Ditch everything you THINK you need to do at your wedding

the heck ya want.

This Is Your

This is YOUR day and you can do whatever

It's about looking at your photos and thinking about that exact moment and how you were completely your young-hearted loving selves. It's about bottling up those precious moments to cherish forever. Time is the only thing you can't get back, so make sure it's captured before it's gone 

It's more than just great photos...

what you can expect from your experience with me

After booking, I welcome you with ALL the resources, goodies, and info to help get you started so you don’t feel like you’re alone in the process.

Continuous guidance throughout your entire process with resources, tips + tricks to help make the most out of your day. I want you to actually enjoy and have fun with your experience!

A photo session/wedding day experience that makes you leave more in love with each other than you came 

Fun sneak peeks to geek over

Then having awesome freakin photos back in 6-8 weeks to enjoy and reminisce on forever 

guidance from the moment you fill out the contact form to delivering your wedding day images. 

A quick gist of what this looks like is:

hi there! I'm Rach.

La Crosse Wisconsin Wedding Photographer + Destination Elopement Photographer

My super power is bringing out your joyful moments that are true to YOU

I NEVER ask to fake a moment. Absolutely not.
Moments will be captured as they unfold while helping prompt and guide you on how to make your day the best it can be. I’ve been told I have a way of making people feel comfortable, welcomed, and become instant friends, and that is no different in our experience together!


I use my own Rachel Traxler Posing method which is what gives my photos the natural, realistic, joyful, and warm vibe.

Every couple is different, so every session is customized directly to YOU. For example, I don’t tell you to just hold hands and look at each other, I help prompt customized directions that will only make sense for you two to bring out your true joy and emotion. This is why every session is so different and it’s impossible to be “bad” at taking photos! 



You have permission to trust me fully. I do this for YOU and promise to help make your day laid back.

With a decade of experience in the industry and photographing, I know how to find the best locations, best lighting, and get the best photos. My goal for you is to enjoy your day fully and not worry about a thing come your wedding day, because we have already done all the prep ahead of time. 

This is your day to enjoy, I got you. 


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the Portfolio

morgan + trent

"Rachel knew how to bring out everyone’s true personality and it showed in the pictures. She knows her lighting, she knows how to pose everyone and she definitely knows how to capture it all at once! Absolutely thrilled that we chose Rachel and I RECOMMEND HER TO EVERYONE!"

what they're saying




If you're the unconventional couple that wants to celebrate your special day by ditching all tradition and saying your vows in an epic location, you're in the right place!
Whether you want to celebrate by hiking in the Colorado mountains, going to a family cabin up north, or catching the sunset on the Santorini cliffs, let's capture this thing right!

inquire for custom pricing that fits your budget

inquire for custom pricing that fit your budget



Your wedding shouldn't feel like it has to fit inside someone else's box.
This is YOUR day and should be enjoyed however fits best for you.
For that reason, let's customize a package that fits your day and your budget that preserves your precious moments to take with you forever. Because at the end of the day, the photos are all you have left. 
So, let's customize your package together



Photographing couples is my jam. If I am not available to capture your wedding day I would still love to capture your love! I want to give you more than just photos. I want to give you moments that you can look back at and remember the true love you had for one another in this season of life. So let’s plan a fun date that brings out the true essence of your relationship.

Feeling adventurous? Let's take this little party on a road trip! Ask me about my travel schedule to see if our paths cross!

The Rachel Traxler associate Experience

Meet the Team

book here!

Ready to do this thing?! 

You'll experience your special day, stress and worry-free while I do what I do best. Then you'll receive your freakin awesome photos to cherish forever!

celebrate & enjoy


I'll educate you on how we can best plan out your day for a knockout album full of memories so that we don't miss a thing.

we'll plan your day


book a call

We'll talk and dream up your day and see how I am able to serve you best. Think of it as a quick and chill phone call with a friend


about the experience

How it Works

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