Josie + Nygel– In-Home, Lifestyle Session

You may recognize Josie from past sessions of mine (she is my muse after all!), but when I got the opportunity to photograph her and her man in Madison, WI, I knew it was going to be our favorite session together, yet! I am entirely obsessed with couples photography and these two did not disappoint! I love the interaction between two people in love, especially when it comes so naturally. I even got lucky and was able to do some individual work to play around with reflections and simple portraiture. I am beyond excited that I’ve got some in-home lifestyle sessions booked for the winter months, but I’d LOVE to book a few more because they are surely a favorite of mine! If this seems like something you’d be interested in, shoot me an email at kaleyraephotography@gmail.com!

 

Enjoy! 🙂

 

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Kaley Rae

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Haley + Jay’s Rainy, Wisconsin Backyard Wedding

Oh my! Where to even begin with this one. Let me first start by saying that Haley and Jay are two incredibly vibrant and loving people with extremely contagious personalities. These two experienced some bumps in the planning process, but I am so grateful that I was there with them through it! Haley and Jay wed on a rainy August day, but it didn’t phase them one bit, in fact, they embraced the rain, as did every single member of their awesome wedding party!

Jay and Haley had an intimate first look + letter reading with one another before the ceremony where their love and dedication to one another was once again, incredibly evident! To kick off the ceremony, their maid of honor and best man, recited the fairytale that brought these two together. (I have never seen this before and absolutely adore the idea!) Haley is an artist, so during their ceremony, they chose to blindly draw portraits of one another. We all could not stop laughing at this (you need to look at these photos)!!

Witnessing (and capturing!) Haley and Jay and all of their loved ones symbolizes why I do what I do. Completely immersing myself into someone’s love story and providing them with images so they are able to share it years later is simply priceless.

I hope you enjoy a glimpse into Haley and Jay’s special day! And for the record, all wedding photographers.. find yourself a bride who can sing (rap) all of the words to Starships by Nicki Minaj with her bridesmaids. It’s guaranteed a great time!

A special shout out to my girl, Ally of Ally Corinne Photography for helping me shoot this wedding, I am so thrilled you got to experience such a great one with me!!

 

Congratulations, Haley + Jay! Oh how I adore you two <3

 

 

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Kaley Rae

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Samina + Justin — An Ethereal Dream

These two have been waiting patiently for their gallery to be delivered and I knew I needed to get their wedding on the blog asap! It was an absolute DREAM to capture and I am totally obsessed with these two, their family and friends! Samina and Justin have been nothing, but the sweetest, most gracious, and generous couple to work with. When we first met, we chatted about how they met, got engaged, our mutual love for travel, and almost everything in between. They even fed me homemade lasagna, veggies from their garden, and plenty of red wine, too! 😉

Samina and Justin thought about every last detail, but one of my favorites has to be the horse and carriage ride! It was the perfect touch to their fairytale wedding and everyone LOVED it! I was honored to not only photograph their wedding, but to make all of the girl’s flower crowns as well. Samina and Justin, I could go on and on about you two and your love, but I will let the images do the talking! Congratulations you two, I love you guys!! xx

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xx

Kaley Rae

 

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Audrey + Zach — Married!

I’m finally getting around this sharing this beautiful July wedding! Photographing love stories is something so very special to me, and it’s even more special when it happens to be a dear friend! Audrey and Zach began dating on 7/8, got engaged on 7/8, and married on 7/8.. (of course all in different years 😉 ) Their love is effortless and their wedding day was the perfect reflection of that! I absolutely adore these two and I cannot wait to go over to their new house and see how they display their photos! Thank you so much for choosing me to capture your day, love you guys!

Venue: Badger Farms LLC

Dinner: Blowing Smoke BBQ

Flowers: Mad Lizzie’s Flower Farm (my girl!!)

 

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xx

Kaley Rae

 

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A Midwest Girl Dances Her Way Out West

This beautiful human being is the cousin of one of the most special people in my life and I owe us connecting all to her. E’lise is an incredibly talented dancer who just moved from Milwaukee, WI to Salt Lake City, Utah to follow her dreams and earn her Master in Fine Arts of Modern Dance. Since Wisconsin is such a big part of E’lise’s foundation, she wanted to do a session to capture her in the state that has helped shape who she is before she took off. We had such a wonderful evening roaming around Madison, WI and feeding off of each other’s creativity. This is one of my favorite creative sessions to date and I hope you all love it as much as I do!

 

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Kaley Rae

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Love on Lake Michigan — Abigail + Zachary

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve blogged! This is the craziest summer + fall I’ve had yet (though I feel like I say that every year!) Just a quick little shout out to all of my insanely gracious and patient clients– I love each and every one of you and cannot thank you enough for trusting in me and your endless understanding that I am a one woman show doing my absolute best to give you my all! <3

 

I’ve been meaning to share this stunning Lake Michigan engagement session from July for awhile now!

Abigail + Zach are two of the sweetest people you will ever meet! Our session was effortless and filled with so much laughter and countless smiles! Their wedding will be in Door County next August, a place near and dear to both of them and also where Zach proposed! The way Zach cares for Abigail and holds her close had me swooning their entire session. I cannot wait for this wedding! I hope you all enjoy these images, they will surely put a smile on your face!

Enjoy! 🙂

 

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Kaley Rae

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