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  • hi! we’re gina&tony!

    welcome to our fancy-schmancy, new-fangled blogsite. what? a blog that's a site? a site that's a blog?! what is this madness?! that's right, this is your one-stop shopping for everything that is the awesomely cool husband & wife wedding photography duo of gina&tony.

    some things you should probably know about us - we love weddings! and we especially love when people hire us to take photos at their weddings. we also love babies, families, and pets. (especially pets!) so we'll take photos of that too. we're based in the chicagoland area, but we will travel anywhere. our favorite locales include milwaukee, st. louis, southwest michigan, and fiji.

    feel free to poke around. make sure you leave lots of comments on those blog posts! and if you're getting married - make sure you click on that contact link and get all the awesome details about hiring yours truly!

ashley&scott|engaged // downtown, chicago


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ok guys, i know you all think i’m some super, happy, peppy, perky person because i’m ALWAYS excited when i write blog posts. the truth is, there are few things that i get THIS excited about. the other things include vacations (even other people’s… lol), caesar, football, and really cheesy sci fi shows. but know that i’m not lying, and am truly ecstatic, to share this engagement session with you.

why? because ashley&scott came our way from the FANTASTIC tina&charlie. in fact – ashley was tina’s maid of honor. i was so excited when i got her email.:Dfor their engagement session, we went out to the milton lee olive park by navy pier. it has one of the most killer chicago skyline shots of all time. then we headed back through streeterville to their favorite bar, timothy o’toole’s. and there may or may not have been a chipotle stop in there somewhere.;)i’ll let you wonder about that one.


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song credit: stay young and go dancing by death cab for cutie

leave a comment! ashley and scott want a free 8×10!

-gina

gina&tony

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October 6, 2011 - 8:12 pm

Ashley - Thank You Gina and Tony!!!! Can’t wait for July 28th!!!

February 15, 2012 - 7:00 pm

Elisa Varland - Amazing engagement pictures, done by amazing photographers! Ashley & Scott, you two look could not look more happy, they are beautiful :)

February 16, 2012 - 7:37 pm

Scott Schueler - Ash and I just watched the video again. Thanks for the memories.

February 16, 2012 - 7:59 pm

Michelle - Such adorable pictures of Ashley & Scott!

February 16, 2012 - 8:10 pm

Jean Orsan - Great job.

February 16, 2012 - 8:34 pm

Kely - Great great pictures!

February 16, 2012 - 8:46 pm

Kathy Muench - Absolutely Beautiful!

February 16, 2012 - 9:09 pm

Tiffany Dill - Beautiful pictures!!

February 16, 2012 - 9:28 pm

Debbie schoop - Can’t wait for the wedding and more beautiful pics!

February 16, 2012 - 10:00 pm

janice romani - you are such a beautiful and sweet couple, they were great pictures.

February 16, 2012 - 11:54 pm

Bob Kaplan - Congratulations

February 17, 2012 - 10:33 am

Cheryl Varland - I love your pictures! You are such a cute couple!

February 18, 2012 - 11:43 am

Lauren Reibel - adorable pics of a great couple! can’t wait til the big day!!

February 20, 2012 - 1:26 pm

Jessica Madrid - Cute pics!

February 20, 2012 - 1:33 pm

Kimberly Sanders - Absolutely STUNNING pictures!

February 20, 2012 - 8:52 pm

colleen pecucci - Your pictures are awesome and so are both of you! I can’t wait to celebreate with you in July!

February 20, 2012 - 11:37 pm

Cheryl Andersen - I love, love, love these!!!! They are beautiful and I can’t wait to see the pictures that will be taken in July!

March 23, 2012 - 6:39 pm

Casey Andersen - Cutest couple award!! Beautiful pics!

March 23, 2012 - 7:34 pm

Mayelin Betancourt - Love sweetheart hope I help you

March 23, 2012 - 8:11 pm

Kevin Raugstad - I like it, I love it, I want more of it.

March 23, 2012 - 9:50 pm

Amy Badertscher - These are awesome pics! What a good looking couple!

March 24, 2012 - 10:20 am

kristin - So excited for you two :)

March 24, 2012 - 10:29 am

Kellie Meister - beautiful pictures! Congrats!

