my camera takes me to some of the most amazing places that the world has to offer. but most of the time, the best places are when I have family in front of my camera. a few weeks ago I was able to stop in and see some of my extended family and take photos all around their gorgeous farm.

it was so much fun to have them in front of me and be able to capture the beauty of north western Wisconsin in the background!

it was also a little chilly;)so it was a good thing we took the truck with us to keep us warm as we went to different spots on the property.

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moments like these…they are my favorite:)

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love these views!

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I can just imagine the photo above with a blanket of fresh white snow:)so pretty!

Karen, Jim, & Kourtney…I had a great time exploring the land, taking photos, and catching up!

xoxo

Maggie

  • December 5, 2014 - 11:15 pm

    Kay Motszko - Beautiful pics!!ReplyCancel

  • December 6, 2014 - 12:11 am

    Lisa Olson - Picture perfect. You all look so nice and such beautiful back ground.ReplyCancel

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boy met girl.
girl met boy.
it started in a residence hall at a college in the woods of Wisconsin.

Kendal met Marc.

they smiled. went on their way.
each noticing the other more and more.
soon they started talking and hanging out.
and eventually the cute boy asked the cute girl to be his girlfriend.
a couple years later that same boy asked for the girl’s hand in marriage.

this summer I got to capture the love that these two share with each other and their friends & families.

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this may be one of my favorite churches in Milwaukee! so big, simple, & gorgeous!

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I loved all of the vibrant pops of color….the flowers, dresses, & suits!

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Marc & Kendal exchanged gifts; this is such a neat moment for me to capture. so much emotion in the letters they wrote to each other:)

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Kendal looked stunning in her lace dress

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that moment when your fiancé walks down the aisle to become your wife…
gives me chills (the very best kind!)….every. single. time.

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witnessing weddings is so beautiful…mainly because I get to capture moments like these. so much love jam packed into one room!

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ahhh these two…so, so, so in love:)

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we stopped at this cute little place on the way to the reception called Old Falls Village that had some darling old buildings and gazebos.

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the ladies…looking gorgeous!

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and the gentlemen…looking dashing!

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the reception site was perfect! a mid-summer’s night with a mostly outdoor party:)The Schwabenhof was hopping that night!
the details at the reception were perfect as well! pops of color, lots of welcoming hugs & kisses, photos, smiles, and delicious food. oh…and did I mention the s’mores bar?! what a brilliant idea!

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Kendal & Marc, your love is infectious. its a beautiful thing that you share, not just with each other, but with everyone that surrounds you!

xoxo

Maggie

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meet Ana.

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she is a senior in high school.

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she is involved in just about everything at school. in fact, her sister said during her session,”well, she practically runs the school.”;)

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love a girl that knows how to get stuff done!

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Ana is also a cross country runner…so naturally we had to chat a little about running;)

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I just love the way the sun falls on her hair…so gorgeous!!

the sun and weather was nearly perfect. we had just enough sun, shade, and wind to capture some really gorgeous moments.

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a side note…I’m pretty sure High Cliff State Park is ALWAYS windy…its like Chicago;)or something like that.

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Ana, good luck on all of your future endeavors! you have the world in the palm of your hand right now!

xoxo

Maggie

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this is Kristin & Seth.

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just a couple weeks ago we set out on a mission to take their engagement photos.

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these two love to laugh. the whole session was filled with grins, big granny smiles, and laughter.:)

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they met in a small Wisconsin college town because their love of water skiing.

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we didn’t get to go water skiing for their engagement photos, but we did meander around Kohler! the leaves were just beginning to fade from summer green to fall yellow, orange, & red.

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both ever adventurers, they are taking the next big adventure in their life today! today they will stand in front of their closest family & friends and say ‘I do’:)

xoxo

Maggie

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this is Tracy.

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she is a senior this year.

loves things to be just a little bit hipster, flared with punk rock, and followed with some sass.

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who doesn’t love that?!

she also loves her skateboard and is working on mastering some tricks

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her favorite class is something with Math….(ew math.;)) and she wants to be a civil engineer when she gets older.

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I had a blast getting to know Tracy. we walked, talked, photo-ed, laughed, and had a lovely afternoon.

these next few photos are my favorites!:)

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when Tracy told me she had her prom dress with I knew exactly where I wanted to take photos of her!

the field & light were nearly perfect!

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Tracy,

good luck in your final year of high school and with any and everything else you do!

xoxo

Maggie

  • September 30, 2014 - 9:28 pm

    Emma Patek - Tracy your so gorgeous! ReplyCancel

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