I raise my hand to my eye, and light comes through the beautiful machine. My name is Tuan H. Bui, and I am a photographer from Chicago, Illinois. This place is where I show you who I am and what I do.
Authenticity via Antiquity

Authenticity via Antiquity

I own a beautiful old brass lens from the turn of the century, and it’s horrible.
Married: Katie & Bill

Married: Katie & Bill

Katie and I went to high school together in Libertyville, many years ago. When planning for her wedding with Bill, I don’t she think talked to any photographers besides me; during our first meeting, she said she trusted me.
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A winter engagement session

A winter engagement session

CJ and Dan had their engagement session in Kankakee, on one of those chilly days where winter extends its icy fingers into the last days of autumn’s domain.
Out of focus at the Renegade Craft Fair

Out of focus at the Renegade Craft Fair

So I have a passion for old lenses. Maybe “weakness” would be a better term.
Peggy & Victor

Peggy & Victor

It was a beautiful summer day at the Hyatt Lodge – perfect weather for Peggy and Victor’s wedding!
Mario & April Proposal

Mario & April Proposal

All right, I have to admit that this proposal was absolute genius.
Portraits from Anime Central

Portraits from Anime Central

Anime Central is a huge anime-centric convention, with tens of thousands of attendees. It’s held every year, and there’s a dazzling array of costumed people that show up!
Boardwalk Empire Inspired Wedding

Boardwalk Empire Inspired Wedding

This wedding shoot is a favorite of mine – and since we’ve recently gotten press coverage in Eco & Elsie and Be U Weddings, I can finally share the photos!
International Kennel Club Dog Show

International Kennel Club Dog Show

Dogs! I’m not a dog-lover, but I do adore them! Does this make sense?
Stylized Engagement Shoot Contest - CLOSED

Stylized Engagement Shoot Contest – CLOSED

In collaboration with Carlene of Naturally Yours Events, I am giving away a free engagement shoot! And this isn’t any ordinary shoot…
Mary & Thong

Mary & Thong

Mary & Thong are an incredibly sweet couple – I could tell from their wedding that they have such a tight-knit family, too!
Art & Amanda

Art & Amanda

The Kenilworth Club served as the spectacular venue for Art & Amanda’s wedding.
Kaitlyn & Adam

Kaitlyn & Adam

Kaitlyn and Adam were married at the idyllic Shores of Turtle Creek in McHenry County.
Enrico & Erica

Enrico & Erica

Enrico and Erica had been together for ten years before getting married – that amount of time lends a certain ease to their relationship, a natural comfort that really showed during their wedding.