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Redwall Photo

Brookfield , IL
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3417 Grand Blvd
Brookfield, IL 60513 US (map)

PHONE

708-717-2811

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ABOUT US

I specialize in artistic and romantic wedding photos with a vintage modern feel. I love details and smiles, and capture many on your wedding day.

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I specialize in artistic and romantic wedding photos with a vintage modern feel. I love details and smiles, and capture many on your wedding day.

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, High Resolution Images, Prints, Proof CD of All Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
All images are hand-edited by me. I edit in a classic, but slightly vintage style. I especially love black and white images.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Yes, I shoot both with natural light, and with additional off-camera flashes. I can adapt to any lighting situation.
Is your media preference film or digital?
I primarily shoot in digital, but I love to supplement with film. If you're interested in adding a film option to your package, please don't hesitate to bring it up!
How many photographers do you work with?
I have an assistant photographer at every wedding I book and is included in my package price. Additional second shooters can be brought in a la carte.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
I generally only book one wedding a weekend to ensure my top performance.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes, I have a network of photographers that I can call in case of emergency.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
I bring two 5D Mark II cameras, a wide variety of lenses, off-camera lighting, and plenty of batteries and memory cards. Occasionally I will bring some film cameras and accessories as well.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Yes, I always have backups of everything.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Full day, but hourly options can be discussed.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes, $250 is my hourly rate.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
I ask that dinner be included for me and my assistant shooter. Other than that, just potty breaks!
Do you charge for travel?
I charge travel at a reasonable rate for events outside of the Chicagoland area.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
4-6 weeks
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
I have online proofing as I find that is best to share images with guests that you might not often see all the time.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The proofing gallery is available for a year after posting.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
I retain copyright, but with every high-resolution DVD, I provide the client with a personal printing license, so they can print the images.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes, I retain that right with my copyright, however, I will never sell or release images commercially without first discussing it with the client.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes, my wedding package includes the high-resolution DVD.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes.
What kind of albums do you offer?
I currently offer a lay-flat flushmount album in a few different sizes and cover options as well as guestbooks and parent albums
When will the client get the final album?
The album is delivered about a month after the final design for the album is approved by the client.

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Jennifer
Wedding:
11/8/2014
5.0/5.0
I was referred to Tasha through a friend and I can say that its the best referral I have ever been given. Tasha and her husband Aaron are so amazing to work with. She is incredibly detailed, organized, responsive, and just overall very professional. Something very impressive about her is that she gets what she wants quickly. I have been in so many weddings where we were standing around in the same places for hours just trying to get the right shots...but it seems like Tasha gets everything perfect immediately and we were in and out. This is very important when you have a wedding in Chicago in November and your entire bridal party is from the south and complaining about the cold. However, even though she works so fast, we never felt rushed and everything was very comfortable.

Tasha is busy. She has a lot of clients and shoots a lot of weddings....I realize a lot of photographers are busy and do the same. However, she always made me feel like I was her only client. she responds almost immediately, is very accommodating, and got previews back to us within a week. It has only been a week since our wedding so I dont have a lot of photos yet, but the work I have seen is incredible and I am over the moon happy with how everything looks. She was hands down my favorite vendor and I can't wait to refer her to someone else in the future.
I was referred to Tasha through a friend and I can say that its the best referral I have ever been given. Tasha and her Read more...
I was referred to Tasha through a friend and I can say that its the best referral I have ever been given. Tasha and her husband Aaron are so amazing to work with. She is incredibly detailed, organized, responsive, and just overall very professional. Something very impressive about her is that she gets what she wants quickly. I have been in so many weddings where we were standing around in the same places for hours just trying to get the right shots...but it seems like Tasha gets everything perfect immediately and we were in and out. This is very important when you have a wedding in Chicago in November and your entire bridal party is from the south and complaining about the cold. However, even though she works so fast, we never felt rushed and everything was very comfortable.

