Style of Wedding Photography
What I try to do is
capture the essence and feeling of your day with unflinching
attention to facts and the poetry they embody. Think of me as a
poet with a camera. So many couples feel they have missed their
own weddings because they are so swept up in the event itself.
For that day, I will be your eyes.
photographer, I will try to be inconspicuous and not intrude on
the scene. My goal is to capture the spirit of your wedding. Photographs will be
spontaneous and life-like, capturing the story as it unfolds with as little interference as possible.
To that end, I may use a second photographer if necessary. It's
really all about your wedding.
I most times have a second photographer
to get your formals and traditionals.
wedding portraits, however, will deviate somewhat from this
approach. I will gently direct the setting, placement, and
general mood to create artistic and endearing images. Darkroom
techniques will be an important part of creating such images.
Together, we will decide what techniques and which images best
fulfill your vision and create the poetry of your wedding.
Sample Weddings Portfolio
Most all images are black and white, but
you can have color, too. The proofs/contact sheets as well as a
CD of all digital images in 72dpi are provided to you as part of my service. Shooting
has no limit with regard to number of images. (Whatever is
I try to work within your budget, but everyone's ideas are different, so pricing is not fixed. I do
not offer "cookie cutter" packages, but together we
will tell the unique story of your wedding through images. Email me at
to discuss your thoughts, and please leave your phone number or
(To help you budget:
My base starts at $600 and my top-of-the-line
wedding service averages around $2500 for a two-shooter wedding.)
I travel to destination locations, but my base is just outside Chicago, Illinois
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