Your story

We're passionate photographers, film makers, designers and bookbinding artists working together to celebrate your story. Choose your path to learn or look....

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View over 20 years of timeless, candid and inspired work.


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Alexandra & Andrew


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“Simply phenomenal. 
The quality of the photos and exhaustiveness of the coverage is where Artisan really shines…”

Debi Lilly


A Perfect event

“The way you capture images takes my breath away. You all are just amazing! ”

- Lou & Monica Canellis


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“We couldn’t be more thrilled with the outcome! Such a great eye.”

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About Us

Vanessa + Rob

Founded by award-winning photographer Amanda Sudimack, Artisan Events® creates timeless, inspired love stories for clients worldwide for over two decades. Our natural, journalistic images are curated for you in elegant hand-crafted books because we know every detail counts.

We believe in many things—our clients, composition, rapport, journalism, the moment, our reputation, and most of all your experience. And we believe in beautiful design, in-sourcing, collaboration, fine materials, and cutting no corners. Whatever capacity you choose to work with us, we deliver work we’re proud to create. 

Our top-talent team is honored to tell your story—with warmth, respect, and exceptional professionalism.

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Team AE

Oh, and the cutest flower girl sign we've seen in 20 years.

Faces, names and

founder, Chief Education Officer, Head of Talent


Master Photographer, Chief Album Designer


“Named Top 20 Photographer in the Nation…“


“Named Top 20 Photographer in the Nation…“

20 years, millions of photos, and thousands of weddings worldwide, we know what makes great photography. It's not the celebrity weddings and awards that drives us—the magic is in the legacy of the work we create.


Wedding + Event

weddings →

Your family is our family. Oh, how we love all your babies, tweens, grandparents and all the puppies. As your family grows, we're right there with you to document the joy.


Engagement + Family

cuteness →

Yes, we make the pictures move! Our top-talent team of cinematographers will join forces with your Photo Dream Team to make sure every bit of your legacy is perfectly archived for years, and generations, to come.


wedding + Event

videos  →

Like pretty stuff? You found your people. We make dang beautiful books. Custom is our middle name and we're not messing around when it comes to fine art everything.


fine art prints & Custom

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Did you know?

We've got passports and can't wait to meet you in Paris or anywhere, really. We love adventures outside our multiple U.S. studio locations.

Studio pups

Fur-assistants, Sadie & Mavis, haven't mastered editing but they like treats.

Our mission is to capture your best story with heart and deliver an exceptional experience that makes you feel like you're our one and only couple.

My Favorite Things

Sunshine. Wayfarers kickstarter semiotics, quinoa godard dreamcatcher hexagon pop-up hoodie.

my guilty pleasure

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Ice cream. Microdosing gochujang keffiyeh salvia. Hoodie knausgaard art party.

Photos! Hashtag fashion axe palo santo fanny pack, ramps cornhole messenger bag asymmetrical direct trade slow-carb everyday carry chartreuse tofu godard.


Artisan Couples
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You-Know-Their-Names Celebrity Clients

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“one of the best Photographers in chicago…“

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“one of the best Photographers in chicago…“

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