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Senior Pictures at Lion's Den Gorge

Milwaukee Metro Area

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes)

The Milwaukee Domes are home to beautiful plants year-round. With three different areas, you have your choice of tropical, desert, or show domes to add variety to your portraits making it look like you traveled the world all in one day 😉

China Lights Festival at Boerner Botanical Garden

The China Lights festival takes place at Boerner Botanical Gardens in Autumn. It features handmade lanterns and displays are larger than life. Since this festival boasts stunning lighting displays, it is the perfect location for unique nighttime portraits!

Milwaukee Waterfront

Milwaukee Riverwalk

The Milwaukee Riverwalk runs through the Historic Third Ward, Downtown, and Beerline B neighborhoods of Milwaukee. With stunning backdrops, the Riverwalk is a perfect mix of urban and natural settings.

Lakeshore Park

Lakeshore Park is located near the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee alongside Lake Michigan. This small open field park offers a view overlooking Lake Michigan opposite the beautiful Milwaukee skyline. With rocky barriers and a beautiful bridge, Lakeshore Park is a must-see!

Mckinley Marina | McKinley Pier | Veterans Park

McKinley Marina is located directly on Lake Michigan, and Milwaukee’s only public lakefront marina. With piers, flocking docs and its close vicinity to Veterans Park it makes for a super well rounded photo location!

Downtown Milwaukee

Milwaukee Swing Park (Marsupial Bridge)

Looking for something fun and different for your portrait session? Swing Park at Marsupial Bridge is the perfect spot. Marsupial Bridge has interesting architecture and a swing park underneath!

Milwaukee City Hall

With curved archways, stunning staircases, and all around beautiful architecture Milwaukee City Hall is a gorgeous location for a urban vibe.

The Pink House (East Town Spa)

The East Town Spa may not be your first thought when thinking of photo locations, but its pink brick exterior makes for a fun pit stop when you are in downtown Milwaukee.



Hi! I am Ali Bergen, a wedding and portrait photographer specializing in timeless and joy-filled imagery. I photograph weddings and portraits in Milwaukee, Hartford and all around the great state of Wisconsin.

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