Sarah and Sam: A Capitol Wedding

Sarah and Sam

Sam and Sarah!

Married in the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Sarah and Sam called me and said they were getting married in the Capitol, not just at the Capitol, but in the Supreme Court. How could I refuse?!

Congratulations Sarah and Sam!

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Sarah and Sam

Getting ready for the entrance. Pressure’s on.

Sarah and Sam

Great choice for a ceremony.

Sarah and Sam

We’re married!

Sarah and Sam

When a Supreme Court Justice tells you to Sign Here, you do it.

Sarah and Sam

Tighter portrait on the second floor

Sarah and Sam

Secret romance in the hidden areas of the Capitol

Sarah and Sam

Sarah and Sam in an alcove

Sarah and Sam

The Capitol totally lends itself to Noir style.

Sarah and Sam

A breezy, stormy, afternoon made portraits a challenge.

Sarah and Sam

Sam looking dapper

Sarah and Sam

The lovely couple outside.

Sarah and Sam

Intimate dinner with the family

 

Tara and Kevin: A Door County Wedding


Tara and Kevin

Awesome moment just after sunset.


Late Summer in Door County

Tara and Kevin decided on a smaller, more intimate wedding in Door County. A great cliff-side view.

Congratulations Tara and Kevin!

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Tara and Kevin

rings on the fence

Tara and Kevin

Sealed with a kiss.

Tara and Kevin

Mr and Mrs!

Tara and Kevin

Tara looking lovely

Tara and Kevin

Portrait by the waterfall feature

Tara and Kevin

Niece giving her the eyes!

 

Bryn and Nigel: A Sugarland Farm Wedding




Bryn and Nigel

Hot August Wedding on the Farm

Augusts in Wisconsin can be hot, buggy, and downright uncomfortable! Bryn and Nigel had a great sunny day, and the shade of a beautiful oak. Mosquitos stayed away, guests arrived, and the wedding went off without a hitch. Bryn and Nigel requested sepia toned images to enhance the Farm wedding feel. I think it was a nice choice.

Congratulations Bryn and Nigel!

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Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI


Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

Nigel and Bryn's Wedding, Sugarland Farm, Arena, WI

 

It’s wedding and senior portrait booking season

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Ryan and Katie Lake Windsor Wedding




Katie and Ryan

July in Wisconsin is unpredictable

From cold to sunny to warm and rainy, Ryan and Katie prevailed, and, I hope, had some fun too!

Congratulations Ryan and Katie!

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Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan

 

Ryan and Katie Engagement




Katie and Ryan

Evening Engagement

Getting to know two young folks in love.

See you in the Fall Ryan and Katie!

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Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan




Katie and Ryan

(see Ryan and Katie’s Lake Windsor Wedding photos here)

 

Black and White Arboretum

Just watched The Brother's Grimm the other day, this scene reminded me of The Dark Forest. Snow White or Red Riding Hood could have ran through here.

Just watched The Brother’s Grimm the other day, this scene reminded me of The Dark Forest. Snow White or Red Riding Hood could have ran through here.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

There was some warm days and rain today, as we made our way in to the forest. Several photographers and I walked around the Arboretum catching up and talking, trying to keep warm in the cold rain and almost slushy snow. The forest was quiet and beautiful. The plan was to produce black and white images; and it wasn’t hard to envision with the grey sky, wet dark trees, and snow all around us.

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All the snow under the trees had this weird pattern to it. really neat.

All the snow under the trees had this weird pattern to it. really neat.

Lots of branches and trees were knocked down, presumably from the heavy snows we receieved this Winter. This one reminded me of a python coming down to bite me.

Lots of branches and trees were knocked down, presumably from the heavy snows we receieved this Winter. This one reminded me of a python coming down to bite me.

I noticed all the scrub brushes out of focus in the background of several of my shots, thought it would be a neat shot without a subject mucking up the view.

I noticed all the scrub brushes out of focus in the background of several of my shots, thought it would be a neat shot without a subject mucking up the view.

Matt, fresh from a trip to California, donned his Merino wool and braved the cold rain.

Matt, fresh from a trip to California, donned his Merino wool and braved the cold rain.

It rained off and on. Umbrellas and hoods went up.

It rained off and on. Umbrellas and hoods went up.

It was raining pretty heavy by the time we found our way back to the cars.

It was raining pretty heavy by the time we found our way back to the cars.

Can't pass of a fungus shot. I loved the light colored ridges.

Can’t pass of a fungus shot. I loved the light colored ridges.

Can't pass up a crackle tree bark either.

Can’t pass up a crackle tree bark either.

Stray leaf hanging on from Fall.

Stray leaf hanging on from Fall.

 

Black and White Landscapes of Lake Mendota




Lake Monona Winter Storm

Winter storm results in beautiful Nature

Yesterday’s 5″ of snow dumped on the city and the [frozen] Lake Monona yesterday. Today’s warm sun created the strangest effect… full sun and fog. Unfortunately i didn’t get there (or know about it) until it was almost burned off. Thought you might like a peek…

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Lake Monona Winter Storm




Lake Monona Winter Storm




Lake Monona Winter Storm




Lake Monona Winter Storm

I made a pretty big panorama too, here’s a small version (2000px wide, you might have to scroll your browser to see all of it)…




Lake Monona Winter Storm

 

Laura and Rich’s Iowa Wedding




Laura and Rich

A Beautiful Iowa Wedding

Laura and Rich had a wonderful and intimate backyard wedding, with views out over Iowa. Followed by fly fishing and bike riding, this was a memorable wedding for me.

Congratulations Laura and Rich.

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Laura and Rich




Laura and Rich




Laura and Rich




Laura and Rich




Laura and Rich

 

Pinhole photos




Cross Plains State Park-Pinhole prairie and clouds

Pinhole photos

Cross Plains State Park is one of my new favorite places. It’s big enough, but not too big. It’s ecosystem is pretty diverse. Stayed more in the prairie area this time. Also took a lens-cap pinhole with me.

I didn’t remove the sensor dust. I don’t know, kinda feels more old-timey that way.

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Cross Plains State Park-Pinhole prairie




Cross Plains State Park-Pinhole farm




Cross Plains State Park-Pinhole sunset




Cross Plains State Park-Pinhole prairie and clouds 2




Cross Plains State Park-Birches