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  This lovely urban garden styled shoot was dreamed up by Angela of Saffron Avenue – she is getting married in a few short weeks and is a blogger bride for Style Me Pretty, where she shares all the fun projects surrounding her wedding. Angela teamed up with Mint & Lovely Studios to design a […]

Mar 24, 2015

Featured // Modern Garden Tablescape on Style Me Pretty // Bridal Shower Inspiration

Featured // Modern Garden Tablescape on Style Me Pretty // Bridal Shower Inspiration

  This lovely urban garden styled shoot was dreamed up by Angela of Saffron Avenue – she is getting married in a few short weeks and is a blogger bride for Style Me Pretty, where she shares all the fun projects surrounding her wedding. Angela teamed up with Mint & Lovely Studios to design a […]

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Mar 24, 2015

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Film, Lifestyle Portraits

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  I’ve had the pleasure of knowing these families for many years, and the session was a gift to their wonderful, loving parents last fall. All photos were taken on their property in the countryside of central Wisconsin. (film – Portra 400  ::  camera – Contax RX  ::  lens – 50mm 1.4)  

Mar 18, 2015

Wichman + Lehman Family (Lifestyle Session on Film, Wisconsin)

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Engagements, For Photographers, Personal, Weddings

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I feel compelled to begin this post (rather than end it) with a note of thanks to my calligrapher Hope Scott and my web developer Dustin Davis. Not only did these two creatives do excellent work for me, but they continually worked + communicated with me to achieve exactly what I had in mind for […]

Mar 5, 2015

New Website + Brand

New Website + Brand

I feel compelled to begin this post (rather than end it) with a note of thanks to my calligrapher Hope Scott and my web developer Dustin Davis. Not only did these two creatives do excellent work for me, but they continually worked + communicated with me to achieve exactly what I had in mind for […]

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Mar 5, 2015

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Engagements, Reviews, Weddings

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“Laurelyn, after Kris and I met you a few weeks ago we were both convinced; you are the one we would love to capture our wedding day through pictures! First and foremost of course, because we are in love with your art. But secondly because we both like the person that you are – always […]

Mar 4, 2015

Kristin + Timm // A Kind Review

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Film, Lifestyle Portraits

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  Chrissy is a wonderfully talented wedding + portrait photographer in Milwaukee, as well as a personal friend. She recently rebranded her business and launched a new website, and I had the pleasure of working with her for the portraits on her new site! She has a modern, clean style and a love of handcrafted […]

Mar 1, 2015

Chrissy (Milwaukee Lifestyle Session)

Chrissy (Milwaukee Lifestyle Session)

  Chrissy is a wonderfully talented wedding + portrait photographer in Milwaukee, as well as a personal friend. She recently rebranded her business and launched a new website, and I had the pleasure of working with her for the portraits on her new site! She has a modern, clean style and a love of handcrafted […]

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Film, Lifestyle Portraits

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Mar 1, 2015

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Engagements, Lifestyle Portraits, Weddings

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  I’ve teamed up with a wonderful Midwest company to create fine art albums for my clients, with leather-bound cover options and double thick, luxurious matte paper. I love the tactile nature of the heirloom books, and my clients have raved about the quality. These albums are the perfect way to display and share your […]

Feb 23, 2015

Fine Art Hardcover Albums

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For Photographers, Wedding Advice, Weddings

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My husband and I got married last September, and I felt very strongly that we should have an unplugged wedding ceremony. For those who might not know, it means that guests are kindly encouraged to set down their phones, cameras, and other devices and be present, both mentally and physically. Why did we choose this? […]

Feb 18, 2015

Why we chose an unplugged wedding

Why we chose an unplugged wedding

My husband and I got married last September, and I felt very strongly that we should have an unplugged wedding ceremony. For those who might not know, it means that guests are kindly encouraged to set down their phones, cameras, and other devices and be present, both mentally and physically. Why did we choose this? […]

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Feb 18, 2015

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Weddings

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Colleen + Adam planned a stunning mod-inspired wedding overflowing with personal touches, retro style, and very true to their personalities. They share a love of music and 60s style, and every part of their day down to the vinyl record guestbook reflected their true style. Adam even handcrafted some incredible gold marquee letters (A + […]

Feb 16, 2015

Colleen + Adam // Winter Wedding in the City // Fond du Lac Wedding

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Wedding Advice, Weddings

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I’d like to share some wedding dress advice based on my clients’ own experiences – tips that real brides have shared about what they learned + what they loved about their gowns!     One  //  The level of formality should coordinate with your venue. Getting married outdoors? Then a simpler or lighter dress might […]

Feb 13, 2015

Choosing a wedding gown // 5 important tips

Choosing a wedding gown // 5 important tips

I’d like to share some wedding dress advice based on my clients’ own experiences – tips that real brides have shared about what they learned + what they loved about their gowns!     One  //  The level of formality should coordinate with your venue. Getting married outdoors? Then a simpler or lighter dress might […]

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Feb 13, 2015

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Personal

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  To see more behind the scenes and photos from my daily happenings, follow along on my Instagram.  

Feb 11, 2015

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