It’s exciting to watch any couple begin the next chapter of their lives. The sparkle is never lost on us. However, when Holland Nader booked…View More Brooks + Billy’s New Orleans Winter Wedding
Perspective makes the day go smoother
Although brides and grooms plan their big day just once, those of us who have spent some time in the wedding industry have tasted more…View More Perspective makes the day go smoother
Wedding Experience Matters
We all get lucky once in a while. (You’re feeling that way right now as you think about your partner to be, right?) But you…View More Wedding Experience Matters
Woulda Shoulda Coulda | Choose Ocken Photography
There are many reason to choose a photographer, so we outlined reasons for not choosing a particular photographer in a fun, funny and not so…View More Woulda Shoulda Coulda | Choose Ocken Photography
Classic Dallas Wedding – Lauren Malone and Rob Thomson
We started our southern wedding season a bit early this year — thank you! — with a wedding in Chicago and Dallas. Congratulations to Lauren…View More Classic Dallas Wedding – Lauren Malone and Rob Thomson
Even MORE brides in the Magazines!
Another of our brides, Anne Stover and her new husband Andrew Ruder, made it into Chicago Social Brides! We had a great time traveling with…View More Even MORE brides in the Magazines!
The Left Bank Jewelry’s ad in CS Brides features our photo
When not working with brides, we really like to join forces with great partners like The Left Bank Jewelry, a wonderful little wedding boutique on…View More The Left Bank Jewelry’s ad in CS Brides features our photo
Our Brides in CS Brides
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…View More Our Brides in CS Brides
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!…View More Caitlin + Jonathan, a colorful affair
Tis the Season to, well, get engaged
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…View More Tis the Season to, well, get engaged
Erin + Jay, a wonderfully fall wedding
Erin Dalpini and Jay Strybis Wedding in Valparaiso, IN. Photos by Chris Ocken and Mona Luan [portfolio_slideshow]View More Erin + Jay, a wonderfully fall wedding
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…View More Gabby + Chad’s wedding and the 5 Grain Events Blog!
Gabby + Chad’s Be U Weddings Blog Post
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…View More Gabby + Chad’s Be U Weddings Blog Post
Video Partnership in Chicago
Ocken Photography Chicago is proud to announce a new partnership with one of our favorite co-workers in the wedding industry, John Severson of Smiling Toad…View More Video Partnership in Chicago
Featured in the Wedding Post of Arkansas!
They met on a hot July day in 2009 when Carolina brought Jorge to check out the salsa night at Rev Room in downtown Little…View More Featured in the Wedding Post of Arkansas!
Capturing the Fine Art of Chicago
Bob took a group of kids from CARTI in Arkansas to visit the great city of Chicago. We toured the cities many museums and sites,…View More Capturing the Fine Art of Chicago
Definitely “A Stem Above” –
Erin and Tony’s Wedding!
Erin Foster (owner of A Stem Above) and Tony Olszewski tied the knot in Chicago in May 2008, and it was an awesome celebration from…View More Definitely “A Stem Above” –
Erin and Tony’s Wedding!
Meet the Staff – Baton Rouge
Introducing Jenn Ocken’s new entourage: I am so excited about the people working with me here in Baton Rouge. This summer is already full of…View More Meet the Staff – Baton Rouge