Northeast Minneapolis engagement at Able brew – Julia and Dan

What is the point of engagement photos? It’s a question worth considering. These are photos from Julia and Dan’s engagement – places they love, with their dog, being themselves. And to me, that is it. That’s the start and end of why. Because to be yourselves is worth documenting and celebrating. Location: Able Seedhouse

University of Minnesota and Guthrie Theater engagement portrait {Tonya & Emem}

Emem and Tonya contacted me about scheduling an engagement session in a location very dear to them – the campus of the University of Minnesota, where they met. Their colorful ideas and joyful personalities led us all the way to the Guthrie Theater, where we used some of the gorgeous spaces to bring a little drama…

Minnesota State Fair engagement photos – Elly and Zeke

On Minnesota State Fair engagement photos and man’s quest for meaning Here’s what I will say about the Minnesota State Fair: at this ridiculous, crowded, farm-animal filled, hot-dish-on-a-stick gathering, I see mankind’s quest for meaning. I love pouring over the seed art – tiny dots of alfalfa and canola seeds, placed one at a time into…

Under Construction home engagement photos

Home Engagement Photos in an Unfinished St Paul Kitchen We all welcome chaos into our lives in various ways – we try new jobs, or make last minute vacation plans. We cook without a recipe, and run in the winter. I salute Nicole and Tim, for making a plan for chaos – for knowing that…

St Paul High Bridge and Rice Park engagement – Meg and Peter

To walk through Rice park on a beautiful evening is pleasant. To do so with someone you love is perfect. And so we walked around the best of St Paul in late summer – the JJ Hill Library, then over to the High Bridge for a night-scape with the skyline. Because to find the right…

St Paul in the cold cold night and still beautiful {Abby + Harrison engagement}

It’s been a long winter and so finding those bright, warm, colorful spots has been even more rewarding this year. Abby + Harrison’s winter engagement photos by Rice Park and the Union Depot were a wonderful respite, even if we were a little numb by the end. 

Northeast Minneapolis at Night {Erin & John’s Engagement}

I like you guys. I like your polka dot Northeast Minneapolis vibe, I like your quiet moments together, I like your taste in food, and I like that you found each other.