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Creative Look Studios is a full service photography and videography studio. Located in Middleton, WI; we serve the Madison, WI area and vicinity, and provide photography services throughout the Midwest.  We offer wedding, newborn, and senior portrait photography, plus video production and other photography services to individuals, families and businesses. View samples of our fun and creative wedding photography and wedding videography, senior portraits, newborn portraits,  and family and individual portrait packages. From engagements and weddings, through baby’s first year, to senior portraits and more, Creative Look Studios’ custom photo and video packages celebrate what’s unique about you.
Thank you for visiting and for considering us and our services!  – April & Derrick Look Owners and Photographers of Creative Look Studios


who we are

About Derrick & April
Photographer / Videographer

-We met in college and shared a passion for photography.
-We got engaged on Picnic Point.
-We dreamed up an idea for our business and made it a reality.
-We have 2 dogs; a Boxer and a shih-tzu
-We have been married 11 amazing years.
-We’re fortunate to have 3 healthy and rambunctious little boys
-We love going to concerts.
-We’ve been on our fair share of road trips.
-Our whole family is Plant Based.
-We both are foodies at heart.
-We'd rather be outside; hiking, biking, playing as a family.
-We are both night owls.
-We love our jobs!

About April

-I live in a guys world with Derrick and our 3 little boys. They are my heart!
-I like things neat and organized (though this doesn’t always pair well with the above).
-I binge watch t.v.
-I LOVE red wine and Bloody Mary’s.
-I start my mornings with french press coffee.
-I HATE being late for things.
-I LOVE babies.
-I still cry at weddings even though I have photographed 100s
-I love the change of seasons, but don't like winter.
-Derrick's proposal was on a rolled up piece of paper in a film canister.
-I love dance parties in our living room and date nights with Derrick.
-I move our furniture around almost weekly!

About Derrick

-I choose podcasts and radio over TV.
-I am a runner.
-I was a videographer before I was a photographer.
-I enjoy watching things grow; whether it's our kids or our garden.
-I like to be creative in the kitchen.
-I’m a life long Cubs fan.
-I control my type 1 Diabetes with diet and exercise.
-I volunteer my time to coach kids.
-Instead of coffee, I drink homemade concoctions with lots of ginger in them.
-In a former life I was a musician.
-I like beer, but would rather drink something brown mixed with ginger beer.
-I'm never surprised to come home and find our furniture rearranged!

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why choose us


We are dedicated!

We are a full time studio. This isn’t a weekend gig for us! For the last 10 years plus we have both put our all into Creative Look Studios. When hiring us you can expect the dedication of two experienced, passionate photographers.


We are experienced!

In life and behind the lens. We have been photographing families and weddings for more then a decade, we are passionate about capturing the moments big and small that make up your story. Whether it’s planning a wedding or raising kids, we’ve lived and are living it each and every day and learning along the way.


We are fun!

Or so we’ve been told by our clients. When a photographers spending an hour just helping you get your newborn to sleep for their session, or 9 plus hours with you on your wedding day; you need to make sure you not only like their style but also their personality.  We like to have fun with our photography, though some direction is involved, we like to keep things relaxed and natural feeling.

what customers say

Jennifer E.
Jennifer E.

"Super impressed. Derrick & April took breathtaking pictures of my brother’s wedding and I knew we needed some photos from them. The shots Derrick got from a hectic Monday night session of our son are fantastic. We are very happy and recommend them overwhelmingly."

Katie S.
Katie S.

"April and Derrick shot our engagement, wedding and recently our daughters 6 month pictures. They did an amazing job! They also created the video to capture our wedding day. We watch it every anniversary and I cry every time! They are a ton of fun to work with and have great ideas to get the perfect shot(s). You would be silly to not go with the best, Creative Look Studios!"

Amanda & Andy
Amanda & Andy

"Derrick and April were absolutely wonderful to work with and we could not have been happier with their service. They photographed our engagement session as well as our wedding day and all of the pictures met or exceeded our expectations. They were lots of fun to work with and we are SO happy that we chose them to photograph our big day!!"

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