Menomonie Family Portraits

Creative – Different – Unique – FUN – Bad Ass

“They are willing to go beyond the norm and take some amazing, unique and fun pictures. They are very creative and respectful of what the bride and groom want and they are very passionate and talented!!!”

-Luke & Brooke


Andrew Samplawski, owner and lead photographer of Andrew Samplawski Photography has been a professional photographer for the last 5 years, creating the style and essence of wedding photography in the Eau Claire and surround areas.

Seniors Portrait

Why choose Andrew Samplawski Photography for your senior portraits? Andrew Samplawski Photography is committed to giving you the most creative, individual senior portrait experience possible.

Family and Children

Whether your family is finally together for a special occasion, your kids are going off to college or they are just entering preschool, Andrew Samplawski Photography offers family photography. Eau Claire Family photography studio, Andrew Samplawski Photography, guarantees to provide a beautiful, timeless family portrait that you will be proud to have in your home.

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Menomonie Family Portraits

Do you consider your family and friends important and want to make sure you capture memories of you and them together in Menomonie, WI? If you have family then you know that they make your life easier to live and when you get family portraits in Menomonie done you’ll be able to get awesome photos taken. At Samplawski Photography, we’re prepared to do everything we can to show the respect your family memories deserve.

Preparing for Family Pictures in Menomonie

Yes, I know. It’s actually fairly easy to do if you just have a few tips in mind. This is why we have prepared a list to help. If those family members are children, then it can be nearly impossible! Don’t fret, however, because this advice can assist you.

1. This is one of the best things you can do to ensure that your photos turn out beautifully. It seems easy and usually is. Instead, grab a delicious, refreshing cocktail to help you relax and better enjoy the photo session. Why is that? If you are all stressed out, 100% of the time it will show in your photographs. Although you can pose everyone perfectly, you can make everyone miserable. Do what you need to relax. Grab a cocktail, have a cigarette, whatever works for you.

2. This does not mean that every outfit has to match. Disclaimer: that doesn’t mean your outfits all have to match. For example, if one person wants to wear stripes, have the person standing next to them wear a solid color. If someone’s wearing a striped shirt then another person should get solids on. In fact, the pictures will look better than if you did wear matching outfits!

3. Get a shot list prepared that has different combinations on it. A shot list is very important if you are having a large group of people photographed together. You need to find combos that everyone can show up in together and then some with a couple of people or one at a time.

Menomonie Family Photos

At the end of the day, choosing the right photographer is a fairly straightforward process. There are two major factors that you need to consider before you decide on the photographer that you want to take family photos for you in Menomonie. The first factor is whether or not you like their work. If you do not like the style of photos that the first photographer you interview shows you, find someone else. You want someone whose photography style matches your own personality. Second of all, be sure that the photographer is somebody who really makes you feel completely comfortable while they are behind their camera, and who has the ability to be assertive when needed to deal with your family (especially if you have a large one) in a polite way. A photographer who can’t be patient and handle your family’s needs is a photographer who’s sure to make your family photographs look terrible.

“Andrew Samplawski Photography was AMAZING! Andy & Alberto made our wedding truly an event to remember!”

Bryan & Alicia

“Andy has a fun-loving, energetic personality and made our day absolutely wonderful. He is the perfect combination of professional and fun! He is quite simply, the best!”

Garett & Allison
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