A Personal Wedding Photography Experience

Your wedding day is a very special, personalized event. Why shouldn’t your photography experience be the same? In-person consultations and planning sessions mean we won’t be strangers when taking photos of your wedding, and a private viewing session (complete with drinks and hors d’oeuvres) allows you to relive that magical day, complete with all the moments you missed in the wedding day excitement.

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Full Service Portrait Photography

Family is precious, and every moment with them is a moment to cherish. We would love the opportunity to help you preserve those moments. In our portrait photography we capture more than just an image, we preserve those precious personalities and expressions that you will cherish forever. Our sessions are designed with your final product in mind, finding you the perfect way to display your personal art in your home.

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La Crosse Bridal EXPO

Join us at this year’s La Crosse Bridal EXPO on January 15th, from 10:00am – 2:30pm. Come talk to us, tell us your story, and get hands-on with some of our professional products. We always look forward to meeting new couples and we absolutely cannot wait...
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Helping The Helpless

Rachel and I are very passionate about helping animals in need. A little over a year ago, we discovered the newly constructed Love and Friendship Adoption Center of the Humane Society of Northeast Iowa, here in Decorah, Iowa. We immediately got the whole family...
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Kayla & Tim Engagement

We had an absolutely magical engagement session with Kayla and Tim, at Backbone State Park, in Dundee, Iowa. The evening sun peering through the thick forest created a fairy tale woodland scene, right out of a story-book. The old stone wall added yet another fairy...
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When the cake is long gone and the dress is packed away, your photos will be the one lasting symbol of your big day.
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime event, and your photos will be the one thing you turn to time and again. Don’t trust them to just anyone.

About Forever Moments

Forever Moments is a full service photography company by Nick Chill Photography, based out of Decorah, Iowa. We specialize in expression-filled, fine art wedding and portrait photography. As a member of Professional Photographers of America, we know how important it is to provide reliable service, with an exceptional quality. We invest in top-of-the-line photographic equipment, and in keeping educated on current trends in photography. We are also partnered with a professional print lab to offer you a great selection of high quality, archival, fine art products.

What is “full service photography”?

It means that we aren’t satisfied just shooting your wedding or portraits and giving you a CD of images. We know how easy it is for those CDs to get buried, and the photos to never see the light of day. We are passionate about helping you find the perfect way to display and share those precious memories, be it as magnificent wall art or luxurious photo albums. Let us help you turn your home into an art gallery of memories!

Nick Chill

Nick Chill


My name is Nick Chill. I like to tell people that I try to live up to my name. I am pretty laid back and like to enjoy the little things in life. I grew up in New Castle, PA, with two younger siblings. I haven’t always been so laid back, but life teaches you lessons.

I first picked up a camera while living in San Diego, CA, during my service in the US Navy. A trip to the Grand Canyon inspired me to purchase my first Nikon. I quickly fell in love with photographing birds around Southern California. It didn’t take long before I was obsessed with Pacific sunsets. Finally, I found the beauty in photographing the joy of other human beings. In January 2014 I moved to Iowa, to join the love of my life, Rachel, and her three children. It was shortly after moving here that we decided to turn the joy of photographing humans into an official branch of my business, now that I’m married to a beautiful assistant.

It was in San Diego that I also found a love for teaching others to capture the beauty of life. I’ve carried that love with me, to Iowa, and now teach classes both at Arthaus Decorah and out of our home studio. It’s hard to say which I love more, shooting or teaching, but it goes without saying that I love what I do.

See my other work and learn about photography classes at: http://NickChillPhotography.com

Rachel K. Chill

Rachel K. Chill


My assistant, my second shooter, my best friend, and my lovely wife.

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