WHO IS KIM THIEL?
Well, I’ve always said “I’m in it for the cake!” but seriously, what an honor to capture the most epic events in life. I like food. Like, really good food… just a little. After all, we are what we eat. I grew up in the country with a huge garden and a home cooked meal every night. Pick-your-own and garden fresh was the only lifestyle I knew. We raised horses, peacocks, rabbits and fancy foul and there was always a golden retriever running around the yard.
My parents insisted on traveling everywhere so every year we would drive down south or out west, set up camp for the night and walk around meeting all our new neighbors. Perhaps this is why I love meeting people and hearing their stories. I wish I could make a photo documentary of everyone I meet. I think life unites us with certain people for a reason and discovering why is fascinating to me. I believe in living an adventure and enjoy getting lost along the way. Stumbling upon the unexpected creates the fondest of memories and the best stories. You can follow my adventures on Instagram: #
WHY PHOTOGRAPHY IS IMPORTANT TO ME
Weddings melt me because of the slew of emotions that fill the day. Quite simply a day we all have every reason to smile about, and love, so… much… love. It’s a dream job. I’m honored to be there to capture all the things you may forget to take in on this crazy day. Many times I photograph with with tears in my eyes. Love is a beautiful unexplainable emotion but it’s a joy to photograph!
I started photographing High School Seniors to offer a modern and carefree look to Central Wisconsin and the Fox Valley. We broke the mold and created senior portrait sessions to focus on today’s unique style and individual personality. Insisting you look and feel your best, we include a professional makeup artists and personal outfit styling as part of our Senior Portrait experience.
A Personal Branding Session is a modern environmental headshot along with visual content to support your social media posts. It allows your audience to connect with you This session is for the dreamers and makers and those looking for a uniform look to their social media game. You’ve invested in your education and your dreams, you owe it to yourself to invest in your social media presence as well. I love promoting local brands and supporting those brave enough to make their dreams come true. Investing in beautiful consistent visual content will definitely set your brand apart.
As for my own investment in photography, I love capturing my kids’ experiences in life. It makes me wish I had such a vivid documentary of my childhood. One of my favorite things to do is look back on our simplest outings. Be it a day at the beach or picking the perfect holiday tree, there’s a story to be treasured. To be able to share that with you is a heart-warming experience. There is a time and place for posed family photos but the real gem is being able to look back at the honest journey of what shaped you into who you are today. Welcome to Kim Thiel Photography. I look forward to capturing a few of your memories and making art with you.