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Best Wedding
Photographers
in Chicago
2020

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Wedding Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Amor in Motion Films FEATURED Expertise

Amor in Motion is a wedding film studio and passionate team of filmmakers, artists, and storytellers who are committed to pushing the boundaries of wedding cinematography. Amor in Motion was founded in 2011 and has filmed over 400 weddings. They approach each film with artistic intention and unique, individually-catered perspective. They aim to create not only a unique product but a unique experience. Past clients include: Barron Hilton II, Twins MLB Pitcher, Senior VP of Fox, and actress Carolyn Stotesbery. They have been featured in BRIDES, Martha Stewart, Style Me Pretty and a stream of others.

Andre LaCour Photographic Artist

With 25 years of experience, Andre LaCour Photography captures the important moments of every client's wedding day. The Chicago photographer specializes in weddings, portraits, and fashion photography. Andre LaCour holds several degrees from the Professional Photographers of America, and has won the Kodak Gallery and Fuji Masterpiece awards.

Becca Heuer Photography

Becca Heuer Photography in Chicago specializes in capturing candid wedding photos and family portraits. The studio books sessions primarily in Chicago and Northern Illinois, but travel arrangements can be negotiated for destination weddings and events.

Boudoir By Elle Photography

Boudoir By Elle Photography offers wedding portraits with a focus on brides at her commercial studio in the Chicago, Illinois, metro area. Photographer Laurie Baker has over eight years' experience as a fine art and boudoir artist capturing images of feminine inspiration for expecting mothers, brides, and women. She offers professional hair, makeup, and styling services for services at her studio in Homer Glen. Ms. Baker specializes in minimalist art but includes light photo touch-ups when necessary.

12544 W 159th St
Homer Glen, IL 60491

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Carasco Photography

Carasco Photography provides Chicago and New York clients the opportunity for the finest in wedding, social, and commercial photography. Noted for setting trends rather than following them, Carasco is the first choice of celebrities, professional athletes, and couples who know the timeless value of passionate and creative photography.

Christina Wehbe Studios

Christina Wehbe Studios is a full-service portrait photography studio in Laguna Beach, California. The business also specializes in weddings, corporate headshots, family portraits, and boudoir photography throughout Orange County. Wehbe is an award-winning photographer and a graduate of the Institute of Art.

Color&Cake Weddings

Color and Cake photography is a Chicago-based studio specializing in wedding and engagement photography. With a laid back style, easygoing attitude, and a photographer that is dedicated to her clients, this is a studio for those that may be nervous about their big day. This studio can capture candid and posed shots, and is able to work with weddings and engagements of all types and sizes.

Emma Mullins Photography

Emma Mullins Photography is a Chicago wedding photographer offering couples a variety of formats to remember their special day. In addition to the traditional wedding day poses, the photographer covers the proposal and engagement parties as well as elopement ceremonies. The studio's filmmakers also capture a seamless documentary of the big day. While participating in the nuptial celebrations, guests can enjoy creating their own unique snaps with the Photo Booth.

3144 W Carroll Ave Apt 3F
Chicago, IL 60612

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H Photography

Since 2013, H Photography in Chicago, Illinois, has provided expert wedding photography services to citizens in the Chicago Metropolitan area and surrounding communities. Husband and wife Doru and Claudia specialize in documentary-style wedding photography, which fuses photojournalism, portraiture, and fashion. In addition to serving the greater Chicago area, the couple also takes on jobs out of the area upon request. In addition, the company shoots engagement photos and offers "Trash the Dress" sessions.

5700 N Kimball Ave
Chicago, IL 60659

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Heather Parker Photography

Heather Parker Photography is a Chicago-based studio that specializes in epic wedding photography for couples who want to capture fun and memorable images of their special day. The studio also handles proposals and engagement photo sessions, as well as destination and cultural weddings. Photographer Heather Parker is willing to travel to most wedding destinations. She works directly with couples to capture every important moment of the day. Wedding packages include pre-wedding consultations, hand-edited, high-quality photos, and customized wedding albums.

