Meet-the-Maker • MLE Pictures


Some of our absolute favorite posts are when we get to introduce you to our Red Oak Vendor Guide Members, and today is certainly no exception. Friends, meet the insanely talented MLE Pictures! Emily and Claude are a husband and wife team, specializing in a modern vintage style for romantic and whimsical weddings. Because they're a team, they are able to connect deeply with their customers, and are always challenging themselves to grow and learn in their craft. Get to know them below, and then head over to their vendor page to see even more of their incredible work! 

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Tell us a little bit about you, and how you got started! We both have backgrounds and education in film photography. We have quite the collection of film cameras including vintage and special edition Polaroid and 35mm cameras.   

What services do you offer and/or what do you specialize in? We specialize in romantic wedding photography. We also offer a limited number of portrait and lifestyle sessions for our clients so that we can continue to document their love story!

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What makes your business unique? Since we are a husband and wife team, we can really connect with the couples that we work with. Our sessions and meetings feel more like a double date! As creatives, we are always looking for new challenges. We just started using a drone for some creative shots!

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What is your favorite part of working with couples? We love to make our couples feel beautiful and confident!  Beyond the photography, our clients become our friends. We feel so humbled and honored to experience their wedding day firsthand.

One piece of advice for couples? Forget about the camera! The best images happen when you get caught up in the moment.

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Childhood career aspiration? Emily: Journalist / Claude: Veterinarian  

Coffee or tea? Lots and lots of cold brew.

Hidden talent? We both have some serious karaoke skills.

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