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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: September 2010

Slideshow of Nick and Margaret’s Wedding!!

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Kickin’ it old school

Hey all our Kracke Photography fans…. we have been offline for the past few days while Time Warner installed a new internet system for us. Good news we are back up online – YEA! Bad news, we have a ton of emails to catch  up  – Boo! If you contacted us in the past few […]

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Teaser Picks from Michael and Courtney’s Wedding!

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Teaser Picks from Josie and Nate’s wedding!!

Ellie Clapp of Celebrated Events put together an amazing team to create this event. Location – Naples, New York Event Designer and Planner  – Ellie Clapp of Celebrated Events Flowers – Arena’s Sperry Tent – Hank Parker Tables, Chairs, Lounge, Linnens – Hank Parker Lighting – Balloon Effects Catering – Fiddlehead Concepts Stationary, Invitations – Bella Carte Studios Photography – The […]

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Teaser Picks from Lindsey and Ian’s wedding!!

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Getting Ready for a Beautiful and Elegant Wedding in the Finger Lakes

OMG OMG OMG… We are so excited for today and tomorrow! We are photographing Josie and Nates beautiful wedding and we just saw the tent! I know, I know… you are thinking tent? What’s the big deal, a tent is a tent. …. Oh my where we wrong! Hanks Parker has brought in a Sperry […]

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