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Friday weddings always have a fun energy to them.  Everyone’s playing hooky from their regular lives, and they still have a full weekend ahead of them to indulge in.  This sort of energy suits Alissa and Jon perfectly.  They are definitely a couple that finds all the sweet ways to make the most of any […]

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In Texas, the motto is certainly “go big”.  Courtney may be from Wisconsin, but she’s found her heart in Dallas with James, and after seeing what she designed for their wedding day, it’s clear she is actually a Texan.  Everything about this wedding is big – big in dreams, big in experience, big in scale, […]

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In her freshman year of college, Chyla made a list of all the qualities she wanted in a partner.  There were lots of great qualities on that list, and a few ridiculous details too, like a green truck.  None of the college guys she met came close to fulfilling those wishes.  She resigned herself to […]

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Every couple has their own love language.  For Nick, it’s most certainly the grand gesture.  He planned and schemed to surprise Jennifer on their wedding day with a horse.  He kept his little secret quiet, all thru the planning, all thru the heat, all thru the excitement and nerves of the day.  Finally, as they […]

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Sometimes a couple works for the simple reason that when they shine their attention on something together, it blooms.  That’s Kate and Mike.  When you see the moments and evidence of their team efforts – you can get a glimpse of their relationship.  Let’s take their puppy for example.  No dog is as adored as […]

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Katie & Jared’s wedding day was filled with homages to their past.  Katie got ready for the day just steps from the very tennis courts she spent her youth dominating.  Jared was surrounded by his football buddies – reminders of many weekends spent on the field in high school and college.  Their wedding ceremony was […]

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Tucked into the private drives of River Hills is a little slice of the french countryside.  Creamy stucco, bluebelle shaded shutters, gardens that would make Monet envious – these are the elements that set the backdrop for Meighan & JJ’s backyard summer wedding.  When this Texas gentleman met his Wisconsin sweetheart at a work party, he knew […]

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“Let’s just do the whole wedding day right here.  Really.  The ceremony, the first dance – everything can happen in this corner.”   That’s what I said to my videographer friend Amy as we photographed Taylor getting ready.  It was luminous, and gorgeous, and just….everything.  It was a fortunate pocket of light in a beautiful […]

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I had the pleasure of shooting in the new lower level event space at The Madison Club….and I might be just a little bit in love with it.  Okay, a lot.  With the full atrium style ceiling, the light is absolutely incredible.  There’s nothing like it in Madison!  The Madison Club has long been a favorite […]

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In general, my plan at a ceremony is to be as ninja-like as possible.  I don’t want your guests wondering what I’m up to, or watching me flit all over the place.  I try to move at inconspicuous moments, plan out my path, and not detract from the main show; you. But once in a while […]

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