Welcome to Seeley Photography, Dubuque Iowa's Leading Wedding and Portrait Photographer
Iowa Wedding Photographer
Welcome to our website and congratulations on your engagement. Our studio is located in eastern Iowa in beautiful downtown Dubuque, IA. We photograph weddings, engagement and portrait sessions all over the Midwest including Illinois and Wisconsin and have even traveled to California to photograph a wedding celebration. In our unique location in Dubuque we are centrally located and available for weddings and portraits taking place in Galena, IL Apple River, Madison, WI, Chicago, the Quad Cities and of course all over Iowa including Dyersville, Cascade, Farley, Peosta, Anamosa, Monticello, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines.
Happily Ever After - Memories of a Lifetime
Your wedding is just one day, but that day will hold memories and moments that will be cherished for the rest of your lives. Our goal is for you to cherish those memories through your beautiful wedding photographs.
We are an award winning husband and wife team who love capturing the happiest moments of our client's lives. Our style of wedding photograph is fresh and modern, yet romantic and timeless. For most of your wedding we will photograph your day as it unfolds, capturing all the little moments and details.
We love capturing smiles, tears and all the emotions throughout the day. We also love creating fun and timeless portraits of your family, wedding party and of course you!
When the day is done and all the cake has been eaten, your wedding album will be a beautiful reminder of all the wonderful moments and memories from the day you said "I do."
We look forward to creating beautiful photography with you on your wedding day and helping you relive your special moments for years to come!
Why Choose Seeley Photography to Photograph Your Wedding?
Seeley Photography wanted to make the picture taking process as easy and smooth as possible for you. They will unobtrusively photograph all the little details and moments of your wedding and also direct and pose you so you look your best.
Sarah and Scott have been in business since 2006 and are nationally awarded photographers with the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) and have also been recognized in Iowa for their award winning photography. They both have been named in the Top Ten Photographers with the PPI (Professional Photographers of Iowa) for several years running from 2013 to the present. Sarah also recently won 1st place in the Master's Wedding division at the 2018 PPI conference with the beautiful bridal portrait "Swept Away." (pictured left)
Sarah and Scott are both experienced wedding photographers and will keep your wedding day flowing smoothly all the while creating beautiful moments and portraits that you will treasure forever.
Our Wedding Photography Style
Our style of wedding photography is a mix of modern with a romantic timeless feel. Details are important, and we will capture all of the little details and decor of the day: the wedding cake, flowers, table decor, wedding dress, jewelry, shoes etc. Even more important are all the little moments that happen throughout the day that we will capture for you so they won't be forgotten.
Many couples wince at the thought of family formal photos, but with Seeley Photography, these important images are a breeze. We work with you before your wedding to come up with a list of family and wedding party members to ensure that no one is missing and we help you plan your wedding photography timeline to ensure family pictures are done efficiently and painlessly so we will have plenty of time for more relaxed and informal photos, especially of you, the bride and groom!
We off all of our couples a complimentary engagement session. Engagement pictures are a great way to get comfortable in front of the camera and for us to get to know you better. Sessions are laid back and relaxed and can take place anywhere in or around Dubuque, IA including Galena, Apple River IL, Dyersville, Cascade, Peosta, Farley and any other surrounding towns. Some of our favorite locations to shoot are Swiss Valley Nature Center, the Mines of Spain, downtown Dubuque Millwork District, the 4th Street Elevator in Dubuque, downtown Galena and Grant Park, Apple River Canyon State Park and of course the beautiful river walk in Dubuque by the Grand River Center.
Your complimentary engagement session includes a 1-2 hour photo shoot at up to 2 different locations. Many couples also like to bring a second outfit to change into for a different look. After your session we will schedule your viewing and ordering appointment at our studio within a week. Prints, products and digital files are sold separately and are available for purchase with no minimum order requirement.
We keep our wedding photography pricing as simple as possible. Wedding photography coverage is $350 an hour. There is a 6 hour minimum on Friday, Saturday and Sunday weddings. Exceptions can be made in the winter off season or for last minute weddings. Elopement coverage for the Dubuque and Galena areas is $750 for up to 2 hours of photography coverage. The elopement package is available for Monday-Thursday elopements or last minute bookings. All digital files from your wedding coverage is included with your coverage, A print release is also included so that you can print your own images. You will also get an online gallery that you can share with your friends and family and also order professional prints and products.
We also have many other products available for purchase such as wedding story book albums, parent books, wall portraits, canvas gallery wraps and more.