Portrait Session Giveaway Winner & Black Friday Sale! | Madison Headshot photographer | Madison Portrait Photography

Miriam Bulcher

Portrait Session Winner

As part of launching my Portrait side of my business I had a giveaway last week and I’m so happy to announce that that the winner is:

Danielle Ard

You will receive an email to set up your session! Thank SO much to everyone that participated! I’m actually so excited that this giveaway ended in perfect timing with Black Friday week because I am offering a HUGE Black Friday Special!

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Normally a portrait session is $800, so this is massive discount.

Ends on November 23rd!

Sessions are 3 hours and include professional hair, makeup, wardrobe styling as well as the photo session. 1 Digital high resolution image is included and additional photos can be purchased. Sessions take place at my studio located here in Madison, Wisconsin.

Retainer of $150 to hold your spot on the calendar is required. :)

Book by filling out the form below or calling me at 563-676-3980

info@miriambulcher.com

I can’t wait to photograph you! :)

Miriam Bulcher Madison Headshot Photographer

703 Commercial Ave Suite F.

Sun Prarie, Wisconsin


Blooms by Brandi Interview | Madison Wedding Photography | Madison Wedding Florist

Miriam Bulcher

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Back in August I reached out to Brandi (owner of Blooms by Brandi) to do an interview for my blog and she was happy to have me out there to see her shop and get to know her world a bit better. Here we are in November after my fall busy season has ended and I’m happy to share this interview with you all!

Brandi is an INCREDIBLE florist that is located in Verona but services all of Madison. I’ve had the pleasure of her participating in one of our wedding styled shoots from September and I’m so thrilled that she is sharing her background with us today! Enjoy!

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Tell us a little bit about you and your business. How you got started, the inspiration etc

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I started my journey into flowers at 18. A local flower shop that I had received flowers from had a help wanted sign. I needed a job while going to college. The part time floral job completely changed the direction I was headed! I finished just a 2 year associates degree then went full-time into the flower world. I opened my own shop in 2006 on Odana Road in Madison. Two moves later my shop is now located a block away from where my first floral job was in my hometown of Verona! I feel my design style is very color inspired! I have very strong feelings on what tones work well together!

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What do you love most about doing flowers?

I love that every day in my job is different! The seasons change the flower availability, each wedding is different, I really enjoy personalized funeral work. No two days are exactly alike!!  

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Where are you located?

05 S. Main Street in Verona WI 53593

I am right across the street from Miller's Grocery Store

What advice would you give to brides looking for a florist?

- Pick some must have flowers you love and then leave a little of the design up to the professional. Sometimes we come across some  amazing flowers we would love to include!

- Have a couple color ideas prior to meeting with your florist

-If you have a strict budget be upfront with it so we can help you stick to it.

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What's the average cost of flowers for a wedding? 

This is a loaded question!! It's similar to saying I want to bring my family to your restaurant for dinner how much will it cost. Your questions would be how big is your family, are they eating lobster or salad? So there is no easy answer. Each wedding is unique in the flowers, number of bridesmaids, reception table count, statement pieces...  I would say this year our average wedding with reception flowers is in the $3000 range. We don't have a minimum so some of our weddings are more personal and the price reflects this.

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Cake or a donut? 

Can I have both? Sorry total sweet tooth! Cake.

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To book Brandi for your wedding

Please visit her website here as well as her Facebook Page!

I hope you enjoyed this interview and stay tuned for my next one coming soon!

If you are in need of a wedding photographer for your wedding we have limited 2019 dates available, contact us today! info@miriambulcher.com






Helena + Nelson Necedah Wedding | Madison wedding photography | Milwaukee Wedding Photography

Miriam Bulcher

My husband and I are Catholic, and it’s not very often that we get to photograph Catholic wedding ceremonies, but when we do we thoroughly enjoy them because they remind us so much of our wedding ceremony and the vows are the same as we took when we got married.

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Helena & Nelson had a BEAUTIFUL wedding day.

For so many reasons, one, they were finally getting married! Helena contacted me in January to book her wedding photographer, as her and her high school sweetheart were engaged!

