About us

the team behind the lens

Hi there! We’re Katja & Rick Wright

We're a husband and wife team and ready to make your vision come true! Our focus is making you look your very best! Rick is our technical guru, while Katja focuses on more of the artistic vision. Working together utilizing our strengths, we're known as one of the best photography teams in Milwaukee. We have clients travel to us from all across the country, and we're also available for travel. We'll never turn down a job, say in Paris or Iceland... hint, hint.
Your images deserve to be put on a wall, or within reach, like an album, so we offer more than just digitals. We'll show you our gorgeous samples when we meet, so you can decide what you love before you buy.
We're not just business partners. Together we're raising three beautiful and kind souls. If we can support them in our quest for making you look amazing, then we're living our best life!

You are more beautiful than you think you are … let us show you the gorgeous person the rest of the world sees!


Our photography studio is located in the hip and happening Historical Third Ward District in Milwaukee, WI.  We're conveniently located across from the Milwaukee Public Market and in the same building as The Wicked Hop and Collectivo.  The Merchant Mills Building was built in 1865, one of the oldest standing buildings in Milwaukee, gives our studio incredible charm featuring cream city brick, and tall open ceilings with a loft feel.  All of our clients comment on how comfortable they feel in our studio.  We have clients visit from all of the country and are open to travel for the right commission.  

We specialize in head shots, high school seniors, and maternity but also offer wedding, event and family photography.  Small business and local artist, check out our studio share Iris Studios where you can rent our space, or elevate your own brand with a new or updated logo and branding.  Our sister company, Iris Boudoir, focuses on intimate portraiture.  

Our studio is open to everyone who needs a great photographer.  

Our mission is to provide our clients with quality portraits and amazing customer service!  You'll find we have a very classic and timeless feel to our images.  But our focus is YOU!  We've teamed up with some of the best labs in the country, and while you will always receive a digital file of each image purchased, we like to leave you with gorgeous prints & products.  (We have plenty of samples to show you!)  Don't worry, we do all the ordering for you.  Delivery day around here is a little like Christmas morning!

We hope to talk to you soon, and see what might be able to do for you! 

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