authenticity. That's why, in a world filled with filters + fads, I'm here to capture every real moment of your wedding day.

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Best wedding decision that we made! Chelsea was the perfect choice for our 10/10/2020 wedding. Chelsea has such a warm, calming, positive and chill energy that made her the perfect person to spend our special day with. She made us feel so comfortable in front of a camera and did an incredible job capturing so many special moments. The picture quality is beyond amazing. Chelsea is so talented, creative, organized, and I would recommend her to anyone and everyone! Thank you, Chelsea!
Stephanie + E., 3 years ago
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John Foley Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $4,800

Hi! I'm John, a wedding photographer based in Chicago, IL. I believe deeply that great wedding photography is about creating imagery that is as visually compelling, as it is emotionally significant. Weaving the images together to tell unforgettable stories. My distinct 'documentary meets fine-art' style is a product of my unrelenting commitment to my craft and the complete trust that my couples place in me. I primarily cover weddings in the Chicagoland area, but I will travel to any destination worldwide for those seeking an adventure.

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John was absolutely amazing! Throughout the entire process start to finish he delivered well beyond our expectations. These are moments we will treasure forever and now we have them forever in his art. To call him a (or an amazing) photographer is simply not enough he is an artist who truly cares about his passion and clients.
Lauren L., a year ago
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Emma Petersen Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $4,250

I’m a Chicago-based wedding photographer for all couples ready to have a bonus bridesmaid for their big day!! I capture every first kiss, tight squeeze, & in-between - all while being your right-hand gal!

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We knew the moment we met Emma for our intro call that she was going to be the best photographer for our wedding. The energy she brings to every interaction will leave you feeling both heard & seen, and instantly put you in a good mood. Wedding day can be hectic, but Emma & her team will be there for you through every moment and every emotion - capturing them all so perfectly! If you're wondering if you could ever find a photographer that calms your wedding nerves and feels like a close friend, look no further; Emma Petersen will take care of you. We couldn't be happier with how our photos came out and can't wait to see the full album!
Darci Lopez M., 5 months ago
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Daniela Cardili Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style

Daniela Cardili tells the story of your wedding day with heartfelt images that artfully portray this very personal event. She combines her unique sense of style and her passion for photography to create a photographic document that captures special moments, relationships, and love. Her style reflects a mix of a photojournalist’s reflexes, a portraitist’s eye, and the strong influence of the worlds of beauty and fashion. She continues to build on her abundant natural talent by attending workshops and seminars to keep up with the latest trends in wedding photography.

An Awesome Wedding Photography Service! I have know and worked very closely with Daniela Cardili Photography for many years. As a business owner and someone in the wedding industry I have had the opportunity to work alongside photographers for over 500 weddings. What stands out about Daniela is her creative vision and the ability to capture magical moments through her lens. She is prompt, responsive and a treat to work with. Attention to detail is always the order of the day. She has great rapport with her clients and works very well with all other vendors to join in as a team and bring the client memories to last a life time! I highly recommend her!
Ruki Dole, 4 years ago
Mayah Lee Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $4,800

Chicago Photographer focused on providing the best experience and creating your vision for you! I strive to provide my clients with a comfortable and fun experience during their sessions; capturing the authentic and candid moments. My focus is on you, always. Please opt to contact me on my site, thank you!

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Mayah was great to work with! She communicated very well, not just with me as the videographer but with the couple. She also put together a schedule for the couple so everybody was on the same page and made sure we stuck to it throughout the day. She also did a great job directing the couple and posing them how she wanted.
Jonathan Palomo, a year ago
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JNA Visuals

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $5,000

A Chicago-based wedding and elopement photographer that values genuine connection, authentic emotions, and getting to know my clients on a deep and personal level. I value capturing your moments and memories exactly how they happen, helping you to remember the feelings of intimacy, love, and warmth of marrying your person.

I truly cannot imagine our wedding day without Jayde- we feel so lucky to have worked with her as our wedding photographer. My husband and I normally hate taking pictures, but Jayde made us feel so comfortable and we had so much fun with her. I am obsessed with our entire gallery and can't believe how well Jayde was able to capture the spirit of our day. I could go on and on about how wonderful our experience was, but I'll end with one quick story. The night before our wedding, the location we had booked for our offsite photos unexpectedly cancelled on us. When I told Jayde, she sprung right into action to help us find alternate options and giving advice- seriously going above and beyond her job duties. With Jayde, you're not just getting a photographer, you're getting a true partner for your special event.
Shannon O., 3 months ago
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Elizabeth Greve Photography

5.0

North Riverside, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,000

I specialize in intimate weddings and documentary-styled family sessions. Photography should be a fun experience, not just something you pay for to get updated photos taken each year. The person behind the camera should be someone you trust, enjoy being around, and who genuinely cares about your time. YOU ARE UNIQUE. SO SHOULD YOUR PICTURES BE.

I was a day of coordinator for a client Liz and I worked for, and she is a delight to work with! She really cares about her couples. She and I collaborated on the schedule of the day and made sure our client had a the best time. She was also really flexible on the day of when things inevitably needed to change. Lovely, fun, and professional. Highly recomment!
Carolyn, AELO, 4 years ago
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Kiki Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $250

I’m a wedding photographer who specializes in photojournalistic style. I love capturing candies as well styled portrait shoots with the bride and groom, bride and bride, as well as groom and groom. I’m queer friendly too! Everyone is welcome.