The other reason is because there was rain in the forecast, and I mean, a lot of rain. Now typically rain doesn’t scare me but it does make my life a little complicated so I was hoping and praying it would hold off, it did! It held off till the second they entered their reception, how crazy good timing is that? Even crazier is that is exactly what happened on our wedding day, right down to timing and everything!

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I had the pleasure of making Helen’s bouquet, along with doing her hair and makeup too. It was a full packed day but I wouldn’t have had it any other way.

Thank you Helena and Nelson for having my husband and I capture your day. You are both so inspiring! Enjoy the photos. :)

If you like, please share this blog post with your family and friends. It greatly helps my business, thank you so much!

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Booking 2019/2020 Weddings!

I have a few openings next fall for weddings in November and September if you are in need of a wedding photographer! I am also booking 2020 weddings as well! Contact me today at info@miriambulcher.com or 563-676-3980

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Now Booking Portrait Sessions | Madison Headshot photography | Madison boudoir photography

Miriam Bulcher

What are portrait sessions?

Portrait sessions are 3 hour long sessions that include hair, makeup and wardrobe styling. They are personalized according to the look that you’d like to have.

I focus these sessions on lighting up other women and increasing their confidence and pampering them in general. Who doesn’t want a magazine shoot like experience? :)

Sessions take place in my studio located in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. I have people travel from all over to come and these are great if you want to capture yourself along with your family, your best friend or need professional head shots for your job! The options are endless!

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Special Launch giveaway

I’m so excited to be adding this part to my business and because of that I am hosting a giveaway! The person will win:

  • 3 hour session

  • Hair, makeup, wardrobe styling

  • 2 digital images with the option to purchase more if they desire.

Winner will be announced on November 16th!! :) If you refer a friend and they subscribe, you’ll get an additional entry! (Send me an email or dm telling me who you referred! info@miriambulcher.com)

You can enter below:

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Book a session for yourself!

I also offer gift cards!

If you want to book a session for yourself, fill out the form below. I also offer gift cards too which make GREAT Christmas gifts. Imagine getting a gift card for a photo shoot with makeup and makeup included! :) Contact me to purchase gift cards: info@miriambulcher.com

I can’t wait to hear from you and I hope to photograph you soon! :)

Those who enter their email will also be invited to join my VIP facebook group and receive future specials first along with future giveaways first. :)

(I have a Black Friday special coming up very very soon! So get on the list!)



Family Christmas Mini Sessions in Madison! | Madison family photographer | Madison family portraits

Miriam Bulcher

Christmas mini sessions are here!

Do you need some good Christmas presents for your family and friends? Let me make it easier for you and give you some great family photos via our Christmas mini sessions!

I’ve teamed up with Velvet Rentals to put together the perfect Christmas backdrop, we decided to also add in a Christmas tree and a gorgeous white backdrop that isn’t pictured here but is stunning!. They will be held on December 1st from 12-3pm at Token Creek Park in Deforest. If the weather is bad then we will have them at Velvet Rental’s Studio in Madison! :)

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Session details:

You get a 20 minute session with 10-20 digital images delivered via online gallery for $300. There is a $50 retainer to hold your spot and you can go book right here!

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We have a setup for everyone!

As you can see, we have multiple props that will be setup for everyone so families of every size and come and get their photos taken.

Reserve your spot today! Gold Foil Christmas cards are also available upon request. :)

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Cassandra & Ben Rock Island, IL Wedding | Madison Wedding Photography | Milwaukee Wedding Photography

Miriam Bulcher

It’s so amazing that the last two weddings I have this year are couples who are both highschool sweethearts!

It’s something that is so beautiful to see, to love someone from when you are younger, especially as highschool-college is a challenging time, and to maintain that love consistently throughout is incredibly impressive!

Cassandra and Ben are a match made in Heaven, literally, there is no better way to explain them. You can see the fondness they have for each other when they are together. It exudes out of them and is so inspiring.

My husband and I truly feel like we are incredibly honoured to be part of couple’s wedding days and to see them say yes to one another in the good and the bad, it’s a constant reminder to us of our own vows!

