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“[Experience] is a matter of sensibility and intuition, of seeing, and hearing the significant thing, of paying attention at the right moments, of understanding and coordinating. Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.”Aldous Huxley

 

 

 

YOU ALL are so awesome, and WE are extremely grateful.  Thanks for helping us prove to the world what you already know. For over 20 years we work hard every weekend to create timeless treasures for generations of your family to see. You have trusted us to capture the most important moments on your wedding day. We love what we do for you, we love to see your joyful faces when we show you the photographs.  And we love to create the perfect wedding album for you to share with your children, and watch your grandchildren flip through.

We love to show off what we do, so please take some time and visit our galleries and Facebook pages for Arkansas and Chicago.  And be careful, we are totally doing the happy dance right now as we type!

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Jon Lee and Chelsey Thompson married June 9, 2012

Bob took a group of kids from CARTI in Arkansas to visit the great city of Chicago. We toured the cities many museums and sites, shop and had wonderful food and a great time.  This photograph is the view outside our hotel on State Street. Photo by Bob Ocken

We are featured in the new Arkansas Bride magazine. Check out our photograph in the “Photographer Favorite” section. Guess which photo Bob took?  Hint –  it’s the classic and timeless one. We think it’s very “Town and Country”.

Keep an eye out for our photography featured in the new ad for Proposals Dress Shop located in the Heights in Arkansas Bride Magazine.

Congratulations to all the newly engaged couples. We invite you to see all our gorgeous images online and give use a call for your custom wedding quote.

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Arkansas Senior Portraits

A photograph of the Noland brothers, Jack, Henry, and Tommy. A moment in time captured forever. A special thanks to their mom for letting me spend some time photographing them. Fun kids are great to capture.AP8x10sepia_3600

Our brides never stop smiling! Look for Ruthie Cobb and Jordan McReynolds — bridal portraits by Bob — soon to appear in wedding magazines.

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Ocken Photography in Little Rock has signed on to be the official photography company for CARTI fundraising events such as the Tour de Rock. This event  falls right in line with Bob’s love of cycling. His family participates each year by riding their bikes more than 10 miles.

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Bob in LA

blog_3858-21Bob took a trip to Baton Rouge, LA (get it?) to photograph Rachel Robert and Chase Menard’s wedding at an amazing church. The St. Joseph Cathedral was originally constructed in 1789, and it was a pleasure to document a wedding in such a glorious structure. Their reception was held at the equally beautiful Old Governor’s Mansion, and Rachel made a stunningly beautiful bride.

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Congratulations to Dr. Ted and Lori Jolley on their new baby, Piper. She is 5 weeks old and her sister, Lucy, is her biggest fan.

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Noah and Shannon are getting married in New Orleans. Jennifer is shooting the wedding and Bob shot the engagement session in Little Rock, where the couple lives.  Bob said he used many of the couples ideas in the portraits session, making it a very personal group of photographs. Shannon is going to be a beautiful bride. Noah is a lucky man!