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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

Introducing Gina and Nick! These two are happy, laid back, and up for anything and I love that about them! Having dated for almost five years before getting engaged, it seemed pretty natural to go along with Nick as he started to look at rings. And though Gina was there when they decided on the […]

June 29, 2020

Romantic Retzer Engagment | Gina + Nick

Introducing the first engagement session of 2020; meet Amy and Joe! After Amy saw me shoot her friend’s wedding last September, Amy and I have waited 9 MONTHS to meet each other in person/ take their engagement photos (and it didn’t disappoint!). We explored the beautiful Lake Park for their engagement photos, complete with the […]

June 23, 2020

Lake Park Engagement | Amy + Joe

I am often tasked with helping my brides and grooms decide on a location for their engagement photos. Milwaukee has so many beautiful spots for engagement photos that it can be hard to choose! I normally ask if they want more natural or more urban of a spot, and narrow it down from there. I’m […]

March 6, 2020

Best Milwaukee Engagement Photo Locations

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 the 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

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 the full 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

There’s a reason why everyone wants to take their engagement photos (or really any photos) in the fall. If you time it right, you will catch THEE most beautiful trees, leaves, and colors all year long! In this case, Abby and Kevin timed it perfectly to have the quintessential fall photos, while also having temps in the […]

October 29, 2019

Elegant Fall Engagement | Abby + Kevin

If you looked up “smitten” in the dictionary, you’ll find these two: meet Eva and Jake. I can’t really think of a better way to describe them- they so clearly love each other! Our whole time together they were laughing and smiling which makes it so easy on me! I always say being your natural in-love […]

October 24, 2019

Milwaukee Lakefront Engagement | Eva + Jake

This Sunday evening engagement session was the perfect end to a busy week of shoots! Emily and Alex were so laid back and happy it was truly so EASY to photograph them naturally! They chose to explore the Northpoint neighborhood in Milwaukee for the backdrop of their engagement session and I am SO excited for […]

October 11, 2019

Milwaukee Engagement Session | Emily + Alex

It’s finallyyyy starting to feel like fall around here! And with fall comes engagement session season 🙂 Retzer is gearing up for fall too- the tall grass is growing golden, leaves are starting to change, and the field full of yellow wildflowers this summer is now purple. Kim and Jake traveled here from Door County […]

October 3, 2019

Fall Engagement at Retzer | Kim + Jake