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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: December 2015

Kelly and Mike’s wedding at Artisan Works

Kelly and Mike are an awesome couple, full of laughter, joy and funny faces! Congrats to you both! xoxoxo The Team Photography – The amazing team of Julia and Kurtis Kracke – Kracke Photography Venue – Artisan Works Florist – Berry Vine Creations DJ – Showcase Sound Cake and Cookies – Scratch Bake Shop

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Kathleen and Taylor’s wedding at the Colgate Divinity School

Kathleen and Taylor were married at the Colgate Divinity School on a bright sunny fall day, surrounded by their family and friends. They were a delight to photograph. Congratulations!!!!! Photographers – the amazing team of Julia and Kurtis Kracke at Kracke Photography Florist – Kittelberger DJ – Party Starters Venue – Colgate Divinity School

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Genesee Brewery Keg Tree Lighting, Rochester, NY, December 4, 2015

I had the pleasure of photographing the lighting of the keg tree at Genesee Brewery last ngiht. It is their 2nd year doing a keg tree and it is 100 keg’s larger then last year. At 26 feet high there are 428 kegs in that tree! Wow, that’s a lot of beer. Happy Holiday’s peeps. […]

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