Entries by Rachel Conley

Class of 2018 Senior Sessions

At this point, for Midwest high school students, the school year has drawn to a close. And for the class of 2018, high school has ended. Commencement speeches have been given, diplomas awarded, and hats have been tossed in the air. Graduation is such an exciting and emotional time. At this time of year, I […]

All about that Bling

All about that Bling | Capturing the Symbol of Love As a wedding photographer, one of my favorite things to photograph are the rings. Capturing this symbol of love and commitment is so powerful. Every set of rings, like every love story is different. Blue Nile Diamonds have been working towards streamlining the process of […]

Tips for Taking a Killer Selfie

Summer is just around the corner. Some would say that Memorial Day is the first day of the official summer season here in Wisconsin. But if there’s one thing I can say, is that Memorial Day is the kickoff of selfie season! With lazy summer days at the lake and exciting vacations around the world […]

Preserve Your Photos

Lately, I’ve been giving advice for how to prepare and what to do for photography sessions, but this time, I’d like to speak to what happens after. When you get those pictures from your portrait session, after the initial excitement of seeing everything, what do you do to preserve those images so you can still […]

What should I wear to my photo session?

One of the most common questions I’m asked as a photographer is: What should I wear to my photo session? In the spirit of making things easier for my clients, here are some things to think about ahead of time so you get the perfect look for your photoshoot. Whether you’re preparing for a senior […]

2018 Prom Trends

Prom season is here! Prom is one of the most memorable events in the lives of high school seniors and high school juniors everywhere. In this post, I wanted to provide a guide to this year’s hottest prom trends. Prom Dress Trends For girls, the gown that you choose is a very important decision. Your […]

Danielle | North High School Senior Session

It’s no wonder that Danielle is our FEATURED senior for this week’s blog, because she absolutely rocked out her senior session. Danielle is a senior at North High School. She has a fun, outgoing personality that made it easy for me to capture those huge smiles of hers. She’s got a great sense of humor, […]

Theo | Stanley High School Senior Session

  I met up with Theo near Stanley, Wisconsin, for an epic high school senior session filled with plenty of action. Theo wanted something special for his session, and he especially wanted to incorporate his love of football. After all, that’s his happy place: he loves to be out on the green turf and grass […]

Anthony & McKenzie | Two Harbors Engagement Session

I met up with Anthony and McKenzie for a fun engagement session in Two Harbors, Minnesota, before their wedding next year. While we hung out during the session, Anthony and McKenzie told me their love story and how it related to the locations they’d chosen for their engagement session. Anthony proposed in the Grand Teton […]

Michelle & Josh | St Paul’s Church Wedding

Michelle and Josh were married on February 10 with a ceremony at St Paul’s Lutheran church in Fall Creek, and a reception at Lake Wissota Golf in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.  Alberto and I arrived at the church to find the bride getting ready with her ladies and the groom getting ready with the guys. The […]