Milwaukee Pet Photography

Sneak Peek | Milwaukee couple + their BFF

Have you ever wondered what a "Power Couple" would actually look like? Well, here's your answer! 

Meet Dan and Amanda. They are quite the pair, each entrepreneurs in their own right. In fact, I would even go as far as calling them Mr. and Mrs. Milwaukee. EVERYONE seems to know them. What? You don't??? Turn to the person next to you. Do they know Dan and Amanda. See? I told you. 

Dan is THE Tall Guy of Tall Guy and a Grill and Amanda runs The Simple Home. I was completely honored when they asked me to photograph them. 

Today I'm sharing one (adorable!) shot as a little Sneak Peek into their session.

Enjoy Sneak Peek, guys! And make sure you tell Murphy that the lady with all the treats says hi. :)


Is it time to update your family photos? Let's talk! I have some openings left for July but I'm also booking into August (and beyond). Let's get something scheduled today!

Sneak Peek and a Dog

After long last, Wendy brought her adorable and fun little family into the studio for some photos. One of the members is Rusty the Dog. (Yes that's a link to his very own - and very humorous! - Facebook page!)

Yup. Another family with a dog, another group of humans ignored by Abbie the photographer. I had treats all ready to go for the dog but poor (human) Ian got nada. I owe you, kid! 

Everyone did great and I cannot wait to share the rest. Wendy and her blank walls will be very, very happy. I just know it.

For now, I love this shot. It's very American Gothic, don't you think?

Happy Sneak Peek Day!


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We Have a New Baby... Who Barks | Stories Framed Photography | Wauwatosa Family (and dog) Photography

Some kids will go back to school after Spring Break and talk all about their fun trip to sunny Florida. Some kids will talk about their trip to the Milwaukee Public Museum. My kids will go back to school with a new little sister. In the form of a puppy.

We took the plunge! We added on to our family and adopted this beautiful little girl, the apple of all of our eyes.

Meet Shadow - our 3 1/2 month old Lab Mix. She has black, shiny fur with deep brown eyes. She is sweet, loving, a little shy and hates going potty outside. (AKA Mommy is house training the dog so if I make no sense it's because I'm DOG TIRED. Pun intended but at the present moment not too funny. Please send coffee.)

Looking at those pictures, I still can't believe that dog is OURS. Oh my GOSH!! As David said last night, "Daddy, punch me. I think I'm dreaming." (That's not a typo, haha.)

So... do you have a family dog? Unlike when I had (human) babies and unsolicited advice was annoying, this time around I would love to hear ideas on house training, obedience training, feeding and living with a dog in general. Leave your suggestions, ideas and stories in the comments. (Please?) 

Also, now that the weather is improving, if you have a family pet that you would like to include in your next family portrait session, make sure you tell me so I know to bring treats. :) Schedule that family session right here.

You can be sure that there will be many, many more photos of Shadow. She will probably be one of the most photographed dogs in history. Probably.

For now, I'm going to "rest my eyes" for a few minutes until it's time to go outside again (35 minutes and counting).

A Peek Behind the Curtain | week 2

This week. Well.

What started as a potentially "fun" snow (cold) day, ended up as two. And by the time it had "warmed up" enough to send the kids to school, let's just say they would have been waiting at the school doors whether they were welcome or not. 

And now we wrap up this confusingly short week with the most awesome weather EVER. I totally love freezing rain. NOT. Be safe, people. Whatever it is, it's not worth it. Go home and light a fire. 


week 2


Even the kitty needs a little entertainment on a cold winter's weekend.