Our Brides in CS Brides

Gabby + Chad

Our bride Gabby Brady and her new husband Chad Pendley had their wedding photograph featured on page 352 in the “Hitched in Chicago” section of the Spring 2013 issue of CS Brides! I just love it when I can get photos into magazines for my newest friends! Enjoy.

Caitlin + Jonathan, a colorful affair

If one day could be any more fun, I am not sure how. Caitlin and Jonathan’s wedding was just the right amount of extra fun!  Caitlin’s wedding dress was inspired by her own personality, while Jonathan didn’t wear anything near traditional, straight down to red socks!  It all came together at the wonderfully kooky Catalyst Ranch in Chicago.  Photos by Chris Ocken and Mona Luan

New Client – Noble Toy Company

We have been helping new clients like hipsters takes to skinny jeans. One of our newest is Noble Toy Company, which is currently working a kickstarter campaign and killing it, click on over and help them out if you can.Noble Toys have been pushing our photos out and recently got them in Time Out Chicago’s Hipsqueak section, check it out here.

To Learn more about Noble Toys:
http://www.noble-toys.com
https://www.facebook.com/NobleToyCompany

Gabby + Chad’s wedding and the 5 Grain Events Blog!

http://fivegrainevents.com/blog/gabby-and-chads-delightful-wedding-at-the-south-shore-cultural-center-06-16-12

Photographer:Ocken Photography(Chris Ocken + Mona Luan) / Ceremony + Reception:South Shore Cultural Center/ Wedding Planner:Five Grain Events(Sara Balsom) / Dress:Pronovias(purchased atWedding Belles) / Bride’s Shoes:Badgley Mischka/ Groom’s Attire:Joseph A. Bank/ Invitations:Fitzgerald’s Fine Stationery/ Cake:Sugar Fixe Patisserie(Oak Park) / Desserts:Food for Thought/ Flowers:Life Made Pretty(Adrianna Amarei) / Caterer:Food for Thought

Rhino Photo

It’s very funny, I shot a photograph of a Rhino at the Little Rock, Arkansas Zoo in 1996 when I was working or the Associated Press.  I keep seeing that photo all over the place, I just saw it in the Houston Chronical.  I have seen it in papers in Europe.  I seemed to be haunted by a photo o a rhino, and that’s a good thing!  What do you think?