Based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Kara lives with her high school sweetheart husband, two sons, and two dogs. Kara is one who discovered early on that the creative world of photography was the path she wanted to pursue. Kara blended her soon-evolved expertise in newborn, headshot, high school senior, family portrait and boudoir photography with exceptional customer service to launch Kara Reese Photography, and has been in business over 13 years as of 2024.

Kara has won international awards and recognition for her work, and has been featured on Expertise's list of top newborn photographers in the Milwaukee area for 7 years running.

Kara is a member of Professional Photographers of America, the Waukesha County Business Alliance, and the Waukesha Rotary Club. She also serves as the Wisconsin Area Coordinator for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, an organization that provides free remembrance portraits to families suffering the loss of a baby.

About Kara Krause, owner of Kara Reese Photography

Kristine joined the Kara Reese Photography team in 2023 and has become an invaluable asset to the studio! If you haven't spoken to Kristine yet, you probably will soon! She manages the studio through her company - Kaydee Management Solutions - and handles many of our administrative, social media & follow-up tasks. Kristine lives in Oconomowoc with her husband, children, dogs and a rotating roster of foster kittens from the Watertown Humane Society. She is an animal lover, board game aficionado and Formula 1 super-nerd. 

About Kristine, studio manager