WISCONSIN WEDDING BLOG

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Photographs are among the few things that last with us throughout our lives. They help us remember the special, silly, and emotional moments that happened within them, and give us something to pass down to our loved ones for generations. 

As a couple, your wedding photos should reflect the unique love, relationship, and quirks between you and your partner, and today we're making finding the right photographer for that even easier!

Below, we're sharing our list of TOP recommended local photographers in Madison, Wisconsin, who are here to capture each sweet moment of your big day in your beautifully unique style. From your engagement photos, boudoir photography, wedding celebration, to the most intimate elopement, enjoy exploring each of our talented featured vendors below!

ANN GORGEN PHOTOGRAPHY

At Ann Gorgen Photography, Ann brings passion, excitement, and a modern, fresh flare to your engagement and wedding photography. Scheduling your engagement session with Ann before your big day allows you to become more familiar with her, her camera, style, and personality, almost like a practice run! When your special day comes, Ann will be right there thrilled to help you capture all of your wedding day memories, and when it's all said and done, you will likely have made a friend for life as well!



ATLAS & PINE PHOTOGRAPHY

Owned and operated by Alexa Voda, Atlas & Pine Photography specializes in capturing genuine moments through engagement and wedding photography throughout Wisconsin. From your "yes" day to your "I do" day, Alexa's promise to you is photography that captures who you are as a couple. You will receive beautiful, personal, and timeless photos to hang on your wall that capture the unique spark between you and your love!



AZENA PHOTOGRAPHY

With a perfect mix between documentary and beautiful magazine quality portraits, Hillary Schave, the creative force behind Azena Photography will capture real moments as your love story unfolds. From your engagement session, boudoir photos, to your wedding day, Hillary believes in showing off your best self, your true glory, the love you share, and having fun while doing it! Design your perfect wedding day coverage with Azena Photography's completely customizable wedding collections.



COMPLETE WEDDINGS + EVENTS

At Complete Weddings + Events, they truly do it all. From photography, videography, music, photo booths, lighting, and coordination, they have you covered for your once-in-a-lifetime event! When it comes to your wedding photography, Complete Weddings + Events knows that it is a privilege to allow them to capture your special day, and they take that privilege very seriously. Their photographers are there to make sure that your wedding photos tell your love story and celebrate everyone there with you on your big day! Complete Weddings + Events is ready to exceed your expectations and create memories that you'll enjoy for years to come!



COPPER ANTLER PHOTOGRAPHY

At Copper Antler Photography, they are lovers of all things weddings, natural light, and creating stunning imagery for you to enjoy forever. Their style is a mastered mixture of letting your true emotion and connection shine through but also prompting and posing you to keep your day running smoothly, all while capturing gorgeous shots. At Copper Antler, their goal is to capture details that make your wedding day unique, the sweet little in-between moments that unfold, and all of the dance moves good and bad!



DAVE STREMIKIS PHOTOGRAPHY

At Dave Stremikis Photography, you will receive unique, artistic, creative, and beautiful images to cherish for the rest of your life! Dave desires to seek creativity and originality in his work, and for over 10 years, has been capturing engagements and wedding days in his fine-art editorial style of photography. For Dave, the most enjoyable and rewarding part of his job is developing his relationship with you, his clients, helping you celebrate one of the most exciting days of your life!



EAST ELM PHOTOGRAPHY

Husband and wife team Aaron and Melissa at East Elm Photography feel blessed to have documented over 400+ breathtaking weddings, capturing images that instantly become heirlooms for each of their amazing clients. At East Elm Photography, their goal is to create fine-art portraits and candid photos that capture all the emotion that a wedding can bring! Aaron and Melissa want you to be able to remember the laughter, the tears, and each beautiful moment you had on your big day simply by looking through your wedding images. They can't wait to create memories with you for you to cherish forever!



ILANA NATASHA PHOTOGRAPHY

Ilana Natasha Photography documents your story by focusing on authentic moments showcasing your humor, your love, your connection, and the people who mean the world to you. With Ilana, you will have fun while capturing artistic, bold, fun, moments from your engagement through your wedding day that show your true personalities. Ilana aims to create images that are genuinely full of joy, love, and the beauty of an instant.



JOLENE DOMBROWSKI BOUDOIR

At Jolene Dombrowski Boudoir, it is Jolene's personal mission to empower women on their journey to self-love. In a world continually bombarding us with unrealistic images and standards, Jolene helps women to accept and love yourself as you are right now, in this moment. You have a story, and Jolene Dombrowski Boudoir wants to share yours. Boudoir photos may be partly about pretty pictures, but with Jolene, they are so much more. Take an opportunity to reclaim your power and see yourself as you truly are with Jolene Dombrowski Boudoir.



KARLY JO PHOTOGRAPHY

At Karly Jo Photography, she understands that it's all about connection and trust between you and your wedding photographer! Karly is a leading Midwest photographer passionate about telling stories from behind her lens through wedding photojournalism. From church ceremonies to offbeat backyard celebrations, Karly wants to celebrate your special day with you! Sometimes it's hard to "act natural" when someone is pointing a camera at you. With Karly Jo Photography, Karly specializes in offering you subtle direction in posing while capturing beautiful candid moments that you'll treasure forever.



LASHES & KURLS BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY

When was the last time you did something soul-stirring? Something crazy fun? A session with Lashes & Kurls Boudoir Photography is just that! With love for photography combined with a desire to help women discover their inner and outer beauty, Lashes & Kurls Boudoir Photography has cultivated a passion helping women genuinely believe in their beauty and power. They are here to remind you that you are perfectly beautiful at this moment, and they want you to believe it too. You deserve a session with Lashes & Kurls!