I had the pleasure of working with Kiki at a recent wedding and Kiki brought the best out of the situation. I had no problem focusing on the moment. Kiki was able to take care of the moment in an artistic fashion and I am infatuated with the results. You're missing out by not having Kiki at your celebrations!
Albany Capture LLC, a month ago
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Kristal Lee, Wedding Photography & 360 Photo Booth

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $2,600

My name is Kristal Lee, and I'm passionate about creating precious moments through photography. Based in the Chicagoland area, I specialize in wedding, family, and event photography, delivering top-notch digital photos crafted with high-end editing techniques. I also offer an enhanced experience with our 360 Photo Booth, perfect for capturing every angle of your special moments. Let's connect, share memories, and create lasting treasures together!

Working with Kristal has been an absolute delight. She was responsive, communicative, and just a joy, really. She was so patient day of. We felt really guilty being pulled in different directions by family and friends all day, and she just continued to exceed our expectations in capturing the day. She made the day all about us and drew necessary boundaries with folks to ensure so. You won't go wrong with her! Thanks Kristal.
DeCarri, 18 days ago
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Well Told Weddings

5.0

Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $1,799

We know that each client is unique and presents an opportunity for us to meet their artistic needs. Our passion to create and capture moments to help make your day perfect is what drives us. Our photographers excel at manipulating light, staging, and encapsulating the day’s story so that you get a memory that is vibrant, fresh, and Together, we will collaborate and design a look that best fits how you want to remember your big day, while doing so in both a comfortable and expressive way. Each package we offer is designed to provide you the most value for your needs and is fully customizable.

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Steve, Miles and Francis were all a pleasure to work with. We were very satisfied with their professionalism, hustle and hard work. They did an outstanding job of capturing our wedding both with pictures and video. We could not be more satisfied.
David and C., 6 months ago
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Alana Lindenfeld Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $7,000

Six years of taking bright, colorful, fun wedding photos in the city has taught me how to deliver a complete gallery of your day told in an artistic, meaningful, and unobtrusive way--because I'm here to document your day, not to direct it. As much as I love taking photos (it's truly my favorite thing in the world!), I believe your wedding is about celebrating all your people being in the same place at the same time + kicking back and enjoying while I make sure all those memories are on camera.

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Alana is truly the best. She is kind, organized, communicative, and. produces some of. the most beautiful photos! You will love working with her.
Sarah Whitson, 2 years ago
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Ed & Aileen Photography

5.0

Berwyn, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $6,750

We aren't your typical wedding photographers and videographers. And our kick ass couples aren't your typical brides and grooms. We are storytellers, and we capture moments made by people who are madly in love.

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I don’t think I’ll ever stop raving about Ed & Aileen Photography. We worked with Ed for our wedding and engagement sessions, and it was a fantastic experience. We loved our engagement photos, and Ed surprised us with a 35mm film gallery from our wedding day. I don’t know how he has the energy to be everywhere at once, but he somehow does it. I can’t wait to see our digital photos. Every time I looked, he was there capturing moments. He brings a lot of fun energy everywhere he goes, and I can feel how much he loves his job. It shows in all his photos. If you want to work with a true professional, who gets down and dirty to get the right shots, Ed’s your guy. 10/10!! He coached us so we’d look our best, kept us on schedule, and expertly corralled our giant wedding party. All while leading us around the nature boardwalk at the Lincoln Park Zoo, finding the perfect spots. Thank you, Ed ️
Kelci G., 9 months ago
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Sierra Marie Photography

5.0

Streamwood, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,500

I’m a wife and Jesus lover who is dedicated to serving and loving my clients well, by giving them a unique experience. I offer custom wedding packages that are designed with my couple in mind. I also provide custom timeline creations, and help with anything (even non-photo related)! By the time my couple gets their wedding images, they’ve not only gained a photographer that will produce great images, they’ve gained a friend - and to me, that’s priceless.

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My husband and I could not have chosen a better photographer for our wedding day than Sierra! We met her at a wedding expo at our wedding venue, Hoosier Grove Barn. She was so friendly and we could tell that photography is her passion (even better, she got married at the barn so she knows all the good spots!). She made sure we were on the same page with the photos we wanted and helped ease a lot of my anxiety on our wedding day. Our engagement and wedding photos came out amazing! I'm so happy to have found Sierra and if we need a photographer in the future, we will definitely be reaching out to her. Thank you for everything!! (:
Megan G., 3 months ago
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Zach Caddy Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,000

I've picked up a camera just about every day since I fell in love with photography in 2013. Though every shoot holds something unique, it takes a lot to catch me off guard after nearly a decade in business. I pride myself on my ability to quickly connect with my clients, making them feel comfortable, cared for, and confident that they look great. Not every event I’m at goes exactly according to plan and I know how to roll with the punches. Being a helpful and calming presence in the midst of your wedding is second nature to me. Basically, I try to treat people how I want to be treated: with fairness and understanding!

