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Family Photos at the Arboretum


June 14, 2021


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Family Photos at the Arboretum

I used to take family photos at the Arboretum all the time! It’s an absolutely stunning location, and I swear I can have sessions there every day for a year and I wouldn’t have to repeat a spot. It’s lush, full of blooms, and even in the winter it’s a beautiful background. When I moved to Minneapolis I didn’t renew my permit to shoot at the Arboretum, and so I went less and less there. Last month I had a client ask to shoot there, and after the session I just knew I had to get the yearly permit so I could start taking my clients there again!

Family Photos at the Arboretum

I have been working with this sweet family for over a year now, but it feels like we’ve known each other for years! I just love them and have really enjoyed getting to know them better! Mom is an amazing artist, and you can see her beautiful work here!

1 year old having fun at Arboretum

We met for the first time when this precious baby girl was just a little newborn!

And now we did family photos at the Arboretum! I love how we captured them so well! Here’s what mom said:

This is the third time we have used Poly to photograph important moments in our family’s lives. She never ceases to amaze us with her incredible way to make us feel comfortable in front of the camera! Poly captures the personalities of our family perfectly, and we always know when we come to Poly for pictures that we are going to gain priceless memories.

– Jessica Stoodley

If you’d like to book family photos at the Arboretum just send me a note!

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