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
Ocken photography is looking forward to meeting all the newly engaged couples and help with their wedding planning. You know we make the most amazing wedding photographs, but did you know we also have the best wedding vendor referrals? Like Shelia Vaughtis a great consultant, Becky Clements has some of the best floral designs, Joe Snell really knows how to rock withCentral Arkansas Entertainment. Lets us know how we can help.
Erin Dalpini and Jay Strybis Wedding in Valparaiso, IN. Photos by Chris Ocken and Mona Luan
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Thanks for the great review from Ashley:
Professional + Personal = Perfect Wedding Day Photos
Bob was absolutely wonderful to work with. He’s very personable and wants to try and get to know the bride and groom and cater to your style. As a bride without much knowledge about the photography business and what “shots” I wanted, he knew how to capture it all and his suggestions were great. Overall, I was well pleased with the selection of proofs from the bridal portraits as well as the wedding day. He has a great demeanor and sense of humor that kept everyone light, yet also exerted initiative to keep things moving when taking group shots. With all the stress that can come with the wedding day, I knew that I didn’t have to worry about the photographer (being on time, getting the right shots, etc) which was a huge relief! I really liked that on the day of the wedding he took photos that told a story rather than still, posed pictures. The classic wedding photos of course were posed, but I loved the way he captured, smiles and body language, etc. when you weren’t looking. While the price was a bit out of our range, we understand why now (such great shots!) and realize that splurging on a photographer was totally worth it. I would definitely recommend Ocken Photography to anyone looking for a wedding photographer, I now understand why some call him “one of the best in the business.”
Check out Jordan Sims and Benjamin Cargill blog post on theweddingpost.net!We are very excited to have the show our photos, it was such a perfect and fun day. Enjoy!
Congratulations to Jordan and Ben Cargill, who where married at the Galloway Chapel in Ferndale, Arkansas on October 20. They live in Dallas and we are so happy they choose Ocken Photography to celebrate with them and a very small collection of friends and family. We are honored to be a part of their day. Enjoy!
Bob Ocken loves to shoot brides! And nobody photographs brides like he does. Ocken Photography only creates a handful of these caliber portraits a year, why not make your portrait one of them? Bob’s clientele are some the best and most exclusive brides in Arkansas and around the country. Bob says, ” I love pushing the boundaries of my creativity and to me this portrait feels like it was shot in the Caribbeans. But it was shot using only one flash in very exotic backyard in central Arkansas, no flight necessary.” Enjoy!
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.
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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
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