If you are planning your MN elopement

If you are planning your MN elopement, particularly if being in nature is important to you, then there is a lot of inspiration to be gathered from Riikka and Chris’s intimate wedding in Minneapolis parks. And if you are planning your MN elopement right before your move to Finland, as they did, then that is…

Planning your Minneapolis Elopement

Choosing a more intimate celebration of your wedding means you get to focus on only the most important things – you and your partner. I approach elopement photography with two goals – document your joy together, and make sure the photos feel natural and intimate. If you are planning on eloping in Minneapolis or St…

St Paul City Hall Elopement – Darby and Alex

When people mention a “city hall elopement” you might imagine a combination of airy modern skyways paired with old dark offices. But one of the most remarkable buildings in Minnesota is definitely St Paul’s city hall, where Darby and Alex chose to exchange their vows in the breathtaking lobby. For some reason, this art deco…

Intimate breakfast wedding at Como Conservatory – Susan and Eric

Breakfast wedding in a garden? Yes, please! Susan and Eric’s breakfast wedding at Como Conservatory was a perfect blend of elegant and comfortable. Just immediate family, tasty brunch foods, and the floral splendor of Como Park’s Sunken Garden. And because Eric loves penguins, we enjoyed walking around the como zoo for a few photos with…

City Portraits Minneapolis

On the stress of planning couples portraits, and pre-wedding City Portraits Minneapolis Often, weddings are the first time you have had your photo professionally taken since high school, maybe earlier. Perhaps you have not thought since then about how you want to present yourself in photos, and now you also need to consider your partner,…

Rush Creek Golf Club Winter Wedding MN – Amanda and Adan

I get it. Winter in Minnesota is cold. This past week saw the firm end of autumn as the daily temperature is now below 25. It feels downright arctic after a soothing fall, and it isn’t even December yet. So I understand that for many, the idea of planning a wedding in the middle of…

Carleton College Wedding – Heather and Carl

Heather and Carl, their decades-in-the-making romance and their tremendous joining of families in joy, was a pleasure to document. Thank you for sharing Carleton College with me, on a gorgeous summer day. View other intimate weddings and elopements

Happy Gnome Wedding reception – Mercy and Will

When you live in California, but come to Minnesota in April for your wedding reception, you can’t do much better than The Happy Gnome for your venue. You know the beer will be good and abundant, and the atmosphere will be warm, even if it gales outside. Had a lovely time documenting Mercy and Will’s…