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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: October 2015


#‎grownladycrush‬ I heard an interesting story on NPR yesterday morning. “Why are older women often the face of evil in fairy tales and folklore?” “Now, we all know a lot of intriguing grown women who are keeping civilization going. They’re your grandmother, your neighbor, your boss or that historical woman you wrote about in a […]

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Mandy and Scott’s wedding at Bristol Harbour

Mandy and Scott have known each other since childhood and finally tied the knot at Bristol Harbour in Canandaigua, NY. The wedding was designed and orchestrated by the talented Ellie Clapp of Celebration Events. Amazing details… enjoy! …one side note, you will notice that the groom and groomsmen do not have on ties… actually no […]

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Caitlin and Bill’s wedding at Genesee Valley Club

Caitlin and Bill were married at St. Louis Church in Pittsford, NY and had their reception under an amazing Sperry Tent at The Genesee Valley Club in Rochester, NY. Beautiful…… all we can say is, everything was beautiful!!! The pictures say it all. Photography – The talented Julia and Kurtis Kracke of Kracke Photography 😉 […]

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Elizabeth and Brian’s wedding at Colgate Divinity School

What a lovely couple Elizabeth and Brian were. We have never seen a more excited and happy bride as Elizabeth, she never stopped smiling the entire day – Made our job easy!! lol… Elizabeth and Brian had their ceremony and reception at the Colgate Divinity School, in Rochester, NY. Photography – Julia and Kurtis Kracke […]

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Shannon and Paul’s wedding at Greystone Golf Club

Shannoon and Paul were married at Shannon’s family’s church, Perinton Community Church in Fairport, NY. The reception was at Greystone Golf Club in Walworth NY. Photography – Kracke Photography Venue – Greystone Golf Club Florist – Through the Garden Gate Floral Cake – Premier Pastry DJ – Showcase Sound

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Nicole and Mike’s wedding at Pat’s Barn

Nicole and Mike were married at the United Methodist Church in Troy, NY and had their reception at Pat’s Barn in Rensselaer, NY. Nicole and Mike and big hikers so they had a rustic mountain theme and it matched their personalities perfectly. Instead of a candy station, they had a trail mix station. The table […]

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