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3 Reasons Why Engagement Sessions Are a Must

I believe engagement sessions are so important! That is why I chose to include a complimentary engagement session inside every wedding collection. While the session is not mandatory, I highly recommend every couple do one. Here is why:   1. We Get to Know Each Before Your Big Day    An engagement session is the […]

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Graduation Photo Ideas | UW-Madison Favorites & More!

College graduation season is upon us! If you are anything like I was before I graduated, you are most likely creating Pinterest boards with cap decorating ideas, and narrowing down your favorite campus locations for photos. Or maybe we are opposites, and photos and everything else haven’t crossed your mind yet. I am here to […]

Graduation Photo Ideas

Lifestyle

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What’s in my Camera Bag? My Gear Lineup!

I’m a bit of a photography nerd and love talking about gear (yes, probably normal since I am in the profession 🙂 ). But, truly it’s just so much fun to answer gear questions during sessions. Some of my clients are hobbyist photographers themselves and want to better understand their own gear. Others are curious […]

Personal

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3 Reasons Why You Should Consider a First Look

In this post, I wanted to discuss one of the trickiest decisions to make – first look or no first look? I know that this is a “newer” tradition and you might be feeling like it’s a good idea, but your family might be swaying you to go the old fashion route. Or maybe you […]

Wedding

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2020 Madison WI Special Olympics Polar Plunge Photos

This past weekend, I returned to the Special Olympics of Wisconsin Madison Polar Plunge event.  This annual event raises money to help Special Olympic athletes across the state train and compete year round in 18 different sports. Check out some of my favorite photos from this year below! Who wins “best plunge outfit?” Want more […]

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How to Repurpose Corporate Event Photos: Maximizing Your ROI

    Hiring a professional photographer for your corporate event may seem like a large financial investment – especially if you believe event photos have a singular purpose (event recap & event promotion). In reality, event photos can be easily incorporated into overall marketing and PR strategies. When leveraged effectively, event photos will make a […]

For Businesses

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Why Custom Brand Photography is Necessary for Your Small Business

    The quality of your brand photographs can make or break your marketing materials. Photos are the first thing potential clients notice when visiting your website, and can create an instant connection. Creating a unique personal brand and identity for your business involves a lot of thought, time and ingenuity. Every detail counts, and […]

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Top 10 Engagement Photo Locations in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin provides numerous location options for engagement photo sessions. There are tons of parks, the city is sandwiched between two lakes (you can’t beat that!), and the downtown is very walkable. I love the diversity that this city offers for shooting locations. Whether you are looking for a nature setting, a “classic Madison session” […]

Top 10 Madison, Wisconsin Engagement Photo Locations

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Willy Street Fall Engagement Photos in Madison, WI

When deciding on a location for their engagement photos, Erin & Aaron decided there was no better place than their own neighborhood – the Willy Street neighborhood in Madison, WI. I honestly love Willy Street as a photoshoot location because there is so much backdrop variety. The area has countless murals, unique small businesses such […]

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Forward Fest Photos 2019

Shooting events is honestly so much fun. I get to meet new people, enjoy the festivities, and take all the photos of course :).  I was happy to return to Forward Fest again this year. For those unfamiliar with the event, Forward Fest is Wisconsin’s largest technology and entrepreneurship festival. Since starting in 2010, it […]

Forward Fest 2019

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