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Brad McCollum

Brad McCollum Wedding Photographer in Peoria, IL

Why did you decide to become a photographer?

I became a photographer to capture and provide beautiful memories.

What is your favorite memory from an event you’ve shot?

I’m a volunteer photographer for Special Olympics in Illinois. I love shooting these events – everyone is so excited to be there, and they’re excited even if they don’t win a medal!

What is your favorite thing about being a photographer?

I love to get creative, and this medium allows me to meet so many interesting people.

What makes you or your work unique/stand out?

The creative use of off camera flash.

What is your favorite part of the night?

The night allows my lens to capture images that aren’t normally available during the day.

List one fun fact about you most people don’t know:

I had dinner at the mansion of the U.S. Ambassador’s in Sri Lanka in 1981. The dinner was also attended by Arthur C. Clarke and Walter Cronkite.

""We also had Paul and Mel for videographers. There were both so kind and attentive to detail. They made sure to travel to our different shooting locations in order to get our entire day. They were excited to be there and captured all of our great moments!" - Tiana S.

"The services provided for our wedding were second to none. Truly, our photographer Brad McCullum and DJ Lucien Winner were not only incredibly professional but personable--they made our guests feel very comfortable and they truly enjoyed the party. If I had to plan it all over again, I'd be sure to ask them back. Thank you for making our wedding absolutely perfect!" - Ellie W.

"Our photographer was amazing! He took pictures with us and basically everyone at our wedding. He was so professional and also so much fun. He made us feel very comfortable." - Nicole R.

"Our photographer, Brad, and videographer, Cory both went above and beyond! They were super easy to work with and extremely friendly. You could tell that they both really cared about making sure the bride and groom get all the footage they want." - Summer F."

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