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The Dreaded Photo Shoot

You would think that being a photographer means that I have millions of photos of my children plastered all over my walls.  Beautiful picture after beautiful picture.  Right?  Um, no.  Since the day they have been born they have dreaded…
Look Your Best In Photos
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How To Look Your Best In Photos

I don’t know how many photos of myself I have seen and not been happy with for one reason or another.  Women are very particular about how they look in photos, but men can be just as critical of themselves.  Everyone just wants to look their…
Kate and Andrew Wedding
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Kate & Andrew's Wedding - August 23, 2014

Kate and Andrew were married at Christ the Victor Church in New Berlin on Saturday.  When the day started out I wasn't so sure the rain would hold off for us.  But thankfully every time we needed it to not be raining, it wasn't.  We were…
Reasons to Hire A Mom
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5 Reasons To Hire A Mom

I have heard many times over the years that admitting to being a Mom during an interview isn't the smartest move if you want to land the job.  I have always been extremely open about being both a Mom and a business woman when I speak during…
Kate and Rebecca Wedding
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Kate & Andrew Are Getting Married!

On May 7, 2011 I had the pleasure of shooting a wedding for Kurt and Rebecca.  The were married at Christ the Victor Church in New Berlin.  And now, a little over three years later I get to shoot for her sister, Kate.  Kate and Andrew are…
Wedding Photos Menomonee Falls
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Chris & Cassie's Wedding - August 15, 2014

I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos from that very special wedding I shot on Friday.  The day started when Chris met me at the waterfall in Menomonee Falls where Cassie would eventually meet us for a first look photo.  When Chris…
Trick or Treating
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Chris and Cassie Are Getting Married!

When I was an eighth grader, my grade school took volunteers to watch the Kindergarten class so that the teacher could eat their lunch.  I loved kids and was all over that opportunity.  During my time in the class, I was taken by a little…
Bride and Groom Kiss Under A Milwaukee Bridge
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Top 3 Things to Look For When Hiring a Wedding Photographer

Someone who fits your personality I have stated this in other blog posts and cannot emphasize it enough.   Make sure you LIKE the person who is taking your pictures.  If you meet with them and don’t get a good vibe from them or laugh…
To Do List
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A Little Advice For Your Wedding Day

I have shot so many weddings that I have lost count. I have seen weddings that went off without a hitch and weddings that were a disorganized mess. Based on my experiences, I have a few suggestions for future brides.  Who doesn't need a little…