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Thanks for the great review from Ashley:
Wedding: 5/5/2012

 

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.”

A perfect day!

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!

Distinctive bridal portraits

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!

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

New bike for Orbea USA’s website

Check out the brand new redesigned Ordu Gold time trial bike. With new ergonomic and aerodynamic upgrades you can go as fast as it looks. Bob and Ocken Photography have been working with Orbea for close to a year now. “I have one of the best jobs ever!”  — Enjoy!