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Artisan Events

Chicago , IL
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1415 N. Dayton Street
Chicago, IL US (map)

PHONE

877-227-9333

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ABOUT US

We are photographers, designers, and bookbinders working together to celebrate your story.

Founded and guided by award-winning photographic artist, Amanda Sudimack, the studio... Read more
We are photographers, designers, and bookbinders working together to celebrate your story.

Founded and guided by award-winning photographic artist, Amanda Sudimack, the studio has evolved over the past 15 years. Creating beautiful, timeless art has always been our focus — art informs everything we do. We are inspired to create natural, artful images for our clients designed in handcrafted books & albums you can't find anywhere else. We create and produce our own proprietary lines of albums because every detail counts. The scope of our bookbinding and design services has expanded in recent years to include Family Archive and design projects for prominent families, organizations, and past wedding clients all over the country.

We believe in many things–our clients, great composition, art, rapport, journalism, the moment, our reputation, and your experience. We believe in great design, in-sourcing, collaboration, and fine materials. We covet handmade papers and bookbinding. Whatever capacity you choose to work with us, we deliver work we're proud to create.

Our team is honored to capture your moment and help you tell your story–with honesty, respect, and exceptional professionalism. We love what we do. Read less
Photography , Videography

PHOTOS

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Custom Graphics, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event/Day, Slideshow/Montage
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proofs, Save the Date, Thank You Cards

INFO FOR VIDEOGRAPHY

What primary style do you identify with?
Cinematic, Documentary, Storytelling
Which wedding events do you service?
Ceremony, Pre-Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner
What videography services do you offer?
Add'l Hours, Client Revisions, Full Feature Video, Highlight Video, Liability Insurance, Multi. Cameras, Multi. Locations, Multi. Videographers, Raw Footage, Save The Date, Slideshow/Montage
What final video formats do you offer?
DVD, Digital Download, USB Flash Drive, USB Hard Drive

REVIEWS

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Maureen
Wedding:
5/2/2015
5.0/5.0
Our photos are stunning and we received proofs a week and a half after our wedding!!! I loved working with the entire Artisan crew. Amanda was so professional and easy going when we met to talk about packages. There is no pressure--just common sense wedding packages. AJ and Jung were are amazing photographers during our all day wedding. AJ will also double as a therapist--and trust me you need someone who can help you relax that day! My loving groom forgot the rings and she helped me stay calm while the ceremony was delayed by 30 minutes. =) AJ and Jung were patient with my family and got great candid shots that captured the feel of the wedding. I love Artisan because you get the security of a large company but with the caring attention-to-detail only a talented photographers can provide. I can't wait to make what I know will be a gorgeous album!
Our photos are stunning and we received proofs a week and a half after our wedding!!! I loved working with the entire Read more...
Our photos are stunning and we received proofs a week and a half after our wedding!!! I loved working with the entire Artisan crew. Amanda was so professional and easy going when we met to talk about packages. There is no pressure--just common sense wedding packages. AJ and Jung were are amazing photographers during our all day wedding. AJ will also double as a therapist--and trust me you need someone who can help you relax that day! My loving groom forgot the rings and she helped me stay calm while the ceremony was delayed by 30 minutes. =) AJ and Jung were patient with my family and got great candid shots that captured the feel of the wedding. I love Artisan because you get the security of a large company but with the caring attention-to-detail only a talented photographers can provide. I can't wait to make what I know will be a gorgeous album! Read less
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Taylor
Wedding:
12/6/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I couldn't have been happier with Artisan Events. From start to finish, we were incredibly pleased with the organization, professionalism and artistic confidence displayed by Amanda and all of the Artisan staff. With all of the overwhelming tasks involved with planning a wedding, it was reassuring to have a confident and experienced photographer team we could count on. Everyone at Artisan walked us through the process step by step, explained all of our options and executed with perfection. We would hire them again!
My husband and I couldn't have been happier with Artisan Events. From start to finish, we were incredibly pleased with the Read more...
My husband and I couldn't have been happier with Artisan Events. From start to finish, we were incredibly pleased with the organization, professionalism and artistic confidence displayed by Amanda and all of the Artisan staff. With all of the overwhelming tasks involved with planning a wedding, it was reassuring to have a confident and experienced photographer team we could count on. Everyone at Artisan walked us through the process step by step, explained all of our options and executed with perfection. We would hire them again! Read less
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Andrew
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Tony and AJ were our photographers this past September at the Morton Arboretum. They made the entire process very easy and were extremely responsive every step of the way. I absolutely love our photos and my mom can't stop raving about them.