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If I could give a million stars I would! I can go on forever about what a gem Zach & Maria are, I have never met two people that just have such beautiful and positive energy! From our first phone call Zach, my husband and I just hit it off! It felt like we were chatting with a friend! He never felt like a “vendor” to me, it felt like just a cool pal with a camera hanging around with us capturing our special day! Zach is such a professional but he makes you feel so comfortable and goes with the flow! Maria was quick to capture small intimate moments between my husband and I and added so much character to our day, I can not thank them enough for being part of our long special day, if you value artistry, genuine connection and professionalism Zach & Maria are the way to go! You will not regret booking with them! I look forward to booking Zach for anything and everything I want captured, from anniversaries to birthdays & many milestones to come!
Vanessa B., 3 months ago
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Bogdanov photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $2,500

Bogdanov Photography is a wedding photography business located in Chicago, Il. This company serves the city of Chicago and surrounding areas while also being open to covering other United States destination weddings. Originally from Crimea, owner and operator Svyat has photographed over 600 weddings during his career in various places around the world. With his focus on candid emotions and heartfelt interactions, he will work to give couples tailor-made wedding albums a beautifully candid tone.

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Svyat is an excellent professional. We were looking for a photographer with whom we could collaborate for a long time, and we were delighted to discover that there is such a motivated professional in our city! Excellent communication and a sense of humor, the ability to find solutions in difficult situations – that's all about him!
Elly, 8 months ago
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Essi Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Starts at $3,000

Chicago-based wedding and elopement photographer. I like to make my clients take off their shoes or at least get bare and honest about their love in front of my camera. I love to explore the urban environment with you and make your wedding portraits feel real and true to your life in the city. But I also take any chance I get to drag you to the woods or the beach for some barefoot wedding portraits. Aren’t we so lucky to have those right here in the city!

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Essi's beautiful work speaks for itself, but she is also really great to work with! She's great at giving instructions and just letting people relax in front of her camera. We hired her for an engagement session and our wedding day. We truly felt comfortable with her from the very beginning.
Taylor C., a year ago
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Nicodem Creative

5.0

Oak Park, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $8,000

Based in Chicago, Nicodem Creative is a photography and videography studio with a modern, yet classic, style. We are a husband and wife team who believes wholeheartedly in marriage. Andrew loves a simple wardrobe and playing piano, takes his sauna/steam/spa time very seriously, is a social butterfly, studied poetry in college, and would play soccer every day if time (and his body) afforded it. Marianne feels best when hiking, speaks Portuguese, considers herself a master at making açai bowls and blender soups, loves using clean products, and has to shower every night before going to bed (her alone time).

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Marianne and Andrew are two of the kindest, most thoughtful vendors you could have on your team (not to mention CRAZY TALENTED!) Their photography skills are amazing, and they know how to make everyone in front of their lens feel calm, comfortable and like there's not a camera staring at them in the face. Their calm demeanor helps to make a wedding day go the smoothest it could, and they are always doing their best to remain team players to make the wedding day the best possible experience for our clients!
(LOLA Event Productions), 4 years ago
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JacquelynGracePhotography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $2,000

Hello my name is Jacquelyn! I’m an event photographer located in Chicago, Illinois. I have loved capturing moments in time since I was a child. I went to college for Visual Communication Technology where I studied photography for 4 years. After graduation I decided to venture out into creating my own photography business.

Jacquelyn was not only great at communicating with us but also did a great job of guiding us through our big day. She was very easy and flexible to work with. I would recommend Jacquelyn to a friend looking for a photographer!
Amber and S., 2 years ago
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Noah Gelfman Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $3,000

Are you ready to turn your special moments into timeless treasures? Meet Noah Gelfman, your go-to wedding photographer for creating magical memories that will last a lifetime! With a passion for storytelling through stunning visuals, Noah has garnered a reputation as the ultimate choice for couples seeking artistic, emotive, and breathtaking wedding photography.

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Noah is so easy to work with, responsive and professional, and took beautiful photos of our wedding ceremony and reception. He gave great, clear directions for us and our families, made the most of the city backgrounds, and got great candids at our reception. Most impressively, we had all our photos back within just a few days -- we have no idea how he did it, but we were thrilled, and all of our guests were floored with how quickly we had such great pics. Highly recommend!
Ashley & J., 9 months ago
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The Honeymooners Productions

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $6,300

The Honeymooners Productions are a husband and wife duo who are determined to live life like they are on their honeymoon! They specialize in both PHOTO AND VIDEO which simplifies you’re planning process and budget. Their energy for life and love makes them PASSIONATE about your wedding experience! Let's get this party started! Email us about your wedding! We would LOVE to hear alllllllll about your day and your love!

The Honeymooners Productions did an amazing job photographing as well as doing videography for my wedding! They were super great to work with! My favorite part about Luke and Maddie is that they make you feel comfortable and like to have a lot of fun!
Emily S., 3 years ago
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Nica Nuestro Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $2,400

I truly want to capture the connection and love between two people. To document your special day, my mission is to capture you & your loved one the way you are. Whether you are having an intimate wedding in a backyard or an elopement across the world, I’m ready with my camera. All my focus is on you. No awkward poses and no forced smiles. It’s all about raw emotions, fun, and lasting memories.

