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Did you just get engaged? I totally remember being in your shoes. Being engaged really opened my eyes to so many of the struggles my couples, especially brides, go through, while planning their wedding. So I compiled a list of 3 things I wanted to share with my future brides: 1. Don’t Shop too early! The moment […]

Did you just get engaged?

Feb 21, 2020

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Engagement photos are a big deal, and although I’ve always thought so, after going through it myself, I realized they are even more important, and stressful, than I thought before. I created an amazing guide to share with my clients with lots of tips to make the whole process more enjoyable! But my biggest tip for […]

My biggest tip for your engagement photo session!

Feb 19, 2020

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I was shocked to find out that children smile, on average, 420 times a day, as opposed to only 20 times for adults. So I’m forcing myself to smile more. Why? Because whether or not we are smiling in response to something that truly made us smile, a smile will always be beneficial to us. […]

3 Reasons to Smile Today

Feb 17, 2020

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HAPPY Valentine’s Day!! We’ll celebrate with this beautiful engagement session I shot last week. It was about 23 degrees out, but sunny, and absolutely beautiful! A perfect day for winter engagement photos! My winter tips to nail your session if you decide to have photos done when it’s 30 degrees or cooler are: Bring hand […]

Steve + Shelby | Winter Engagement

Feb 14, 2020

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It was just a little over a month ago that I went to take Finn’s newborn photos! Now I came back for pictures with mom and dad, and it was so fun to see how much he grew in such a short time! He smiled so many times, and was absolutely mesmerized by mom and […]

Sweet Finn is 1 month!

Feb 12, 2020

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The only problem I have with this family is the fact that after every session I end up shopping for all of mom’s outfits, because she has THE BEST TASTE! It sometimes fails since she’s tall, and I’m very short, but if I could, I would have her always order two of everything so I […]

Como Park Family Photographer | G Family

Feb 10, 2020

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I’m not gonna lie, it was COLD, cold, cold on the day we met up for Cassie and Michael’s engagement session! And I’m not talking 40-50 degree cold, I’m talking 20 and incredibly windy, BUT, and I can’t say this enough, I really do have the best clients, and C+M didn’t complain once! Cassie has […]

Shakopee Engagement Photographer | Cassie + Michael

Feb 7, 2020

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I love these two! I fully believe we’ll stay friends for life, and I wonder how I got so lucky that they hired me to photograph their wedding! Their love story started in high school, when Bren would try to impress Emily with his magic tricks… It totally worked. They’ve grown together, but more into […]

Mpls Engagement Photographer | Bren + Em

Feb 5, 2020

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Anyone else missing those warmer days? I used to take Winters almost completely off, but this last year was about changes, and part of those changes involve doing a TON of work in my off season. And although I’m missing the sun already, I’m pretty excited about all the new things that keep happening to […]

Nicolett Island Engagement | J+K

Jan 31, 2020

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One of my favorite families ever! We went to this same park on their wedding day, and have been going back there pretty much every year since for photos! Yes, it is VERY possible to use the same location and still get a very different feel and unique photos every time :-). This one might […]

Reinholdz | Minnetonka Family Photographer

Jan 29, 2020

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