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Hello, I am Audrey, owner of Hart and Fig. I remember sitting in my grandmother’s kitchen at an early age soaking in her lessons on the fundamentals of art. My passion for beautiful works of art was fierce and as young adult I knew without a doubt I would be an artist. I studied at the Milwaukee Art School. I soon realized, making beautiful art was not enough for me. I wanted my work to serve a purpose – be meaningful beyond its simple beauty. With a camera, I am able to create work that becomes a testament to someone’s marriage and life. I get to carve out a moment in this fast-paced world and preserve it and it is an honor to do so.
Marriage is a big deal – and getting to be apart of all these stories of love is a privilege. I fully immerse myself and often times find myself drying my eyes, or laughing along on the sidelines. Being a mom of two boys, there isn’t a mother son dance I don’t shed a little tear. 
When I am able to stand back and let your wedding day naturally unfold - that is truly when I create the most beautiful photographs. The collection of photographs I hand my clients can be passed down for generations and without a word, the story of their  love can live on. The idea of legacy and history is something I am fascinated by. Even though I will never be in a textbook, I want a piece of my Legacy to stay behind. My hope as a photographer is that I am able to create heirlooms that you and your family can cherish forever.- a testament to your legacy.

audrey koehler

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"telling your legacy through the art of photography."

Your marriage is your own. It is original and honest. I am here to photograph the unique love the two of you have built. I am here to insure you have a beautiful tangible heirloom that will attest to your legacy. I want you to dream with me and walk along side me as we create something beautiful together. Let's leave the cliche posing and trends elsewhere and focus on they way you and yours love one another. Yes, I’m devoted to my art, but I value your experience above all. You’re searching for photography with meaning, images that capture you at your best. I am too.

Weddings are not why I love what I do. What I love goes far beyond the wedding. It's human interactions I witness. Fear, anticipation and love. My passion lies in the notion that there is something bigger than all of us. It's being about to see the intangible reason we all exist. With my camera, I don't need to speak words to tell the story of your legacy. My hope is that when you look at my photographs, you feel something. Marriage is more than a wedding. It can be as mundane as it is intoxicating. Once the wedding is over, what is left is two people tangled in the web of possibilities.. 

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eight REASONS HART & FIG IS DIFFERENT

the difference

In a sea full of amazingly talented photographers, how are you supposed to decide on the perfect fit for you? Here are ten things I do differently than most wedding photographers out there in hopes to leave you with the ultimate experience.

THE HART & FIG DIFFERENCE

1- I want to create a complete body of work that tell your story through emotion and touching documentary imagery, not just stand-alone individual photographs.
2- I grew up studying fine art. I was awarded a fine art scholarship to one of the top art schools in the Midwest. With that being said, I have practiced a variety of art mediums over the course of more than a decade.
3- I jive and blend in well. I do this by genuinely connecting with your family and wedding party. I am excellent in reading body language and can adapt in any situation.
4- While many photographers prefer to take an hour or more out of your wedding day for portraits, I prefer to take smaller amounts of time here while you are experiencing your wedding day instead of experiencing a photo shoot.
5- I understand how to light any situation and love the reception and all of its raw emotion. It seems like a lot of photographs are all about the outdoor natural lighting and then ditch once the sun sets. It is difficult to find reception photographs on photography websites. 
6-Your wedding images deserve to be printed and displayed in your home. We carry the absolute finest albums and create beautiful fine art prints for our clients. 
7-I not only want to be your photographer; my goal is to be a “go to” person as well as a friend. I have photographed countless weddings, met dozens of vendors and know all the best kept secrets. 
8-I am the sole artist. Unlike many photographers, I do not pass off my photographs to be edited elsewhere. I believe the entire process is what creates the artwork and I want my hands to be on every single step of the process. 

not the cookie cutter experience

finding the perfect fit for you

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SLIPPING ON THAT PERFECT PAIR OF HEELS

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CHAMPAGNE BRUNCHES ON THE WEEKENDS

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ALL MANNER OF PRINTED PRETTIES

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FRESH CUT PINK GARDEN ROSES

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I am a wife and mom, which are my two favorite titles. On a regular day I am probably drinking way too much coffee, while working to create a life full of love, adventure and creativity.

WALKING THESE STREETS WITH YOU

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SLIPPING ON THAT PERFECT PAIR OF HEELS

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CHAMPAGNE BRUNCHES ON THE WEEKENDS

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ALL MANNER OF PRINTED PRETTIES

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FRESH CUT PINK GARDEN ROSES

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