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

Holly Larkin & Todd Scochran

Jennifer was wonderful. She was not pushy but helped the flow of the wedding. We did not have a wedding planner or a bridezilla so we needed someone to help. She put corsages on people and helped bustle the bride, meanwhile taking hauntingly beautiful B/W and vibrant colors of dancing and toasts. She was a pleasure to work with.
— Charleston, Arkansas, married October 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

Heather McDonald & Jeremy Jones

I’m not sure we could have had a better photographer. Jennifer was so nice and seemed to just blend in. When we received our proofs it then seemed she was everywhere at once. We had so many great photos it was truly hard to narrow it down. Some of them looked straight out of a wedding magazine.
— Dallas, Texas, 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

Erin McKelvey & Dennis Harmon

If you’re lucky, in 10 years (or 50) you’ll have a husband and photographs to remember your wedding. Don’t risk using an amateur. Bob Ocken is the best wedding photographer in the business.
— Little Rock, Arkansas, married March 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

Krista Allmendinger & Dan Lewis

We chose Bob because of his unique approach and artistic style. We wanted a flowing, chronological account of our wedding. He captured all of the special moments, which we will cherish for our lifetime.
— Little Rock, Arkansas, married April 1999