Tasha is busy. She has a lot of clients and shoots a lot of weddings....I realize a lot of photographers are busy and do the same. However, she always made me feel like I was her only client. she responds almost immediately, is very accommodating, and got previews back to us within a week. It has only been a week since our wedding so I dont have a lot of photos yet, but the work I have seen is incredible and I am over the moon happy with how everything looks. She was hands down my favorite vendor and I can't wait to refer her to someone else in the future. Read less
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Brittany
Wedding:
9/6/2014
5.0/5.0
Tasha took both our engagement and wedding photos. We recently received our wedding photos from her, and while I knew based on my experience with our engagement photos, they would be wonderful, our wedding photos turned out to be more beautiful than anything I could have imagined.
Tasha allows for you to be yourself and stages when necessary. She has an easy personality that works well with all personality types and is great fun to have with you on your big day. Tasha was prompt in communication with us and was more than willing to assist any requests we had. All of our family and friends can’t stop raving about our photos and we continue to tell everyone how amazing Tasha is! Look no further, you've found the best photographer!
Tasha took both our engagement and wedding photos. We recently received our wedding photos from her, and while I knew Read more...
Tasha took both our engagement and wedding photos. We recently received our wedding photos from her, and while I knew based on my experience with our engagement photos, they would be wonderful, our wedding photos turned out to be more beautiful than anything I could have imagined.
Tasha allows for you to be yourself and stages when necessary. She has an easy personality that works well with all personality types and is great fun to have with you on your big day. Tasha was prompt in communication with us and was more than willing to assist any requests we had. All of our family and friends can’t stop raving about our photos and we continue to tell everyone how amazing Tasha is! Look no further, you've found the best photographer! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
7/5/2013
4.9/5.0
Tasha was our wedding photographer this summer and we couldn't recommend her more highly! When you get married in July (see also: smack dab of wedding seasons), it can be hard to get a hold of vendors. While Tasha was busy like many of the others, she always got back to us quickly and put so much thought into our day. Both our engagement and wedding photos turned out even more beautifully than we could have ever imagined! Her and her sidekick/husband/lighting expert Aaron are fun, professional, and make a great team. Pick them, you won't regret it!
Tasha was our wedding photographer this summer and we couldn't recommend her more highly! When you get married in July Read more...
Tasha was our wedding photographer this summer and we couldn't recommend her more highly! When you get married in July (see also: smack dab of wedding seasons), it can be hard to get a hold of vendors. While Tasha was busy like many of the others, she always got back to us quickly and put so much thought into our day. Both our engagement and wedding photos turned out even more beautifully than we could have ever imagined! Her and her sidekick/husband/lighting expert Aaron are fun, professional, and make a great team. Pick them, you won't regret it! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Tasha was one of THE BEST decisions we made early on in our wedding planning process. A good friend told me to initially disregard the wedding plan "to do" timeline and first focus on the stuff that really means a lot to you. For my husband and I those were the memories, venue and music. So we set out to find a photographer who wouldn't make us feel awkward and staged but would still catch all of the classic moments we would cherish.
Throughout the search we did NOT come across another photographer who was as professional, kind, courteous, hilarious and humble as Tasha. Before we even signed the contract she invited us to her office where we all chatted and visited. It felt a little like a first date. But like all good relationships she listened extremely well, gave us knowledgeable feedback via fun conversation and opened up her heart (aka photo portfolio) to us to peruse to get an idea of her past work. Just looking at her work alone should seal the deal for anyone. However, the fact that she is a complete joy to be around makes it an even sweeter deal. Over the course of the rest of the planning process Tasha answered my random wedding questions, reviewed my timelines to be sure we weren't cutting things too tight among many other things. She was as much a planning sounding board as she was our photographer. I couldn't have gotten through putting everything together without her industry insight and generous help.
Needless to say our engagement photos were unbelievable. Tasha climbed into swampland, jumped over fences and scaled tree trunks to get shots that are striking. She helped us relax and get comfortable being ourselves in front of the camera so when our wedding day came around we were relaxed and ready to smile and joke around with her and Aaron and have a good time. Cause it's your wedding, right? You're supposed to have some fun! And man was it fun!
Tasha works incredibly hard; she's creative and truly has an eye for this. My friend
Tasha was one of THE BEST decisions we made early on in our wedding planning process. A good friend told me to initially Read more...
Tasha was one of THE BEST decisions we made early on in our wedding planning process. A good friend told me to initially disregard the wedding plan "to do" timeline and first focus on the stuff that really means a lot to you. For my husband and I those were the memories, venue and music. So we set out to find a photographer who wouldn't make us feel awkward and staged but would still catch all of the classic moments we would cherish.
Throughout the search we did NOT come across another photographer who was as professional, kind, courteous, hilarious and humble as Tasha. Before we even signed the contract she invited us to her office where we all chatted and visited. It felt a little like a first date. But like all good relationships she listened extremely well, gave us knowledgeable feedback via fun conversation and opened up her heart (aka photo portfolio) to us to peruse to get an idea of her past work. Just looking at her work alone should seal the deal for anyone. However, the fact that she is a complete joy to be around makes it an even sweeter deal. Over the course of the rest of the planning process Tasha answered my random wedding questions, reviewed my timelines to be sure we weren't cutting things too tight among many other things. She was as much a planning sounding board as she was our photographer. I couldn't have gotten through putting everything together without her industry insight and generous help.
Needless to say our engagement photos were unbelievable. Tasha climbed into swampland, jumped over fences and scaled tree trunks to get shots that are striking. She helped us relax and get comfortable being ourselves in front of the camera so when our wedding day came around we were relaxed and ready to smile and joke around with her and Aaron and have a good time. Cause it's your wedding, right? You're supposed to have some fun! And man was it fun!
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Tiff
Wedding:
7/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Tasha is absolutely amazing! From the first moment we met her at our engagement session, we knew that we had the best photographer. She is very friendly and made us feel at ease with her (especially in front of a camera). She is incredibly artistic which made our pictures breath taking. Tasha doesn't mind doing whatever it takes to get the perfect shot, whether it be getting her feet wet and sandy at the beach or laying down in the gravel (she did all of these things for us and more).

