Wisconsin wedding photographer Joel NisleitMilwaukee Wedding Photographer Joel NisleitIf you need a classic-style wedding photographer covering anywhere in Southeast Wisconsin, contact me today.

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Most recently played tracks: In-game music for Mario Run, iPhone 6

Most recently watched movie: Magnificent Seven

Most consumed beverage of the week: Coke


Random Personal Facts

  • I'm a poet published in literary magazines Phantasmagoria and Wisconsin Review.
  • My favorite color is sapphire blue.
  • I love EDM, Tool and Chopin, with a few guilty pop pleasures here and there.
  • Movies that blew my mind: The Matrix, The Avengers, LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring, The Descent, Blue Velvet, The Mist, Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire. Dances With Wolves did everything right.
  • Stuff I watch in bed: Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: Next Gen, Frasier, Golden Girls (I'm not ashamed!).
  • The B'b'b Bacon burger at Slater's 50/50 in San Diego was so good, it made me cry.


About Joel

How many photographers have you seen use buzzwords like "storyteller," "big day," "passion" or "preservation?" How many of them have ever offered a story before a price sheet, much less have ever produced an album?

Photographing your wedding is a huge responsibility that demands respect, dedication and ability to solve problems, which is why I've trained in person with the world's elite wedding photographers. Why I've invested in professional tools to serve you. Why I'm a member of the Horicon Chamber of Commerce and Professional Photographers of America.

People ask me all the time if I do portraits for families, seniors, babies, etc., and I have to turn them down. I'm not being narrow minded or lazy. I already do all of those types of photography, plus fashion, glamour and documentary, all on the wedding day. Rather than spread myself thin chasing every possible market, I do exactly what you'd hire a specialist to do -- specialize.

I live in Horicon with my wife, Heather, who's a cancer registrar at a regional hospital. The details of her day-to-day work, however, are in a medical language I don't understand. :-D So, I offer this definition according to the National Cancer Registry Association: "Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status for every cancer patient in the U.S."

Together, we enjoy spending time with our two new foster girls, Hailey and Ellie (so new, a portrait is pending). We love horror and sci-fi movies and TV shows, trying new restaurants, day-trips, seeing the United States, board games, hiking. I enjoy RC planes, golf and Ralph Lauren. Heather loves walking, McDonald's Diet Coke.


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Professional Photographers of America Member since 2012