Chicago, IL and Worldwide
Destination Wedding and Elopement Photographer

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Capturing your true self, raw emotions, one photo at a time.

Inspired by your stories and your life, I document wedding days in a way that is authentic to you and the way you love. No two galleries are the same, which is why my clients fall in love with their wedding photos. When they look at their photos they see their wedding day with their emotions captured as they happened. They see themselves, they see their love, they see their loved ones, and they see the moments that mean the most from their wedding day.

After photographing over 300+ love stories, I have a full understanding of what matters: YOU, your love, your dreams, and your values, is what matters most on your wedding day.

I'm here for the couples that want to experience their wedding day by being present and authentic with the ones they love the most. I'm here for the couples that want to prioritize themselves and their dreams in whatever way that may be.

Whether you want to elope in your favorite Italian restaurant in Brooklyn, or plan an intimate wedding on a beach on the Oregon coast, I will be with you every step of the way. I will help you to craft a wedding day where you can be present with the one you love while documenting the raw and authentic moments that matter most.

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Samantha K.

"Kriztelle is amazing! She made us feel comfortable during our engagement shoot and was a calming presence during our wedding day."

"Kriztelle is an amazing photographer with eye for detail, and above all, an amazing person. She is reliable, trustworthy and loves to help you sort through the details of your wedding."

Kenneth M.

Hiring Kriztelle photography was literally one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. Kriztelle went way above and beyond. She was punctual, professional, had great communication in the planning stages, and captured all the beautiful moments in our wedding.

Aimee U.

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On October 16, 2022, in the heart of Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, Cheyenne and Jeff tied the knot at the stunning Greenhouse Loft. This beautiful Chicago rooftop wedding venue provided the perfect backdrop for their classic black and white wedding with a hint of greenery—a timeless color scheme that echoed the elegance of their love […]

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Chicago Rooftop Wedding Venue – Greenhouse Loft

In January 2023, I had the privilege of photographing Leanne and Andrew’s lovely engagement photos at Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago. They picked this unique spot for their winter engagement session, which shielded us from the cold while providing a lush setting that perfectly matched their love story. Their Special Proposal Every love story starts […]

Winter Engagement at Garfield Park Conservatory

Blanca and Billy’s intimate couples session in a cozy Oregon cabin by the coast was truly extraordinary. The vulnerability, their deep connection, and their trust in each other and in me as their photographer to document these intimate moments created an unforgettable experience that I’ll forever cherish. I’m excited to create similar experiences with many […]

Intimate Couples Photos: Blanca and Billy’s Steamy Oregon Cabin Session

Ready to say yes again?

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You've said yes to the love of your life, now it's time to say yes again to the person who will document your wedding day as it unfolds. Freezing moments in time, one photo at a time.

The most important thing about finding the right photographer besides their style or aesthetics is finding if they match your personalities and values. Your photographer will be following you around during your wedding day, so it's just right that you check their vibes and see if you get along!

Let's see if we're a match so we can get this party started!

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Every ounce of my energy will go towards creating a gorgeous collection of images to forever memorialize your day. When you look through the photos memories will come to life and it'll be as though you're right there doing it all over again.

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