Modern American Pow Wow

I documented the Ain Dah Yung Center‘s Cherish the Children Pow Wow this spring. It is impossible to color the full feel of being there – the colors, energy, drums, dancing. But I tried to capture some moments that convey the feeling of being there, and some that show the playful modern nature of this Children’s Pow Wow.

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  • Carol Dilley - These are wonderful. What an amazing experience that must have been.

Live music, vintage theater, and snow wedding {Susan + Levi}

If music be the food of love, play on.

And so with Susan and Levi’s wedding, a rotating cavalcade of talent took over the stages – from Levi’s family singing group ensembles to acoustic ceremony preludes, to all out rock and roll. Natural, vibrant, and a very true way to celebrate. Also, Susan ordered up some snow (literally – it fell during the first dance) and also in the light snowfall during the evening.

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Ceremony: Loring Pasta Bar
Reception: Varsity Theater
Cake and desserts: Cocoa + Fig

  • Cassandra - Aruba Photographers - Don’t know how you do this but your images are absolutely superb! The lighting in every single image is perfect! Looks like every image is completely staged including lighting setup but obviously they’re not! Great work! Love how you captured the live music. The images almost produce the sound!

  • Natalie Champa Jennings - These are wonderful, Becca! Love the perfume shot towards the beginning. Perfect Varsity collection :)

  • Fotos Boda - So classics and romantic pictures. The live music is perfect for a wedding day.

Beth El Synagogue + International Market Square wedding {Laura + Alan}

I love morning weddings – start with the beautiful morning light, everyone is fresh for the ceremony and still has energy for dancing, which was particularly important for Laura + Alan’s wedding as they had a hora that can only be described as “energetic.” A lovely way to celebrate, all around.
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Ceremony: Beth El Synagogue 
Reception: International Market Square

  • Rob - Great work -a really happy bride and it shows through in these images.

Winter at Aster Cafe for Tera + Ryan’s Engagement

Shooting engagement sessions on a frigid day means that there are very few other folks outside, which is a rarity along St Anthony Main in Minneapolis! I can’t wait to shoot Tera + Ryan’s wedding this summer, and I have a feeling that their wedding party is going to be a lot of fun to be around, too!
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