This is your moment in time to celebrate your epic love story; choose artistic Chicago wedding photographers that know you expect beyond the ordinary. Our romantic, editorial photography style means we approach your wedding and engagement with an eye for capturing the art and magic of the day. Our detailed prep work ahead of your wedding day means that we are 100% focused on capturing the emotional connection between the two of you, to create an artistic expression of your love that you will cherish forever.

Rue + Megan + Taylor + Grace

Oh, hi there! We're the team behind Eight Hands Photography! You're looking at the solution for the couple who feels "awkward" or hasn't ever been the subject of professional photos before. We're the calm during the chaos of a busy wedding. Meet your professional documentarians, ready and waiting to capture every snippet from the most important moments of your wedding day. 

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Artistic Chicago Wedding Photographers

Growing up in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs has allowed us to know where all the special Chicago engagement photo locations are.  We have spots all over including the Chicago south suburbs, Chicago north suburbs, Chicago west suburbs, and plenty of downtown Chicago locations.  We have blogged about several Chicago area engagement locations that you can check out on our blog page but here are a few of our favorites! If you want our top wedding venues in the Chicago suburbs go check out our awesome blog here.

The Farmhouse Plainfield Wedding Venue

Top Wedding Venues in the Chicago Suburbs

6 Chicagoland Engagement Photo Locations

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Chicago Wedding Photographer

Your Love Story, Our Lens: Chicago Wedding Photography

Chicagoland's Premier Wedding Photography Studio

At Eight Hands Photography, we believe in capturing the essence of your love story in every frame. Specializing in wedding photography throughout the vibrant city of Chicago, we are dedicated to preserving the magic and emotion of your big day. With our team of passionate and skilled photographers, we turn fleeting moments into timeless memories that you can cherish forever.

The Chicago Difference

Chicago, the Windy City, is a city of contrasts, where the modern meets the historic, and love is celebrated in its unique and diverse neighborhoods. From the iconic skyline to the tranquil lakefront, Chicago offers a backdrop that is both romantic and enchanting, perfect for your wedding day. As Chicago wedding photographers, we intimately understand the city's pulse and aesthetic, ensuring that each photo we capture embodies the essence of this beautiful city.

Our Approach

 A Personal Connection:
We believe that understanding you as a couple is the foundation of exceptional wedding photography. Our process begins with a conversation, getting to know your love story, your vision for your wedding day, and the moments that matter most to you. We build a personal connection, ensuring that we are not just your photographers but your storytellers.

Unobtrusive Documentation:
We understand that your wedding day is about you, your love, and your celebration. Our approach is unobtrusive, blending into the background while capturing the candid moments, the smiles, the tears of joy, and the laughter. We believe that the most beautiful moments happen when you are naturally being yourself, and our photography reflects just that.

Artistic Excellence:
Our photographers are artists at heart, with an eye for detail and a passion for storytelling. We use a blend of artistic and documentary styles to ensure that each image is not just a photograph but a work of art. We carefully curate and edit each photo, bringing out the best in every shot to create a stunning visual narrative of your wedding day.

Our Services

Wedding Photography:
Capturing your love story from the "I do" to the last dance. Our wedding photography services are designed to document every precious moment of your special day. We focus on both traditional and contemporary styles, ensuring a diverse and captivating collection of photographs.

Engagement Sessions:
Before the big day, let's capture the excitement and anticipation of your journey together. Our engagement sessions are relaxed, natural, and aimed at bringing out your personalities as a couple. It's a perfect way to get comfortable in front of the camera and create stunning images for your announcements or invitations.

Album Design:
Your love story deserves to be presented in a beautiful and tangible way. Our expert design team will craft a custom wedding album, meticulously selecting and arranging photos to create a stunning narrative that you can hold in your hands and share with generations to come.

Let's Create Magic Together

Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and we are honored to be a part of it. With Eight Hands Photography, you are not just hiring photographers; you are inviting storytellers who will weave the tale of your love in every photograph. We are committed to ensuring that your love story is captured with authenticity, creativity, and the heart it deserves.

Ready to immortalize your love story in the vibrant backdrop of Chicago? Contact us today to discuss your vision, explore our portfolio, and secure your date. Let's embark on this beautiful journey together and create memories that will last a lifetime.