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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 […]

Chicago Wedding Photographer | Sunrise Elopement Little did their guests know they were in for a HUGE surprise!!! This was my first time meeting Tori in person as we’d only been communicating online for a few months leading up to her “wedding day”. Tori and Chris had a beautiful engagement party in Chicago in a […]

Paine Arts Center and Gardens | Oshkosh Styled Shoot I had so much fun putting together this Fall’s styled shoot! The Paine Arts Center and Gardens is absolutely gorgeous in Fall (and all year long) and I had to make use of it. I decided to put together an all around love themed styled shoot […]

Wisconsin Wedding Photographer Seriously everyone!! I can’t describe how amazing it is to do something I love and work with some of the most amazing couples. It’s been quite a number of years since I’ve been able to showcase a behind the scenes video and I’m so glad I get to share this with you […]

Where do I even begin?! I think I’m in love with Lauren and Casey, haha. I can’t tell you how sore my cheeks were from smiling all day…how many tears I cried right alongside these two and how much I absolutely adore them! Before the ceremony, the tears were already flowing. From reading letters to […]