2238 W Winona St
Chicago, IL 60625

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Henington Studios

The husband and wife team of Henington Photography have years of experience capturing wedding day moments for other couples throughout the world. Jay and Larissa are creative photojournalists based in Chicago who use their lenses and eye for detail to reveal the heart of each wedding and put it on to images that look outstanding in print, online, or canvas. The couple uses their talent to turn wedding photographs into art that can be enjoyed and admired forever.

Hitch & Sparrow Wedding Co.

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Hitch & Sparrow Wedding Co. primarily focuses on wedding photography but will also photograph memorable moments such as engagements and bridal sessions. They are flexible to travel anywhere in the world for destination weddings. Hitch & Sparrow Wedding Co. has been featured in Elizabeth Ann Designs, Southern Bride Magazine, and several other notable publications.

Jasmine Nicole Photography

Jasmine Nicole Photography offers a unique photography style that helps capture memories with timeless images. Jasmine has been featured in a number of publications and recognized recently moved back to Chicago after 4 years in New Mexico and Washington. She specializes in wedding, engagement, and lifestyle photography.

Chicago, IL 87110

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Jill Tiongco Photography

With a focus on wedding photography, Jill Tiongco Photography captures the love and romance between a couple, from engagement to their wedding day. Taking a timeless, photo-journalistic approach to capturing the wedding day, Jill captures memories for couples getting married throughout the greater Chicago, Illinois area.

King & Opal

King & Opal is a Chicago-based photography business assisting clients throughout the metro area. It provides an aesthetic influenced by fashion and editorial styles, using a documentary approach to photographing weddings. The studio offers clients a customizable experience, shooting coverage based on the moments clients would like emphasized. Typically coverage includes pre-ceremony gatherings, the wedding ceremony itself, and the reception thereafter, as well as the proposal, if desired. Clients receive the final, high definition edited images on a flash drive.

Lisa Kay Creative Photography

Lisa Kay Creative Photography specializes in wedding photography in the Chicago area. As a true believer and lover of love, Lisa Kay fully embraces the emotion of moments to bring clients the best photographs of their special day. She also photographs engagements and important life moments like graduation or baby announcements.

Magic Moment Photo Booth

Magic Moment Photo Booth is a wedding photography service that rents photo booths for ceremonies and receptions. Clients can create custom photo experiences by paying for time-based rentals that guests can use to take pictures for instant development, with an array of themes, formats, and filters. Several types of booths are available including open booths, selfie booths, and classic booths. This business also offers a photo mosaic service that creates large projected photos using photos taken at live events in real time.

622 Executive Dr
Willowbrook, IL 60561

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Marc & Mindy

Marc & Mindy—a husband and wife wedding photography duo currently residing in the Chicago area. The purpose of their work is to do far more than solely create stunning photographs. It is their hope to impact lives and marriages by documenting their clients' most authentic and joyful moments. They believe that the world should not be viewed from any single vantage point. When you are holding the hand of the one you love, every day is an adventure!

Elgin, IL 60124

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Maypole Studios Photography

For over eight years of experience, Maypole Studios has captured wedding nuptials with the camera, and provided brides and grooms with lasting memories. Maypole Studios won the 2014 Couples Choice Awards, and is available for personal photo sessions any time.

MILLER+MILLER Wedding Photography

MILLER+MILLER Wedding Photography is a wedding photography company in Chicago that has the tools and passion for crafting captivating visual narratives of real-life fairy tales. The team offers “sophisticated elegance” and takes the modern photojournalism approach to preserving some of life’s most precious moments, and it consists of seasoned camera artists, who work unobtrusively during the preparation time, ceremony, and reception. The crew appreciates Northern Illinois’ landscape and landmarks, and it has covered events in breathtaking venues, such as the Museum of Science and Industry, Acquaviva Winery, Arranmore Farm & Polo Club, The Homestead 1835, The Terrace at Trump International Hotel & Tower, and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel on the University of Chicago’s grounds. MILLER+MILLER Wedding Photography also welcomes bookings on an airplane or a yacht, and it offers engagement shoots as well.

