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2020: Despite the challenges, there is still much to be thankful for. Katie and I are were fortunate to capture these memorable weddings from these stunning wedding venues. And if you are planning a Wisconsin wedding, you are indeed fortunate to have a wide selection of beautiful venues to choose from. Here are just some […]

January 8, 2021

Stunning Wedding Venues in Wisconsin

Wedding Venues

Ceremony Venue: Mary Mother of The Church | Reception Venue: The Cargill Room at The Waterfront | Wedding Planner: The Waterfront | Bridal Dress: Marah’s Elegant Bridal | Bridesmaid Attire: Azazie | Rings: Howe’s Diamond Jewelers | Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Charlotte’s Bridal & Formal Wear | Cake or Desserts: Meringue Bakery | Caterer: The […]

October 7, 2020

Faythe & Derek // Mary Mother of The Church La Crosse Wisconsin Wedding

Mary mother of the Church Wedding La Crosse WI

Not only does everyone want their wedding to be perfect, but they also want their wedding to be captured perfectly. It’s incredibly exciting to receive the photos from your big day back from the photographer, and with any luck, you’ll fall in love with every picture that was taken! Here are a few tips to […]

May 14, 2019

How to Make Sure Your Wedding Photos Are a Success

Do you think you can control your marriage expenses and stay within budget if you plan your wedding by yourself? Katie and I got married on a shoestring budget over 10 years ago. While we weren’t in school at the time, balancing life while planning a wedding can be challenging to say the least. We […]

February 26, 2019

4 Ways a Wedding Planner Can Help You Save Money

Weddings Medford Wisconsin

Your wedding day is one of the most beautiful celebrations in your life. Finally, all of those details that you’ve planned come together, and your friends and family surround you to celebrate this next chapter in your life. You want to make sure your wedding is how you imagined, while never missing a moment. This […]

September 27, 2018

Things You Should Tell Your Wedding Photographer

What you should ask your wedding photographer

It all starts with the invitation, the centerpiece of your wedding stationery. But, what else needs to go in that ever important envelope? Your wedding invitation sets the tone for your wedding and tells the who, what, when, where of the day. It can be very confusing (since you only pick these out once in […]

April 20, 2017

Wedding Etiquette: Invitation Essentials and Timing

Rustic Wisconsin wedding photos - James Stokes

From Minneapolis to Chicago & just about every region in between, we have captured couples this past year. One common thread that ties them all together is their mutual love for each other and thrill of a great adventure. Many of them have a great passion for the outdoors and enjoy taking in every moment of […]

February 10, 2017

Engagement Photos

You don’t get much more country than a rustic farm wedding. Your wedding venue doesn’t have to be an actual farm, think more along the lines of a farm themed wedding. Think rustic decor in natural surroundings with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Thoughts of bales of hay and red checkered picnic blankets come to mind […]

September 12, 2016

Farm Wedding Inspiration

farm wedding inspiration