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  Julie & Mike got engaged last Christmas Eve and are planning a beautiful rustic wedding for this fall! I was THRILLED to get a chance to meet and photograph them before their big day!!! These two were so snuggly, adorable (obviously!), and were open to any ideas I had while we explored the Third […]

Aug 5, 2014

Julie + Mike (Colectivo Third Ward & Milwaukee Lakefront Engagement)

Julie + Mike (Colectivo Third Ward & Milwaukee Lakefront Engagement)

  Julie & Mike got engaged last Christmas Eve and are planning a beautiful rustic wedding for this fall! I was THRILLED to get a chance to meet and photograph them before their big day!!! These two were so snuggly, adorable (obviously!), and were open to any ideas I had while we explored the Third […]

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Aug 5, 2014

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Film, For Photographers, Personal, Styled Shoots, Weddings

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In June, I was able to attend a mind-blowingly wonderful workshop in California, hosted by the talented and sweet Danielle Poff. Besides being a fun learning experience, I got to meet a handful of women passionate about photography and hear their stories. We had the chance to photograph a Spanish Bohemian inspired shoot, which I […]

Jul 23, 2014

Danielle Poff Workshop // Fine Art Film Wedding Photography // Carmel Valley, California

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Film, Weddings

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. John & Jessica have known each other since they were very young, and they dated on and off throughout middle and high school, and into their college years. Despite long distance at times, heavy course loads at school, and the typical difficulties that couples face, they remained together and are a perfect fit for […]

Jul 18, 2014

Jessica + John // Vineyard Barn Wedding at Over The Vines // Edgerton Wedding

Jessica + John // Vineyard Barn Wedding at Over The Vines // Edgerton Wedding

. John & Jessica have known each other since they were very young, and they dated on and off throughout middle and high school, and into their college years. Despite long distance at times, heavy course loads at school, and the typical difficulties that couples face, they remained together and are a perfect fit for […]

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Jul 18, 2014

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  Soon to grace the pages of my blog, Christina & Sean, and their beautiful, rustic barn wedding!   (film – Portra 400  ::  camera – Contax RX  ::  lens – 50mm 1.4)  

Jul 16, 2014

One Frame // Christina + Sean

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  Happy Summer to all! I am a little behind in saying so, but this beauty of a wedding shouts “summer” and simply had to be shared :)   View Christina & Sean’s wedding preview on my Facebook page for more images from their recent Willow Pond B&B barn wedding!  

Jun 30, 2014

Happy Summer!

Happy Summer!

  Happy Summer to all! I am a little behind in saying so, but this beauty of a wedding shouts “summer” and simply had to be shared :)   View Christina & Sean’s wedding preview on my Facebook page for more images from their recent Willow Pond B&B barn wedding!  

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Jun 30, 2014

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Film, Weddings

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    Two people could not be more perfectly in love than Dana & Jason! Not only do their personalities compliment each other perfectly (Dana brings out the fun side of Jason, and Jason is the voice of reason to balance them both), but their families and friends would agree that these two will continue […]

Jun 21, 2014

Dana + Jason // Rustic + Natural, Retzer Nature Center Wedding // Milwaukee Wedding

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“Laurelyn, Ryan and I absolutely LOVE our photos, and so does our family. We thought you did a great job of capturing everyone’s personalities, and the candid moments were great. The format you have for sharing photos is very convenient, and it was super easy for all of our family to look at photos. Throughout […]

May 28, 2014

Sarah + Ryan // A Kind Review

Sarah + Ryan // A Kind Review

“Laurelyn, Ryan and I absolutely LOVE our photos, and so does our family. We thought you did a great job of capturing everyone’s personalities, and the candid moments were great. The format you have for sharing photos is very convenient, and it was super easy for all of our family to look at photos. Throughout […]

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May 28, 2014

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  Sarah & Ryan were married on a sunny day at the end of April, and I’m so thrilled to share their wedding today!! From the moment I met the ladies at their hotel room to get ready, I could sense how relaxed and laid back everyone was – talk about an easy going couple! […]

May 22, 2014

Sarah + Ryan // Elegant Golden Mast Inn, Okauchee Lake Wedding // Milwaukee Wedding

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Engagements, For Photographers

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When I started out in the photography industry, I had certain assumptions about how I was supposed to work with clients, particularly when it came to interacting during photo sessions. I was expected to pose my clients and tell them how to stand/look/act in order to look amazing and produce perfect results, right? WRONG. As […]

May 8, 2014

Why I “prompt” instead of “pose”

Why I “prompt” instead of “pose”

When I started out in the photography industry, I had certain assumptions about how I was supposed to work with clients, particularly when it came to interacting during photo sessions. I was expected to pose my clients and tell them how to stand/look/act in order to look amazing and produce perfect results, right? WRONG. As […]

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Engagements, For Photographers

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May 8, 2014

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Engagements, Film, Lifestyle Portraits

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  Abby & Dan are a recently married couple (with an ADORABLE fur baby, Murphy), and they traveled all the way to Milwaukee to have our session together this spring!! Abby is a talented photographer who clearly has a passion for life, her husband, and every journey they embark on together! I had the honor […]

Apr 29, 2014

Milwaukee Lakeshore State Park Lifestyle Session // Abby + Dan

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