She is a skilled communicator and highly organized which is an absolute must when herding large families for photos. On our wedding day, she and her husband, Aaron, were joking with us, leading us to beautiful locations, and made us feel like her family. We were incredibly comfortable and confident with her capturing our special day.

Tasha is a professional. She responds to emails and phone calls right away. We saw "sneak peak" pictures that she posted at 2am the night of our wedding.

I can't say enough good things about Tasha. I would recommend her to anyone that asks!
Tasha is absolutely amazing! From the first moment we met her at our engagement session, we knew that we had the best Read more...
Tasha is absolutely amazing! From the first moment we met her at our engagement session, we knew that we had the best photographer. She is very friendly and made us feel at ease with her (especially in front of a camera). She is incredibly artistic which made our pictures breath taking. Tasha doesn't mind doing whatever it takes to get the perfect shot, whether it be getting her feet wet and sandy at the beach or laying down in the gravel (she did all of these things for us and more).

She is a skilled communicator and highly organized which is an absolute must when herding large families for photos. On our wedding day, she and her husband, Aaron, were joking with us, leading us to beautiful locations, and made us feel like her family. We were incredibly comfortable and confident with her capturing our special day.

Tasha is a professional. She responds to emails and phone calls right away. We saw "sneak peak" pictures that she posted at 2am the night of our wedding.

I can't say enough good things about Tasha. I would recommend her to anyone that asks! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
5/14/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband were very pleased with our experience with Tasha from start to finish. She was always (and is still to this day as I'm picking out pictures to order) responsive to my emails and phone calls with the silliest questions. She was patient while my detailed father looked over the contract and was happy to answer and questions we had.

I hardly knew she was there on our wedding day, minus the times when she instructed us on what to do for the more formal and posed photos and I'm so glad because she got so many candid shots that really tell the story of our wedding.

We received so many compliments on both our engagement and wedding pictures, and we'll treasure them for years to come. I highly recommend Tasha!
My husband were very pleased with our experience with Tasha from start to finish. She was always (and is still to this day Read more...
My husband were very pleased with our experience with Tasha from start to finish. She was always (and is still to this day as I'm picking out pictures to order) responsive to my emails and phone calls with the silliest questions. She was patient while my detailed father looked over the contract and was happy to answer and questions we had.

I hardly knew she was there on our wedding day, minus the times when she instructed us on what to do for the more formal and posed photos and I'm so glad because she got so many candid shots that really tell the story of our wedding.

