With a personalized approach to gallery quality wedding photography + videography, we provide a unique experience that will ensure you joyfully remember your best day, every day!

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We’ll be there

From engagement, to wedding, to album and beyond

We believe in images that evoke emotion, made-to-last heirlooms and unparalleled experiences that don’t end when your cake is cut and dress or suit is packed away…

We think you deserve to look back on your memories and preserve them in a way that will live on forever. This starts with capturing the excitement of your engagement and the love you share in those months leading up to your big day.When your wedding day finally arrives, we will capture it in a way that allows you to relive those sweet smiles, tender emotions and how incredible the day really was.

Then, the excitement gets to continue when you relive all those special moments as we design and handcraft your one-of-a-kind heirloomwedding album; that special time capsule that instantly transports you back to the happiest day of your lives for years to come.

But wait, we don’t end there. We gobeyondand give youfree portraits for life. Why? Because we want to capture and professionally preserve all of your life’s most precious moments. That’s our commitment to every one of our couples.

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We are known for being

Experienced , trusted and highly recommended

You search “top wedding photographers near me” and you get a plethora of search results so…where do you even start? Why choose TWA? Why choose our photographers?

 

  • 14-time winner of the Knot.com’s “Best of Weddings” award
  • A Knot.com “Hall of Fame” studio which recognizes TWA as being in the
    top 1% of all wedding vendors in the USA
  • A 13-time Wedding Wire “Couple’s Choice Award” winner
  • An A+ rated business with the Better Business Bureau
  • Over 25 years of experience photographing over 10,000 events
  • Referred by over 250 Chicago-area wedding vendors
  • Experience at over 300 Chicago-area venues
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So you want to know about

Our photographers and approach

After being in business for over 25 years, we’ve seen and captured weddings of all sizes and types. From poufy sleeves and big hair, to boho-chic micro weddings, we’ve seen it all; so we think we know a thing or two about pairing you with the perfect TWA photographer.

To start, all of our photographers have met or surpassed the rigorous standards and qualifications required to uphold our award-winning brand. This ensures that no matter which passionate, creative and talented artist you work with, you’re going to get stunning images that will fill your album and the walls in your home.

You will then get to virtually meet your photographer. This way, you can get to know your photographer prior to your wedding while also ironing out all of the fine details that make your day perfect. This is how we ensure you feel 100% confident going into your wedding day, which is the first ingredient to having amazing wedding images.

TWA was started because of the owner’s passion for photojournalism-those feel good, candid and organic moments that bring a smile to your face and a tear to your eye. That passion continues to live on through all of our artists. We promise, you will be in good hands.

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You won’t want to miss

The TWA Experience

We know planning a wedding, while exciting, can feel overwhelming. But stress not! Our team will guide you every step of the way answering your questions about photography and videography, giving you sample timelines, shot lists and tips on how to set your timeline up for photography + videography success and more.

Having a full team allows us to collaborate on the editing and processing of your photos and films to work more efficiently without jeopardizing quality. It allows us to ensure there’s always someone available to answer your photography, videography and wedding album questions. It allows you to have dedicated professionals ensuring you’re having an amazing experience. As a team, we’re going to make sure you have what you need, before you even realize you do.

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Wedding Albums and Décor

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A wise man once said, “you will never influence the world by trying to be like it”. We couldn’t agree more! That’s why we choose to only offer a full-service experience to every couple that reserves us for their wedding day. What does “full-service” mean? It means providing you with an unparalleled experience by finding the meanings behind your most special moments and capturing them creatively and artistically. Then delivering showpiece, heirloom quality albums and wall décor that exude the emotion of those experiences, allowing you and your family (current and future) to relive those memories for years to come.

When you invest in a professional artist, you deserve professional quality products to show off the beauty of your images. That’s why with all of our collections, purchasing one of our award-winning albums after your wedding is part of every agreement. Our albums and wall art will be statement pieces in your home, creating an impactful, inspiring way to be reminded of your special day for years to come.

The perfect gift

The T WA Album + Décor Registry

 

A toaster will never compete with your first family heirloom or a beautiful canvas hanging on your wall. Your guests (especially close friends and family) are looking for something meaningful and lasting to gift you and your partner. What’s more meaningful than your first family heirloom? That’s why we offer a TWA Gift Registry so that you can have your guests contribute towards your tangibles so you can relive your best day, every day.

