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With any Milwaukee Art Museum wedding, there always needs to be a shot that embodies the drama and beauty of the architecture.  It’s the main reason most couples choose the venue – the pure structure is awe-inspiring.  The trick is doing it in a way that speaks to the nature of each couple. It’s something […]

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Some wedding days are iconic.  The sort that so much energy and planning has poured into, the day itself is a character in the story.  That’s the sort of wedding day Katie & TJ had.  Perfect summer weather, the gorgeous lakefront unfolding alongside the Pavilion at Discovery World, flowers upon flowers, the drama of a […]

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A pair of high school sweethearts that have been following each other around the country, from one college to another, to jobs and internships, brought it all back home to the Milwaukee Art Museum to make it all official, 10 years after they first fell for each other.  They marked this new chapter with blush […]

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A handful of months before their wedding day, Nyree lost her father tragically.   It’s the sort of core event that puts a permanent marker on your life.  The kind that can color everything after it a different shade.  How to have a happy wedding day when the one man you’ve loved your whole life is […]

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Something different happens at the Rehearsal Dinner.  There’s a more relaxed vibe, wonderful speeches, so many laughs, and enough excitement and anticipation to make anyone giddy.  The rehearsal is like the prequel to the wedding day story.  Having a chance to capture that energy, those moments – it’s a treat.  When that wedding is a […]

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Justine & Ryan are total classics.  Boy meets girl in high school. They become sweethearts, dated all thru college, medical school and law school.  He became a lawyer, she became a doctor.  He popped the question, she said yes.  Happily Ever After began at the gorgeous Whistling Straits.  That would be where this “textbook” love […]

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Fate has a tough job.  She’s tasked with putting people together who all have their own little universes spinning, who are impulsive, distracted, and willful.  She’s the only one who has the map, and she somehow has to make all of us fall into place.  On the day Emily and Matt first met, I imagine […]

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Mary Catherine has an exactness about her.  She’s precise in her plans, laser-focused on her goals.  It comes out as this calm assurance, not loud or brash – just Mary Catherine.  Seamus has it too.  This quiet strength that keeps the world in order for them. From the first moment these two described their day to me, […]

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He fumbled with the papers in his hands, laughing a bit at the nervousness he felt in front of her.  She was his person, but something about this moment, her standing there in the white dress, looking incredible, it was like their first date all over again.  They had written letters to each other to […]

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If there’s one thing I’ve learned as an entrepreneur in the past 12 years – it’s that I can’t and shouldn’t do everything myself.  Yes, I said it.  Recognizing what your business needs you specifically to do, and what you should have someone else do – that is when you find balance. So, if you’ve opened […]

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