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Eight Hands Photography

Mokena, IL View map Visit website

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

Hiring Eight Hands Photography (Bryan + Rue) tells everyone that your story and the photos telling it matter to you.

Your vision, your day, your love is special. We are here to tell your story through photographs for generations to come. You don’t want or expect run of the mill photos, chaos from a lack of organization, missed moments, or to feel like another transaction. So, don’t worry about that, let us take these worries off of your brain.

MISSED MOMENTS AND POSED PHOTOS

Your wedding photos tell the story of your day for eternity. Capturing the details and memorable moments is important to us on a personal level. Saying "I do" will be photographed, but so will the tears, smiles, and hugs of the ones you love that tell the whole story.

YOU WON'T BE JUST ANOTHER TRANSACTION TO US

Our top priority is knowing our couples on a personal level starting from the very first inquiry. Your wedding shouldn't, isn't, and never will be just another date on our calendar. The relationships we've built with our clients have outlasted engagement shoots and weddings. There is nothing we'd rather do than meet you for coffee or a cocktail - today, tomorrow or months after your event!

CHAOS DOESN'T BELONG AT YOUR WEDDING

Chaos and being unorganized is stressful for everyone and has no place at one of the biggest days of your life. Rue and I put hours and hours into prepping for every wedding and engagement we photograph. This moment only happens once so we will do everything we can to put your mind at ease to let you enjoy your day rather than worry about your photographs.

RUN OF THE MILL

We take our time preparing for each wedding and engagement session by doing the leg-work before the event even takes place. This ensures that we are able to capture artistic and unique photos. This also lets us focus on the connection and love that our couples share while they're in front of our cameras.

If you want some tips for planning a stress-free day head on over to our website and sign-up for the emails!

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

2nd Shooter
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
One Event / Day

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

2nd Shooter
Add'l Hours
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
One Event / Day
Albums
Digital Files

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Natural
Photojournalism

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Liability Insurance
Multi. Locations
One Event / Day
Second Shooter
Trash The Dress
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital Files
Matted Prints
Prints
Proofs
Save the Date
Thank You Cards
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    Rue & Bryan @ Eight Hands Photography are an absolute delight to work with! They scouted the location before we arrived to ensure each shot had purpose. We were a bit nervous to be in front of the lens, but that was quickly put at ease by their warm personalities and professionalism. Together, Rue & Bryan operate seamlessly and the passion they share for their work is inspiring. The pictures truly captured the authentic "us" and we couldn't be happier with the results. Thanks for the memories!
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    Eight Hands Photography is the absolute best! I was a bit picky when choosing a photographer because I'm a photographer myself, and Rue and Bryan just exceeded expectations. They were very communicative about each process from the engagement photos to the wedding day to revealing our finished photos. So many of our guests commented on how friendly and on top of things they were. I don't think there was a single moment they didn't manage to capture. The detail shots are gorgeous. The candid moments of getting ready are some of my absolute favorites. The dancing shots make me laugh as if I'm still on that dance floor, and yet I'm also honored to be able to look at them for the rest of my life because they're just that beautiful. I'm also a huge fan of their lighting techniques that really make each photo more dynamic.
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner

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  • Brittany & Matt
    36 photos · 09/03/2021

Team

Rue + Bryan P.
Rue + Bryan P.
Owners/Photographers

Rue and Bryan are a husband and wife team that have funnelled their passion for love and connection into the business that is centered around those very feelings. Rue is the visionary of this duo and has been carting a camera around for many years of their personal life together, including documenting their own family. She has also done familiy photography for many years in addition to wedding work, which further fueled her love for storytelling behind the camera. Bryan is the technical wizard here. He will give you the mathematical explanation of his camera settings and has literally every problem sovled before he even meets it. In addition to wedding work, Bryan enjoys photographing in nature and with animals. They can't wait to meet you and get to understand exactly how they can best document the beautiful and candid moments of your engagment, wedding and beyond.

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Map

19911 Catherine Lane Mokena, IL, 60448
708-584-0907
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