De La Teja Studio

Appleton Wisconsin’s Premier Wedding Photographers


 Authentic    Modern    Stylish

Congratulations and thank you for stopping by. As passion driven artists we love what we do and listen to what is important to you so together we can create a one of a kind wedding experience! Our goal is to tell your story through our captivating images including all of the in between moments!

Customize your Collection. Full day coverage begins at $3500 including your choice of pre gown session or engagement session with custom Fine Art Print. Once you clarify your needs we will structure a Collection that’s right for you.

We have photographed weddings for 18 years and feel its an extraordinary experience getting to know our Brides and their families; this allows us to focus on the authenticity of your personalities and tell your story! Think of all the moments that will be lost if we are not there to capture them for you.

We accept a limited number of Weddings each year to provide our Brides with 110% customer service. Clients usually book a year or more in advance, so please get in touch while we are able to reserve your special date!  We are ready to tell your story! 


Call our Boutique today!



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We have been recognized for our outstanding photography in: Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot, Premier Bride, Wedding Wire, Wisconsin Bride, Grace Ormonde and Chicago Bride. Martha Stewart Magazine voted us one of the top 10 wedding photographers in the Midwest.  If quality photography is at the top of your list we promise to surpass your expectations and deliver the wedding images of your dreams! 

   Appleton Boutique

Appleton Photography Studio Office

We built our home studio and boutique with our clients in mind. We are located at 2706 Independence ct. Appleton 1.5 hours from Milwaukee and 2 hours from Madison.  We place a high value on developing a close connection with our Brides. At your initial consultation we will pamper you with the most stylish imagery available anywhere and work with you to discover your photography needs.  

“We appreciate our clients because they enable us to do what we love!”

       Epic Engagement Sessions

We want to get to know you better in preparation for your big day!  Just as you purchase the perfect veil or shoes to accent your wedding gown, an engagement session is a prelude to your wedding and an investment in yourselves. In 30 years most people will not remember open bar, table decor or an ice sculpture but your children and family will remember you every time they look at your beautiful engagement pictures! We promise to surpass your expectations and take your breath away!

International Travel

Destination Outdoor Thunderstorm Wedding Portrait

We have split residency between the U.S. and Mexico since 1997, which results in greater flexibility and an ever-evolving creativity in our wedding photography. Even though our primary residence in Historic Appleton, WI. we return to our second home in Mexico City part of the winter to cover international events between The Mayan Riviera, Cabo, PV and San Miguel. As artists we crave the diversity of photographing different nationalities and denominations that make each wedding exciting!

Boudoir sessions

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Cultivating sex appeal is not about dieting, it’s about a woman feeling confident in her own skin! We want to create your “Dream session” and make you feel like a Super Model.  Our job is to flatter women of all shapes and sizes using creative angels, lighting, and the right wardrobe choices. The day of your session we will pamper you with our fabulous hair & makeup artist, champagne, great music and our creative energy! Be prepared to get a little crazy, a bit silly, and laugh a lot!



A custom storybook is a great way to highlight all of your favorite wedding images. Books are a wonderful investment not just for you but to be passed down through the generations. Our books offer a card cover, triple card stock pages that dont bend, a hand sewn binder and a lifetime guarantee. Stop by the boutique to test drive a sample!

Mess the Dress

Ok, your wedding was last week and you haven’t taken your dress to the cleaners. Why not top off your wedding photography with an amazing mess the dress session. We want to highlight you and your gown in a playful sexy way. What a great excuse to wear your gorgeous dress again! We have many unique areas in mind such as the beaches of Lake Michigan, nearby lakes, fountains, waterfalls, and even our heated pool!

 Pre gown

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You’ve got the perfect guy, the perfect ring and the perfect gown so why not indulge in a perfect photo session. Our “pre-wedding” fashion sessions are an opportunity to show off you incredible gown! Think of all the time spent on finding the right dress, veil and shoes. Why not treat yourself with a dynamic session highlighting your wedding gown and all of your goodies!


Just Married Wedding Photography

  • You can’t buy experience. Heidi & Gerry have been working in the professional wedding photography industry for over 18 years
  • Heidi & Gerry offer an extensive portfolio both on line & in studio from local to destination events
  • References ~ Heidi & Gerry cover dozens of weddings each year and have an extensive reference list available upon request
  • Gear ~ Team Teja carries 3 professional Canon cameras per artist plus a wide assortment of pro lenses & external lights
  • Staff ~ Heidi & Gerry work with 1 or more  “2nd shooters” for maximum coverage 
  • De La Teja Studio holds a professional wedding photography business license
  • De La Teja Studio wedding photography is fully insured
  • Heidi & Gerry believe in 110% customer service and take care of their Brides before, during & after the wedding
  • Post production work ~ Team Teja includes density, color corrections, cropping & a variety of signature effects 
  • Heidi & Gerry’s goal is to capture honest emotion & produce the wedding images of your dreams!


Why a break is so important to photographers


As Artists we put all of our energy into our work. Wedding photography is physically demanding in which a meal is greatly appreciate and needed for brain power to get through the day and to continue to produce great images the rest of the evening. We are on high-alert for all those hours trying our best not to miss one single moment of the documentary/awesomeness. We believe food = energy, love and happy people.  After the flowers and wine are gone the only thing that will bring back the memories of your big day are your pictures! 

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