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2019 Best of Weddings

12 details to have on hand the morning of your wedding

6 tips for choosing your portrait session outfits

Ahh, the morning of your wedding! The mimosas are bubbling, wedding day playlist blaring, and maybe just a few nervous butterflies flying around your stomach šŸ™‚ As everyone is finishing up their final touches of make up and hair, I will arrive and meet all of your closest girlfriends first before anything else! But after […]

January 30, 2020

12 Details for Your Wedding Morning Photos

My family recently got family portraits taken, and let me tell you- even as a professional photographer, it is an ORDEAL to pick out everyone’s outfits! I couldn’t for theĀ life of me find the sort of dress I was looking for. I was up late the night before repurposing an old bridesmaid dress to achieve […]

January 28, 2020

6 Tips for Choosing Outfits for Photos

One of the many perks of it being “off season” for me is that I have more time to invest in things other than editing! This past Saturday I was lucky enough to be included amongst some incredible other wedding vendors for a winter wedding styled shoot. The theme was velvet and jewel tones which […]

January 23, 2020

Velvet Gems Winter Wedding Shoot

Here we are!! A collection of my favorite and best images from the 2019 wedding season. It brings me great joy curating this post, reliving some of the best parts of 2019’s weddings. I’m also again reminded of the gratitude I have for the couples that allow me to be a part of their day- […]

December 23, 2019

2019 Best of Weddings

My close family and friends know my love for Rifle Paper Co. runs deep, so it was no surprise to them that I chose it to be the theme for Anastasia’s second birthday party! I had so much fun watching the theme come to life, and on a budget to boot! There were many little […]

December 20, 2019

A Rifle Paper Co. Inspired Birthday Party

Here’s my 19th and FINAL engagement session blog for 2019! I included a few from Miranda and Zach’s session in my Best of Engagements post yesterday, but here’s theĀ fullĀ peek into their winter engagement. It’s always exciting for me to meet people in person after talking with them virtually for months, and this was especially true […]

December 10, 2019

A Downtown Milwaukee Winter Engagement | Miranda + Zach

2019 felt like the year of engagement sessions for me, and it makes sense; I shot NINETEEN engagement sessions this year!! That’s 19 sparkly rings and 38 beautiful humans that I had the privilege of meeting and photographing! I explored some new locations and revisited some tried and true spots. We ventured out in the […]

December 9, 2019

2019 Best of Engagements

Usually my family sessions slow way down after my two weeks of Mini Sessions in October, but I was so excited to photograph the Evans’ last week! I met Carissa at the neighborhood book club and realized we had both moved into the neighborhood recently. Our daughters are just a few months apart and I […]

December 3, 2019

Winter Family Session | The Evans

One of my favorite posts of the year is here: a behind the scenes peek at Christi Elizabeth Photography on a wedding day! I love sharing a *different* look than my usual curated posts. Today, I’m peeling back the curtain and showing you all the shots that aren’t necessarily perfectly composed or edited. But you […]

December 2, 2019

2019 Behind the Scenes

This post is going to be helpful forĀ both people with wedding registries to fill AND people who are attending weddings! I love that these options are versatile and that you could add a few unique gifts (if you’re a bride/groom) or feel confident going off-registry if you’re a wedding guest. A few months ago, I […]

November 22, 2019

11 UNIQUE Things to Add to Your Wedding Registry!