March 24, 2012 - 10:32 am

Sarah - Beautiful Ashley !!!!

March 24, 2012 - 10:34 am

Becky - Can’t wait for the wedding pics. These are beautiful!

March 24, 2012 - 11:05 am

Alaina - Love love the pictures!!!

March 24, 2012 - 11:48 am

Meagan Riffe - These pictures are beautiful! Im sure it was easy with such a good looking couple!!

March 24, 2012 - 6:39 pm

cindy gronke - Beautiful pictures Scott and Ashley, looked like such a fun day

March 24, 2012 - 10:42 pm

MJ LaBahn - They don’t come any cuter or nicer!! Loving the pics!

October 5, 2012 - 2:30 pm
February 17, 2013 - 12:05 am

ashley&scott|married // harry caray’s, lombard - [...] awesome facts about ashley&scott’s [...]

we broke the internet

ok, maybe just our website. we just recently figured out that the contact form on our website has been broken for approximately a week. i know! MAJOR sad face. so, if you’ve tried to send us a little note recently using that form, we didn’t get it.

but the problem has been fixed! if you still are seeing the old form on the website, you’ll need to clear your browser cache and refresh the website. OR you can go directly to our new contact form.

we’re super sorry about all that. if you’ve emailed us and haven’t received a response, please resubmit your information using our new contact form. thanks!

happy tuesday!

gina&tony

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jamie&tim|engaged // old town, chicago


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yay for new places! don’t you just love when you discover a whole new part of a place you’ve been before? we’ve been around the lincoln park zoo dozens of times, but this is the first time we’ve shot in and around the farm-in-the-zoo. AND the first time we’ve shot around old town. it was fabulous.

and speaking of fabulous – LOOK at these two. jamie&tim are secret models. but don’t bother asking them, because they’ll just deny it. (but i KNOW these things.) they’re one of those brave couples that are planning a winter wedding in chicago, and i could not be more pumped for it. it’s going to be gorgeous! and if the engagement photos are any indication – these two will be too.;)


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song credit: hey mama by mat kearney

25 blog comments and jamie&tim get a free 8×10!

-gina

gina&tony

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October 3, 2011 - 1:16 pm

Lauren Pesa - Jamie – these look gorgeous!!! you look absolutely stunning and Tim is also not so bad. Fabulous work Gina & Tony! So glad you guys got to meet each other! Can’t wait to see you guys again on the big day!

October 3, 2011 - 1:25 pm

Tina Kerins - Jamie, these pictures are BEAUTIFUL!! We are going to start hanging these up all over the audit room, hope you don’t mind :)

October 3, 2011 - 4:36 pm

Cindy Koerner - All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!!!! Completely blown away by the way these pictures capture your love for each other! They are so fun to look. Thanks to Gina and Tony for doing such a great job.

Hope they can make the Mother of the Bride look half this good on the wedding day.

Jamie and Tim—you guys look fabulous!

Love,

Mom

October 3, 2011 - 6:01 pm

Susan Cole - Jamie and Tim you are such a beautiful couple! Looks like you had fun doing this too! Love the video at the end, who selected Hey Mama?

Gina and Tony, great job!

Looking forward to the wedding!

Love,

Aunt Susan

October 3, 2011 - 8:47 pm

Chris Baldini - Just beautiful! You make a striking couple. So happy for you!

October 3, 2011 - 9:43 pm

Char Kroening - Love the pictures. Make a beautiful couple. Jamie and Tim are very photogenic.

October 4, 2011 - 7:49 am

Lindsey Kocelko - Love the pictures – so excited to see how amazing the wedding pics turn out!

October 4, 2011 - 1:19 pm

Beth Freese Dammers - Incredible!!! LOVE the architectual details and the way you have captured the depth of their love and the sparkle of their personalities! EXCELLENT photos. Congrats you two!

October 4, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Kris Mainellis - Awesome pix!

October 4, 2011 - 1:35 pm

G Braun - stunning! love the interaction & how the moment has been captured!

October 4, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Lisa Math - The pictures are lovely. You are a striking couple. Your Mom is just thrilled with them.

