Floral decor at wedding reception at Chicago Illuminating Company
Bride with her bridesmaids at Chicago Wedding

MODERN LOVE STORIES

showcased through an

old world

lens

Drawing inspiration from my European-Turkish heritage and chic fashion houses alike, I seek to create iconic imagery with an international perspective.

L O V E

S T O R I E S

Detailed documentation that captures your

incomparable essence

Hand-in-hand, you’ve explored Moroccan markets, Italian cathedrals, and French cafés. Now, you’re preparing for your greatest adventure yet! To mark the occasion of your marriage, you want photographs that are sophisticated, stylish, and significant. Believing every carefully-selected detail deserves preservation, it’s important that you receive lasting images—the kind infused with a value that only increases over time. As your photographer, my purpose is to translate your story in a way that’s undeniably representative of the journey you’ve shared…and remains that way for a lifetime.

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Tamara Gruner Photographer's portrait

FROM THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS TO

CHICAGO'S CITY LIGHTS

and destinations across Europe

Born in Bavaria and dually based in Colorado and Chicago, I bring an eye for detail, a heart for romance, and a distinctly European touch to every wedding I photograph. Although I live in the US now, I travel frequently to document destination weddings in Italy, the South of France, and my native Germany. I find immense beauty in cultural diversity and feel most at home when I’m surrounded by ancient architecture—perhaps due to my own mixed heritage. As your photographer, I seek to create unposed yet pristine styled images that convey a sense of place, communicate your story, and capture your unique beauty.

EXPLORE HIGHLIGHTS

France

Chicago

Colorado

Chicago bride holding a bouquet and smiling in a beautiful lace dress by Berta Bridal

chic WEDDINGS WITH A TOUCH OF FASHION

Let's tell your story

Black bride in her black Ziad Nakad couture wedding gown in front of a window at Chateau Martinay in Provence
Black and white Christian Dior shoes

COUTURE, COSMOPOLITAN

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

for the modern couple

COUTURE, COSMOPOLITAN

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

by TAMARA GRÜNER

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