Styled Shoot

Octagon Barn Styled Shoot

Jewel-tones and vintage vibes galore

My (gender-neutral) Dudes, Dominique at Wood Violet Events + Styling does it again! She put together a G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S styled shoot with all my favorite stuff, like velvet, pops of marigold, vintage touches, and puppies!

Enjoy photos of this lush styled shoot!


Here are the vendors that helped make this styled shoot amazing:

Jewelry - Victoria Sterling Jewelry  

Rentals - Velvet Rentals

Planning + Coordination - Wood Violet Events + Styling

Installation/Floral Hoop/Coordinating Boutonniere - Five Green Acres

Table Floral - Madison Wedding Flowers

Personal Floral [Bouquet/Boutonnieres/Flat Lay Blooms] - Sunborn Gardens

Desserts [Cake Pops/Cookies/Red Velvet Parfait Cups] - Hailey's Sweets and Treats

Venue - The Octagon Barn  

Suit - The Black Tux

Dress - Rent The Runway

Hair & Makeup - Sabatke Hair & Makeup Transformations

Paper Products [Invitations/Table Numbers/Menu/Escort Cards] - a Bushel + a Peck

Models - Gabrielle + Dylan 


Vintage Brewing Company - Styled Shoot


Wood Violet Events + Styling planned a gorgeous and inclusive styled wedding shoot At the Vintage Brewing Company - Sauk Prairie and it was freaking awesome!

No seriously, see for yourself. It was amazing! I’ll let the images speak for themselves, but here are all the awesome vendors involved in this collaboration (with links)!


Moji + Jory

Lyjya + Stephanie

Caity + Jason

Miriam + Paul


Moji + Jory


Lyjya + Stephanie


Caity + Jason


Miriam + Paul


Rad Photographers Retreat - Styled Shoots


Not one but TWO styled shoots at the amazing Rad Photographer’s Retreat!

For the past two years I’ve been to the Rad Photographers Retreat (for more info, click here) each Spring, and I love, love, love it! The styled shoots are something else! Always really thoughtfully designed, and always using real couples or families (which trust me is a helluva a lot easier than trying to get two people who don’t know each other to have on-camera chemistry). Here are the two styled shoots from the 2018 Rad Photographers Retreat; One engagement, one wedding! If you want to check out more thoughts on the Rad Photographers Retreat and the experience of attending, check out my review of the 2017 retreat here and the 2018 retreat here.


Styled Shoot Vendors: 


Gretchen + Jason


Kayla + Ezra


Styled Shoot: Rad Photographers Retreat


Rad as f***...

First, can I just repeat that this retreat was freaking amazing?! If you'd like to read more about it, you can check out a more in-depth blog post about the retreat itself here

Second, the styled shoot that Christine Dopp of Natural Intuition Photography and Jennifer of Jennifer Joyce Design put together was stunning, lovely, and I had a blast photographing it. I shared a little sneak peek on Instagram, and in our post about the retreat itself, but I wanted to share more of the gorgeous details of this amazing styled shoot, and give the shoot its own post, because wow, does it deserve one! 

Here are the amazing vendors who collaborated on this styled shoot: 


Without further delay, enjoy the photos!