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  Fact: if it rains on your wedding day, you can still create breathtaking + fine art images. This Schlitz Audubon Nature Center Milwaukee wedding is a perfect example: Kristin + Timm planned a lovely, organic, nature-inspired day, and truly embraced the chance to take some romantic photos in alternative spots like underneath overhangs or […]

Jun 10, 2015

How to Embrace the Rain on Your Wedding Day

How to Embrace the Rain on Your Wedding Day

  Fact: if it rains on your wedding day, you can still create breathtaking + fine art images. This Schlitz Audubon Nature Center Milwaukee wedding is a perfect example: Kristin + Timm planned a lovely, organic, nature-inspired day, and truly embraced the chance to take some romantic photos in alternative spots like underneath overhangs or […]

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Jun 10, 2015

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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

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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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The day went by in what seemed to be a few minutes. It was a mild and sunny autumn day near Madison, and a gentle breeze blew through the grapevines, drying any sign of rain from the day prior. Each table was being set in the historic barn on the property, and the branch arch […]

Dec 18, 2014

Our Wedding Day! (and 7 Tips to Help Yours Run Smoothly)

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If you live in or have visited Milwaukee, you know its a beautiful place. Somehow it has the ability to remain, season to season, an interesting and ever-changing landscape. Many clients ask where I prefer to hold their engagement or lifestyle sessions, so let’s dive into my 6 favorite locations in this city for taking […]

Dec 9, 2014

Top 7 Milwaukee locations for photo sessions

Top 7 Milwaukee locations for photo sessions

If you live in or have visited Milwaukee, you know its a beautiful place. Somehow it has the ability to remain, season to season, an interesting and ever-changing landscape. Many clients ask where I prefer to hold their engagement or lifestyle sessions, so let’s dive into my 6 favorite locations in this city for taking […]

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Dec 9, 2014

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A really great question that I’ve been getting from my clients recently is “I see that you incorporate some film photography for weddings, what exactly does that mean for us?” One)  You’ve probably already read a bit about WHY I use film photography, but here’s some helpful info about what it means for you as […]

Nov 26, 2014

Film Photography on Your Wedding Day

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“You have the BEST job ever! You get to hang out at weddings every weekend!!”   Almost too many times to count, I’ve heard that I have the best job ever from bridal parties, family members, and wedding guests alike. I want to let you in on a little secret – you are completely right, […]

Nov 7, 2014

“You have the best job ever!”

“You have the best job ever!”

“You have the BEST job ever! You get to hang out at weddings every weekend!!”   Almost too many times to count, I’ve heard that I have the best job ever from bridal parties, family members, and wedding guests alike. I want to let you in on a little secret – you are completely right, […]

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Nov 7, 2014

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With less than 2 months until my own big day, I now understand what my brides go through in the months/weeks leading up to their big day! Believe me, I’m in the thick of it right now, and I just wanted to share some personal tips and encouragement for handing the last minute prep and […]

Jul 17, 2014

Handling the Stress

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I fully admit it, I started out with my own wedding planning process looking through some pretty amazing, rose-colored glasses. Only, I later started to think, “wait, are they actually blush? more of a mauve, maybe? I don’t know!” But seriously, how many shades of each color are there? Endless, I tell you. Endless shades. […]

Apr 9, 2014

Relax + Enjoy the Planning

Relax + Enjoy the Planning

I fully admit it, I started out with my own wedding planning process looking through some pretty amazing, rose-colored glasses. Only, I later started to think, “wait, are they actually blush? more of a mauve, maybe? I don’t know!” But seriously, how many shades of each color are there? Endless, I tell you. Endless shades. […]

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Apr 9, 2014

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Recently, I blogged about choosing a wedding dress and how it relates to the bride’s style, so this time it’s the groom’s turn! Seek Inspiration:  Whether it’s in your fave men’s clothing website or catalog (J.Crew, Apartment Number 9, Need Supply Co., Taylor Stitch, etc.), or on Pinterest, or window shopping when you are out […]

Mar 5, 2014

Groom’s Style

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