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Who are Julia and Kurtis?

They are a husband and wife photojournalistic team, who travel nationally to photograph anything. They do more then document your wedding; They capture the essence of the day. Shooting as a team they give you thorough coverage while capturing the candid and major moments at the same time. Professionalism and creativity are the hallmarks that Kracke Photography strives to give all their couples, all the while maintaining a a unique male and female perspective to your wedding. Professional and unobtrusive, they give you the freedom to enjoy your day. 

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Kurtis has an extensive
career as a professional photographer. After receiving his Bachelors of Fine
Art in Photography from the internationally acclaimed Kansas City Art
Institute, he went to work for the prestigious commercial studio of Vedros and
Associates for six years. Through out his varied and extensive career he has
faced many situations from celebrities to products to locations to animals. His
clients have included; Kodak, Corning, Columbia Records, Sony, Hallmark,
Purina, Mars Candy, and many other fortune 500 companies. Today he enjoys
working on his personal fine art work in between the hectic schedule of a
professional photographer.




After graduating from high school in Lawrence Kansas, Julia was invited to study at the world famous photography school, F.A.M.U., in Prague, Czech Republic where she worked with some of the world’s finest photographers. This experience led her to the Kansas City Art institute where she received her Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography. She continued her education and received a Masters of Fine Art in Photography from SUNY Buffalo. She also worked, for 8 years, as Manager of Exhibitions and Program Design at George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film. She has had the opportunity to work with many of today’s top photographers and has curated exhibitions for, Jeff Bridges David Byrne and Jessica Burstein from Law and Order. She also developed an award winning lecture series working with some of the most notable photographers of our time from National Geographic, Magnum Photos, VII Photo Agency and The Associated Press.

Monthly Archives: November 2009

Finke Family Fotos…

Fun with the Finke’s  – Hey guys, I had a great time with you all the other day. Here are a few quick picks.

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We have a wedding featured in Well Wed!!!

Psssst….. Hey, did you know that we have a wedding featured in the current issue of Well Wed Magazine??!! We do, we do!! They chose to feature Corey and Courtney’s wedding from September 13, 2008. Corey and Courtney had a very unique wedding. They rented a huge 6 bedroom lake house on Canandaigua Lake. Their […]

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RPO Red Carpet Spectacular – October 8, 2009

Proof that we do photograph other things besides weddings!! Julia had the privilege to photograph the RPO Red Carpet Spectacular gala. It was so much fun! The long red carpet walk. Inside the newly renovated Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. It was breathtaking! The guests were greeted at the Eastman Theatre with champaign and deletacable […]

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Teaser Picks from Dan and Kim’s Wedding!!

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Teaser Picks from Nicole and Trevor’s Wedding!!

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Teaser Picks from Willis and Jane’s Wedding!!

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