We received so many compliments on both our engagement and wedding pictures, and we'll treasure them for years to come. I highly recommend Tasha! Read less
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Jgaffron
Wedding:
7/4/2010
5.0/5.0
Tasha is absolutely amazing! I love the moments she captured at our wedding. Hire her, you will not be disappointed!
Tasha is absolutely amazing! I love the moments she captured at our wedding. Hire her, you will not be disappointed!
Tasha is absolutely amazing! I love the moments she captured at our wedding. Hire her, you will not be disappointed! Read less
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hemingwayscat
Wedding:
6/19/2010
5.0/5.0
Tasha was an absolutely amazing asset in my wedding--both as a photographer and a friend. Her professionalism and kindness were so necessary to my wedding day that I couldn't imagine it without her. From the start, she worked with us to determine exactly what we wanted, and she outdid herself to deliver excellent product. She was organized, flexible, and extremely capable. I always felt as if I were in the right hands, and she kept me calm throughout the whole process. And of course, she brought her distinctive style to the photographs themselves, which are both original and classic. We received so many beautiful photos that we couldn't decide which ones to print and display!

I couldn't have asked for a better experience. I would recommend Tasha to anyone!
Tasha was an absolutely amazing asset in my wedding--both as a photographer and a friend. Her professionalism and kindness Read more...
Tasha was an absolutely amazing asset in my wedding--both as a photographer and a friend. Her professionalism and kindness were so necessary to my wedding day that I couldn't imagine it without her. From the start, she worked with us to determine exactly what we wanted, and she outdid herself to deliver excellent product. She was organized, flexible, and extremely capable. I always felt as if I were in the right hands, and she kept me calm throughout the whole process. And of course, she brought her distinctive style to the photographs themselves, which are both original and classic. We received so many beautiful photos that we couldn't decide which ones to print and display!

I couldn't have asked for a better experience. I would recommend Tasha to anyone! Read less
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MISH7178
Wedding:
2/27/2010
5.0/5.0
Where do I begin w/ Tasha & Redwall Photography.......let's just say she is a MUST HAVE for your wedding. Not only does Tasha have that rare, raw talent but she is remarkably innovative & adaptable to her surroundings. Pretty much she is spiderwoman, she will hang from chandeliers, climb furniture and go to any length to capture the shot she desires. She took every single ounce of worry or stress away from me on the day I met her. I've never been at a wedding, let alone my own wedding were you don't even know you are getting photographed and that makes for some incredible, natural shots. She is so easy to communicate with and is a mind reader when it comes to making your vision reality. I can't believe it is possible to bring back every emotion, smile, tear from that day through photographs but she did that and much more. I can't thank her enough and I would be doing all future brides a disservice by not recommending her. She is a definite MUST HAVE! I wish I could give her a 100 stars, please do yourself a favor and contact her immediately!
Where do I begin w/ Tasha & Redwall Photography.......let's just say she is a MUST HAVE for your wedding. Not only does Read more...
Where do I begin w/ Tasha & Redwall Photography.......let's just say she is a MUST HAVE for your wedding. Not only does Tasha have that rare, raw talent but she is remarkably innovative & adaptable to her surroundings. Pretty much she is spiderwoman, she will hang from chandeliers, climb furniture and go to any length to capture the shot she desires. She took every single ounce of worry or stress away from me on the day I met her. I've never been at a wedding, let alone my own wedding were you don't even know you are getting photographed and that makes for some incredible, natural shots. She is so easy to communicate with and is a mind reader when it comes to making your vision reality. I can't believe it is possible to bring back every emotion, smile, tear from that day through photographs but she did that and much more. I can't thank her enough and I would be doing all future brides a disservice by not recommending her. She is a definite MUST HAVE! I wish I could give her a 100 stars, please do yourself a favor and contact her immediately! Read less
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wcarlson41
Wedding:
2/27/2010
5.0/5.0
Tasha was perfect. Her technical acumen was amazing. Trying to shoot in a dimly light mansion full of people seemed unimaginable to me. The pics are amazing! She is so knowledgeable and friendly that she just added to making our wedding day the most amazing day we could have imagined. The pictures captured that perfectly!
Tasha was perfect. Her technical acumen was amazing. Trying to shoot in a dimly light mansion full of people seemed Read more...
Tasha was perfect. Her technical acumen was amazing. Trying to shoot in a dimly light mansion full of people seemed unimaginable to me. The pics are amazing! She is so knowledgeable and friendly that she just added to making our wedding day the most amazing day we could have imagined. The pictures captured that perfectly! Read less
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