We love our four legged friends (sadly that is a metaphorical we – my apartment is not conducive to additional creatures) and they are a part of your family! Naturally, you want them to be part of your engagement session senior session, family photos, or even your wedding day! And sometimes you may even want […]

I met Micah and his family over 6 years ago when Brian & I got married, moved to Madison, and joined an awesome church, Calvary Bible Fellowship. At the time, Micah’s dad was pastoring said church and we spent the next couple of years getting to know this sweet family of 6 better (Micah has […]

A beautiful sunset and gorgeous venue set the scene for Heidi & Dan’s summer engagement session last week! While they are getting married at the Paine Arts Center next summer, Heidi is the event coordinator at Milford Hills in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin. This beautiful hunt club and wedding venue was the perfect place for their […]

So, you’ve booked your summer photo session. Yay! It’s so lovely to have some summer photos for your walls! What now? I know you’re busy, so I compiled some of my best tips and outfit inspiration to help get your ready! How to prepare for your session: Prep your kids in advance – here’s what […]

“One of the most remarkable things about love is that, despite very irritating people writing poems and songs about how pleasant it is, it really is quite pleasant.” – Lemony Snickett as quoted during Laura & Johnathan’s wedding ceremony As a photographer, I love weddings and I’ve seen a lot of them!  Marriage is super […]

You went to the bridal show, got the free bag, ate all the goodies, and collected loads of awesome information from vendors who can’t wait to work with you…and now you might be a little overwhelmed! Go through your bag in the day or two after the bridal show.  It may seem intimidating, but don’t […]

This post could probably win an award for most boring blog post ever, but hopefully my clients and my photographer colleagues in Wisconsin find it to be somewhat helpful!  Clients, keep reading.  Photogs – more info for you at the bottom! For my Madison-area clients: Have a popular location in mind?  Make sure you schedule […]

You’ve made the leap and hired your wedding photographer! Or you took a deep breath, saved your pennies, and invested in an anniversary photo session. Now comes what is for many the most intimidating part of the process – choosing your outfits! (And ladies lets be honest, we are the ones who have the most […]

Welp, here is the second installment of Brian’s and my love story.  I bet you thought I’d never get around to part 2!  If you need a refresher (I did!), part 1 of our love story is here: http://wp.me/p6XR29-xi I had left camp early that first summer (2011) to go photograph my first wedding in Ohio. […]

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I photographed this super fun day!  I got a little behind last year and serving my clients comes before blogging! Better late than never, right? Last March I met up with Jasmine of https://jasminemaria.com and Kelsie of https://kelsiekristine.com for a girls day at Hilldale Madison Shopping Center!  We started with […]