October 4, 2011 - 5:25 pm

liz armstrong - As a grandparent of two “almost eligible” young women, I know who I would recommend if and when they need a photographer.
As a friend I love, love the pictures of the main pllayers in the wedding. Based on this preview it will be the social event of that day.
Storybook couple well prepared for their storybook day.
Congrats Jamie and Tim
Liz A.

October 4, 2011 - 6:32 pm

Fay Cole - Loved all the pictures. You two are not only beautiful on the outside, but beautiful on the inside too, and I love you both!!!!!! Of course I’m looking forward to the wedding and more wonderful pictures.

October 4, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Ann Koerner - Wow!! What awesome pictures, I just love how great you two look. You two are just beautiful together. I can’t wait to see you on your wedding day…..Awesome!

October 4, 2011 - 9:19 pm

Beth Buzogany - What a beautiful couple! What creative backgrounds! Jamie, you are beautiful, and I see your mother in you! Congratulations to you both!

October 5, 2011 - 7:40 am

Jill Hoff - Just beautiful. Your joy is contagious!

October 5, 2011 - 9:50 am

Mary Fino - Your engagement photos are great – can only imagine what your wedding photos will be like! Congrats.

October 5, 2011 - 5:28 pm

Jessie Metoyer - Really beautiful and creative! Adorable couple!

October 5, 2011 - 9:19 pm

Carrie - Beautiful photographs!

October 6, 2011 - 8:31 am

Colleen - Looooove the pictures Jamie! You are so pretty :-)

October 6, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Laura Robinson - Oh my goodness, those are some of the most beautiful engagement pictures I’ve ever seen! So happy for both of you!

October 6, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Roberta Ward - Wow – These pictures are fantastic! They are so creative and original and really showcase the gorgeous, happy couple :) When did our high school babysitter turn into a supermodel?!!
Congrats!
The Wards

October 7, 2011 - 9:40 am

Dianne Shields - Jamie and Tim – these are absolutely spectacular! What gorgeus pictures – I love the backgrounds. You both look soooooooo happy! Best wishes for a wonderful wedding day.

October 7, 2011 - 6:08 pm

Tim Kroening - Jamie and Tim you look great. If this is any indication of what the wedding pictures are going to be, then look out!

October 8, 2011 - 7:23 am

Kevin Koerner - Outstanding pictures! Just a great sample of what your future hold as husband and wife. It looks like you two are just having so much fun.

October 12, 2011 - 11:32 am

joanne Lund - Beautiful pictures of a beautiful couple! Especially love the huge archway with Jamie literally off her feet in love.

October 13, 2011 - 8:39 am

jules - WOW! LOVE the setting. And what a gorgeous couple! Gina and Tony — you did a great job on the photography — capturing the architectural details in such an interesting compositional way that kept the focus on the couple was genius.

November 2, 2011 - 11:15 am

Bonnie Barczak - Your pictures are AMAZING!! Best wishes for your upcoming wedding. I’m sure it will be beautiful!

January 25, 2012 - 11:47 am

jamie&tim|married // holiday inn merchandise mart, chicago | gina&tony|photographers - chicago wedding photographers - [...] i’ve been so excited to share this wedding with you guys. i’m sure you remember jamie&tim from their old town engagement session last fall. when we met them up that day, the weather was not [...]

annie&evan|married // north shore golf club, appleton


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i won’t lie – it always makes me slightly nervous when we don’t get to meet with our couples before the wedding. annie&evan live in san diego, so while we had chatted with them via email and phone calls, we never actually met them face to face! luckily, all my worrying was for naught. these two couldn’t have been more awesome if they tried! annie is a super fabulous chick with a killer sense of style and the world’s BEST smile. (seriously. she lights up the room. even the sun is jealous.) and then there’s evan, who should start moonlighting as a stand up comic. this guy gave the world’s best thank you speech at their reception. i was laughing, i was crying, i was crying because i was laughing so hard, and then laughing because i was crying!

and to top off the list of why these two are great, they remained calm, cool, and collected no matter what the day threw their way! they had an awesome bridal party who waived down both a skateboarder AND a ferrari during the photos. and let’s not forget the time their groomsmen had a dance-off with another bridal party. annie’s sister’s surprised everyone by bringing in a nacho cart after dinner. because as annie will emphatically tell anyone who will listen – nachos are the greatest snack food in existence.

to annie&evan – i’m still pretty convinced that we need to move to san diego and be best friends. you guys really are the perfect couple, and we had such a great time at the wedding!