Chicago, IL 60601

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ML Photography

Michelle Lytle Photography has served Chicagoland customers for more than a decade. A graduate of the San Francisco Academy of Art University, Michelle is known for capturing the candid, unscripted moments that make a wedding day a unique personal story. She also uses her uncanny ability to capture personality to capture portraits of pets showing their own individual personalities.

Nick Ant Photography

Nick Ant Photography specializes in wedding, commercial and event photography in the Chicago metropolitan area. Other services offered include architectural and destination wedding photography, as well as portraits and specialty engagements.

She Sees Photography

She Sees Photography focuses on providing memorable wedding photography and heirloom portraiture. Serving Sugar Grove, IL, Aurora, Batavia, Yorkville, and the entire Chicagoland area, Trish sees each assignment as a collaboration with the client that captures those special moments for a lifetime of memories.

155 N. Oak St.
Hinckley, IL 60520

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Steve Koo Photography

Steve Koo focuses on photojournalistic wedding photography. Based in Chicago, Mr. Koo shoots local and destination weddings around the world. With a background in fine art photography and photography in natural settings, he produces work that is both fun and memorable for clients.

Susan Ryan Photography

Serving Chicago with over 20 years of professional experience, Susan Ryan Photography brings creative documentary-style photography to weddings and PR assignments to tell the story of each event. Also a well-established classic portraiture studio, Susan Ryan Photography specializes in newborns, small children, engagements, and professional headshots.

Sylk Marti Studios

Sylk Marti Studios in Chicago, Illinois, is a locally owned and operated wedding photography business with more than five years of industry experience. It offers customized photographic sessions for couples along with wedding photos of the couple, wedding party, and guests. In addition to wedding photography, Sylk Marti Studios offers family portraits, photography for quinceaneras, cotillions, headshots, boudoir portraits, and corporate event photography. It also offers maternity shoots and baby/infant photography.

5833 West Irving Park
Chicago, IL 60634

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The Gernands Photography

Founded in 2017, The Gernands Photography is based in Chicago, and the company's team consists of Maria and Samuel, who specialize in wedding and couple photography and portraits. Additionally, they offer their clients custom designed lay-flat photo albums upon request. The company's clients speak highly of the their professionalism, punctuality, high quality, personality and talent. They can be contacted for booking through their website or through email.

4825 N. Leavitt St #1
Chicago, IL 60625

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Victoria Christophe Photography

Victoria Christophe, owner of Victoria Christophe Photography, is an international wedding photographer with roots in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Chicago, New York as well as the entire Midwest, and specializes in wedding photography, and many other types of events. She loves to travel for her customers for destination weddings. Her customers speak highly about her creativity in portraits and her ability to capture emotion in the moment, as well as her patience and caring attitude.

Wasabi Photography

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Wasabi Photography has a 10+ year history of providing wedding photography services to local couples. This boutique photography studio offers documentary-style photography sessions by award-winning photojournalist and photographer Travis Haughton. Wasabi Photography provides full-service documentary wedding photos, and he also offers engagement photo shoots in and around Chicago at an array of iconic and landmark locations. In addition, Mr. Haughton provides services for destination weddings upon request.

4936 N Damen Ave Unit 2F
Chicago, IL 60625

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winterlyn photography

Established in 2014, Winterlyn Photography in Chicago, Illinois, offers wedding photography services throughout Chicagoland and is available for destination weddings upon request. It provides a range of photography services for soon-to-be-married couples, including engagement photos and wedding photos. The company also offers portraits, including anniversary and family portraits. Photographer Winterlyn puts a personalized touch on each couple's wedding portraits. The business has been featured on Here Comes the Guide and TheKnot.com.

7353 West Higgins Ave
Chicago, IL 60656

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