est. 2015

If you think this story begins by telling you how we have loved photography since we were kids and have always dreamt of being wedding photographers...


Seven years ago we were not wedding photographers, we were actually in your shoes. Planning very own wedding and counting down the days until we make forever a reality, April 17, 2016


The stress was real as the date started to get closer and closer. Just like you, we researched, planned, and just prayed that everything would be perfect. This was a day that only happens once in a lifetime. Talking about all the moments we were excited to create with our friends and family. The stories we would tell our kids about our wedding day, about the day we made that life long commitment to each other.

Our Story

We realized that the biggest priority for our wedding was photography. All of the people that mean the absolute world to us together in one place, a place full of so much joy and love. 

When we started talking about what moments would mean the most to us, there was one that meant the world to Joanna. The first time I saw her walk down the aisle. 

I wanted this to happen for Joanna, and I wanted to make sure it was memorable. The song "Feels Like Home" from the movie "How to lose a guy in 10 days" always makes me think about Joanna and get emotional. Our worship pastor sung this when Joanna walked down the aisle. Our ushers threw the doors open right at the chorus for Joanna to walk out. 

When the time came, we hired the perfect photographer who knew our story inside and out

I DID NOT DISAPPOINT

We have both committed ourselves to creating an experience that is unique to your wedding day, allowing you be free to enjoy your wedding day, knowing that your photographers are committed to capturing authentic, heartwarming, beautiful photographs of you.

The heat in my cheeks, the numbness in my face

When I look at this photograph I feel

Everything I saw, everything I was thinking at that very moment I saw her, it all comes rushing right back to me. Each photograph from our wedding day is now a memory we get to relive. 

These photographs now serve a greater purpose in our lives. Daily reminders of why we the future is worth fighting for, that we are never alone. Those feelings our photographs bring keeps our marriage right where it needs to be, feeling the love we both felt when we said I DO.

a memory is not enough

Never forget the way it feels

We become Texans!

2022

We start coaching photographers

2021

We officially become full time Photographers

2020

Brett offically leaves NASCAR to pursue weddings full time

2018

Our Wedding day
04.17.16

Everly is born

2017

We are Married!

2016

Brett Proposes, Joanna said yes!

Joanna & Brett Photography is Born

2015

the dating days 
2014

Photograph our first wedding together

Our relationship grows

2014

First kiss at the top of the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

We met on Plenty of Fish (yup the dating app!)

2013

our journey

July 22nd of 2017, we brought daughter into the world. Everly was born 6 weeks early and had to spend 10 days in the NICU. Being separated from our daughter was one of the hardest things we ever experienced. Everly endured so many complications in the womb, she was a warrior. To this day we don't take this little girl for granted

Our Little Family

These days at home, you can hear Joanna singing away in the kitchen, making an incredible dinner. In the Living room, is Brett yelling "GO GO GO!" during a Chicago Bears football game while Everly is cheering loudly. 

There is absolutely nothing we love more than putting Everly to bed together, sitting on the couch after a long day, and passing out before the movie even starts.

everything

Leggings

wine

beer

going out

staying in

fall

Spring

30

States visited

150+

weddings we have captured

Target

Shop:

Thrift Shopping

Hobby

Mexican

Food:

This is Us

TV Show:

Quality Time

Love Language:

Sedona, Az

City:

Joanna's favoRites:

starbucks

jesus

traveling

doing dishes

daisy

roman

animal assistants:

everly

Human assistants:

Oh, so you want to know more? here's the facts:

Menards

Shop:

Photographing Monster Trucks

Hobby:

Deep Dish Pizza

Food:

Anything Marvel

TV Show:

Words of Affirmation

Love Langua6e:

Austin,Tx

City:

Brett's favoRites:

the bachelor

family

date nights

picking where to eat

Everly's sass

times we clean up after everly per day

# of times Brett lost the car keys

years we will be soulmates

Times we tell each other I love you daily

52

1,000+

49

Wedding inquiries

Every couple deserves the very best for their wedding. We want to make absolutely sure you make the right choice for your wedding day

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We do not take on every wedding that comes our way. It is important that we only work with the same couples who share the same brand values

We would love to hear more about you both and what you are dreaming up for your wedding day. We will reach out to you as soon as possible!

Hello@joannaandbrett.Com

(815)347-9192