We create Images That Tell Your Family Story!

De La Teja Studio

Appleton | Oshkosh | Green Bay | Door County | Waupaca | Wausau


We’re so honored you found us.

We are Heidi & Gerry, the creative force behind De La Teja Studio.

Our cameras are our creative outlets to express our imagination.

Inspirited by nature & love, we passionately tell stories through our captivating images, focusing on the in-between moments.

In this fast pace world we search for beauty & graceful moments that will stand the test of time for your grandkids to enjoy!

Please explore our gallery and reach out with questions, we’re here to help and we’d love to get to know you.

~ With Love, Heidi 


You deserve the best Family Photo Experience!

Family photos are an iconic event and you only have one chance to get it right. Why settle for ordinary pictures when you can have extraordinary!

Our All Inclusive Premium Family Portrait Collections start at $695.

No sitting fee, no minimum purchase, no hidden fees

We suggest a fun meet & greet and once you clarify your needs we will structure a Collection that’s right for you. All Collections include a flash drive of 4×6 digital proofs for sharing and ordering from when you’re ready!


Reserve Your Family Session Today!





You’re worth it!

Professional pictures are a wonderful investment because they will be passed down to future generations. Once they outgrow the toys and clothes, all you have left in 20 years to remember their childhood are their photographs!

We capture moments in time that you can never reproduce. When you daughter or son gets married, they can pass these epic pictures down to their children. We’re creating your family heirlooms!



You’re important to us!

We provide a 5 star Portrait Experience unsurpassed in it’s level of TLC!  We take time to get to know YOU allowing everyone to become comfortable around the camera. We get down on the kids level ~ literally on the ground and interact with them to reveal their true personalities!

Let’s create an adventure together! 


 5 Reasons To Have A Maternity Session

You are beautiful and we want to help you celebrate your pregnancy with an unforgettable maternity session. There are many reason to have a maternity session, here are just a few;

  • Show off your glowing skin and baby bump
  • Create family heirlooms for future generations
  • Get pampered ~ A Maternity session is fun and relaxing like a day at the spa
  • A chance to bond with your partner
  • You’re worth it! A maternity session is all about you!

 Buy one of our gift cards for someone special today!



You can do this!

From the moment your baby turns ONE you will only have 12 summers to spend with them until they are a teenager and they are off with their friends. {12 summers, 12 family trips, 12 birthday parties etc.}  Family time is precious and we want to capture those moments for you!

 Laughter Is The Best Medicine

We offer you quality time with your family as a break in your hectic, daily routine. (Bring a cooler & blanket and make a picnic out of it)  As seasoned artists provide perfect lighting, angles and confidence boosting direction to guarantee a fantastic session! (Jokes and smiles included)



We are the memory keepers

The key to our success is Passion! We simply love what we do and offer graceful direction allowing everyone to relax around the camera! (Guaranteed you’ll be laughing so hard you’ll cry and won’t realize were taking pictures!) We have our ways!!!


Love Notes

“Heidi and Gerry have photographed our family for over 10 years and we would never go to anyone else. We met them at a wedding show 15 years ago and once we saw their work it was love at first sight!  Every year they surprise us with new breathtaking locations and stunning art work! They really are a dream team!

Thank you for your photo magic!  ~ Erin & family

Love Notes!

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“Our family has been fortunate to work with De La Teja Studios for the past 10 years.  It all began with a phone call to have Heidi take our engagement photos.  Her unique eye for a great shot and outside the box thinking drew us to wanting more!  We quickly realized that we could NOT have any other photographer shoot our destination wedding in Cancun, Mexico.  We hired Heidi to come to Mexico and take our photos and once again she did not disappoint!  We still receive many comments on our wedding pictures and have been asked “Who took those?  They are amazing!” 

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Shortly thereafter we had our son, Miles. Once again, we wanted no one other than Heidi to take his very first photos.  She continues to take our family photos each year and coming from someone who really dislikes having her photo taken, Heidi always makes me look my best in every shot!  Her photos not only boost my confidence, but she is never short of making me feel beautiful while she is trying to capture the family moments. 

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What I love about Heidi is that she is so creative and thinks about shots that quite honestly I haven’t seen before.  She has a way of making any photo come to life.  Heidi has quickly become a part of our family not only because she has been a part of EVERY big milestone in our lives but she has the kindest heart and most outgoing personality.  I can honestly say she is the best out there and anyone who choses De La Teja Studios as their photographer will NOT be disappointed!” ~ Lindsey Pearson

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Call today to schedule your experience!


Fine Art Prints

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Following your session, we select the best images for retouching. We devote time to carefully compare 100’s of images from your session to select the best ones from each concept — based on facial expressions, posing, lighting, sharpness, and overall appeal. These final images are each individually processed and enhanced into a true work of art.


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