a little

about us

We are Bret and Brandie, best friends, high school sweethearts, and husband & wife wedding photographers.

On any normal day you’ll find us working on our next DIY project for our fixer upper, snuggling our sweet pup Carson, or celebrating the new marriages of our sweet clients friends.  We are pretty much the definition of homebodies, but every now and then we crave spontaneous adventures!  Our dream date includes long, romantic strolls…around Target…with Starbucks in hand. And we pretty much treat every car ride like karaoke night.

BRANDIE

Brandie loves finding the joy in life; whether it’s watching an endless amount of Friends & Gilmore Girls, jamming out to Taylor Swift or enjoying a glass of sweet wine with her besties.  She’s a passionate dreamer who keeps our life vibrant.

BRET

Bret loves all things nerdy including
Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and Pokemon. He can never get enough coffee, and has yet to find anything that isn't better with Nutella on it.

CARSON

Our hearts are full and our house a little chaotic... all because of our best friend and sweet pup! Meet our not so doodle-y goldendoodle, Carson. Fall in love with those puppy eyes and see his latest adventures on Instagram.

@heybretnowak

@heybrandienowak

#ourlittlecarson

2010

Bret's interest grew and he was inspired to pick up his first camera.

2011


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Off to the real world we went! 

2009

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From our first kiss on the dance floor at homecoming to strolling the hallways hand-in-hand, we're the definition of high school sweethearts.

During the first few months of college, Brandie discovered her love for photography and soon her first business was started.

2012

Brandie changed Bret's life once again when they went to his first Taylor Swift Concert!

2013

Bret convinced Brandie to partake in yet another Apple Store launch day camp out!📱

We shot our first wedding together and fell in love with it!! This was the beginning of our dream!!

While hustling hard for our new-found dream on nights and weekends, Brandie worked at a bank and Bret managed retail.

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2015

We purchased a gutted 1800's brick bungalow in our hometown of Rockport, IN with hope of making our HGTV dreams come true!
Call us Chip and Jo Jo!

2016

After nine long months of reno we finally moved into our first home! It's still a work in progress but check out #ourbrickbaby to see what we've been doing!

2014

We experienced true magic and went to Disney World for our first time together!

Bret proposed to Brandie at Disney World. Pretty much a real life fairy tale.

2017

We took the plunge and became full-time wedding photogs!🎉

2018

We brought our furry best friend home. Our doodle, Carson, has filled our hearts with more joy than we could have imagined!🐶

We became husband and wife in the living room of our home with Carson and closest friends & family by our side. Share in the best day of our lives here on our blog. 

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our love story

2014

Bret proposed to Brandie at Disney World.  Pretty much a real life fairytale.

2015

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We experienced true magic and went to Disney World for our first time together!

While hustling hard for our new-found dream on nights and weekends, Brandie worked at a bank and Bret managed retail.

2016

We purchased a gutted 1800's brick bungalow in our hometown of Rockport, IN with hope of making our HGTV Dreams come true!
Call us Chip and JoJo!

After nine long months of reno, we finally moved into our first home! It's still a work in progress but check out #ourbrickbaby to see what we've been doing!

2017

We took the plunge and  became full-time wedding photogs! 🎉

2018

We brought our furry best friend home. Our doodle, Carson has filled our hearts with more joy than we could have imagined! 🐶

We became husband and wife in the living room of our home with Carson and closest friends & family by our side. Share in the best day of our lives here on our blog. 

We shot our first wedding together and fell in love with it!! This was the beginning of our dream!!

2016

After we’ve received your inquiry, we will read over all the details (The more details the better)! 

2017

We met in highschool, and shared out first kiss on the dance floor at home coming.

We met in highschool, and shared out first kiss on the dance floor at home coming.

2014

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To-do lists and planners give me life. Most satisfying feeling in the world? Scribbling out something on a list.

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There’s something oh so cozy, comforting, and slightly addicting about the warm glow of a scented candle.

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If you catch me on pricelince, chances are I'm planning a trip to Disney World. 
#happiestplaceonearth 💕

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Pretty flowers, fresh greenery and warm sunshine = instant happiness

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My Alex + Ani collection is your quick guide to all things me.  Need a conversation starter?  Just take a quick glance at my wrist!

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Me and Taylor Swift are practically besties! (She just doesn't know yet!)

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brandie's FAVes

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When I was thirteen, I unboxed my first iPod Video. The second I touched it's polished metal back and its buttery smooth click wheel, I was obsessed.

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Coffee........ I mean.... It’s COFFEE!

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I don’t have what you would call a green thumb, but I can’t seem to get enough plants!

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If it’s 70 and sunny you’ll probably find me lacing up my shoes for a quick run, while listening to my latest mix.

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Never leave home with out a trusty pair of sunglasses!

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Wether it’s Zelda, Fortnite, Pokémon, or Rocket League, I’m never too tired to play just a little bit longer.

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