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My fiancé and I worked with Nica for engagement pictures in downtown Chicago and we are in LOVE with the results! She sends a detailed questionnaire before the shoot so that she has the right idea of the kinds of pictures you want. She had fun, unique ideas for photos and incorporated classic poses we knew we wanted. She was always quick to respond as well.
Autumn and E., 2 years ago
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Luved Photography

5.0

Riverside, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $2,000

I am a single gal, who loves a good wedding! I love to get to know my brides and truly understand their vision and goal for their photography. I photograph EVERY.SINGLE.DAY - whether it's through travel or my newborn and family portion of business - which means my passion shows through by being able to morph and grab a good shot no matter the situation. My camera is like another limb. It's not just my career, but my true love.

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We had such a great experience working with Erika for our engagement and wedding photos. My husband and I are not comfortable in front of the camera, and she made us feel very as ease. She is great at scouting for the best locations and captures the best candid shots. We highly recommend her and hope to work with her again soon!
Blair & K., 3 years ago
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Madi Ellis Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $5,450

*****The best way to reach me is to fill out the inquiry form on my website!***** As a documentary-style photographer, I love to emphasize connection, texture, and authentic emotion. Being a former actor who found a deep love and passion for wedding photography, I'm most drawn to the art of storytelling while creating honest and original work. I strive to make my images fully represent my couples in every way possible. I'm goofy, fun, and always create a deep connection with my couples to ensure their big day is captured with passion + care.

Madi is fantastic to work with! She is very familiar with our event spaces and works very well with our events team. She captures great angles and does magical things with the interesting lighting in our space. If you are looking for a photographer who not only has an artistic eye but also cares deeply about the people she works with and their events, look no further. Book Madi Ellis Photography!
Stephanie Aksland, 2 years ago
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Histore’s Lens Photography

5.0

Homewood, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $700

If you are a soon to be Bride & Groom ! Histore’s Lens Photography is the place for you ! At Histore’s Lens Photography we work with all of our couples to ensure the best photos possible are taken. When you book with me it will be an experience to remember!

Histore did amazing job on my photos. I am still getting compliments to this day!
Claire B., a year ago
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Moments by Frank

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,800

Moments by Frank is a wedding photography experience based in Chicago, IL. Frank believes in capturing the essence of your joyous occasion in a relaxed and authentic setting. He focuses on guiding the happy couple through a mindfulness approach – soaking up every second of the memorable day. His gentle and professional tone allows the couple to feel comfortable, so even the most camera-shy will be able to embrace a day of flawless moments. Schedule a quick video call to find out how Frank can capture a day full of intimacy, authenticity, and love.

Frank is the best when it comes to taking pictures! Before our wedding, he met with us and was super helpful with planning and suggesting ideas for specific photos that we wanted for the big day. On our wedding day, he made us feel at ease on a day filled with a lot of emotion. The pictures we received came out amazing and they captured the most memorable day of our lives in the best way possible! Cannot recommend him enough!
A and S., 5 months ago
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The Gernands Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style
  • Starts at $3,000

Hi, I'm Samuel! Chicago based wedding and elopement photographer here to give couples a truly relaxed and down to earth experience. Being photographed shouldn't be uncomfortable or boring!  Telling love stories through photos brings me immense joy. 

We were so grateful to Samuel who was able to document our city hall ceremony on a very last minute request during the end of year holidays. (Are you free next weekend?) We were drawn to the documentary style of his work and thought it was a fitting way to remember a special moment in a basement of Chicago's City Hall. Leading up to the day, we texted and chatted about places to do portraits after and Samuel was very patient and helpful in suggesting places that felt right for me and my partner. Not only did he have the inside scoop on what the city hall ceremony was going to be like and what was going to happen, but he was also great to hang out with in line and and get to know better. We both felt very comfortable working with Samuel and the nerves of working with a professional photographer for the first time went out the window. I can only imagine how amazing the experience would be to work with Samuel with more time to prepare or at locations a little less drab than a city hall basement!
Sasha, 2 months ago
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Visi Studio | Photo + Video

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style
  • Starts at $3,400

At Visi Studio, we bring a world of experience to wedding photography. Our team of talented photographers has captured destination weddings in some of the most iconic locations around the globe, including Rome, Santorini, Venice, Paris, and more. With a passion for capturing life's most cherished moments, we bring a unique blend of international experience and artistic vision to each and every wedding we photograph.

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We could not have asked for a better team to capture our day! Visi studio set everyone at ease as soon as they arrived, and knew exactly how to direct us to get warm, genuine footage. Not only did they help keep us on schedule and ensure we got all of the shots that we wanted, everyone had so much fun working with them. The final product blew my husband and me away - we were so impressed with the full-length video as well as the Highlights. It captured the fun, excitement, and romanticism of the day better than we could have hoped for. We are so happy we made the investment to work with VISI STUDIO, it was worth every penny!
Erme Z., a year ago
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Kyle Szeto Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $6,000

Hi I'm Kyle, a Chicago based wedding photographer. I am a romantic at heart and a sucker for a love stories. I strive to get to understand my couples and create images that represent them as authentically as possible.

