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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: January 2012

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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Tim and Sue’s Weddingat The Divinity School

Sue and Tim were married at The Colgate Divinity School on a hot summers day surrounded by their family and friends. The Vendors that made this event possible. Ceremony and Reception –  Colgate Divinity School Flowers – Stacy K Floral Band – Nick Lite Dress – One Enchanted Evening Photographers – Julia and Kurtis of […]

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A Celebration of Love

We had the great pleasure of photographing Nate and Josie’s wedding in Setember of last year. Take a look at their amazing wedding here. This summer we had the honor of photographing an amazing party for their 1st year anniversary and Josie’s parents 40 wedding anniversary. It was a Celebration of Love! Ellie Clapp of […]

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Hiran and Kristi’s Wedding

Hiran and Kristi were married on a very warm sunny, sunny, day in mid summer. Joined by their family and closest friends they were married at Fairport United Methodist Church and had a lovely reception at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa Some of the amazing folks that made Hiran and Kristi’s event possible….. Ceremony – Fairport […]

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Regina and Steve’s Wedding in Grandma Polly’s garden

Steve and Regina were married in Steve’s Grandmother Polly’s garden on a beautiful sunny summer day over the 4th of July weekend. This first picture has to be one of my favorites of all time!! Some of the folks that made this amazing event possivle Ceremony and Reception Site – Grandma Polly’s Garden, Glenora NY […]

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Jonathan and Stephanie’s Wedding at Esperanza Mansion

Jonathan and Stephanie were married June 18 on a beautiful sunny summer day. Their ceremony was at St. Michaels in Penn Yann and the reception was at Esperanza Mansion. Kurtis and I also had the honor of celebrating our 6th wedding anniversary with Jonathan and Stephanie on the day of their marriage. We are honored […]

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Anna and Michael’s wedding at Colgate Divinity School

Anna and Michael were married at the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School on a beautiful spring day. Ceremony / Reception location  – Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School Cake – Cheesy Eddies DJ – Fingerlakes Entertainment Florist – Flower Fields Dress – NY Designer Loft Photographers – The amazing Julia and Kurtis of Kracke photography

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