Chicago Wedding Photography

"The Fusion of Expertise and Value".

Timeless Quality, No Hassle, Fair, Honest Prices from Just $600.

View Image Originals

Unobtrusive and Natural Style

Traditional & Creative   Photography blended with traditional & creative wedding poses for a classic, timeless bridal album heirloom.

Fair & Honest Prices

No high pressure sales tactics Online and In Studio Special incentives are offered to all couples. All with no hidden extras. No surprises, No worries, No disappointments and No stress!

Award Winning Quality!

Unequaled experience   Credentials and value for thousands of thrilled brides ensure your own stress free experience and a glorious, memory filled day.



Many many wedding samples photographs of recent weddings of our thrilled couples

Services Description Investment
No limit on the amount of images taken
  • Full comprehensive coverage from all your hand picked, picturesque locations.
  • We preserve as many priceless images as you’ll need. No limits.
  • One photographer, two or three. You get all the images of your dreams taken for no extra charge!
  • You will never be penalized for having too good of a wedding!
Online preview album
  • A FREE preview gallery showing off your dynamic, fun and engaging images from your glorious day. Gallery on facebook. We must connect as "friends" first.
  • Usually live and online within two weeks of your wedding! Enjoy all your wedding day images while still on your honeymoon!!
  • So simple to share and show off to anyone in the world instantly!
Printable files always included.
  • You will cherish the security and flexibility of owning all of your printable jpeg files on a disc from your wedding.
  • You are assured of professionally crafted images and the utmost in printing compatibility and flexibility!
  • Your printable images disc is delivered at the time of your formal Bridal Album unveiling.
  • When no formal bridal album is selected your images disc is usually delivered in 6 mos. see graph below.
Online Proofs
  • Every one of your treasured images are available for online viewing shortly after your wedding. Within two weeks.
  • View every image as a thumbnail quickly or full screen!
  • View all images as a slideshow, if you wish. Easy to do!
  • Your friends, family and fans may view and order directly from the convenience of their living rooms, laptops or ipods and have their own treasures delivered to their door in just a few days.
  • No limit on how long your images are displayed. Many studios pressure you to order within 30 or 60 day limits.
Locations and Back drop
  • No charge per location. Flat, no hassle fee for complete coverage!
  • No charge for adding a professional photographer's back drop at your reception. When requested, we can set up a back drop, mini-portrait studio for your guests to take advantage of. 
Printed Proof Albums
  • Included at no extra charge. (Not included with our Economy coverage)
  • You will receive a generous, 10x13 album displaying ALL of your irreplaceable wedding day images.
  • Presented as either 9, 12 or 16 images per page.
  • Printed exclusively with Professional photographic paper. (NOT inkjet)
  • Bound together with a clear cover for the ultimate in protection, showcasing and functionality.
Low cost reprints
  • Online prints are available at amazingly affordable rates. We take concern for your guest's budget as well!
  • Images are usually available within two weeks from your wedding.
  • Delivered right to your door in just days
  • A generous discount is available to your guests within 30 days of your wedding!
Second photographer
  • Double your coverage with added flexibility, creativity and comfort for you!
  • Your Lead Craftsman concentrates on your "must have" images while your second Photo Journalist  focuses on those timeless candids, second perspective and gorgeous detail shots.
  • Hours mirror lead photographer.
  • A professional, courteous and well dressed  photographer with plenty of Chicagoland experience will naturally and unobtrusively preserve your entire day.
  • A unique, timeless blend of traditional posed formal portraits and natural, candid coverage of the memories and traditions throughout your one in a million, spectacular day.
Economy. No Prints Option
  • 5 hours of all inclusive, professional, photographic coverage for only $600.
  • Extra time is just$120 per hour. 5 hour minimum.
  • 8 hours are just $960, 10 hours are $1,200, etc.
  • You always receive all of your original printable files on disc, your free online preview album and all your proofs online!

only $600

That's it!
  • NO extras or expenses!
  • NO Surprises!
  • NO Location Fees!
  • NO parking Fees!
  • NO Tolls!
  • NO travel fees within Chicagoland
  • NO tables fees!
  • NO backdrop fees!
  • NO extra added for additional taxes.
Bridal Albums
  • 8x8, 20 pages - $450
  • 8x8, 30 pages - $600
  • 10x10, 20 pages - $500
  • 10x10, 30 pages - $650
  • 12x12, 20 pages - $550
  • 12x12, 30 pages - $700
  • Luxurious, rigid pages with a Genuine Leather or Full Photo Wrap Cover, included!
Gorgeous Formal Bridal Albums
Proof Albums
  • 10x13 album with all of your wedding day images included.
  • No Limit on Images preserved! We don't penalize you for having too good of a wedding!
  • Images are displayed 16 per page.
  • Always printed on Professional Photographic paper. Not inkjet.
  • Will not fade or yellow over time!
  • Bound togetehr with a clear cover.
Save 20% off any Video Package when you also reserve our photography services!
MORE savings!
If you are also considering our unobtrusive, natural and candid videography services, please view our video samples, HERE.

 From just $600!

Economy  -  $120 per hour  Unequaled award winning images, unbelievable low price!
  • 5 hours of wedding day coverage is just $600! Extra time is $120 per hour.
  • 8 hours of coverage at your wedding, $960.
  • All your original printable jpg files on disc that you will own. No limit. See graph below
  • All your original images displayed online for viewing and online ordering being available, no obligation, no minimum.
  • Save 20% off ANY video package, when you also reserve our photography services.
  • The best way to customize your perfect wedding, just pay for the coverage and proofs that you want!
Original printable files are delivered on DVD with your formal bridal album.Owner and founder John Welsh featured as the national photography expert on WGN news, Channel 9 in Chicago. Images are always, x1200 resolution, perfect for most of your printing and online needs! Wedding coverage without a formal bridal album will receive their original printable files, 6 months after their wedding. Immediate delivery is available for $200. Images will then be available within 30 days of your wedding. Hi-Resolution and RAW or NEF files may also be available. See graph below.
Owner and founder, John Welsh is featured as the National Photography Expert for WGN News

w/ bridal album
within 30 days
6 months
 12 months
x1200 .jpegs
Hi-Resolution .jpegs
NEF or RAW files
Save 20% off of any video package when you reserve both our photography and videography services.

Visit our studio in person to meet with us and ask you most difficult question. See many samples and find out if we are the right studio for you! You may also call 847.587.2999 and speak with us over the phone. You may reserve your date with a credit card and we will email you an agreement. It does not get much easier than that!