Hi! Welcome. My name is Makena and I am a family, newborn, portrait and branding photographer. But honestly, I love what I do so much that I can shoot whatever you’re looking for, just inquire! I am in the greater Milwaukee area. 

“Makena is what ALL businesses should strive to be, connected with their clients. She is responsive, flexible, gifted in her craft, and truly listens to what you want! Not only is she a true professional, but she made our photography session fun.” – Sarah

Pewaukee Family Photographer & Newborn Photographer

Family & Newborn Photographer, Pregnant woman standing on dirt road with her hand in her hair
Family & Newborn Photographer, family of four standing on dirt road looking toward the camera
Family & Newborn Photographer, mother and young son walking in the grass, playing together

“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.”
- Eudora Welty

Family & Newborn Photographer, close up of couple holding newborn baby
Family & Newborn Photographer, man and pregnant woman walking next to water together

“She made our session quick and painless. We had our edited photos back in what seemed like a blink of an eye- and the quality of each photo was almost too good.”


You will receive a softly-edited gallery of all of your high-quality images to choose your favorite 20! Once chosen, you will receive the fully edited versions within 3 weeks (earlier depending on time of the year). If you wish to purchase more, you may for $20 per image or $150 for the entire gallery. If you wish to purchase an unlimited gallery at the time of booking, it is only a $100 add-on. (Pricing varies for multiple-session packages) 

“Our maternity shoot with my husband and son turned out amazing! Makena was patient, kind and shockingly was able to get my stubborn toddler to smile. I cannot wait to have her for our yearly family sessions as a family of 4!”
– Katherine
Family & Newborn Photographer, family of five standing on wooden bridge next to water
Family & Newborn Photographer, close up of young boy smiling at the camera


Please allow 24 hours for a response just in case I am preparing for a new episode of Ted Lasso.… or I’m stuck in another Netflix marathon of a sitcom I have already seen 28458 times. 

Family and Newborn Photography in the Pewaukee area

Family & Newborn Photographer, father holding newborn babygirl

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