Wed in the Woods | Wisconsin Elopement Photographer

Believe it or not, November in Wisconsin is a wonderful time for an elopement — and creativity! Drawing on late harvest inspiration and some luxurious north-woods atmosphere, Andy and I pulled this styled adventure elopement together in a little less than a weekend.  With the help of our friends Steph and Amy of Forget Me Not Flower Market in Walworth, WI, and the small treasure trove of props and decor we have available here at BlueVerve Studio, everything came together in a […]

Sunny Spring Engagement Session

Williams Bay | Spring Engagement Session | Kristin and Mike

It all started with an Oreo. And when it comes to love stories, there are few better ways to begin than that. Mike met Dan in college, over guitars and Yellowcard. And when Dan introduced Mike to his sister, Kristin, who happened to be enjoying some flavored Oreos at the time, it was intrigue at first sight, and the birth of an inside joke. A few Facebook messages later, and the two were hanging out, playing games and eating pizza — […]

Wedding Party, Autumn Wedding, Lords Park Pavilion, Elgin, IL

A Lovely Autumn Wedding | Wedding and Event Photography

Last weekend, as autumn leaves swirled about on crisp, clean breezes, and sunshine warmed the interior of Lords Park Pavilion, two of my favorite people awoke among friends, and prepared to marry one another. It was a day that their community of loved ones had long awaited. A day that the happy couple had planned almost entirely on their own, but was filled with the help of many close, helping hands. And as for atmosphere, it could not have been a more […]

Geneva, IL Engagement Session, Island Park

A Winter Engagement | Anna and Shawn

Kind hearts and carefree spirits.  Anna and Shawn are the type of couple you meet and instantly want to call your friends.  They are warm, outgoing, and quick to laugh.  From the moment we met in person, I knew their marriage would be a long and happy one. We began our session together at Á Salute Lounge & Grill, in St. Charles, IL, where Shawn proposed to Anna in November.  Shawn teamed up with Á Salute to play a video montage on their […]

Expecting

When Logan, father to be, reached out to me earlier this summer in hopes of having some maternity photos taken with his lovely wife Erika, I was happy to do the honors.  These two parents to be are some of the most kind and inviting people out there.  I’m so excited for them to meet their little guy – hopefully I’ll have the opportunity to photograph him a few times as well.  In the meantime, I know the whole family (including his canine […]