Young Joni Wedding in Minneapolis

Katie and Ross’s Young Joni Wedding made New Years eve more memorable than ever!

Let me tell you a story about weddings – after photographing 400 weddings over the years, each wedding continues to have it’s own cadence and balance.

Some are quiet and introspective still-life paintings.

Some are impressionistic daubs of color and texture. I have a museum in my head of the weddings I’ve documented, and it is gorgeous to look through.

Bell Museum Wedding Minneapolis

In the heart of the vibrant city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a wedding unfolded at a truly unique and enchanting venue—the Bell Museum of Natural History. Amidst the awe-inspiring exhibits of ancient fossils, fascinating minerals, and diverse wildlife, a couple exchanged their vows and embarked on a lifetime of love.

Minneapolis wedding Venues that don’t exist – Aria

Here is my theory when writing a blog post – the writing should be interesting even if to people who were not there. Interesting even if the wedding didn’t exist.

I’ve been a Minneapolis wedding photographer long enough to have seen venues open and close, trends come and go, stories begin and end. And so I am sharing this gorgeous wedding at of on my favorite wedding venues that no longer exists, Aria.

6 tips for feeling comfortable in your engagement photos

Here is the thing about looking comfortable – it is much easier to do if you actually *feel* comfortable! That means that we all want the same thing – for you to be comfortable and actually have a good time. I’ve got 6 tips for feeling comfortable in your engagement photos.

The Real Wedding Photography Questions I Wish You Would Ask

So many of the “must ask questions for your wedding photographer” don’t really get to the heart of what you want to know. Here are the real wedding photography questions I wish you would ask (and the questions I often get asked instead!)

Lumber Exchange Wedding Minneapolis

Thrilled to share Michelle and Paul’s Lumber Exchange wedding in Minneapolis. For me, its all about the joyful moments. Those ones that couples create together, the ones guests share in celebration, the ones that we carry with us for more difficult times.

Minneapolis Wedding at Urban Daisy

Here is the thing – you never expect guests to storm the dance floor in inflatable costumes. And yet, there is something about Annie and Alex’s wedding that made this happening just feel like a natural progression of the evening. Even their spectacular sequined Nicolas Cage pillow, which adorned their head table, felt like an natural part of their decor.

Chelsea and Logan’s Minneapolis wedding at Khaluna and Hewing Hotel

This small but mighty wedding started at the Hewing, headed to City Hall for a wedding, then celebrated at Khaluna for a tour of the best of Minneapolis. But first, an existential digression: Anyone else get all existential in the past few years? Like, how do all these systems around us work, and what is our role in them? Humanity is complicated and often ugly, so where do we find the value, and the meaning, and the beauty in all this muck? That’s where I’ve been spending some intellectual time with myself in these past few years of pandemic and…