Dale D. Butalla, MPR, AMP, APA, APP has been photographing professionally since 1997. He has been doing wedding & portrait photography throughout the Midwest and is based out of Orland Park, Illinois. He enjoys bringing his many skills and experiences to each event he photographs. Dale is also involved in sports photography throughout the midwest area. Dale is an active member of Professional Photographers of America, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, Association of Professional Photographers of Illinois, Professional Photographers Association of Northern Illinois, Professional Digital Imaging Association, and International Freelance Photographers Organization. In 2008 when IFPO celebrated their 25th Anniversary Dale was selected to be one of their Hall of Fame members, an accomplishment bestowed upon less than 5% of it's membership.

Dale enjoys working and photographing people of all ages and believes in treating everybody as an individual regardless of their age. He believes everyone has their own individual beauty & personality that he wants to capture for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Photography should be a pleasurable experience so the resulting images are something that you will be happy with and will be proud to show them. He instinctively captures moods, personality, beauty, joy and reverence in his photographs.

Dale understands that it is not just a photograph, it is a piece of your life and your family's life. From planning sessions through photography to selection of your images he works with you to creating portraits that you will be excited with.

By using a blend of traditional and contemporary photography, Dale captures the special moments digitally and creatively crops, retouches, and enhances them. A great photograph requires lighting, compositions, & drama, let Dale use his knowledge to create one for you.


Dale will meet with his clients by appointment only.


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