Joel Nisleit Photography, Wisconsin Wedding Photographer | Freelance - Joel Nisleit - Milwaukee, Madison, Fond du Lac Wedding Photographer

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