LK BRIDAL STUDIO

Bringing together their knowledge and creativity, LK Bridal Studio provides you with stunning, dynamic wedding photography. Based in south-central Wisconsin, they are passionate about creating beautiful images for Midwest weddings and beyond. Their enthusiastic studio is ready to become your creative team to capture all of your special moments from your engagement through your wedding day! LK Bridal Studio studio takes an illustrative approach to photography, offering a pleasing blend of editorial and photojournalism, emphasizing composition, lighting, and background, weaving together the story of your day for you to enjoy and relive for years to come.



MAUREEN CASSIDY PHOTOGRAPHY

Maureen is a well-trained professional photographer living in Madison, WI, who prides herself on her photographic style of capturing candid, authentic images that show people in their beautiful, sometimes awkward and silly natural states. For over 10 years, Maureen Cassidy Photography has been shooting weddings, engagements, and boudoir in Madison and throughout the US! Her sessions are fun, memorable, enjoyable, and express her passion for intensity, freedom, humor, and, most of all, LOVE. Invite her anywhere, and Maureen will capture all the beauty and good times with her camera.



PEARL AND OPAL PHOTOGRAPHY

At Pearl and Opal Photography, Jennifer's heart beats for capturing your romance and joy from behind the lens of her camera. Pearl and Opal is passionate that each image taken during your celebration will be one you look back on, feel the emotion, and remember the moment as you experienced it on your wedding day. Enjoy creating amazing gifts with Jennifer for yourself, spouse, and family to cherish for years to come!



TEMERITY PHOTOGRAPHY

Temerity Photography is a nationally awarded, luxury wedding photography studio that has been capturing couples' "I Do"'s since 2007 in Madison, the Midwest, and from coast to coast. Owner, Vanessa created Temerity Photography to document thoughtful, loving, audacious, playful, and free-spirited love in all its many forms. She believes in cultivating a relationship with her couples before your big day so that you are no longer strangers but friends sharing in on your wonderful occasion. Temerity Photography can't wait to witness and share this monumental milestone in your life with you!



THE WEDDING FLASHERS

The Wedding Flashers are a premier photography team that strives to capture beautiful fine art imagery for your big day! Your wedding will go by in a "flash," and that's why The Wedding Flashers know it's essential to have one of their photographers available at all times. This photography team specializes in capturing your special moments in artistic, timeless, and truly unforgettable images. The Wedding Flashers focus on one couple, one event, and one love story at a time. They work with you as a team to create images that tell the wonderful story, that is, your love story and your amazing wedding day.



THRIVE PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMS

Husband and wife duo, Jerrad and Lisa, combined their complementary creative styled to create Thrive Photography & Films, here to capture the love and memories you create on your big day. They know that your wedding day's images are there to preserve for you and your family forever. From the private smile you exchange with your spouse-to-be to the moment you cut the cake, they are passionate about taking the photographs that you will always treasure. For over 10 years, Thrive Photography & Films has been based out of Madison, Wisconsin photographing and filming weddings that tell your love story, capture beautiful details, candid moments, and create unforgettable imagery.



TIM FITCH PHOTOGRAPHY

At Tim Fitch Photography, Tim's goal is to make you feel that you haven't just hired a wedding photographer for your big day, but have commissioned an artist. Tim blends documenting the classic must-have wedding photography with his ability to see things differently to create wedding images that dance between art and documentary photography. Tim Fitch Photography is thrilled to have the opportunity to capture the beautiful moments of your wedding day!



TWIG & OLIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

At the heart of Twig & Olive's wedding photos, there is love, and there is light. Photographers Courtney, Bobbi, and Doug seek to tell the story of both the love and light on your wedding day. Twig & Olive Photography believes in going beyond in every single way when it comes to being your wedding photographer! When you hire Twig & Olive for your wedding photography, their team will work tirelessly to translate your heart to art that you will treasure forever.



TYRA JADE PHOTOGRAPHY

Having learned from the best, capturing weddings alongside her talented mother Ann Gorgen, Tyra Jade Photography uses her experience to capture the beauty and innocence of life on your wedding day. One moment, one image at a time, Tyra Jade uses her innovative and creative talents to capture beautiful memories in images for you to cherish for a lifetime.



WILD ELEGANCE

With over 18 years of wedding industry experience, Wild Elegance offers you more than just a person behind the camera on your big day! Through careful use of natural light, Wild Elegance incorporates a sense of adventure and strong emotion in each image they capture. Their lead photographers will arrive on the scene, ready to craft the images that tell your love story! Their flexible photography and video packages are guaranteed to capture the genuine beauty of your wedding day.



ZELORA IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHY

Angie and her husband, the creatives behind Zelora Images Photography, specialize in capturing wedding photography for fearlessly authentic couples in Madison, WI, and surrounding areas. This young-at-heart, adventurous, and detail-oriented team loves capturing the real, raw moments of your wedding day! Having photographed professionally for over 10 years on 3 different continents, Angie has experienced so much through the lens of her camera. Zelora Images takes a fun and natural approach to their photography, and their approachability helps each of their couples enjoy their special day even more!


From capturing your engagement, boudoir photos, wedding celebration, to the most intimate elopement, view our full list of local Wisconsin wedding photographers HERE.