Entries by Rachel Conley

The Appropriate Portrait Size for your Wall

With the New Year, it might be time to give your walls a new look with wall art. Here are some tips for the appropriate size portraits to decorate your home. Appropriate Wall Art Sizes At a Glance: Figuring out what size print to choose for your printed portraits can be overwhelming.  Size matters, at […]

Laura & Vince | Brule River Barn Wedding

Laura and Vince were married on September 22nd, with a ceremony and reception at the Brule River Barn. On the day of the wedding, we were all worried about the weather. It had been raining all morning by the time my second shooter, Jeff, and I arrived—and what’s worse, we were supposed to get severe […]

Ashley & Brandon | Autumn Engagement Session

I met up with Ashley and Brandon this fall for an autumn engagement session in the Eau Claire area. It was the perfect fall day for an engagement session… couldn’t have asked for a better day! The colors were at their prime, and the surroundings looked like something out of a catalog. I always love […]

Paige | Chippewa Falls Senior Session

I love doing senior sessions at Chippewa Falls, and this amazing session with Paige was no exception. Paige goes to Chippewa Falls High School, or Chi-Hi as it’s known around here. She has plans to go to nursing school, even if she hasn’t quite decided where that will be. But the more I talked to […]

Five Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional Photographer

One of the most important things you can do when planning your wedding is to find the right photographer. While there are plenty of amateur wedding photographers out there, a pro will give you the better experience every time. In that vein, here are five reasons to go with a professional photographer. Professional Photographers Help […]

Vita | Chippewa Falls Senior Session

For Vita’s senior session, we headed to a nearby hidden location near the studio in Chippewa Falls so that we could capture some amazing images. Going into the session, Vita was convinced that she wasn’t going to enjoy having her picture taken. She claimed that was wasn’t very photogenic, but I disagreed and did my […]

5 Holiday Photography Tips for Capturing your Holiday Memories

The radio stations have already started with their holiday music. The temperatures start to dip, the nights get longer and there is a little bit of excitement in the air.  The holidays are coming! With the impending gatherings of the holiday season, it’s always nice to have a few suggestions on how best to photograph […]

Tiffany | Chippewa Falls Senior Session

I met up with Tiffany for her senior session near my senior portrait studio in Chippewa Falls, and I loved how much personality she poured into our pictures. Tiffany brought a few props to the session, one of which was the clarinet, since she is in the marching band at Chippewa Falls High School (affectionately […]

5 Tips for Engagement Sessions

My clients will often ask me for advice ahead of an engagement session on what they should be prepared to do and what they should expect before, during, and after the session. In fact, I get asked this often enough that I’ve decided to make a list of the 5 most important tips for a […]

Nadia & Eric | Milwaukee Engagement Session

I met up with Nadia and Eric for an engagement session around Milwaukee and can honestly say that I enjoyed every second of this new location for me. I’d never photographed in Milwaukee before. But, since Nadia and Eric are from the area, they already had an idea of where they wanted their photos taken […]