Joel Nisleit Self PortraitJoel Nisleit Self PortraitSelf portrait of studio owner Joel Nisleit. Joel's skills enable him to capture portraits like this in any location, from home to a parking garage.

Freelance Photography and Education

Though my focus is wedding photography, I'm a sought-after freelance photographer for portraits, sports and teaching throughout Wisconsin. I do a small number of quality freelance jobs throughout the year. I also offer private instruction. Please connect here to ask about freelance availability and rates, or email me, or call 920-219-2020.

Current Experience:

  • Owner of Joel Nisleit Photography
  • Edward Fox Photography professional
  • Gameface Media professional (sports)
  • Assistant for Front Room Photography


  • Member of Professional Photographers of America since 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 7 years photojournalism with state industry awards

Equipment List:

  • Nikon D4
  • D700 DSLR
  • Nikkor 70-200 mm f/2.8G VR lens
  • Nikkor 24-120 f/4 VR II
  • Nikkor 85 1.8G
  • Nikkor 50 f/1.8G
  • Extension tubes for macro
  • Nikon SB-800 x2 and SB-700 Speedlights with PocketWizard Mini/Flex's
  • Alien Bee 800 /w battery and 64" PLM umbrella
  • Torchlight LED
  • Lightsphere Pro, Powersnoot, shoot-through umbrellas
  • 28" and 43" Wescott soft boxes
  • Rogue grid /w color gels
  • Flashpoint LTSP85ACH & LTSP10ACP light stands, Bogen 3216 light stick
  • Sekonic L-758 light meter
  • Manfrotto 055MF3 Magfiber tripod
  • Omega Reflector
  • Nikkor TC 20E 2x teleconverter
  • Adobe Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS6, Nik suite
  • ColorChecker Passport
  • Lexar Pro and SanDisk Extreme CF storage


John Moulton barn in Grand Teton National park, light painting by Joel Nisleit.GYT-0029-4-Edit

Member, Professional Photographers of America
Member Professional Photographers of America