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Yesterday I met with a sweet couple planning a garden wedding at Villa Terrace later this year. Aside from the fact that I fell in love with them when we met, I was very intrigued when they mentioned they were considering a ‘First Look.’ Conveniently, it’s one of my favorite topics to get into during […]

Mar 2, 2016

3 Reasons a ‘First Look’ might be perfect for you!

3 Reasons a ‘First Look’ might be perfect for you!

Yesterday I met with a sweet couple planning a garden wedding at Villa Terrace later this year. Aside from the fact that I fell in love with them when we met, I was very intrigued when they mentioned they were considering a ‘First Look.’ Conveniently, it’s one of my favorite topics to get into during […]

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Mar 2, 2016

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Recently, I’ve been thinking back to all the my wonderful couples I was able to serve in 2015. Maybe it’s partly because the spring/summer season is almost here (hopefully) and I’m longing for wedding season to begin again, but it’s mostly because I love the people I get to work with + the families I get to meet […]

Feb 25, 2016

Fine Art Heirloom Albums

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“Working with Laurelyn for our engagement session was such a wonderful experience! Leading up to the session, she was very responsive and had so many great ideas to help make our engagement session everything we wanted it to be. The day of the session, Laurelyn helped make us immediately feel relaxed in front of the […]

Feb 22, 2016

Rachel + Kevin // A Kind Review

Rachel + Kevin // A Kind Review

“Working with Laurelyn for our engagement session was such a wonderful experience! Leading up to the session, she was very responsive and had so many great ideas to help make our engagement session everything we wanted it to be. The day of the session, Laurelyn helped make us immediately feel relaxed in front of the […]

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Feb 22, 2016

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Kelsey + Bill had a perfect sunny autumn day for their wedding at Sugarland Barn, just outside of Spring Green, WI. However, their story began long before that day. They met in the Air Force while stationed together at Tinker Air Force base in Oklahoma City, and became inseparable, until Bill was sent overseas and they […]

Feb 18, 2016

Kelsey + Bill // Elegant Outdoor Sugarland Barn Wedding // Arena, WI

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  While I lean more towards a timeless + natural quality to my images, I certainly love to keep tabs on trends going on in the wedding industry. Plenty of trends actually fuse classic + timeless looks with modern style, which results in a beautiful overall wedding style. Another trend I’ve noticed is that weddings […]

Jan 18, 2016

2016 Wedding Trends to Look For

2016 Wedding Trends to Look For

  While I lean more towards a timeless + natural quality to my images, I certainly love to keep tabs on trends going on in the wedding industry. Plenty of trends actually fuse classic + timeless looks with modern style, which results in a beautiful overall wedding style. Another trend I’ve noticed is that weddings […]

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Jan 18, 2016

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The Smith family was kind enough to welcome me into their home after they celebrated bringing home new baby Clara just a few days prior! She arrived healthy + happy, just in time to celebrate Christmas with her beautiful family. A newborn’s first moments at home At-home, lifestyle newborn sessions are some of my favorites because couples […]

Dec 19, 2015

Lifestyle At-Home Newborn Session in Milwaukee // The Smith Family

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  This morning I posted a completely transparent + honest image on Instagram, and I loved hearing how many people connected with it! For all of us, the holidays can get overwhelming and feel oh-so-busy with expectations. For me, reality looks like a pre-cut tree, bistro/patio lights on said tree, no ornaments (because Laney), and […]

Dec 17, 2015

Christmas Preparation Reality

Christmas Preparation Reality

  This morning I posted a completely transparent + honest image on Instagram, and I loved hearing how many people connected with it! For all of us, the holidays can get overwhelming and feel oh-so-busy with expectations. For me, reality looks like a pre-cut tree, bistro/patio lights on said tree, no ornaments (because Laney), and […]

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Dec 17, 2015

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“Thank you again, Laurelyn. You’ve been such a pleasure to work with and have been so kind and encouraging to us throughout this season. We are very grateful! The photos are spectacular! You certainly captured the joy and beauty of our wedding day. We are very thankful for the beautiful collection you’ve given us!” Kristin + […]

Dec 6, 2015

Kristin + Timm // A Kind Review

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Sarah + Alex met at college at WLC in Milwaukee, and felt a connection and began dating during their sophmore year. They bonded over their mutual love for exploring the outdoors, a deep love for their friends + family, and ultimately Alex proposed atop a hiking tower at Lapham Peak State Park this past fall! […]

Nov 25, 2015

Sarah + Alex // Romantic Fall Milwaukee Lakeshore Engagement

Sarah + Alex // Romantic Fall Milwaukee Lakeshore Engagement

Sarah + Alex met at college at WLC in Milwaukee, and felt a connection and began dating during their sophmore year. They bonded over their mutual love for exploring the outdoors, a deep love for their friends + family, and ultimately Alex proposed atop a hiking tower at Lapham Peak State Park this past fall! […]

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Nov 25, 2015

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Trust me, engagement sessions can in fact be very enjoyable, if you find someone who’s approach matches up with your interests + needs! Personally, my approach is all about giving my couples a relaxed + fun chance to be themselves and get used to being in front of the camera. You might actually regret not […]

Nov 24, 2015

You might be disappointed if you skip an engagement session – here’s why!

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