Journal

Oshkosh Wedding Photographer | Intimate Ceremony at The Paine It was winter of 2015 when I first approached Jim asking him to help me with a styled winter wedding shoot at The Paine Art Center and Gardens. Jim, the owner of House of Flowers and Couture Events in Oshkosh, kindly agreed. I was so nervous. […]

Minneapolis Engagement Photographer | Lauren and Kyle Super chilly winds in Minneapolis as we took on Lauren and Kyle’s engagement session. Even though Lauren’s feet were pretty much wet and frozen, I loved that she pulled through the entire session and didn’t even complain once!! These two have been together since forever…if you ask them […]

Neenah Boudoir Photographer Since 2010, I’ve been striving to serve women all over the state of Wisconsin and my local area through powerful boudoir photography. Empowering women and relationships to such a level of confidence and love is so close to my heart. Neenah Boudoir Photographer? Yep, that’s me. Growing up in this world, finding […]

Green Bay Engagement Photographer | Kearney and John From the moment they stepped out of the car to the moment I said goodbye that day, I swear these two had permanent smiles on their faces. We hopped in and out of multiple locations all around Green Bay and even stopped at Lambeau. Which was John’s […]

Green Bay Engagement Photographer | Kristen and Bobby It was just before our polar vortex. With Kristen and Bobby’s wedding soon approaching in the earliest part of summer, we didn’t want to waste any time. This was…surprisingly, going to the the warmest weekend we could complete their engagement session. And warm was not exactly the […]

Milwaukee Wedding Photographer Subtract college and some military deployment years, I’ve lived in Wisconsin my entire life. Milwaukee was the city I first got a job out of college. It was the largest city I’d ever lived in. Milwaukee was perfect! A quick jog home or to Chicago. Milwaukee was right in the middle. As […]

Milwaukee Engagement Photographer | Elena and Jesse From a surprise proposal to their engagement session. I’m so glad that we got a chance to visit the very place Elena said “Yes”. On the day of the proposal, Jesse surprised Elena with a lunch out, which wasn’t out of the norm for him, so she was […]

Lightroom 101: Tone Curve with Colleen Bies Photography (transcription below) Hello, and welcome back. So, we’re gonna jump right in, and if you watched the other video you’ve just learned about the basics panel. Right now, we’re going into the turn curve panel. So, for me, I think that this tone curve panel is probably […]

Neenah Wedding Photographer It’s January 2019 as I’m writing this. I have officially been photographing weddings for nine years now. It feels like so long ago when I picked up my camera and began my journey in 2010. To date, I’ve photographed 167 weddings. (168 if you include my younger sister’s elopement I photographed with […]

My Top Travel/Honeymoon Destinations Last year, my husband and I packed our bags, called a 2 week long sitter (thanks sis!) and flew out to Norway. If you don’t already know how much I love this country, just know…that I flippin’ LOVE Norway. We had visited in 2013 and then again last year and I’m […]