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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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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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Absolutely dying over these gorgeous images from my last trip to Phoenix. This location is less than 2 miles from our house there, and it’s about the prettiest place ever! If you know anyone in Phoenix looking for a photographer, definitely send my way! I attended a workshop on Sunday, with Chard Photography, and it […]

Phoenix, Arizona | Engagement

Apr 3, 2019

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This was, by far, the longest way I’ve gone for an engagement session. Over 20 hours, lots of movies in the plane, lots of snacks, little sleep, but I made it to a place I’ve always wanted to go to, Australia! I met Sheena and Sebastian in Minnesota when they reached out about having me […]

Sebastian + Sheena | Brisbane Australia Engagement Photographer

Mar 27, 2019

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I have to admit having my husband live in Phoenix, AZ, means I get to go there often, and it opens doors to expanding my business to that are as well. And with that, I get to do photos like these… This Sonoran Desert Elopement is probably one of the prettiest sessions I have ever […]

Sonoran Desert Elopement | Phoenix Photographer

Mar 13, 2019

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It’s day 326 of extreme cold, and a gazillion inches of snow, in Minnesota… So I’ve been really loving these in-home sessions. I photographed P+K’s wedding last August, and love how they’ve incorporated their wedding photos in their home decor. In the living room they have 9 framed pictures (you can get these beautiful frames […]

Patrick + Kaylie | Minneapolis In-home Lifestyle Session

Feb 27, 2019

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Remember when I wrote THIS post about always being a photographer, never the bridesmaid? It was one of my most read posts, and sort of inspired me to keep writing articles to help my brides, and my readers in general, by sharing knowledge that comes from working in the wedding industry for over 10 years. […]

5 Bridesmaids Gift Ideas

Feb 20, 2019

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Hello and welcome to the PMP blog! If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re engaged and looking for stunning inspiration, as well as good information to make your day perfect. I consider myself an expert after photographing over 100 weddings! So here it is, my top 5 tips for the engaged couple! 1. Have an […]

My Top 5 Tips for the Engaged Couple

Feb 13, 2019

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Happy Friday from Phoenix, AZ!!! I came here to try and dodge the coldest temps Minnesota has seen in over 30 years! And to bring a little warmth your way, today I’m sharing this gorgeous Desert Fiesta! A stunning bride and groom, colorful flowers, and even alpacas! I love that I’m able to travel the […]

Desert Fiesta | Phoenix AZ Photographer

Feb 1, 2019

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Yep, we started the session at Glamdoll, because donuts :-)! When it’s cold outside I love having the ability to go inside to warm up. Matt, Charnell, and their daughter Charlette were such troopers during our (very cold) session! These two are totally in love, and will be saying “I Do” this September!   

Matt + Charnell | Engaged!

Jan 9, 2019

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They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, but for Mark and Erin, who met while playing a game of craps at the casino, the spark that started in Vegas came all the way back to Minnesota, where it turned into love. I used to have a firm opinion on seeing each other before […]

Mark + Erin | Windows On Minnesota Wedding

Sep 26, 2018

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