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The Best Time to Start Your Engagement Session

No matter what time of year it is, we always tell our wedding couples that the best time to start their engagement session is about two hours before sunset! Photographers dream of that “golden hour” light – that glowy light that shines through the trees about an hour before sunset.  There are a few reasons […]

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morgan madeleine

Madison, Wi Wedding Photographers

morgan madeleine

Madison, Wi Wedding Photographers

Hi! We're Morgan
and Ryan
We're a wedding photography duo based in Madison, WI. We're here to honor and celebrate the best day of your life, in the best way we know how: beautiful pictures and a personalized experience.
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a couple taking madison engagement photos

These two have quite the love story! Most of their relationship up until this point has been long distance. They both travel for work a lot. Within a few months of meeting, they were living in separate states! I give them so much credit for not only making a long distance relationship work, but obviously […]

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indian lake county park madison engagement photographer

I used to babysit this girl!!! Okay, I technically watched her sister when Lyle was beyond the point of needing a sitter. But still. She’s getting married! Crazy. I’ve known Lyle’s family for many years, and I ended up watching her sister because we both have type 1 diabetes. Lyle’s family is heavily involved with […]

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Wedding photography styled shoot Las Vegas

It was my first trip to Vegas and only my second time in the desert, and now I’m sitting back here in Madison just craving that desert sun! As much as I love living in Madison and shooting all over Wisconsin, there was something magical about golden hour in the desert. I was there in […]

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wedding at Madison state capitol

I talked to Sarah on the phone the night before her wedding to nail down a few last-minute details, and I could hear the excitement in her voice. We talked about a meeting point and she said, “Well, I shouldn’t be too hard to find…I’ll be the one hanging out in the capitol in the […]

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Wisconsin Wedding Abbey Resort Lake Geneva

It was a beautiful start to 2020! John and Anna kicked off the new decade by getting married on New Year’s Day. They decided to have a simple, intimate ceremony at a nursing home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin so John’s sweet 99-year-old mother could be a part of the ceremony. Rita is everything I hope […]

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These two!! Whitney and Berza are the sweetest, most easy going couple! Whitney told me they love their time at home together, and there’s really no better place for that than Wisconsin on these chilly winter nights. The adorable one with the long tongue is Ruby. I just love their proposal story — Berza and […]

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about us

It's tough to say which one of us loves the dance floor more (Ryan won't admit it, but you'll see)

Ryan and I met through our jobs in the journalism industry. Story-telling is engrained in the way we see the world. Our own story had plenty of twist and turns that led us to where we are today, so we know how significant it is that you found each other. We know your wedding day is about more than the decor and the party - it's a celebration of the obstacles you overcame, the fate that brought you together, and the love that you will never take for granted. We are wedding photographers because we want you to have a high-end experience that honors every part of that journey, just as we would.