Best spots for engagement photos around Minneapolis

There isn’t one right place for engagement photos, because there isn’t one right place that sums up what you are like as a couple. So this list isn’t meant to be comprehensive, because it never could be. It is meant to be a starting point as you consider what aspects of your couple-hood would be best served by backgrounds and greenery and buildings.

If Awards Matter, I’d like you know know about these

The goal is happy couples. The goal is documenting something beautiful for them. The blogging and the writing and the awards are just a path to get to that goal. Every time a couple chooses me to document their wedding, I feel a little tough of gratitude and wonder.

I’ve also been a Minneapolis wedding photographer long enough that I’ve received awards and acknowledgements for the depth and breadth of my work with clients and the service they receive.

I keep striving to be earn that trust.

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.


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.

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!)

Wedding Photos With No Regrets: one tip for your photography budget

Over the years, I’ve noticed that most advice for selecting your wedding photographer focuses on finding your style – yet there are so few recommendations about how to plan your photography budget or talk about money! As though price isn’t going to be a huge factor for your decision!

Where to send your guests for food fun – Minneapolis and St Paul Dinning Guide

Minneapolis and St Paul (and the metro) have a huge range of cultures and food traditions to draw from, and as a metro area, we are really finding out own place in the food world. Here are some of my favorite fun food things for out-of-town visitors to know about as they navigate the Twin…

Where to send your guests to dinner – Minneapolis and St Paul Dinning Guide

Ok, you have friends and family in from out of town, and they want recommendations on where to grab dinner. The Twin Cities area is killing it with amazing dinning options now, here are some of my recommendations for impressing your guests – from the uber urbane to those looking for a comfortable spot to…