I appreciated their overall professionalism and how detail-oriented they were as well as willing to work with us to make sure we got what we wanted.

I'd highly recommend them to anyone in search of a photographer extraordinaire for their wedding :)
Tony and AJ were our photographers this past September at the Morton Arboretum. They made the entire process very easy and Read more...
Tony and AJ were our photographers this past September at the Morton Arboretum. They made the entire process very easy and were extremely responsive every step of the way. I absolutely love our photos and my mom can't stop raving about them.

I appreciated their overall professionalism and how detail-oriented they were as well as willing to work with us to make sure we got what we wanted.

I'd highly recommend them to anyone in search of a photographer extraordinaire for their wedding :) Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
We have been working with Tina and Amanda and it has been such a treat! Tina shot the day. We met with Tina a few months before the wedding and when we told her what we were looking for she instantly understood what we were going for - a little bit artistic, but with a heavy focus on trying to capture the emotions of the day. They coordinated the details with my wedding coordinator and so I didn't hear from them until Tina showed up at my house on my wedding day - completely stress free! Tina was so un-intrusive, I didn't even know she was already at my house and taking photos! The photos at the church were unbelievable. Then we when to the country club to take bridal party pictures outside. Other vendors were trying to talk to me and get in the mix, Tina jumped in and made sure that they left me alone to enjoy the moment with my husband. Since the wedding day, I've been working with Amanda and Tina to put the photo book together. They are so prompt and efficient, it's amazing! I cannot wait to see the finished product!!
We have been working with Tina and Amanda and it has been such a treat! Tina shot the day. We met with Tina a few months Read more...
We have been working with Tina and Amanda and it has been such a treat! Tina shot the day. We met with Tina a few months before the wedding and when we told her what we were looking for she instantly understood what we were going for - a little bit artistic, but with a heavy focus on trying to capture the emotions of the day. They coordinated the details with my wedding coordinator and so I didn't hear from them until Tina showed up at my house on my wedding day - completely stress free! Tina was so un-intrusive, I didn't even know she was already at my house and taking photos! The photos at the church were unbelievable. Then we when to the country club to take bridal party pictures outside. Other vendors were trying to talk to me and get in the mix, Tina jumped in and made sure that they left me alone to enjoy the moment with my husband. Since the wedding day, I've been working with Amanda and Tina to put the photo book together. They are so prompt and efficient, it's amazing! I cannot wait to see the finished product!! Read less
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Allison
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
We just picked up our wedding album and could not be more happy with it! Not only is the album great quality, but the moments that Tina, our photographer, was able to capture were amazing. The album perfectly tells the story of our wedding day.
We just picked up our wedding album and could not be more happy with it! Not only is the album great quality, but the Read more...
We just picked up our wedding album and could not be more happy with it! Not only is the album great quality, but the moments that Tina, our photographer, was able to capture were amazing. The album perfectly tells the story of our wedding day. Read less
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Artisan Events responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for your kind words, Allison! We are all so thrilled that we had the opportunity to work with you all—thank you!
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Katie
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved working with Artisan Events! My friend referred me and, while I was initially hesitant about the price tag, I found they were worth every penny. Easy to work with, had good ideas and didn't make me do anything cheesy. At least schedule a consultation with them and let their work portfolio speak for itself!
I absolutely loved working with Artisan Events! My friend referred me and, while I was initially hesitant about the price Read more...
I absolutely loved working with Artisan Events! My friend referred me and, while I was initially hesitant about the price tag, I found they were worth every penny. Easy to work with, had good ideas and didn't make me do anything cheesy. At least schedule a consultation with them and let their work portfolio speak for itself! Read less
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Lisa M
Wedding:
10/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Outstanding all around - beautiful pictures and incredible album. Never saw them during ceremony and reception but clearly they were there because of the amazing pictures. Extremely professional, kind, etc.
Outstanding all around - beautiful pictures and incredible album. Never saw them during ceremony and reception but clearly Read more...
Outstanding all around - beautiful pictures and incredible album. Never saw them during ceremony and reception but clearly they were there because of the amazing pictures. Extremely professional, kind, etc. Read less
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acunningham
Wedding:
9/13/2008
5.0/5.0