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After your big day, the fun continues as you work one-on-one with a specialist who will help you pick out and perfect your very first family heirloom.

Wedding Albums Include:

  • Professional and personalized design with complimentary edits
  • Masterpiece Enhancing of you and your partner throughout the album
  • Images ranging from 30-200+ images, pricing varies
  • Built to last: lifetime, full repair and replacement manufacturers’ warranty
  • Convenient and complimentary payment plans
  • Acid-free archival materials with images printed on high-quality paper
  • Unique and Stylish Covers including leather, linen, velvet, text and image options and more.
  • All albums are exclusive to professionals only
  • All albums are made in the U.S.A.
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Our Wedding Albums

We don’t want you to live with the regret of not giving your images the quality and care that they deserve. Therefore, we feel it’s our job is to take your images and present them to you in a way that keeps the integrity of your story and all of the hard work you put into making this day magical intact. Because let’s face it, your wedding album is one of the only tangible items that lives on after the cake is cut and dress is packaged away!

Prices start as low as…

  • Library…$599
  • Serenity…$999
  • Contempo…$1399
  • Bon a Vie…$1799

Some album binding and manufacturing restrictions apply. Albums can hold 30-180+ images. Pricing will vary based on number of images and options chosen. All pricing in this packet is current as of 04/2021 and is subject to change without notice. For additional information please see your consultant or contact the studio.
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Our signature

Masterpiece Enhancing

You’ve learned by now, we’re passionate about tangibles. When you walk past that beautiful portrait on your wall, we don’t want you to be distracted by an unwanted blemish; we want you to stop in your tracks and say “wow” over and over again. So how do we do that? Our exclusive Masterpiece Enhancing. Every single image you select for your wedding album, parent album and home décor piece is going to receive this special service complimentary.

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Your images are handled with the utmost care.

The TWA Masterpiece Enhancing process takes your beautiful wedding day images to an entirely different level; one that other studios simply don’t offer. During this 7-step process, your images are carefully enhanced by a TWA certified digital artist. First, the lighting, contrast, color balance and tonal curve of your images is fully optimized. Imperfections are then removed such as reducing shine, smoothing skin, reducing blemishes, whitening teeth and the standout features of each image become even more prominent through our proprietary enhancements. The end result is truly stunning!

So why do we dedicate so much time enhancing your images? Because we know that you will increasingly rely on your images to rebuild your memories that naturally fade with time. Simply put; the more vivid, stunning and flawless your images are, the better your memories will be later on down the road. This is why we feel that great photography increases in value and is such an important investment in yourself, your marriage and future family!

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Photography Collections

Our full day photography collections are designed with you in mind. That means almost all of our collections offer up to 12 hours of coverage, ensuring we’re there for those giddy nerves and endless smiles in the beginning of the day with your “I do crew”, all the way until the last sparkler has burnt out and you’re sitting there wondering how the day is already over.

We have some of the most comprehensive photography packages in the Chicagoland area that include…

 

  • Virtually meeting your photographer prior to your wedding
  • 45-day money back guarantee
  • Unlimited images
  • Unlimited locations
  • Unlimited travel in the metropolitan area
  • Backup photographer in case of an emergency
  • Postponement insurance
  • Coverage satisfaction guarantee
  • Rainy day guarantee
  • Personalized service ensuring you have all the tools to set your day up for success
  • Personalized online gallery with the highest quality prints available for purchase
  • An agreement to purchase a wedding album after your wedding
  • Gift Registry Program
  • Access to the highest quality custom products in the USA
  • TWA’s signature Masterpiece Retouching of you and your spouse completed on any product ordered
  • Non-watermarked, high resolution digital files
  • Membership in our Portraits for Life program

Ultimate Collections

We’ve packaged together our most popular products and services in the following collections. By bundling ahead of time, you’ll save big!

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SAPPHIRE…4199
($2200 in savings!)

  • 12 consecutive hours storyteller photographer and photojournalist
  • Contempo Wedding Album
  • Custom Engagement Session or $250 Masterpiece Print Credit
  • (2) 8×8 mini parent replica albums
  • Up to 150 save-the-date prints
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Tiffany…4499
($2475 in savings!)

