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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: April 2010

Teaser Picks – Matt and Mallary Engagement Session

We had a blast photographing Mallary and Matt the other day out by her parent’s house and in Power Mill Park. They were in town visiting and I am so so glad we picked the day we did as the next day is was SNOWING! Here are a couple of the great picks we got […]

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Teaser Picks from AWESOME kid shoot! – OR- hanging out with a Prom Queen and a Rock Star!

Hayley and Kiera and are a hoot…kick in the pants…absolute riot…All three of us had a great time. We did their hair and make-up (lip gloss and a hint of blush). They were SO super excited to wear “make-up”. They wanted to put the lip gloss on themselves and I couldn’t help but get a […]

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Introducing Max

As many of you know we had a house with no kitties since Sylvester passed away in November of 09. But boy, have we made up for it. Kurtis wanted an orange, long hair, male tabby and I wanted a fun tabby. I have introduced you all to Trouble … and yes he is really […]

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