I’m Suzy Rohan, founder of Lily Red Studio. I'm a Wisconsin native, which means I have first-hand experience with extremely long winters (with lots of snow days), cheese curds, summers by big lakes, even bigger mosquitoes and being surrounded by Packer Fans, but what I remember most about growing up in WI is my grandparent's home – filled with love. I’d spend hours listening to the stories they would tell and looking through the family albums that had been so meticulously labeled and put together. I remember well the portrait of their children hanging on wall by the staircase. I thought it was the most beautiful photograph I’d ever seen - it was shot on film and then painted by hand - every detail was there - the delicate eyelashes, the rosy cheeks and red lips.
I've always wanted to be an artist, to create something for people that would be as meaningful as that hand painted portrait hanging in my grandparent’s home. I worked for many years as a graphic designer, eventually teaching design at my Alma Mater (UW Milwaukee) and then transitioning into the field of photography. I feel lucky that I've always worked in creative professions! I founded Lily Red Studio in July of 2009 while I was living in Chicago. After spending five years photographing weddings, my little family moved to Denver, Colorado where we've lived since 2014. I now exclusively photograph children, families and their fur babies.
I invite you to look at my site and blog and give me a call to chat about how we might work together. I can't wait to help you create your own meaningful family heirlooms.
I believe in marriage equality for everyone and am accepting and inclusive of every type of family.