St Paul College Club Wedding – Brittany and Stacy

Brittany and Stacy’s St Paul College Club wedding was one of the last weddings I photographed before COVID-19 changed events and the world. I really appreciate their review of me on Yelp: Becca is, simply put, amazing. We had her do our engagement and wedding photos. She is funny, a total photography pro, and now…

How to find a local wedding photographer in 5 steps

You know the craziest thing about planning a wedding? Always feeling like no one else has ever planned a wedding before!

You are totally not alone – even though your wedding should be uniquely about you and your partner, you don’t have to make every decision in a vacuum!

So, if you are looking for a photographer for your wedding, I have tips for finding a local wedding photographer in 5 steps.

Minneapolis Park Elopement – Becca and Eric

Gratitide for a Minneapolis park elopement during COVID – thank you for masks, for being your witness, for a gorgeous day in a year of clouds

Winter Aria Wedding – Maura and Tony

Maura and Tony’s winter Aria wedding was the kind of intimate and joy-filled day that stays with me. I’m so happy to share this beautiful wedding, and hoping these lovely memories have been a balm during the isolation of 2020.

Tori and Matt’s MN Camp Wedding

So, thank you 2020 for the clarity you have provided – the total joy of celebrating this MN camp wedding, the promise that we will gather again.

Why weddings are forever changed: Julia and Dan’s intimate restaurant wedding

As we think about what weddings will look like “on the other side” of this pandemic, I’m excited to think about what we will take with us as a culture from this time of difficulty and clarity.

Are weddings forever changed?
Yes!

. . . and no!

In the realm of things I failed to blog before the pandemic, Julia and Dan’s intimate restaurant wedding has been at the top of my list.

Small Minneapolis City Hall wedding and brewery reception – Marie and Andrew

Marie and Andrew’s City Hall wedding was pre-pandemic, so it was small but not socially distanced. What would the photos look like if I had shot it during restrictions? Definitely more masks during the cocktail hour and the ceremony. Otherwise, very similar – small group, outside photos when we can.

WEDDING GROUP PHOTOS DURING COVID-19: THINGS TO CONSIDER

As we begin gathering again, particularly for weddings, we know there are no ways to gather without risk. We also have some good information from the CDC about managing those risks.

Let’s talk about how these risks might apply to a specific setting: wedding group photos during COVID-19.

These are some thoughts for couples planning their gatherings and considering family photos or wedding party group photos.