The team is growing! Introducing new CDP associate!

October 30, 2019

I am SO excited to announce my sweet, adorable, hardworking and incredibly talented associate, Taylor Chmill! Taylor is joining the CDP team and is currently booking 2020 weddings! She is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but serving brides and grooms all around the Midwest (and world!) Together Taylor + I can photograph more weddings and ultimately, serve YOU better! Taylor’s bubbly personality, kind spirit and incredible talent is what drew me to her and it’s what will make you fall in love with her as well!

Maybe you’re wondering what an associate means exactly?! Well, imagine an incredible experience from start to finish! Taylor will be with you every step of the way. From the initial inquiry, to shooting your engagement session, your wedding and finally, delivering that beautiful gallery! I, (Courtney) will help handle the client care and ensure that my personality, style and high standards for your wedding experience are infused into the process! I will be right there along side of Taylor throughout the process and together we’ll make sure you have the best day ever!!

Below is a slideshow of Taylor’s work!

Still wanting to learn more? Here are a few words from Taylor herself:

Hi! My name is Taylor! I’m a Kansas City girl, born & raised and I moved to Milwaukee a little over a year ago! My husband, Ryan and I now live in Delafield, WI and it’s been such a joy starting our lives together as husband and wife! But don’t worry, even though I live in Wisconsin, I’m happy to travel to capture your story!

I’m obsessed with drinking all the coffee & dr. pepper, binge watching Friends, traveling all the places, and of course, donuts. All the donuts, all the flavors, please!! Oh and did I say I love all of my Young Life friends! For the past 5 years, I’ve had the privilege of getting to serve with high school and college kids and be apart of their worlds. Wow! So much laughter, so much joy and always with a side of craziness! YES, please!

What’s your story? Where are you from? Where do you currently live? Etc…

Like I said, I’m originally from Kansas City! I was volunteering at a Young Life camp in Minnesota and met my now husband, Ryan. We had just started dating when I helped my friend love cross country and decided as much as I loved KC I wanted to experience a new city. 6 months later I found myself engaged and moving to Milwaukee to live closer to Ryan. We got married this past September and have been enjoying every minute.

How long have you been shooting?

I’ve been shooting since I joined my high school yearbook photo team. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to go into when I went to college but I knew I loved photography so that’s where it all started. I started photographing weddings when I graduated college and it’s been an amazing 7 years of showing!

What is your favorite part of a wedding day?

Tough question!! My favorite part would probably be the first look. It’s the one time of the day that coupes gets to spend along and love on each other before all the events of the day starts. I would also say getting to work with the wedding parties is another favorite! Brides and grooms pick their best friends to stand next to them on such an important day and it’s such a joy to capture them having fun and celebrating!

Why are you excited to serve CDP Brides and Grooms?

Weddings are my all time favorite kind of photography but in more ways than just taking pictures. I love getting to serve others on such a memorable day from the bride and groom to their family and friends. I don’t take it lightly that I have been chosen as a CDP associate and I can’t wait for the adventure to start!

If you could eat only one food forever, what would it be?

Growing up in Kansas City my family and I ate a lot of BBQ so that’s become my all time favorite food!

What are three words your friends would use to describe you?

I think my friends would describe me as bubbly, loyal and passionate!

Your go to outfit?

Relaxing I’m all about leggings and a t-shirt. More formal, I’m all about the jumpsuit…hello outfit thats nice but feels like pajamas!

What are you most passionate about?

Aside from photography, I would say Young Life. It’s Christian organization working with high school kids and I’ve been involved in for over 5 years now. Getting to have multiple relationships with high school girls and teach them about Jesus is such an honor and something I will forever cherish!

Your photography style is:

I’m all about the bright, colorful and classic look to my images. I also know that getting your picture taken might not feel like the most natural thing for everyone so getting my clients comfortable is always my number one goal and of course, having a blast all at the same time!

Taylor is currently booking 2020 weddings for Courtney Dueppengiesser Photography! If you’re interested in learning more about her pricing, you can reach out by clicking the box below!!