Shelly Ulrich & Todd Gustavson

Chris was fantastic to work with: casual, accommodating, and a helpful supporter during the wedding day when my family was too busy to calm me down! If my husband and I had to plan our wedding all over again, we’d make sure Chris was involved.
— Oak Park, Illinois, married October 2004

Erin Breidenbaugh & Jason Feffer

Chris Ocken did a fantastic job capturing the essence of our day! My husband and I appreciated the amazing quality of his work, as well as his fun, easy-going personality. Chris caught all of the unique moments and really told the story of our special day through pictures. We have already recommended the Ockens to a number of our friends and
will continue to do so for years to come!
— Barrington, Illinois, married November 2004

Kim Rosenfeld & Chris Lee

Chris and Jennifer Ocken were fantastic. Their pictures were beautiful, they were so incredibly friendly and willing to meet and discuss our interests in what we wanted, and the results were perfect. They made our picture-taking as painless as possible, actually making it quite fun and were SO prepared for every moment that our pictures were better than we could have hoped. We recommend Ocken Photography with utmost certainty.
— Chicago, Illinois, married June 2004

Laura Wolfe & Jason Swain

Jennifer made the day fun, which calmed many nerves (including my mom’s). And her flexibility before, during, and after our wedding day has been so helpful. We recommend Ocken Photography highly for price and quality.
— Chicago, Illinois, married July 2004

Brian Keller & Beth Schoenhard

We would definitely recommend Ocken Photography. They were so amazing and so wonderful to work with. They really listened to what we wanted and we are so happy with our pictures. We have received so many compliments on our photos. They had a great turn-around time on our proofs — we had them back within a week or two of our wedding. Ocken Photography has been a pleasure to work with and we plan on using them again when we have kids!

— Chicago, Illinois, married July 2004

Sakiko Mito & Budi Tjoenawan

Thank you guys so much for everything that you did for us! The lasting memories that you have provided us are timeless. Again thank you for the beautiful gifts you provided us.
— Dallas, Texas, married September 2002

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Ashley Thomas & Chad Weinard

Chris captured the essence of our wedding day in a way that only he could. Stolen moments between lifelong friends, the bending branch of an ancient tree over an oblivious couple, and the momentary pause of a bride’s father — fleeting images, too easily glimpsed and lost — in his pictures become a lyrical narrative to be retold and remembered.
— Kiawah Island, South Carolina, married June 2001