Portrait Series, Mothers and Their Children – Wilmington, Delaware We have had an incredible response to our call for mothers and their children this past month, we have seen a lot of little ones and few teens. Many familiar faces and many new friends as well. Thank you all for sharing your adorable families and […]

Kelli Wilke joins the effort to help the unemployed get back to work with a great headshot. Wilmington, DE – July 8, 2020 – Nothing says “I’m ready to work” more than a freshly pressed suit, an updated resume, and of course, a professional headshot. Regardless of profession, COVID-19 sent millions of Americans to the […]

Chrissy and Bob’s intimate wedding ceremony in Downingtown Pennsylvania at St. Joseph’s Parish. Christina and Bob had planned a beautiful big wedding but like so many couples were stuck in the wedding planning Covid10 warp. Instead of postponing the entire wedding, the couple opted to have an intimate ceremony in their church with immediate family […]

Today, more than ever, having a professional, quality headshot is crucial (and expected) in the business world. It is your first line of introduction to new clients. There are many reasons to hire a professional, today I’ll be sharing 7 reasons why you need a professional headshot. You may not think you need a professional […]

A sneak peek of Kendall and Jonathan’s Greenville Delaware wedding. A couple caught in the Covid19 shutdown opts to have their wedding ceremony as planned with family only and postpone the big party until the fall. Kendall and Jonathan planned a huge formal wedding for the spring of 2020 when plans were turned upside down […]

If you are like me, due to COVID-19 school shut downs, you have recently become a 24/7 cook, teacher, housekeeper, entertainer and therapist. Keeping kids occupied with rich activities is a challenge, I get it! I have three busy boys of my own and as tempting as it is to rely on iPads and Kindles, […]

Two images win ISPWP awards, Kelli Wilke Photography. Jackson Hole Wyoming based photographer

Earlier this year I got a very surprising email that I had been nominated by the editors of Rangefinder Magazine for their 2019 30 Rising Stars. I was needless to say, shocked I had received this email! If you don’t know Rangefinder, I would say it’s the equivalent to photographers as Architectural Digest is to […]

Kylie and Roberts wedding felt ethereal, light and intimate. Their ceremony took place at St. Joseph on the Brandywine followed by a fun reception at Hotel du Pont. Their theme was romantic yet modern and you’ll see from the details how thoughtful and fun they had when pulling together all the details for their special […]

Julie and Carmen’s wedding was classic, traditional and played upon a Christmas/Winter theme. They became engaged Memorial Day weekend and planned their dream wedding in six months! Julie and Carmen love Christmas so having their wedding in December was a dream come true for them. I love when couples bring their personalities into their wedding […]

A photographer’s list of the best formal wedding venues in Wilmington, Delaware Just south of Philadelphia, Wilmington Delaware is a little gem of a city. It is certainly one Philadelphia brides should consider. Head to Delaware to take advantage of some amazing venues, easy access, rolling hillsides and vistas. Wilmington is a great alternative to […]

2018 was so much fun! I decided to do a round up of some (this was so hard to choose which photos I wanted to post!) of my favorite shots and moments from the year. I did some traveling this year to Lenox, Ma, some close to home in Philadelphia, the PA countryside, and of […]

A Fall Engagement Session at Longwood Gardens | Pennsylvania and Delaware Wedding Photographer Carly and Josh obviously have an amazing connection full of love and laughter. We decided on a session at Longwood Gardens, heading first out to the gorgeous meadow to get some late afternoon photos and hopefully a glimpse at the sunset out […]

Our Longwood Gardens engagement session was originally going to be a fall session but the weather had other plans! The gorgeous mid-september day felt like mid summer. Even the flowers were confused but as always, so beautiful! Enjoy..

High school senior photography is always fun but Mary holds a special place in our family’s heart. She came to us at the age of 13 as our babysitter, my children referred to her as “May-May” and are always excited to see her. When she and her mom asked me to do her senior portrait […]

The conservatory at Longwood Gardens is always gorgeous! Jennifer and Karl will be having their wedding in just a few short months in Delaware. Jennifer works with one of the top florists in town (Flowers by Yukie) so it’s fitting that we ended up at the beautiful Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square PA. It was […]

Wedding photography in 2016 was certainly one of my favorite years to date. I had the most amazing couples, thank you to all of my brides and grooms. It was probably the rainiest season I can recall, I think I had five weddings in a row where it rained! The funny thing is, some of […]

A sweet simple wedding at the courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware on December 20th, 2016 by Kelli Wilke Photography, a Delaware based photographer. I met up with Piero and Treasure in downtown Wilmington Delaware to capture their sweet and simple courthouse wedding. The funny part of the story is I had never met them and had two hours […]

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Megan and Jeff’s wedding was nothing short of spectacular! Winterthur was the perfect backdrop for the day, even in the rain we found it to be stunning. Here is a little sneak peek of their wedding day. Check out the fun video by my amazing second shooter, Zach Hartzell. Thank you Zach for your amazing help, ideas […]

Longwood Gardens is my favorite spot for engagement photography. The fall in particular is my very favorite time to shoot at Longwood gardens, the warm colors and a perfect romantic moody backdrop. I was so happy when my couple, Megan and Jeff we were able to schedule in our session this past fall (and on […]