The Selles

Spring Family Session

La Sage Bottoms Natural Area – New London, WI

Celebrating two years with their little firecracker, Oaklyn. I love getting back into the swing of things with these outdoor family sessions! As much as I love my studio, I definitely start to feel a little pent up by the end of a long winter. It’s so fun being in the wide-open spaces to play, interact, and capture these fleeting moments.

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The Kroenke Homestead

Winter Homestead Session

Shawano, Wisconsin
March 10th, 2018

Let’s take a walk…a walk through time, through the legacy of a Wisconsin dairy farming family. A walk, that after three generations of back breaking work, passion, and perseverance has come to an end…

Here we are, just days before the auction. When I saw the flyer for Mark and Kathy’s farm sale I felt compelled to reach out to them. Small family farms, such as theirs, hold so much history. History that can only be preserved through memories, stories and photographs. Although I do not come from a farming family, I come from a community that values agriculture, and that has instilled an immense respect in me for the families that work countless hours, 7 days a week to support, feed and fuel our country. ┬áMy hope was that by documenting the farm while it was still in operation would make this transition a little easier, knowing they have something they can physically look back on, cherish and share with future generations.

Friday was the last day…The last day he will rise before sun up to walk through that old milk house door, into the 110 year old barn that was home to a herd of 80. The auction has now come and gone. The equipment will run again in new fields. The herd has found new homes. And the legacy of the Kroenke family will forever have a lasting impact on the agricultural community and we thank them greatly for that.

It has been said “all good things must come to an end.” I don’t know that a farmer is ever really ready for that time. It’s in his blood. It’s what he knows. It’s what he enjoys. But if there were ever a time to retire, it was now. I wish Mark and Kathy the best in this next chapter of their life. May they continue to be blessed with good health and new adventures be on their horizon. God Bless!

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Delle | Day 11

In-Home Newborn Session

Loving the fun, unique elements and textures we were able to incorporate in Delle’s in-home newborn session: a genuine buffalo hide, a huge moose antler, lovely pine hardwood floors, a stone fireplace and that amazing book shelf! If you couldn’t tell, Dad is a little bit into hunting and trapping, and Mom loves to read! Oh, and just look at how cute and photogenic that sweet big sister Eve is!

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Kopitzke Wedding

October 7, 2017

Split Rock, WI

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Vendors
Ceremony: Peace Lutheran Church – Split Rock
Venue: Shawano County Park Pavilion
Wedding Dress: The Bridal Event
Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Men’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Flowers: Village Garden Flower Shop
Rings: Kesslers Diamonds
Programs: Jessie Driscoll
Cupcakes: Fanitas Bakery
DJ: Night Lights Entertainment
Videographer: Jake Timm Productions

Van Dyn Hoven Wedding

September 30, 2017

Door County, Wisconsin

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VENDORS:
Ceremony Site: Cave Point County Park
Venue: Alpine Resort
Dress: Elaine’s Wedding and Event Center
Men’s Attire: DuBois Formalwear
Flowers: Hobby Lobby
Rings: C.W. Smith Jewelers
Desserts: Farm Inn on Main
DJ: Encore Entertainment
Videographer: Michael Cortes Pro
Transportation: Door County Trolley