The Artisan Events team is amazing! We used Tim, Michelle and Amanda. It rained on my wedding day, but the photographers had called prior to the wedding day to set up a "Plan B" if it rained. The pictures were beautiful, I recieved so many compliments on them!! I trusted them completely with all the decisions relating the to locations etc. and was not let down at all! I highly recommend them to anyone planning a wedding. After the wedding, they were just as helpful with the wedding album! They took time to have calls with me (I lived out of town) to go through all the options for the album. I just wish I had done my engagement pictures with them!!
The Artisan Events team is amazing! We used Tim, Michelle and Amanda. It rained on my wedding day, but the photographers Read more...
The Artisan Events team is amazing! We used Tim, Michelle and Amanda. It rained on my wedding day, but the photographers had called prior to the wedding day to set up a "Plan B" if it rained. The pictures were beautiful, I recieved so many compliments on them!! I trusted them completely with all the decisions relating the to locations etc. and was not let down at all! I highly recommend them to anyone planning a wedding. After the wedding, they were just as helpful with the wedding album! They took time to have calls with me (I lived out of town) to go through all the options for the album. I just wish I had done my engagement pictures with them!! Read less
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Anne
Wedding:
10/23/2004
5.0/5.0
We used Artisan Events for our fall 2004 wedding in downtown Chicago and were thoroughly impressed from start to finish. Amanda and the entire Artisan team provide extremely professional service and their photo-journalistic photography is unique and absolutely stunning. I knew the minute I saw their work that I wanted Artisan to shoot my wedding. They are able to capture moments and details in a way that is unexpected and very distinct, not to mention visually stunning. As a designer, I have high aesthetic standards, and Artisan exceeded my expectations with the photos they produced. I am proud of the coffee table book album we purchased and show it off to everyone - we even ordered miniature copies for both of our families, which they were tickled with. Artisan Events is a gem and I would recommend them to anyone!
We used Artisan Events for our fall 2004 wedding in downtown Chicago and were thoroughly impressed from start to finish. Read more...
We used Artisan Events for our fall 2004 wedding in downtown Chicago and were thoroughly impressed from start to finish. Amanda and the entire Artisan team provide extremely professional service and their photo-journalistic photography is unique and absolutely stunning. I knew the minute I saw their work that I wanted Artisan to shoot my wedding. They are able to capture moments and details in a way that is unexpected and very distinct, not to mention visually stunning. As a designer, I have high aesthetic standards, and Artisan exceeded my expectations with the photos they produced. I am proud of the coffee table book album we purchased and show it off to everyone - we even ordered miniature copies for both of our families, which they were tickled with. Artisan Events is a gem and I would recommend them to anyone! Read less
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ktsharpie
Wedding:
10/12/2002
5.0/5.0
Amanda, Suzanne, Kristy, and Yatzik-Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Where to begin-your photography is absolutely beautiful, unique, and truly captured the emotion of the day!! Each and every one of you were absolutely fabulous to work with during the whole process! Suzanne, Kristy, and Yatzik-you were all wonderful throughout our entire wedding day!!! It was a full day and you never lost your excitement and enthusiasm to snap shots that would forever be our memory of our special day. We received so many compliments about your professionalism during our wedding day. Amanda-our album is a work of art, your creative ideas and quality of the production are impeccable!!! We would recommend you all to anyone for your artistic ability, professionalism, and overall friendliness to work with (and we have, my best friend and sister-in-law both have used Artisan Events and would in turn recommend them on to friends and family). You truly gave us photographs that will keep our wedding day forever as fresh as the day we took our vows. Thank you again and again!
Amanda, Suzanne, Kristy, and Yatzik-Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Where to begin-your photography is absolutely Read more...
Amanda, Suzanne, Kristy, and Yatzik-Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Where to begin-your photography is absolutely beautiful, unique, and truly captured the emotion of the day!! Each and every one of you were absolutely fabulous to work with during the whole process! Suzanne, Kristy, and Yatzik-you were all wonderful throughout our entire wedding day!!! It was a full day and you never lost your excitement and enthusiasm to snap shots that would forever be our memory of our special day. We received so many compliments about your professionalism during our wedding day. Amanda-our album is a work of art, your creative ideas and quality of the production are impeccable!!! We would recommend you all to anyone for your artistic ability, professionalism, and overall friendliness to work with (and we have, my best friend and sister-in-law both have used Artisan Events and would in turn recommend them on to friends and family). You truly gave us photographs that will keep our wedding day forever as fresh as the day we took our vows. Thank you again and again! Read less
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