Life on Madeline Island: Bell Street is Back

My husband’s family has had hunting cabins in various spots around Madeline Island for the better part of seventy-five years.  I’ve been visiting the island for just shy of twenty years myself, and my husband and I were blessed to be able to purchase his parent’s cabin on the north end a year and a…

Restyle & Co.

My friend and fellow businessperson, Alison, asked me to do something pretty fun and exciting:  Photograph Restyle & Co.’s newest attraction:  Their Restyle Farmhouse. Johanna and her husband Neil have been selling their rustic finds for over a decade; first starting out with sales in their backyard, and then growing their co-op style ‘yard sale’…

The Right Space

I’ve been a professional photographer for just over two years, but am on my third studio space.  I know, I know…  How does that even happen.  I hear you. My first studio space was a lovely old classroom on the third floor of the Community Center in Clear Lake, Wisconsin.  It used to be my…

Jilissa

Jilissa came to me wanting some headshots for her LinkedIn profile, since she will be a new college graduate and is looking to land a great job.  I delivered, but the artist in me couldn’t look at those big, gorgeous eyes and not add something a little more fun for her session.  

Inspiration

Once upon a time, I had a somewhat successful blog. It was something I poured myself into. Along with other creative pursuits, I loved to write.  Unfortunately, I also loved/hated politics. I’ll let you figure out what sort of blog it was and just leave it at that. There’s something about growing older that focuses…