Yearly Archives: 2012

Milwaukee wedding, Wisconsin wedding photographer, film wedding, Emily Steffen

Meagan and David :: Milwaukee wedding! :)

She looked like Audrey Hepburn and he looked like the handsome military man that he is! :) They locked eyes as sheView full post »

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Meagan and David (and little Herc)

She had been telling me over and over again just *how excited* they were that their new little Great Dane pup could beView full post »

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Jenna and Jimmy :: Chicago engagement session!

It started out in a downpour of rain and ended in the typical-Chicago-windy-sunshine! :) Jimmy and Jenna have a loveView full post »

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Millie and Ben :: Door County wedding

I’ve been DYYYYYYING to share Millie and Ben’s wedding! :) The KNOT featured it last week, so I am jumpingView full post »

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Nick and Jessica :: James J Hill library wedding! :)

We looked out the window with the beautiful view of Rice Park in downtown St. Paul……the hazy clouds andView full post »

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YAY! Chevron Napkin Pattern!

If you’re like me, anything that has anything to do with the holidays gets me into the “making”View full post »

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Zoe and Chris

Combine an adorable Minneapolis home, two cups of delish, homemade hot cocoa and two people full of smiles and lots ofView full post »

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Gabe and Eden :: One foggy, fall day!

We tried this summer, and little Zeke came along……we tried later summer and Gabe ended up in CaliforniaView full post »

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Dani and Troy :: Wisconsin wedding photographer

You may remember Dani and Troy’s engagement session… you can imagine my anticipation and excitement forView full post »

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Smart, BEAUTIFUL, charming, SUPER duper cute, and business smart are among the many adjectives I’d used toView full post »

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My little Pear! :)

The minute I found out I was pregnant I started contemplating traditions (well….maybe not the EXACT minute,View full post »

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Kate and Connor :: Woodwalk Gallery, Door County!

Yup…..that wedding! The one that you can’t stop thinking about or getting out of your head for like a year!View full post »

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Emily and Caleb :: Settlement Hill Farm wedding

The first time we ever sat down together, I could see Emily’s smile radiating through the words that she wasView full post »

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Cindy and Nate!

We laughed, we chatted about wedding plans and we drove around the late-summer countryside! :) Quite a perfect nightView full post »

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Karlee and Matt :: Wisconsin Resort Wedding

You know that moment when the bride sees the groom. The moment their eyes meet and they connect with oneView full post »

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Maria and Adam!

The cutest, most fashionable and down-to-earth couple EVER in front of my camera (with their amazing puggle, Brewer!)View full post »

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Andrew and Liza :: Cedar Hill Farm, WI

I was looking forward to Liza and Andrew’s wedding for a loooooong time! Their adorable charm, sweet and genuineView full post »

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Ali and Jason!

These two are planning, what could possible be, the most amazing backyard Wisconsin wedding of the century for nextView full post »

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Alex and Chris :: Mound, MN wedding

Zeke was finally asleep so I sat down to get some “work” done and try and enter back into the “realView full post »

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Michelle and Brent :: The Enchanted Barn, WI

YESSSS! At the most amazing barn again! :) We love the Enchanted Barn because…well….it’s enchanting!View full post »

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Dani and Troy :: Wisconsin engagement

From the moment I shut my computer after Skyping with Dani and Troy over a year ago, I KNEW…just knew that theyView full post »

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Meghan and Patrick :: Mystical Rose Gardens

The sun was peaking through the clouds and the girls were giddy in the barn while getting ready! We walking through theView full post »

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Mary and Elliot :: Camrose Hill Flower Farm wedding, Stillwater MN

They all stood in the little red cottage and watched…all 8 or so girls and her Mom. Mary’s silhouetteView full post »

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Summer magazine features! :)

It felt like Christmas for a few weeks in July…three magazine features for the summer months! WOAH! :) Lauren andView full post »