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Sturgeon Bay Canal Light Family Session in Door County | Door County Family Photographer

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Family

Strengthening Family Bonds: An Unforgettable Sturgeon Bay Canal Light Family Session The Sturgeon Bay Canal Light Family Session was a perfect opportunity for Emilie, Matt, and their four amazing kids to capture memories that will last a lifetime. They all dressed in coordinated outfits and headed to the picturesque location. Which offered stunning water and […]

Natural Benefits of Using Plants from Your Garden to Create a Calming Skin Remedy

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Personal

Today felt like a refreshing autumn day despite it being the middle of June. We spent the morning picking Asparagus at Berryland, then headed home. I noticed our rose bush had bloomed a surprising amount of blossoms this year. I collected a few skin care recipes I wanted to make with our roses. Utilizing the […]

Family Photos at North Point Lighthouse in Lake Park | Milwaukee Family Photographer

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In the Upper East Side of Milwaukee lies the historic Lake Park surrounded by exquisite homes and old-world charm. Last month we traveled to Milwaukee for Finn’s Newborn Session in Wauwautosa. Something to know about me is if there is an opportunity to turn something into a homeschool unit, I will. While we photographed a […]

Egg Harbor Family Portraits | Door County Family Photographer

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Portraits

Egg Harbor, Door County After photographing a bunch of Door County family vacations this year, I honestly think every family should have photos taken when the whole family comes together for vacation. That’s precisely what the Trapp family did, and here you have their Egg Harbor Family Portraits. This was a surprise session for Meme, […]

Baileys Harbor Family Portraits | Door County Family Photographer

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Baileys Harbor, Door County I had the opportunity to spend time photographing the beautiful Aukeman family up in Baileys Harbor on the beach a few weeks ago. Cheryl just remodeled her Door County beach home and it’s incredible, such dream house goals. During their Baileys Harbor family portraits we made sure to get full family […]

Green Bay Engagement Session on the City Deck | Green Bay Wedding Photographer

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Engagement

Allison & Dan’s Green Bay Engagement Session photos are not your typical engagement photos. Allison and Dan had such creative ideas for their session. They had custom lightsabers, game controllers, wands, and other fun pieces from their collections. We were able to utilize Green Bay’s downtown city deck landscape to create unique photos that showcased […]

Sturgeon Bay Branding Session | Door County Brand Photographer

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Branding

Sturgeon Bay Branding Session Outfit One I’m so excited to start sharing this incredible Sturgeon Bay Branding Session which could also be viewed as an all day content batching session. Rachel Brooks is the master of content batching for social media as a vibrant and creative content creator as well as being an actress. To […]

Green Bay Valentines Session | Cole | Green Bay Photographer

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Personal

Happy Valentines Day!! This Green Bay Valentines Session was our first set of in-studio mini sessions this year. We started them last week and they turned out adorable. I put together a simple set up for Valentines Day, also known as Love Day in our home. We welcomed some lovely littles onto our set, enjoyed […]

Santa Session in Green Bay | The Spinler Family | Green Bay Photographer

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Green Bay, Wisconsin The Spinler Family joined us for our first ever Santa Session in Green Bay event. We had Santa join us in our winter wonderland decked out studio. The Spinler kiddos spent time with Santa reading stories, singing carols, eating cookies, and hanging ornaments. They even each received a gift from Santa which […]

The Helgesons | Family Session at Whispering Pines Tree Farm | Green Bay Photographer

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Here we are celebrating another year of holiday festivities starting with Whispering Pines Tree Farm. If you’ve been following along for awhile you probably know how obsessed I am with tree farms. I have dreamed of having my own tree farm for as long as I can remember. Unfortunately, this is another year not living […]

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