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1. Kyle is a true professional - A lot of photographers are great at taking photos but bad a business (Project management, sending you reminders, dealing with difficult family members, coordinating with other vendors, etc.). Kyle has a background in business and I can tell. Feels like I would have him on a consulting project. He works on timelines with you. He gives you firm deadlines, good client management skills. 2. Kyle is good at taking photos - Yup, simple but he takes great photos. I won't get into the weeds but he definitely has some dark and moody ones but some with lighter tones. He does your traditional family portraits, fun photos on the dance floor, but he'll mix in some photojournalistic ones and ones you would expect in a magazine. He was quick to edit and send us photos after the wedding. We didn't have to wait too long. 3. Kyle is fun to work with, he's reliable. He made my wife feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the process. That's huge. It's your wedding day and you want to trust someone. Someone like Kyle. 4. He serves as more than a partner throughout the day and months leading up to the wedding than just a photographer. There is a reason he charges a bit more than some other photographers 5. Personality-wise he was a great medium and I liked it. He's not too bold that he takes over the wedding and distracts from your big day, but he's bold enough to tell people what to do and get the right shots he needs. 6. I would recommend him!
David, 6 months ago
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Jennifer Catherine Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $4,000

I'm a Columbia College Chicago graduate. I'm a mother of beautiful little girl. I'm married to my soulmate. I'm a dreamer, adventurer, and a lover of LOVE. My passion for photography begin way back in high school and my life has been built around my passions. I've always worn my heart on my sleeve, which is how I've created so many beautiful and authentic connections with so many wonderful humans. It hasn't steered me wrong yet, infact it has brought me here. To you.

I’ve worked multiple events with Jenn and she is always top notch. On top of capturing some stunning photos, she helps keep the wedding party on schedule and is super attentive to the bride and grooms needs. She cares about her art and her ability to tell a couples story and it shows!
Phil Rizzo, 4 years ago
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Cristina G Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style

Meet Cristina G Photography, a duo with over fifteen years of experience, dedicated to capturing real moments and authentic emotions. Our portfolio comprises over five hundred wedding chronicles, each a testament to our commitment to genuine storytelling. What truly distinguishes us is our heartfelt connection with clients. We understand the significance of the moments we document - they're not just photos, they're memories for generations to come. From our initial meeting to the final touches on your album, we're here to ensure your day is as stress-free as possible, so you can be present with your loved ones.

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As a Wedding Planner, there are few things more valuable to me than a trusted photographer! Heading into a wedding day with Cristina by my side brings me SO much comfort! Not only are her photos BEYOND BEAUTIFUL...but she is calm and professional, making each client feel at ease! I always tell my clients that when you mesh well with your photographer on a personal level...it truly shows in your photos. I think that is just one of the many reasons Cristina's work is so great...she makes everyone feel like family! I cannot recommend Cristina G Photography enough! I am so thankful to get to work alongside her! Cristina and her team work tirelessly and efficiently to capture each moment! I truly cannot say enough wonderful things about Cristina G Photography!
Arin Busch, 2 years ago
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Buenas Vibras Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $6,000

Hi, I'm Mayra!! If you don't know me, I'm your wedding day bestie!! I'm here for anything you need - snapping BOMB photos, keeping the bridal party on track, picking the best photo locations, + I'll even pass you a tissue if you need it, which you will, BUT no worries, so will I. I cry at every wedding by the way. I'm a tequila drinking + loud music lover + capturing the moments inspired photographer based in Chicago, IL. I'm a heels off + have a good time day full of buenas vibras girl! On a wedding day, my goal is to make you feel comfortable with buenas vibras in front of the camera, and to focus on the raw + real moments on your day.

Mayra does a wonderful job in directing, especially for those of us who have no idea what we're doing or how to pose! She always brings such great vibes, and there's never a dull moment when shooting with her. She cares about her clients and never fails to get amazing shots. I would totally recommend her and Buenas Vibras Photography 1000%!!!
Jiana + E., 3 years ago
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Winterlyn Photography LLC

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $5,000

I've been photographing weddings and love stories for ten years and have captured 200+ wedding days. After photographing my very first wedding for a dear friend, I couldn't believe how much I LOVED photographing wedding days. To tell each couple's completely unique and beautiful love story from behind my camera...there is no greater honor and joy!

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Our experience working with Winterlyn has been top notch! From the planning moments to when she arrives on site to when she edits and delivers images, Winterlyn's style is professional, creative and fun. We highly recommend her to couples looking for a great Chicagoland wedding photographer!
Mary Kay Sergo, 4 years ago
Amanda Ford Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $4,800

I am located in Chicago, IL and I LOVE photography. I am inspired by the fun and wild couples who are looking for an adventure. Wherever there is fun, laughter, and good company, I'M THERE. Being outside, camera in hand is obviously one of my favorite things to do, but equally a passion of mine is connecting with people and making them smile! Let's get you married and make the most of it while capturing all of it!! If you are ready to play dress-up, have a good time, and let me be your third wheel, let’s do it!

Amanda Ford is such a steal!! She is not only SO affordable, she is professional, conscientious, and talented! She made my husband comfortable and our pictures turned out so beautiful. I got so many compliments. I got married during Covid-19 and she was safe, flexible, and returned our pictures quickly. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone.
Rachael and J., 4 years ago
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Prudence Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,400

Tye Acierto is the owner and Lead Photographer of Prudence Photography for 9 years straight! He's a member of Professional Photographers of America and a Columbia College of Chicago Alumni. He feels weird talking in the third person so he's switching now... Phew! much better! Let's restart, I'm Tye Acierto, I'm a Professional Photographer based in Chicago and I also travel in all States.

