Country Girl \\ Senior Portrait

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Beautiful afternoon sun with a gorgeous farm location and a stunning high school senior made for the perfect graduate session of 2014! After posting a casting call in the early months of this year for a couple local high school students to be the face of CiogiArt Lifestyles Photography Graduates and this beautiful girl was recommended and interested, I knew this was going to be an amazing session! Then add her boyfriend’s family farm, gorgeous summer sun and antique props to the equation… let’s just say I was in senior portrait heaven!! I have to say my favorite part of the day was when we setup inside the old barn, extra care had to be taken with every step to ensure we wouldn’t fall through the floor! Walking in I immediately knew these shots would be my favorite, the sun was streaming in through the small slits between the handmade…

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Happily Ever After \\ Wedding

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It all started in Baldwin, WI at Mystical Rose Gardens, one of the most beautiful wedding venues I have ever had the pleasure of photographing a wedding at! The beautiful bride and her lovely ladies got ready in one of the cozy retreat buildings on site. I just love when a bride and groom decide to keep traditions alive by agreeing to not see one another until she is walking down the isle to meet him in matrimony! We still managed to do most of the formal photographs before the ceremony, being very careful to keep the blushing bride out of site of her husband to be. The ceremony was outside in a gorgeous courtyard surrounded by a white picket fence with flowers, shrubs and trees. The whole area was decorated so beautifully, from the homemade signs, the wood and flower filled mason jar center pieces, to the ladder photo…

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