We know you have planning to do and many decisions to make—we keep our process and pricing clear and simple so you fully understand the investment and the creative process.

Wedding Commission


Well, everything. From project planning, creative direction, image capture, professional editing, color-grading, and custom design—we are a full-service creative studio. 

what we do?

Master Photo

Photography commissions by Artisan Master Tina start at $7,500+ for Chicago and St. Louis area events. 

Tina + AE Master Photo Team

Principal Photo

Amanda + AE Principal Team

Photography commissions by Principal Amanda start at $15,000+ for Chicago area events. 

the options

Cinema Film

Cinematography commissions by our top-talent video film team start at $7,500+ for Chicago area events. 



portrait commission


wedding photo commission


wedding cinema commission


fine art custom album

Studio Starting

investment fees


We keep things simple and craft our pricing options on a flat hourly rate above our project minimums. Every hour we spend with you shooting, is 8-10 hours of behind-the-scenes work that our creative team completes to tell your story. Everything from client planning, meetings, project preparation, top-quality pro gear, team meetings, creative fees, downloading, image processing, professional editing, color-grading, all the way to your final custom film edit or book design delivery—it's all included. 

Wedding Fee Guide

We look forward to hearing more about your plans and helping you craft the perfect commission to bring your photo and film story to life.



We            for you if:

Natural, not-forced is your vibe

You love DIY projects

You like portraits but not 3 hours worth

You want to be heavily retouched

candid photos that capture real emotion make you happy

We're probably             for you if...

You want to make your own album



It's probably
for you if...

Photo & cinema isn't a top priority

Timeless work that feels like you're in *that* moment years later is your goal

We like you, too. Ready to take the next step?

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