Ty is an amazing photographer!!! He has a great eyes for creative art.
Kamie Corfias, 4 years ago
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Joined Purposefully Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,000

Hi guys! My name is Allie!!! I am a traveling wedding photographer based out of chicago & texas. My heart literally beats for wedding days and redemptive stories. I love celebration + commitment + dance parties + traveling!!! It is my honor to capture the sweetest stories. My couples become verrrry dear to my heart, and it gives me the deepest joy to be part of engagement season + wedding days.

Awarded Best of Zola
From the moment we met Allie, we knew something about her was so special. My husband and I first met Allie when we took our engagement photos and after running around and laughing with her, we couldn’t stop talking about how much FUN we had. Any time I’ve spent with Allie or even talking to her have easily become my some of my favorite memories from this special season of life. During the time leading up to the wedding she would occasionally send me sweet voice notes or messages as little reminders of her thinking about me and Cameron and praying for us as we got closer and closer to our wedding day. By the time our wedding rolled around, I genuinely just felt like Cameron and I were hanging out with one of our dearest friends on our wedding day and she just happened to be taking photos of us. Allie has a magical way of capturing moments as if she’s seeing them from your own eyes. Each photo she took feels like I’m seeing my own memories of our beautiful day come to life and that is absolutely priceless. I will always treasure my sweet Allie and these photos that we will cherish our whole lives!
Sara C., 20 days ago
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Peter Wynn Thompson Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,200

I began my career as a photojournalist working for newspapers and magazines documenting current events, sports and pop culture. Creating meaningful images is at the heart of being a photojournalist and it's this mentality that I bring to my wedding photography. I work to create timeless images that truly tell the story of one of the most important days of your life.

As a long-time wedding and event planner, I've been working alongside Peter Thompson for many years. He has been on my list of preferred wedding vendors since I began working in the Chicagoland area. I find Peter to be extremely personal, professional, and reliable. In coaching my clients, I recommend they find a photographer who they enjoy being around because, quite frankly, the couple will spend more time with the photographer than with the planner or anyone else during the day! In seeking out a photographer, you also want someone who will smile and get along with your guests so they feel comfortable getting their photo taken. Additionally, his photos are always on point! You'll find his photos to be consistent and traditional in that they will withstand the test of time. In my opinion, he is one of the most reliable photographers in our city! Every one of my clients is always so happy they went with Peter as their photographer.
Jenny, 4 years ago
Dabble Me This

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style

I made a conscious decision early on in my career that I wanted to LOVE what I do and do what I love. With a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and photography you could say I’m one of the few that stuck with my major and still love it to this day. I’m a helpless romantic, a wife, a mother, a worldwide traveler a marathon runner and a wedding photographer. Deciding who will bring your memories to life is one of your most important ones. When the whirlwind and excitement of the day is over, beautifully captured images will be what help you revisit the romance, emotion and spirit of all of those little moments.

Without a doubt, Christine was our very favorite vendor to work with for our wedding day! We are so happy to have had her as our wedding photographer, and will absolutely be recommending her to all of our newly engaged friends and family members! From the very beginning of our wedding planning process, Christine was SO kind, responsive, flexible, and patient. She spent time getting to know us as a couple, the vision for our wedding day, and what our schedule for the day would look like. She played a huge role in making sure the day ran smoothly and that we had time for all of the photos we wanted. I'm confident in saying that we (myself, my husband, our families, and wedding party) felt calm and comfortable all day because of Christine! Her experience in this industry truly speaks for itself. Most importantly, Christine effortlessly and perfectly captured so many special moments throughout our day - we could not be more grateful! She is an incredibly talented photographer and so much fun to work with. We are completely blown away by the photos that we've received - we cannot stop looking through them, and so many people have been wanting to know who our photographer was. Obviously, we are recommending her to everyone without hesitation. Thank you, Christine, for providing us with the most beautiful wedding photos that we will always cherish!
Jennifer and M., 4 years ago
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Photography By Lauryn

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Fine art style
  • Starts at $7,000

I'm just a suburban girl who decided to turn her dreams into a reality. I'm all about building relationships and connections. After all, that's what wedding photography is all about. I do this job every weekend because I'm one of those people that is obsessed with pictures. Not just for a living, but for myself. I understand the value in photography. I do this for people who are just like me. For the ones who cherish those photos hanging on the walls. The photos still in that purple glitter album from 2002 of you and your friends in Limited Too. Those memories are all we have from the anchors that built us. Photos are proof that we have lived

