Storytelling without words

Photography isn't just taking a picture, it's creating a piece of art using a combination of art and science. It's creating memories, telling a story throughout your life; your visual history. Photography has always been a part of my life. My parents, Steve and Mary Gueller, started this business in 1980. My parents have shared with me the beauty, love and value of family. I love people, bringing out the best in them, creating relationships with them and watching as their family grows. First hand I witness love, how the new husband holds his wife, how parents look with wonder into their newborn's eyes, their interactions with the now toddler, and throughout their childhood and teens. I love creating keepsakes for each family that will become treasures of the heart. This is what photography is all about. In 2014, my father retired and I had the opportunity to take over the family business. I feel lucky and honored to carry on the legacy they started thirty-six years ago.

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Meet our artists

Ryan Gueller

Photographer & Studio Owner

Ryan purchased Gueller’s Photography from his parents in 2014.  His fun loving attitude brings a fresh new style to the studio. Ryan has a natural ability to make people feel relaxed which allows our clients to feel at ease and enjoy their session. The camera room is always full of laughter when he is photographing high school seniors, the conversation is always light and flowing. Wedding couples have told us time and again, how Ryan did an excellent job creating their wedding images, at the same time making even the groom enjoy the photography portion of the day. When children come into the studio, he gets down to their level making interaction easy.  He has studied photography and graphic design with the finest educators in the photographic and graphic design industry. Ryan has been awarded “Best Wedding Album”, “Best of Show – Wedding” from the Wisconsin Professional Photographers Association, as well as “Court of Honor” for prints entered in competition. Gueller’s Photography has been named one of the Top Ten Wisconsin Photographers many years.

Mary Gueller


Mary along with her husband Steve started Gueller’s Photography in 1980. Photographing people is her passion! She strives to make all her subjects see and feel the beauty in themselves during their session. Especially the high school seniors, she wants them to gain confidence in themselves at such a crucial time in their lives.  She can take a crying baby, cuddle them and patiently wait for them to calm and relax for their session. Children love the way she makes them laugh during their session, her philosophy of making the child feel comfortable is what makes children’s sessions successful. Embracing change is what inspires her, always continuing to learn.  Mary’s work has been recognized by many photography associations.  Mary has held the honor of Photographer of the Year and First Runner up Photographer of the Year from the Wisconsin Professional Photographers Association.  Steve and Mary Gueller are the only couple in the Wisconsin Professional Photographers Association to each receive a perfect score of 100 on prints they have entered in competitions. Mary holds degrees of Master Craftsman Photographer from the Professional Photographers of America Association.

Shannon Wisse

Portrait Artist

Shannon is our Office Manager and Lead Artist. Her vast experience in portrait art, rare artistic eye and creative vision is a key element in our portrait design. Shannon holds a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art from UW – Oshkosh. She helps to ensure your portraits are breathtakingly beautiful and that they fulfill the vision of your photographer. Shannon has been with our studio for twelve years, she is a wonderful asset to our staff, and her energetic personality continues to make us laugh every day. She is a genius at creating lyrics to fit our studio promotions with popular songs! You may here her on the radio from time to time in our radio ads in which she created.