Posts Tagged ‘downtown green bay’

Seniors: luis, downtown green bay & voyageur park

Luis’s senior session was planned for the rainy month of July and needed to be rescheduled due to a storm that passed through. Happily, we ended up with a gorgeous afternoon with golden sun going down over the water and tree line at Voyageur Park on the De Pere waterfront. Before heading into De Pere, we spent time in downtown Green Bay capturing photos inspired by urban lines and architecture – something Luis plans to study in the future. There are so many we love from this session and we had a hard time narrowing them down for sharing! Enjoy your senior year, Luis!

Portraits: summer family session on the green bay citydeck

As a kid growing up in Door County summertime was all about being near the water – bay, lake, or river – by boat, beach, or bridge, it didn’t matter, as long as there was water. When we started planning the {D} Family’s session, we imagined waterfront and planned outfits around cool, summer tones. Isaac and Deacon were in good spirits enjoying the beautiful weather, and fun interactions with mom and dad. Some days our work feels more like play, and this was one of those days.

Happy Birthday to little brother Deacon who just celebrated his one year milestone with a cake smash (with bow-tie and birthday hat) on the Green Bay Citydeck!

Senior Session: tanner, citydeck & downtown green bay

green-bay-senior-photographer-appleton-pictures-high-school-downtown-brick-city-urban-photos-appleton-west-cool-senior-guy-citydeck-1 green-bay-senior-photographer-appleton-pictures-high-school-downtown-brick-city-urban-photos-appleton-west-cool-senior-guy-citydeck-2If you aren’t already yearning for warm summer nights, this session might change your mind. Tanner is an Appleton West High School student involved in everything from hockey and baseball to NHS. He is smart, easygoing, and a natural in front of the camera. We spent his session wandering downtown Green Bay and along the Fox River waterfront. I love the rich textures of the city: brick, iron, boardwalk, and I enjoy getting to know seniors like Tanner and everything that they’re planning for their respective futures. Tanner is still deciding between colleges (although if his sister has anything to say about it, he will join the family at UW-Oshkosh). Either way, one thing is for sure, Tanner has a bright future in front of him. Congratulations and enjoy your senior year, Tanner!

Weddings: tracy & kristy at meyer theatre and titletown brewery, green bay

Same-Sex-Wedding-Green-Bay-Meyer-Theatre-Titletown-Taproom-Brewery-Brides-Lesbian-Two-Women-Gold-Gatsby-20s-Photographer-Photography-1 Same-Sex-Wedding-Green-Bay-Meyer-Theatre-Titletown-Taproom-Brewery-Brides-Lesbian-Two-Women-Gold-Gatsby-20s-Photographer-Photography-2 Same-Sex-Wedding-Green-Bay-Meyer-Theatre-Titletown-Taproom-Brewery-Brides-Lesbian-Two-Women-Gold-Gatsby-20s-Photographer-Photography-3Tracy and Kristy tied the knot just before their son Vinny arrived last year. It was a small ceremony in Minneapolis with just a few friends in attendance. This June the couple celebrated in style (Gastby-chic-meets-downtown-modern style to be specific) and we were their to photograph all the sparkling goodness!

The ceremony took place onstage at the historic Meyer Theatre, followed by photos in the city’s Broadway District and a brewery reception at Titletown Taproom. We adored the antique brass tones, thistle floral arrangements, and art nouveau inspired details, but mostly we loved working with this creative, fun-loving couple and their little man (who smiled all the way down the aisle in Kristy’s arms!) Congratulations, Tracy, Kristy, and Vinny!

Weddings: midcentury modern styled shoot, gather on broadway, green bay wi

Green-Bay-Wedding-Gather-On-Broadway-Elopement-Downtown-Small-Intimate-Photographer-Photography-Midcentury-Modern-1 Green-Bay-Wedding-Gather-On-Broadway-Elopement-Downtown-Small-Intimate-Photographer-Photography-Midcentury-Modern-2 Green-Bay-Wedding-Gather-On-Broadway-Elopement-Downtown-Small-Intimate-Photographer-Photography-Midcentury-Modern-3I adore small weddings – the intimacy with guests, the attention to detail, and the happy vibes that come with a low-stress day. In March we had the opportunity to photograph our first true elopement: no guests, just bride and groom in a cabin up north. And that got me thinking about all the possibilities of what a modern wedding can be (without the pressure to wear a princess gown and layers of bling). Weddings begin out of love and end in a promise, and that is beautiful all on its own.

Styled shoots are an opportunity for creatives in an area to collaborate with one another to try out new ideas or explore their interests. Along with a few very talented people, we decided to put together our very own Green Bay Elopement at the new Gather on Broadway event space downtown. I’ve always had an interest in the structured, sleek styles of mod 1960s clothing (as do a few of my collaborators!) so it seemed like a perfect fit. The styled shoot gave us time to play, try out new things, and refresh our creativity at the start of wedding season. We are so thrilled with the final results and cannot say enough about the incredible people we worked with! You rock!

Special Thanks To:

Venue: Gather on Broadway, Green Bay, http://www.gatheronbroadway.com

Floral: Petal Pusher, Green Bay, http://www.gbpetalpusher.com

Hair and Make-Up: Mint Salon, Green Bay, http://www.freshnewhair.com

Dress: Erika’s Bridal Couture, Neenah, http://www.erikasbridalcouture.com

Suit: DuBois Formalwear, Green Bay, http://www.duboistuxedo.com

Planning: Eventful, Appleton, http://www.makeiteventful.com

Rings: Alyssa & Anna Jewelry, Oshkosh, http://www.alyssaanna.com

Cake: Monzu Bakery, Green Bay, http://www.monzubakery.com

Calligraphy: Love Bash Design, Door County, http://www.lovebashdesign.com

Invitations: Rachel Marvin Creative, Greenville, SC, http://www.rachelmarvincreative.com

Models: Laura and Julian Routheaux

Engagements: katie loves tony, downtown green bay

Downtown_Green_Bay_Titletown_Brewery_Engagement_SessionAnyone who knows Ben and I knows we are not big fans of manicured parks, precise gardens, and planned landscapes.  We much prefer shooting in creative, wild spaces like nature preserves, family farms, and of course, anywhere urban.  We were very excited when Katie and Tony decided to have their engagement session in downtown Green Bay and at Titletown Brewery.  In the peak of fall, we had been in search of orange trees and fallen leaves for the previous few weeks, and going for a casual stroll in the city was the perfect recharge to get our creative juices flowing.

Katie and Tony are a relaxed and fun-loving couple. Katie is a designer (which is a good explanation for their perfectly coordinated outfits!) and they enjoy going out for drinks, dinner and of course cheering on the home team.  Because of this we wanted their session to feel casual and modern.  Everyone at Titletown was so wonderful to work with, and we had the added bonus of a train passing through as we were shooting nearby – couldn’t have planned it more perfectly. 🙂  Congratulations to Katie and Tony; we are looking forward to your big day (and all the cobalt details!)