Lead Artist • President
Master Photographer CR, Andre is an award winning photographer known for combining art & emotion into his images. His love for photography came at the age of 12, when he got his 1st camera. His father worked long hours, but made it a point to take 2 weeks off every year for family road trips across the US, Canada and Mexico. Documenting these vacations is how Andre learned the impact and power of photography, allowing him to relive those precious memories.
Mentored by a high school teacher, Andre later went on to apprentice at top commercial and wedding studios. As one of Chicago’s most established and reputable photographers, his work has been featured in publications such as Rangefinder, Chicago Style Weddings, Wedding Guide Chicago and Chicago Social Brides magazines. Andre has also been an instructor and mentor to many aspiring photographers.
Photographer • Vice President
With over 20 years experience of capturing life’s most heartfelt moments, Maria LaCour’s passion for photography started when she just was a child. Under the guidance and inspiration of her father, Pedro Ibarra a photographer from Mexico City, Maria learned to develop her eye for the beauty in the light of life. As a certified professional through PPA (Professional Photographers of America) Maria has been able to develop her craft through various training programs and in the field.
Maria specializes in weddings, corporate events and portraits in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya. Her keen perception of the human condition and lighting techniques brings a unique insight to every event. Maria’s images speak for themselves and illustrate her celebration of each couple’s distinct personalities.
You are a genius! The pictures are beyond amazing. Not only are they beautiful, but you captured the feelings and emotions of our wedding day. Our pictures will forever hold the memories and feelings we felt on that day. I could never have dreamed of such a perfect day and pictures that will forever hold that moment. Everyone enjoyed having you as our photographer-we heard nothing but the best about you from our guests. You will have a client forever! Thanks so much.
~ Carole & Dave