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I work in the corporate client service industry, so when it came to my vendor team, I had incredibly high standards as I understand what quality client service looks like. Lauryn exceeded every expectation I had by a mile. In my 18 months of working with her, her communication was always timely (typically 24 hrs) and highly effective. Before I had signed a contract, she helped me build a high-level timeline for the wedding, got to know what was important to me and answered my (many) questions. She reconfirmed details with me throughout the process to ensure we were always on the same page, knew my shot list front to back, and gave me multiple status updates throughout wedding day so I would know that she was capturing everything I had requested. We had many group formal shots which she powered through with no issue during cocktail hour (which is a feat in itself). As a type A bride, she was a dream come true to work with. Her personality was incredible - she kept us so comfortable, happy and laughing throughout the day. My husband and I are not at all photogenic people naturally, but after working with Lauryn at our engagement shoot, I had no concerns that we would look unnatural on our wedding day, which resulted in a no-stress, all fun wedding day. This was my #1 concern going into the wedding process, so to not pay it a thought on the wedding day exemplifies the total confidence that Lauryn inspires in her couples. On the wedding day she took complete charge of the day in the best way possible. The remainder of my vendor team was on the less experienced side so Lauryn was the one doing the heavy lifting of keeping us on schedule, which she did flawlessly. This was also her first time working at my venue, so I was able to see her keen eye for beauty in action, picking out various locations for our photos. Each photo and location turned out better than the next even though she didn't have a pre-existing shot location list to turn to which really speaks to her eye for turning the ordinary into extraordinary. Our galleries for the engagement shoot & wedding were turned around faster than I had known was humanly possible with no sacrifice on quality to meet those tight timelines. (Our engagement photos came the next day and our wedding gallery was delivered within two weeks, which I believe are her general turnaround times depending on what time of year it is). One final note on something I had not seen highlighted in other reviews. Normally I think that guest and reception dancing photos are nice to have but generally aren't super memorable. This is NOT at all how Lauryn's photos were. Each photo of the guests is something that they could frame in their own homes despite them not being the main focus of the day. Lauryn took the care to photograph as many couples as possible during the Anniversary Dance, so now they have beautiful keepsakes celebrating their own marriages, not only mine. Overall, Lauryn managed to capture the spirit of the day from start to finish, including the little touches I worked so tirelessly on. She truly thinks of everything, gives the wedding day her all, and is worth every single penny of her investment cost and honestly so much more. I will scream a recommendation for her from the rooftops to every couple I know who gets engaged going forward (especially if you are a Swiftie).
Caitlyn D., a year ago
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Ashley Hamm Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,200

Hi, I'm Ashley! A Chicago wedding photographer with a love for capturing fun-loving and adventurous couples. From the I do’s to the epic dance moves, it’s my passion to capture authentic and candid moments created and inspired by one-of-a-kind couples! My process is simple. Document your day and create a vision with you: together we’ll create a seamless day that doesn’t feel like a posed photo shoot. I am LGBTQ+ friendly and support inclusivity and diversity.

Ashley's fun and energetic personality is a breath of fresh air during stressful wedding days. Her work is beautiful, timeless and crisp. You won't regret working with her!
Leanne Valdes, 3 years ago
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Golden LYT Photography

5.0

Chicago Heights, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $3,000

LATOSHA IS A FUN-LOVING CHICAGO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER WHO BELIEVES IN CAPTURING LAUGHTER AND LOVE TO CREATE STUNNING WEDDING PHOTOS. WITH HER INFECTIOUS PERSONALITY AND RELAXED APPROACH, SHE CREATES A JOYFUL ATMOSPHERE THAT BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN COUPLES, RESULTING IN MAGICAL IMAGES. LATOSHA'S EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS, WARM PERSONALITY, AND TALENT FOR MAKING EVERYONE FEEL COMFORTABLE MAKE HER THE PERFECT CHOICE FOR COUPLES SEEKING BOTH INCREDIBLE PHOTOGRAPHS AND A TRUSTED FRIEND THROUGHOUT THE WEDDING PLANNING PROCESS.

I truly couldn’t have asked for a better photographer on our wedding day. She had done my graduation pictures, so I wanted to have her do our wedding pictures due to how amazing the grad pictures came out. She is extremely proactive - she had us meet 2 times before the wedding in order to go over details and background on my husband and I. I could truly see that she genuinely cares about each of her clients and giving them the best day possible and figuring out what’s important to each couple. I really appreciate this because felt like a collaborate effort. On the day of the wedding, she had the BEST energy. Her joy, positivity and personality truly shine and radiate. I received so many comments on how much guests loved our photographer because of how lively and wonderful she was. Additionally, she was extremely creative by having us do table shots and working with the DJ to turn it into a fun game of which table was the fastest. We and our guests had such a fun time with this idea, and how we were able to get pictures with all our guests. I truly can’t recommend LaTosha enough. She is authentic, creative, radiant, talented, and so wonderful to work with. Our wedding day and pictures came out beautifully and because of her it was stress free and fun! Thank you for everything!!!
Mark & T., a month ago
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Sheldon Collective

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $5,500

Sheldon Collective was established by my husband, Josh, and me in 2016. Chicago is our home base where we've photographed individuals, couples, and families for nearly 15 years. We specialize in creating timeless and artful imagery through a mix of creative spontaneity and time-tested lighting and posing expertise. Apart from delivering stunning photographs, we're passionate about making you feel truly seen, supported, and celebrated during your photo session. We can't wait to connect with you!

Chloe of Sheldon Collective has blown me away time and time again with her eye and the way she can put any subject at ease. I have come back to her for multiple shoots and cannot recommend her enough. Not only is she professional and timely but she also has such a gift for composing shots and creating the most beautiful, candid photographs.
Geneva, 3 years ago
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Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $11,500

We are blessed to photography many weddings & events around the world. We've had the honor to photograph many celebs as well. All our clients are a blessing & we know it’s an honor to be chosen to photograph their memorable event. We are grateful to all who has given us the privilege to work with them. We strive to tell our couple’s story & reflect their energy in each photograph. Like Elton John & Bernie Taupin, we work in two rooms: Bob is the principal photographer & handles all the logistics of our shoots. Dawn completes our vision by editing photos & making each image sing, then designs a fine art book to encapsulate the each story.

