ANGIE & SPENCER - RIVERVIEW GARDENS CEREMONY AND RECEPTION PHOTOGRAPHER - APPLETON, WI - GOSIA'S PHOTOGRAPHY

Over my many years in the wedding photography business, I must say that Angie and Spencer made the most laid back couple I have ever had the pleasure to photograph. And, it was a Sunday wedding… I love Sunday weddings!

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Bridal bling...

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Three beautiful ladies in one photo!

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Sweet moment with Angie and her dad (can you see her mom’s shadow in the first photograph?)

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Elegant room decor at the Riverview Gardens. PS. The groom built the arch!

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Bride’s parents sang “We will keep our faith alive” hymn in their native language! It was very moving!

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Mr. and Mrs…. and the pup!

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Thank you, Angie and Spencer, for making me a part of your wonderful wedding day!

Dziekuje!

SARAH & NICK - ST. ROBERT'S PARISH CEREMONY AND MARCUS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER RECEPTION PHOTOGRAPHER - MILWAUKEE, WI - GOSIA'S PHOTOGRAPHY

Competitive, caring, and sweet… Sarah and Nick make a perfect couple. Those two great individuals exchanged ‘I do’s’ surrounded by their loving family and great friends. It was a great wedding day!

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Bridal bling…

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So many hugs, tears of joy, and laughter.

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So grateful I was able to capture this great moment between Nick’s parents.

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Beautiful old church.

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Blessing of the wedding couple.

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The gentlemen.

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The ladies.

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There were so many great spots to photograph at Atwater Park.

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Sweet, sweet moment!

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The reception was held at Marcus Performing Arts Center.

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Grand march…

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Special details

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Thank you, Sarah and Nick, for having me document your beautiful wedding day.

Dziekuje.

SHELBY & RYAN - FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH CEREMONY/HOLIDAY INN RECEPTION PHOTOGRAPHER - FOND DU LAC, WI - GOSIA'S PHOTOGRAPHY

I really have the best bridal couples! I mean it!!

To date, Shelby is the most super prepared and organized bride I have ever had the pleasure photographing! At the same time, Shelby and Ryan were also completely laid back, fun and so easy to work with. 

Because all of that, I was able to capture lots of beautiful moments... from getting ready, to bridesmaids, to seeing her dad, to the ceremony and beyond... their day was filled with them!

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Bridal details

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Shelby's mismatched socks represented 'something borrowed and something blue.'

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I love capturing sweet moments... and symmetry. This photo has both aspects :)

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I don't think I have to say much about the next three photos... the bride with bridesmaids; with her father; and a moment ('corner shot') with her husband to-be.

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The 'I-do's' in the simply beautiful Faith Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac.

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Ryan and Shelby ventured out to the Lakeside Park... we had an exceptionally beautiful day (unlike the weather on their engagement session)

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Fun Wisconsin Fact: A week before their wedding, we were knee-deep in snow aka Winter Storm Evelyn... but you wouldn't be able to tell that from these photos :)

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I heart any and all conifers. 

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They thought I was testing the light ;)

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Not pictured in the next photograph: my assistant running down the dock making sure that sitting seagulls are scared enough to fly away... the result: a great photo (thank you, Rachel)!

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Tables' gold details. 

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And, a golden sunset.

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Thank you, Shelby and Ryan, for making me a part of your beautiful wedding day. It was my pleasure photographing your family and friends, and especially you two. 

Dziekuje!

BARBARA AND ALEC - SAINT MONICA PARISH CEREMONY PHOTOGRAPHER - WHITEFISH BAY, WI - GOSIA'S PHOTOGRAPHY

Barbara contacted me about six weeks before her wedding. She said she would like me to photograph the ceremony and portraits afterward... and if I were willing to travel to Milwaukee. We spoke on the phone two times and she settled on meeting me for the first time on the day of her wedding. I couldn't stress more how awesome Barbara and Alec are. They make a great couple and a lovely family!

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Bridal details...

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If I were to tell you that this photo was taken in the church basement, you wouldn't believe me, would you? St. Monica Catholic Church in Whitefish Bay (near Milwaukee) has the best church basement I have ever seen!

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A sweet moment with her daughter. 

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Lovely bride with her as much lovely mom. 

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Just look at Barbara's daughter's expression. The best bride reveal photo. ever.

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A first look...

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Right before ceremony, Barbara's parents welcomed Alec's parents... it was a very nice moment. 

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Sibling pic :)

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Barbara and Alec decided on walking in together to the ceremony. I just love how Barbara's face lights up when she looks at her groom (in every photo!). 

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The blessing of the rings.

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I usually don't photograph Communion during any Mass, but due to the size of the side chapel, I was able to capture this moment. 

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Mr. and Mrs. 

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Thank you, Barbara and Alec, for making me a part of your beautiful wedding ceremony. It was one of the most intimate and spiritual ceremonies I had pleasure photographing. 

Dziekuje.

 

ANNIE & KEELAN - JAMES J. HILL CENTER WEDDING CEREMONY & RECEPTION PHOTOGRAPHER - ST. PAUL, MN

I first met Annie and Keelan in May 2016 when Keelan was the best man at Chris and Danielle's wedding. A few months later, they contacted me to see if I would be available to photograph their wedding. Even though the celebration was scheduled in St. Paul in December, there was no hesitation on my part. My answer was yes! Keelan was a great best man, Annie was super sweet, so I knew that we would be a great couple/photographer match. 

And, oh, my! How l love their wedding... Annie and her mom, did a great job with the planning... to the very last little detail. And, they both are such delightful ladies. 

But, don't take my word for it... just take a look at the beautiful photographs...  

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Annie was getting ready at The St. Paul Hotel... old world charm in every room, even in the hallways.

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Bridal details... the dress was amazing: lace with a hint of blush pink in the underskirt (disclaimer: the stole was made out of synthetic material).

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Annie with her mom. 

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Groom's details. Keelan prepared for the ceremony in one of the smaller rooms at the James J. Hill Center. 

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I photographed their first look in one of the library balconies.

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I tried to have them be as sheltered from the wind as possible but I cannot believe how brave these people were... we are talking about 30 degree weather with wind chill. The result... beautiful photographs set against the white marble of the library.

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At dusk, Rice Park was lit up by thousands of Christmas lights...

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Annie's flowers were beautiful... so beautiful in fact, that she did not dare to take them outside. 

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The ceremony was officiated by their close friend. She did a great job. And the couple's vows... well, I had tears in my eyes (and possibly a few blurry pictures).

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The BEST ceremony photo I have ever taken.

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Awesome bridal party... I still remember all their names ;)

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Annie surprised Keelan with Star Wars groom's cake.

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Elegant table details.

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Many great speeches (and a few tears) took place at this wedding.

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To the last detail, this wedding put an exquisite end to my 2017 wedding season!

Thank you, Annie and Keelan, for making me a part of your beautiful wedding celebration!

Dziekuje!