Specializing in fine art film & digital wedding photography, I believe in capturing romance in its most intimate moments and raw emotion. I love a colorful sunrise and a golden sunset, and everything in between. I would describe my style as soft, light, airy, and organic. Photojournalism is my heart as well, so you will be sure to get those moments of true delight, tears of joy, and genuine smiles on your most important day. Intimate weddings are my guilty pleasure, and I love an exotic new location to explore with my couples! If you are into low-key, friendship-making photographers with a passion for laughs, cuddles, and light-filled love, then I might be perfect for you!
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Christa is THE BOMB!!! She did engagement photos, boudoir photos, and my wedding and I can't stop staring at ANY of her photos. They're all just so gorgeous. She really has a great eye for detail and knows how to capture each moment just so. I've had SO many compliments about all of my photos that she has done. It's going to be super hard to pick favorites to blow up and/or frame or to make into an album. They are all just that good! I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND her to anyone! She is well worth it!
-Carrie & David
We had a great experience with Christa. We used her for our engagement, bridal, and wedding day photos. She was quick to get pictures back to us and all of them turned out great. On the day of the wedding she blended in seamlessly to the point we did not notice her until she came to get us for a few more pictures outside. It made it very enjoyable for all of our guests to not have to fight the photographer to see anything going on while at the same time she didn't miss any photo opportunities. We were very happy with Christa and would RECOMMEND her to anyone.
-toni & thor
We worked with Christa and asked her to do our engagement pictures before we moved back to Chicago and she was more than happy. Not only did we absolutely love all of our pictures but she found a beautiful place after she knew what we were looking for. During our shoot, she sought out the best places with best light. She gave suggestions on different poses and it felt so natural. Christa was also very patient with our 1 year old dog Zin. She included him and was patient to get his attention for different shots. Thank you so much for working with us!! We love our pictures!
-krystle & sachin
My husband and I absolutely loved working with Christa on our wedding day. I planned my wedding from a distance, and never had a problem getting in touch with Christa. Just from one phone conversation, I felt like she totally understood the look/feel I wanted our wedding pictures to portray, and they captured our day perfectly! I never once showed any pictures of poses I wanted to copy, but instead Christa was perfectly creative in coming up with a variety of shots. Now, my husband and I have so many precious memories that were captured that we'll cherish for years to come.
-andrea & reuben
Christa's work is an amazing example of beauty and talent! Her light and airy style is simple yet stunning! Anyone would be lucky to have Christa capture the moments of their life!
Christa O'Brien is a visionary! She matches impeccable taste with excellent styling and perfect captures. Christa pays close attention to details and gently guides you through every step of the photoshoot process! I am 100% certain my images are going to be breathtaking!
Christa and her husband were so awesome! They were so nice and captured some beautiful moments. The photos from our wedding are absolutely stunning and I can't wait to put them up all over our house!
-Jillian & adam
I absolutely LOVED working with Christa and Nathan on our wedding day and for our engagement photos! They did such a great job at getting all the shots and poses I wanted. And I really loved their personalities! I can't wait to get back our photos from the wedding! Would use them again any time!
-anna & michael
Christa was so amazing during our shoot - calm, encouraging, and fun! My fiancé and I are in love with our pictures. I would definitely recommend Christa to everyone! She has such an artistic eye for great pictures!
-robin & danny
Christa and Nathan were dream at our wedding. Affordable, Kind, Smart, Listened to my preferences, took my most favored pictures of all time (and that’s saying a lot). 100/100
-Claire & Mitchell
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