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About

On WeddingWire since 2007

TWA Photographic Artists is a wedding photography studio operating out of Chicago, Illinois. Since 1990, this award-winning team of visual storytellers has been capturing once-in-a-lifetime celebrations throughout the Windy City. Passionate, personable, and creative, they are ready to preserve every treasured moment from your day so that you can relive it for years to come.

Services Offered

TWA Photographic Artists is available to document special days throughout Chicago and the surrounding areas. Knowing that no two weddings are the same, they will craft a photography package that aligns with your unique vision and budget. They are available to capture every stage of your celebration, from your joyous engagement to your fun-filled reception. Their services and features include:

  • Portraits
  • Editing
  • Trash-the-dress sessions
  • Slideshows
  • Digital files
  • Albums
  • Videography
  • Photo booths
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$1,799

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
Toning
Digital Files

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$1,799

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

Add'l Hours
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
Toning
Digital Files

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Natural
Photojournalism
Traditional
Vintage

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Second Shooter
Video
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital Files
Flush Mount
Matted Prints
Negatives
Prints
Proofs
Save the Date
Thank You Cards
illustration question

Any other questions?

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4.8 out of 5 rating
635 Reviews
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95% Recommended by couples

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635 Reviews
Kariann
Kariann O. Married on 09/23/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Best photographer/videographer!

I cannot express in enough words how absolutely AMAZING Gina (photographer) and Jem (videographer) were from TWA!!! I wish I would give them more than just 5 stars! They showed such professionalism the entire day. They helped me to get every possible shot my husband and I wanted on our big day and even MORE! There was a little family drama, however, they handled it like champs and rolled it right off their shoulders like no big deal and moved on. Most importantly, Gina made sure I was eating and drinking water throughout the entire day. Gina and Jem made sure my husband and I were okay and happy throughout our entire experience. We loved them so much my husband and I took a photo with them at the end of the night! They really went above and beyond as a photographer and videographer. I promise you will not regret hiring TWA, but especially GINA AND JEM!!!
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Tracee J. Married on 02/24/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely worth every penny!

The whole process from start to finish was amazing! Everyone who reached out was kind, helpful and listened to all of my wants and needs. From choosing our wedding package, to the photographers and videographer to purchasing prints and merchandise, I was beyond pleased with everyone. Especially, our photographers, Justin and Adam. Without them, our memories would be lost. Thanks for making our night special and unforgettable!
Nikki
Nikki B. Married on 12/30/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best Day Ever

My day was the best day in my life the 2 photographer鈥檚 were exactly what they said they would be I would recommend them bring professional
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
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Real Weddings

Theresa Medina & Enkhtuvshin Dorjpurev
36 photos 路 07/21/2023
Tressa & Bryan
44 photos 路 07/03/2023
Claire & Justin
51 photos 路 12/31/2022
Tianna & Josh
44 photos 路 07/31/2022
Samantha Magnani & Jeffrey Pieroni
66 photos 路 07/16/2022
Sarah Han & Richard Nash IV
84 photos 路 06/17/2022

Professional Network & Endorsements

17 Endorsements
SLT Makeup Artistry SLT Makeup Artistry Wedding Hair & Makeup

I have personally had the pleasure of doing makeup at a wedding that TWA Photo was photographing and we had such a blast together. The bride's photographer, Jorge, had a wonderful personality, was very professional, and took absolutely beautiful photos. I would definitely recommend TWA Photo to anyone looking for perfect photos of their next event.

Doubletree Guest Suites Downers Grove Doubletree Guest Suites Downers Grove Hotel Weddings

We have worked with Timothy Whaley Photographic Artists (TWA) for many years and truly feel like an old married couple where we can finish each others sentences! TWA knows what they are talking about! TWA strives to make sure they know what each Bride is looking to capture on their special day and then goes above and beyond. There is no hesitation when booking with TWA as they will not disappoint! Great staff, get customer service, to an overall great product for each and every thousands of weddings they capture per year!

Chicago Gaelic Park Chicago Gaelic Park Banquet Halls

Always a pleasure to work with Timothy Whaley.

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