  • 12 consecutive hours storyteller photographer and photojournalist
  • Contempo Wedding Album
  • Custom Engagement Session or $250 Masterpiece Print Credit
  • (2) 8×8 mini parent replica albums
  • Up to 150 save-the-date prints
  • Up to 150 thank you prints
  • $350 Home Décor Credit
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Crystal…4799
($2750 in savings!)

  • 12 consecutive hours storyteller photographer and photojournalist
  • Contempo Wedding Album
  • Custom Engagement Session or $250 Masterpiece Print Credit
  • (2) 8×8 mini parent replica albums
  • Up to 150 save-the-date prints
  • Up to 150 thank you prints
  • $500 Home Décor Credit
  • 2hour event coverage (wedding shower, rehearsal dinner, bridal portrait. Blackout dates apply)

Two Photographer Collections

We take an entirely different approach to our second photographers. Our artists aren’t just assistants like other studios; they are true photojournalists, capturing all of the moments you don’t even know are happening.

One Photographer Collections

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Silver

Our most popular single photographer collection featuring up to 12 consecutive hours of coverage with an award-winning TWA photographer

2099

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Bronze

Perfect for late evening ceremonies or early afternoon receptions, this collection features 8 consecutive hours of coverage

1599

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Video Collections

Did you know that couples’ number one regret after the wedding is not having a videographer? Beautiful imagery from your day is obviously a must but it won’t let you listen to your own voice reciting your vows and it won’t bring you back to the laughter shared during your best friend’s speech. It’s not really about how many times you view something after your wedding but rather how you feel when you do. So how do you want to remember your day?

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Sundance

  • 8 consecutive hours with one cinematographer
  • Ceremony and reception only
  • Fully edited digital video

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Tribeca

(Most Popular)

  • 10 consecutive hours with one cinematographer
  • Ceremony and reception
  • One additional location
  • Fully edited digital video
  • Shareable highlights reel

2499

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Cannes

  • 10 consecutive hours with two cinematographers
  • Unlimited locations
  • Fully edited digital video
  • Shareable highlights reel

3399

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Portrait Sessions

Engagement sessions are a perfect time for you and your partner to get comfortable in front of the camera, embrace the moment and capture the love you share during this exciting time in your lives!

We have dedicated portrait photographers who specialize in engagement photography, ready to create fun and memorable images that you’ll look back on for years to come.

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City View Session

  • 45-minute session with a portrait photographer
  • Online Gallery
  • Digital Files via digital download

$349

Locations:
Chicago Riverwalk, Lincoln Park Zoo Gardens, Museum Campus and Olive Park

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Suburban Session

  • 45-minute session with a portrait photographer
  • Online Gallery
  • Digital Files via digital download

$299

Locations:
Naperville Riverwalk, Naperville Riverview Farmstead, Lilacia Park in Lombard and the Batavia Riverwalk.

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Custom Session

  • 90-minute session with a portrait photographer
  • Online Gallery
  • Digital Files via digital download
  • $100 print credit

$449

Locations:
Need some suggestions on unique locations to capture your love? Reach out to a TWA specialist today!

This is your life, your love and your story; let us help you rememberit in the best way, every day!

  • 14-time winner of the Knot.com’s “Best of Weddings” award
  • A 13-time Wedding Wire “Couple’s Choice Award” winner
  • An A+ rated business with the Better Business Bureau
  • Over 25 years of experience photographing over 10,000 events.
  • Referred by over 250 Chicago area wedding vendors!
  • Experience at over 300 Chicago area venues
  • Virtually meeting your photographer prior to your wedding
  • 45-day money back guarantee
  • Unlimited images
  • Unlimited locations
  • Unlimited travel in the metropolitan area
  • Backup photographer in case of an emergency
  • Postponement insurance
  • Coverage satisfaction guarantee
  • Rainy day guarantee
  • TWA’s signature Masterpiece Retouching of you and your spouse completed on any product ordered
  • Non-watermarked, high resolution digital files
  • Membership in our Portraits for Life program
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Don’t miss out in joining the 1000’s of couples raving about their T WA experience!

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Secure services in just 3 easy steps!

Step 1: Select your photography and video collections now for the best offer or by emailing, texting or calling TWA.

Step 2: We’ll send you an agreement to sign. Submit this along with your deposit (only $200 per service)!

Step 3: Step back and relax knowing you have one more thing checked off your list!

Contact Information:

Call: 630-271-1737

Text: 630-271-1737

Email: twa@twaphoto.com

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