Theodore Wirth Wedding Minneapolis – Meredith and Kevin

Long before Meredith and Kevin had their Theodore Wirth Wedding, they made a series of huge life moves together – finding each other just before Meredith moved to Malawi, living to gether in Malawi and eloping at a local courthouse, moving back to Minnesota and celebrating with their families at an intimate bruch wedding at Theodore Wirth…

Tips for great family photos at your wedding – Minneapolis Wedding Photographer

Tips for great family photos at your wedding. I’m from a giant family, so let me let you in on a secret:

Great family photos don’t happen without planning.

I take immense effort at each wedding I photograph to make sure that the family groupings are beautiful, happy, and efficient.

Stillwater Historic Courthouse Wedding mn

If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired.-Chekhov Just as Checkov envisioned, the nerf dart launchers that were featured among the groomsmen at the beginning of the wedding day had become a dance hazard by the reception; bridesmaids dodging sucker-tipped darts across the dance…

Minikahda Club Wedding Minneapolis

On travel and joy at this Minikahda Club Wedding A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. -John Steinbeck I love this quote from Steinbeck,…

Guthrie Theater winter wedding – Megan + Reed

A Guthrie Theater Wedding to truly show the best of Minneapolis Why choose the Guthrie Theater for a wedding? Megan and Reed’s celebration is a perfect showcase for the combination of elegance and playfulness that is the hallmark of weddings at the Guthrie. In planning their wedding from New York, they chose to show the sophisticated…

My 9 Best Time-Sink Photos

The more comfortable you get with your equipment and anticipation of events, the easier aspects of shooting a wedding become. And ease is death for creativity. Because there are things I *know* will work – set up my light here, use this lens, say these things – I know they will produce good results. As you trim away the…

Temple Israel and Walker Art Center wedding {Annie + David}

A wedding ceremony at Temple Israel inspires the kind of awe that makes you really pay attention. The weight of the architectural detail, the vastness of the main space, the intricate ceilings, the permanence of stone. Annie and David’s wedding combined that kind of awe with pure joy – from their families, from their friends,…

Minneapolis weddings with Ethiopian flair

Ethiopian wedding in Minneapolis. With such a large Ethiopian population in Minneapolis, I’m always thrilled to document the ways that people bring their communities together in celebration. Sometimes I am a part of multiple days of events, and occasionally only for portraits, but I’m always thrilled to document joyous celebrations of family, laughter, and dancing.…