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Let me tell you about how beautiful the day was.

They had a BEAUTIFUL sunny day that was in the 60’s, it couldn’t have been a more perfect fall day with lovely leaves near the Holiday Inn, Rock island where their ceremony and reception were.

Cassandra picked an AMAZING dress from (Storybook Ending Bridal Shop) that she looked drop dead gorgeous in, and all the details were so beautifully planned, from the pearls and burgundy flowers in the bouquet to the picture with every table at the reception! A big thank you to all the vendors as well! I hope you enjoy these images as much as we did taking them!

Venue: The Holiday Inn in Rock Island, IL

Hair: Pure Hair Studio

Makeup: Glow by Natalie

Dress: Storybook Ending Bridal & Prom

Bridesmaid dresses: David’s Bridal

Shoes: Steve Madden from DSW

DJ: Double H Entertainment

Florals/Reception Decor: Clazzy Designs

Tuxes: Mens Wearhouse

If you save these photos please tag and credit Miriam Bulcher Photography when sharing on social media.

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We currently have VERY limited wedding availability for 2019 in Madison, Milwaukee, Quad Cities or Chicago, with only September and November dates open. If you need a wedding photographer, please contact us today! We are also booking for 2020! 563-676-3980 or info@miriambulcher.com (We also love destination weddings! Contact us for a custom quote.)

Ashley & Brady Galena Engagement Session | Madison Wedding Photographer | Galena Wedding Photography

Miriam Bulcher

Beautiful Fall Engagement Session in Galena, IL

Ashley and Brady are high school sweethearts, they are both from Dubuque and are incredibly sweet with each other!

The engagement session was originally planned for October 11, but it’s been a bit of a strange fall shall we say, with all the rain we’ve been having. Ashley decided to postpone it to another day and it couldn’t have worked out more perfectly. It was a beautiful sunny day and warm enough to go without a coat! I did Ashley’s makeup before our session (hello, she is so stunning, my job was easy!) Then we traveled to Galena where we started the engagement photo session, then we moved onto Chestnut Ski Resort that Ashley and Brady go to a few times a year. They share lovely memories there so it was only fitting to get some beautiful engagement session shots there as well!

Thank you so much for having me as your photographer, Ashley & Brady. I cannot wait for your wedding next October!! You two are meant for each other, it is so beautiful to see!

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 If you haven’t been, Chestnut mountain  a STUNNING location for both a wedding and engagement photos!!

If you haven’t been, Chestnut mountain a STUNNING location for both a wedding and engagement photos!!

 I currently have about 2 spots left in my calendar for 2019 weddings! If you or someone you know is needing a wedding photographer, my husband and I would love to photograph your wedding! Contact us today at 563-676-3980. <3

I currently have about 2 spots left in my calendar for 2019 weddings! If you or someone you know is needing a wedding photographer, my husband and I would love to photograph your wedding! Contact us today at 563-676-3980. <3

Erika Boudoir | Madison Boudoir Photography | Milwaukee Boudoir

Miriam Bulcher

This is a lovely boudoir session from my old studio in Iowa, however I wanted to share it again because I am now have a studio here in Madison and am offering these exact same boudoir sessions again!

Erika came into my Davenport studio for some boudoir photos. I was super excited to photograph her because she has the most amazing red hair! Turns out she is actually a natural redhead but dyes it to be a brighter. When I uploaded these pictures to my computer, I immediately thought that her hair looks just like the little Mermaid!! If it was longer there wouldn't be any telling the difference really. 

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Erika's hair styling and makeup is by myself, Miriam. :) 

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Erika brought in a beautiful kimono and a super cute green lingerie matching set. We took some photos in both of those outfits and moved on to what I call a white sheet session. I love the white sheet photos because they are simple, romantic and really allow the person to shine through without distraction. 

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After we finished up with the boudoir photos Erika tried on a dress from my studio wardrobe and we got some portraits of her in that too! She is so beautiful! 

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Call me today to book your boudoir session! 563.676.3980