midwest and destination fine art wedding photoraphers

About Us


Two dreamers fell in love and started traveling the world together with their cameras

With a family heritage of artists, Stephen was exposed to the craft photography as a child. While primarily interested in landscape and scenery, he began taking various portraiture commissions in junior high and high school. This lead him to photograph his first wedding in 2009, while in college. He quickly uncovered a passion for translating the narrative storyline of a wedding day into enduring photographic art.

In 2010, Stephen and Stephanie met and began dating. Wanting to spend as much time with her as possible while dating long distance, He began inviting Stephanie along to assist at his weddings. Stephanie quickly took an active role at weddings, collaborating and giving direction throughout the day.

As they fell in love, Stephanie began to find her voice by channeling her creativity through the medium of photography. While the technical learning curve seemed steep initially, it all clicked for her when, while assisting at weddings, she began vividly visualizing images she felt compelled to capture.

They soon found that Stephanie's passion for telling an authentic story and Stephen's pursuit of creating beautiful imagery were a prefect match, so in 2012, the same summer they were married, Stephen and Stephanie started photographing together as partners. 

Now their process-driven fine art photography work takes them around the world and has been featured on national and international wedding blogs and magazines including Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, Ruffled and many more.

 

 

Our 12 Favorite Things

Oprah has her favorites & so do we!

From our love of age, history, and a rich patina, to the joie de vivre of outdoor living; the magic of human relationships, the wonder of travel, and our adoration of slow, methodical processes, like coffee brewing and film photography, we see the influence of each experience in our work. 

Above all, we're grateful to God for a beautiful life together that, amid highs and lows, is filled with love, joy, wonder, and is far better than I deserve.

 

 

Stephanie

Director & 2nd shooter

Stephanie's experience and passion for telling a cohesive, authentic story through photography is one of our greatest artistic strengths.

As a relationally oriented person, she finds her greatest inspiration in studying the uniquely beautiful and natural ways couples in love interact. This is why she's so great at giving couple's the direction they need to quickly feel at ease in front of the camera.

You can find her outside drinking Ethiopia pour-over coffee on our deck in the morning, in the office taking care of clients during the day, in the rolling hills of our local park with our fluffy Great Pyrenees puppy in the afternoon, and cooking something delicious in the evening.

Stephanie's favorites
 

 

Stephen

Lead photographer

Stephen continues his family’s rich legacy of visual artists as lead photographer. His life-long drive to create beautiful things and constantly improve his skills are complemented by an easy-going nature and constant smile.

He loves scouring the internet to learn about far away places and plan the fullest trips, experiencing what makes a particular place unique, and finding the best local cheap eats wherever our travels take us.

Also, he has been know to lose all track of time whenever he sees a map. This is one of the reasons location scouting usually falls in his court.

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