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It’s pretty impossible for me not to see this wedding story thru the eyes of the Mother of the Bride.  She is a dear friend, and I’ve been privy to the inside of the planning journey she took with Caroline for over two years.  Since she is a wedding planner herself, her daughter’s wedding to […]

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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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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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What will strike you first about Michael & Brittany’s wedding day, is certainly the contrast of two cultures.  There’s the pastel preppiness of the Maple Bluff community, the pure Wisconsin-ness of Bishops Bay with its Northwoods style tall pines, a scenic water shoreline, and the excellent view of the capital building.  Then, there’s the colorful […]

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You’ll often hear me say “it’s his day to!” in a meeting.  So much swirls around the Bride – her look, her secretness, what she wants in colors or flowers, or whatever.  But a marriage is two people, and so is a wedding day.  So, I never like to leave a Groom ignored. I usually […]

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