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5 Tips For Photographing Your Pet

1. Tell Your Photographer Beforehand  This can help your photographer prep for picking the perfect location! Not every area in Eau Claire or Osseo is pet friendly, and some pets need extra consideration! Does your pup do well with other animals? Crowded places? If they are a little boisterous, River Prairie Park on a weekend is probably not the spot for them - But a small rod and gun club off HWY 53 might do the ticket! Talk with your photographer about your pets needs and any concerns you may have before settling down on a date and a location.  2. Bring A Leash  Even if your pet is good off leash, its the law to have them leashed in...

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5 Tips For A Perfect Maternity Session

1. Communicate Your Style Message your photographer with examples of locations you like, poses, how many people will be attending, etc. Some things to consider: Do all of the images you like on Pinterest have a flowy dresses? Are you more of a city person or do you want shots in nature? Will your older kids be attending? This is all great information to talk to your photographer about after booking your shoot! It's never a bad idea to send over your Pinterest favorites for poses you would like to replicate too!  2. Weather Conscious  January in Wisconsin is not so forgiving, its a good idea to plan on a long dress, with longer sleeves, a fur wrap, and copious...

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Northfield Wisconsin Elopement

In full disclosure, this was a styled shoot! We had planned to do a vow renewal for this couple, since they have been married for two years now, but instead we had hot cocoa and ran around during the sunset. PROOF that you don't need an elaborate area for an elopement. This was created in a tiny town on public land at the end of a gravel road. It is a beautiful gem hidden in the hills of South West Wisconsin. 10/10 would shoot here again. 

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In Home New Born Session

I get asked a lot if I have a studio, I DON'T. I borrow my friends (another budding photographer) or I offer in home sessions. In home sessions are so much more personalized in my opinion, surrounded by books that your kids know, their favorite blankets, your own rocking chair. Lighting can be a bit tricky since every home is different, but with patience we can still create beautiful shots. This is from a recent in home session with Baby H. We used the living room, reading nook, and a window near the stairs to create these family shots in the East Hill of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  I do have a variety of baby items I can bring for staging...

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