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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.

Yearly Archives: 2012

Aubrey and Melanie’s Wedding at The Morton Arboretum and The Ruby Room

One of my dearest and oldest friends Aubrey married her sweetie Melanie (now one of my newest and dearest friends ; – ) at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL surrounded by family and friends and had their reception at The Ruby Room in Chicago, Il. It was such an honor to photograph my friends wedding […]

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Lauren and Kyle’s wedding at St. Louis Church and Irondequoit Country Club

Lauren and Kyle were married at the St. Louis Church in Pittsford NY and had their reception at the Irondequoit Country Club. It had rained like crazy the day before so we were not sure what Saturday would bring. Luckily it was a beautiful day, perfect wedding weather. \ Lauren and Kyle put together an […]

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Susan and Matt’s Wedding at The New York Wine and Culinary Center

Susan and Matt had their ceremony and reception at The New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. This was a new venue for us and I hope we are there again and again. It was a wonderful place to have a wedding. Susan and Matt had their first look at the gazebo by the […]

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Deana and Kevin’s wedding at The Inn at Glenora

Deana and Kevin were married at The Inn at Glenora surrounded by family and friends. We had a wonderful time photographing them and their family and friends. Location – The Inn at Glenora Flowers – Stacy K Flora Cake – Premier Pastry DJ – Finger Lakes Entertainment Photographers – The amazing Julia and Kurtis from […]

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Happy Valentines Day!

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Elizabeth and Brett’s Wedding at The Sherwood Inn

Brett and Elizabeth put together an amazing team for their wedding. Wedding Planner – Mary Ellen Galusha Ceremony – St. Mary’s of the Lake Florist – The Topiary Band – Swing Shift Wedding Photography – The amazing Julia and Kurtis of Kracke Photography

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Bridal Show at The Inn at Glenora – January 29, 12 – 4 p.m.

We will be at the Bridal Show at The Inn at Glenora on January 29 from 12-4. Come on out and meet us! It is free and open to the public and there will be an amazing group of vendors there to answer all your wedding questions. Check out these amazing weddings we photographed at […]

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Lynn and Brian’s Wedding at The Inn At Glenora

Lynn and Brian were married on a cold but absolutely beautiful fall day surrounded by their children, family and friends at The Inn at Glenora Lynn and Brain hired Kelli Burg of Simply Beautiful Events to create their dream wedding. Memebers of that amazing team are Wedding Design, Planning – Simply Beautiful Events Ceremony and […]

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Allison and Rick’s Wedding at Irondequoit Country Club

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Lisa and Jeremy’s Wedding at Irondequoit Country Club

Lisa and Jeremy were married at Christ Episcopal Church in Pittsford and had a beautiful reception at Irondequoit Country Club. Sometimes Group pictures are exhausting… The Groomsmen, Groom and Father of the Bride did a dance to Singin’ In The Rain Lisa and Jeremy put together an amazing team for their wedding. Ceremony – Christ […]

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