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Journal

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Showing “then vs. now” photos is a little scary. As every photographer does, especially within the first few years, I grew… A LOT. I’ve vastly improved my skills in both shooting and editing, and have refined my style. I like to show my progress to encourage other photographers that it is possible to improve with […]

My Growth as a Photographer

Educational

January 28, 2018

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Since starting my business, I’ve been through a few different website platforms. True to my character, I’ve never been fully satisfied with any of them. I am a “tweaker” and always push myself to make something better, and I love having full control over my work and my business.   When I first made a […]

Why I Switched to Showit for my Website

For Photographers

January 14, 2018

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I’m equally techy as I am artistic, so I decided to conduct a few experiments regarding cameras and lenses. My findings not only confirmed some of what I already thought I knew, but I feel this is a good learning tool for other photographers who want to know, especially those considering a gear upgrade. I […]

Camera & Lens Experiments

For Photographers

December 31, 2017

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Learn how to best preserve your memories.

Saving Your Digital Photos: A Guide For Consumers

Educational

November 9, 2017

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We had some cloudy skies and even a little rain for Elyse’s late summer Fond du Lac senior photo session, which provided us with really dramatic lighting and colors. Of course, it wasn’t complete without smoke grenades and some poses in the river!    

Elyse | Fond du Lac High School Class of 2018 | Fond du Lac, WI Senior Photos

Sessions

August 23, 2017

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August 15th was the second annual styled shoot for the members of the Appleton TuesdaysTogether group, a chapter of The Rising Tide Society, which is a creative entrepreneur’s group focused on “community over competition.” The event was held at Givens Farm in Hortonville, WI, and multiple creative minds came together to organize this! The word […]

TuesdaysTogether 2017 Collaborative Styled Shoot: #920hygge

Styled Shoots

August 17, 2017

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Senior portrait session on Lake DeNeveu

Hunter | St. Mary’s Springs Academy Class of 2018 | Fond du Lac Senior Portraits

Sessions

August 11, 2017

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Have you ever had professional photos taken but felt that you didn’t look like yourself in the photos? Since becoming a portrait photographer, I have developed this weird obsession for analyzing faces (especially my own) more than ever. I’ve gotten to the point where I can spot distortion and can usually tell whether a photo […]

Why Your Selfie Doesn’t Look Like You

Educational

July 29, 2017

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Meet Amanda, the 2018 Senior Representative for Roxanne Elise Photography!

Amanda W. | 2018 Senior Representative | Fond du Lac Senior Portraits

Sessions

June 30, 2017

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Many people don’t understand the importance of having backups until a catastrophic data loss takes place.

Let’s Talk About Backups.

Educational

June 18, 2017