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Hi there! Welcome to the PMP blog, a journal about my work, life, travels, fashion, and the occasional dessert. Stay a while and say hello!

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It was over 10 years ago that I had “A” in front of my camera for the first time… I was taking her family’s photos. After that I photographed her sister’s senior graduation party, her sister’s wedding, and now I had the honor to once again photograph her! She’s always been sweet, and incredibly smart, […]

Class of 2019 | Graduation Pictures

May 17, 2019

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This is one of my favorite ages to photograph (one year olds). I love all the personality that comes out, love the expressions, love the cute outfits… And love that I get to capture all of these things for my clients! I’ve been playing around with my black and whites, and I think I finally […]

Chaska Children’s Photographer | M is 1!

May 15, 2019

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Baby E wasn’t even a week old for her newborn session! A beautiful baby girl, with the cutest dimples (and that little smile!!!). Her dad is Italian, and I loved hearing him whisper “Amore mio” to her repeatedly during our session. The nursery is full of toys from both mom, and dad’s childhood. She’s little, […]

Shakopee Newborn Photographer | Baby E

May 6, 2019

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Meet the boy with the longest lashes! He was smiling at me as soon as he got to the studio. I love how fun 1 Year sessions are, and all the personality we get when we just let kids be kids…. I’ve also been playing around with my black and whites, and I think I’m […]

Chaska Children’s Photographer | G is 1!

May 3, 2019

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I’m not even a mother yet (at least not to human children), but I must admit I’m always shopping for baby things. My studio’s prop section keeps growing, and I absolutely love styling my sessions! One of my clients posted a picture of her daughter wearing a baby turban, and I immediately went online to […]

The best baby turban from Amazon!

Apr 26, 2019

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Being the foodie that I am, I was thrilled that my clients (in Australia) also shared the same love for fresh, high quality, and “pretty” foods. We drove a couple of hours from Brisbane, to Mooloolaba, for photos at the beach, but our very first stop when we got there was The Velo Project, a […]

The Velo Project, Mooloolaba

Apr 24, 2019

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“Oh, the places you’ll go!”… I can’t help but remember this title from Dr. Seuss when I think of how this whole trip to Brisbane, Australia, happened. I love traveling, and exploring, and this past March I got to fly across the globe for an engagement session in Australia! I love that my job allows […]

Brisbane, Australia

Apr 22, 2019

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I was so excited to meet baby E! Such an honor to photograph the last member of this family, and to know that I was there for all their “big” milestones since mom and dad got engaged! Edisen slept the entire time, and was the best baby ever! Her nursery was so cute, and I’m […]

Baby Edisen | 7 Days

Apr 19, 2019

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I still remember the day I got proposed to like it was yesterday! We were hiking in Arizona, the weather a killer 104 degrees… I felt over and over like I was going to faint. But, it was all worth it once he dropped to one knee and made me the happiest girl ever! Looking […]

5 Questions your shouldn’t Ask Your Friend Who Just Got Engaged

Apr 17, 2019

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“Should I specialize in one area of photography?” I get asked this question all the time. I have been to many workshops that cover this topic, and most of the time the push is to specialize. The many reasons are that it’s easier to just focus on growing one area, for example, just weddings. Paying for just wedding […]

Should I Specialize?

Apr 11, 2019

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