Suburban Studio will snap crystal clear, high-quality shots of you and a companion or your entire family in virtually any setting. Settle into the comfortable atmosphere at the interior studio, or request that you and a photographer rendezvous at an outdoor scenic location, such as a park, a tree house, or the inside of a coconut. The friendly, knowledgeable Suburban Studio staff will even make suggestions on how to look sharp for the camera (by choosing the right clothes, wearing subtle makeup, and striking imaginative poses), while encouraging you to make your own statement. These skilled shutterbugs work to personalize set designs in advance, ensuring you'll capture the essence of your relationship.
Opening a small business might seem like a big step for some people, but Ron Wimmer had seen enough in his life to take a risk. After traveling the world as a photojournalist for five years, Wimmer returned home and opened his first professional studio. He moved his family and studio to the Midwest in 1994, and he has since kept busy doing what he loves: capturing intimate moments from behind the camera. Today, Wimmer works both on location and in a Wauwatosa-based, 2500-square-foot studio, snapping photographs of individuals, groups, and families, among many other subjects.
All four of Sweeney Photography's photographers are pros who have been perfecting their soul- and smile-capturing abilities since they were very young. Put one of their nurturing directorial skills and time-freezing talents to the test by having him or her coax natural smiles out of a newborn, a soon-to-be mom, a high-school senior, pets, or family members. Sweeney Photography is capable of handling families as large as fifteen ($85 for session only) or as small as two ($45 for session only). Plus, Sweeney’s skilled shutterbugs are adept at providing bands with CD-cover images and actors and public figures with publicity portraits wherein they aren’t juggling cats. Visit the chic studio to get immaculately lighted, impeccably assembled shots, or let a photographer travel to your living room, favorite park, or the inside of an abandoned salt mine to capture artful images that incorporate real-life details. If you get two Groupons and combine them for a wedding, a photography planner will take the time to understand your and your fiancé’s vision and style before pairing you with a like-minded squad of shutterbugs who will canvas the scene in search of the most momentous moments.
After graduating from Madison Area Technical College with degrees in both photography and small business, Allison Halkey navigated her way through apprenticeships with local photographers and studios. She fused the real-world knowledge she gained with her collegiate background to open her own business, Allison Halkey Photography, where she has captured the auras of subjects for more than five years. With 100 wedding, 350 high-school-senior, and countless family and children sessions under her belt, Allison skillfully frames her clients before generating their likenesses on digital files, retouched prints, or custom photo books sandwiched between softcovers, hardcovers, or heavy-metal covers.