Hands down the most professional and creative photographers ever. I would only refer them as they are masters behind the lens.
Justin Jacboson, 3 years ago
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Gubert Photos

5.0

Des Plaines, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $2,500

Hey there! Why choose Gubert Photos? My photography isn't just about snapping pictures; it's about making every shoot comfortable and enjoyable, bringing out the most authentic and beautiful sides of my clients. As a wedding photographer for a few years now, I bring the assurance that comes from years of experience, ensuring that your moments are captured with expertise and attention to detail. I understand that every story is unique, and your photos should reflect that. Whether it's an intimate courthouse elopement or a destination, I'm here to make your vision come to life.

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The photographer was kind, communicative, creative and made it fun! Even though we spent extra time trying to find an open space and it was a bit cold, she made my family feel so comfortable. I loved the photos and can’t wait to book her again!
Martha, a year ago
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Christian lifestyle photography

5.0

Cicero, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $1,050

My wife & I are the creators of our photoshoot service. As I lead she helps out fill in gaps, in turn in always looking for best ways to help her & guide us to a quick turn around with best results. We work together as photographers or individually. We recommended outside Videography services

No complaints. It was a very fun shoot and I liked how everything turned out. Thank you!
Mayra H., 4 months ago
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Nikki Kate Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style
  • Starts at $4,250

My job is to capture the true heart of your best day. I am passionate about people and have the greatest joy in telling their stories through photographs. Let me let you in on a "not so secret" secret, your wedding day will FLY BY. I will be there documenting it all so you can keep those precious memories forever and relive your wedding day for years and years to come. I believe you deserve the world on your wedding day, I want you to be fully present and soak up all the feelings of the day! I will be there on your wedding day to help solve any obstacles, be your biggest cheerleader, and provide you with all the kleenex you may need.

"I’ve followed along with Nikki & her photography skills since she first began her time behind a camera. Her technique, talent, & skill is so beautiful. I couldn’t have imagined anyone else being our photographer on our wedding day. Both my husband & I felt like models the entire day - Nikki makes you feel so comfortable and captures all the moments that slip by in such a blur that day. We cannot thank you enough, Nikki!"
Danielle, 3 years ago
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H Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Classic style

I've been doing photography since high school years. After seven years working as photo journalist, I worked for 5 years on cruise line industry in the photography department. It was 2000 when I became a wedding photographer and opened our own photography studio.

We couldn't have asked for a better photography team for our special day than Doru and his team. From the moment we met them, their professionalism and attention to detail were evident. They were not only punctual but also incredibly polite and attentive throughout the entire event. Doru's creativity truly shone through in the photos he captured. His unique ideas added an extra layer of magic to our wedding memories, and the end results surpassed all our expectations. We were blown away by the quality and creativity evident in every shot. Moreover, their efficiency was remarkable. Despite the fast-paced nature of the day, they managed to capture every important moment flawlessly. And to top it off, the turnaround time for receiving the photos was impressively quick, allowing us to relive the joy of our wedding day almost immediately. If you're looking for photographers who are not only talented but also genuinely passionate about their craft, look no further. They truly went above and beyond to make our day unforgettable, and we are forever grateful.
Paula, 23 days ago
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Wild Heart Weddings

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Photojournalistic style

I Am An Elopement And Intimate Wedding Photographer. I have a passion for capturing the raw emotion and beauty of my couple’s special day. My approach is all about telling your unique love story through timeless, candid images. As an Elopement and Intimate Wedding photographer, I believe that the photos of your big day should reflect your personalities and the love you share. I’m lucky enough to live in two of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world – Chicago and Toronto. But my love for photography has taken me around the globe, and I’m always excited to explore new destinations and meet new couples.

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Such a delight to work with Saumya! We did a fall couple photoshoot. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, other than a quick photoshoot during our wedding, we hadn't done photos as a couple before. My partner is camera-shy and she made sure we both felt comfortable to be ourselves during the shoot. She is very attentive to your vision for the shoot, and creates a warm environment where the shoot feels like fun. Our pictures turned out great!
Akila, 10 months ago
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LT Clicks

5.0

Streamwood, IL
  • Classic style
  • Starts at $750

LT Clicks is wedding photography/Videography company based in Chicago, that services Chicago, Milwaukee, Indiana. At LT Clicks Photography, our experienced team will create an amazing experience for you on your wedding day and delivering picture perfect moments from beginning to end and compile the story for you.

I've had the chance to work with Leone on several occasions, I love his work. Great quality and experienced. Very professional.
Philip Jacob, 3 years ago
Nicole Defilippis Photography

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • Editorial style
  • Starts at $3,950

Nicole Defilippis is an experienced lifestyle wedding and family photographer. She’s lived her whole life in and around the Chicago area and can easily suggest photo shoot locations ranging from elegant rooftops, the perfect skyline shot, the diviest of dive bars and most artfully-graffitied walls. She works hard to make the most of her time with you, incorporating unique touches that convey personality and depth.