// appleton, wi //

ceremony venue // st mary’s catholic church, appleton
wedding gown // priscilla of boston
bridesmaids dresses // j crew
hair&makeup // salon aura
florist // marshall florist
ceremony music // wisconsin string quartet
reception venue // north shore golf club, menasha
cake // made by evan’s aunt and uncle!
band // rpm
table runners & chinese lanterns // wedding perfect


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song credit: viva la vida by coldplay

and on a completely different note, the best piece of advice anyone ever gave me before my wedding was that something will always go wrong. and it’s all about being able to take that moment when it comes and just let it go. for most weddings, this amounts to someone running late, or a bad weather forecast. for annie&evan, it came in the form of a medical emergency. i think we can speak for everyone there when we say we’re so glad that father bob is ok!


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leave annie&evan a blog comment! 25 blog comments gets them a free 8×10!

if you were a guest at annie&evan’s wedding, register at their proofing gallery to be the first to know when their photos are ready!

-gina

gina&tony

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September 29, 2011 - 1:01 pm

Jessica - Amazing, as always!! The video is great … thanks for a fun wedding Annie & Evan!

September 29, 2011 - 2:52 pm

Kendra Rudolf - Great pics! The little ring bearer is SOOOOO cute :) He’s mine. ;) Can’t wait to see more pics!

September 29, 2011 - 10:36 pm

Annie Rudolf - AHHH You guys rock! I am soo ecstatic and thrilled with the way the pictures turned out! I can’t wait to see them all! Seriously can’t thank you guys enough! I want to do it all over again-minus the priest going down- just so you can come and take more pictures ;)

September 29, 2011 - 11:39 pm

Sarah Giacalone - Can’t stop looking at these pictures!!! AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING!!!!

September 30, 2011 - 1:07 pm

Liz - You guys look awesome, get yourself that free 8X10!!!!!

October 2, 2011 - 2:35 pm

Camille - The pictures turned out so well! Their cameras really enhanced the band-aid eyebrows. : )

October 3, 2011 - 7:36 am

Gary and Peggy Keller - We could hardly see the slide show for the tears in our eyes!
Yes, we are the proud parents of the groom. And now we are so happy, honored and proud to have Annie in our family; the newest “Mrs. Keller!!!!!!”
We wait w/ great anticipation for the rest of the photos.

October 3, 2011 - 3:55 pm

Ken & Monna Koglin - Hi Kellers. Loved the glasses; looked liked an awesome wedding! Congratulations Mr & Mrs Evan Keller and best wishes for many years of happiness together!!

October 3, 2011 - 4:13 pm

Diana Wendel - What a magical wedding! Congratulations to you all.

October 3, 2011 - 8:00 pm

Paula Cunningham - I’m a friend of the groom’s parents and have had the pleasure of meeting the groom on several occasion. I’m with the Keller’s…..could hardly see the pics for the tears. Pictures are absolutely amazing………..and the bride and groom………well, yep, to be their best friends is a good plan. This marriage is solid gold. Love to you all!!!!

October 4, 2011 - 12:21 am

Jerry and Angel Joaquin - Gorgeous, gorgeous, both of you! The love and joy just leap from the photographs. Congratulations, Annie and Evan! May God bless you with a wonderful marriage. All the best, Angel and Jerry.

October 4, 2011 - 4:12 pm

Jane and Mike Pisor - Congratulations Evan and Annie! The pictures are beautiful. You look so happy. Many years of health and happiness. Wish we could have attended. See you in San Diego.

October 9, 2011 - 12:14 pm

Pauline Perez - Evan and Annie your photo’s were amazing I loved every one of them. You two make such a beautiful couple I feel blessed to have been there to witness your wedding. Congratulations!

November 22, 2011 - 12:56 pm

Sean, Sharon, Erin and Colin Murphy - Annie/Evan – Thanks for forwarding the link to some fabulous photos and amazing video. While we were disappointed to not make the Main Event, we felt like we were there with these great images. Just curious if there was anyone in the audience with such a huge bridal party…?! :-)

Much congrats to you both. Remember, never lose the humor!
Sean

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