James J Hill Library Wedding Photography

Couples planning their wedding at the James J Hill Library in St Paul often ask me how their photos will look in such a dark space. Your photos can definitely look as awesome and majestic as the building, but it does require some planning and the right photographer. When you were looking at venues, the JJ Hill Library probably stood out as soon as you walked into it: even among all the other buildings of old St Paul, the library feels like stepping into the past. That same feeling makes this space a total pleasure to photograph, but it’s dark open spaces require a…

JJ Hill Library Wedding St Paul MN

Abby + Harrison’s wedding – joyous, sweet, and very celebratory.

JJ Hill Library Wedding {Erin + David}

I have waited a year to post the photos from Erin + David’s wedding while it was published over at Martha Stewart Weddings online. Even though a lot of time has passed, I can clearly remember the day – layers of polka dots, laughter, books, and quiet contemplation. They have a long life of joy ahead of them! Ceremony and Reception: JJ Hill Library Wedding planning and floral: Rocket Science Weddings and Events

St Thomas More Church wedding – Grace + Andy

I have been jokingly referring to Grace + Andy’s wedding as the most stylish St Paul wedding of 1930. As modern as they both are as people, they bring a timeless quality to their relationship – they share joy with their family and friends, and they clearly find comfort and love in each other. Grace wore the same wedding dress that her Grandmother and mother wore, Andy brings a touch of Cary Grant to his demeanor, and they will obviously pass all their love onto their future children for many more generations to come. WEDDING CEREMONY AT ST THOMAS MORE…

JJ Hill Library Wedding

Meg & Alan planned a lovely, laughter-filled, laid-back, library wedding, and I will let their photos speak for themselves. Catering: Chowgirls Ceremony & Reception: JJ Hill Reference Library Flowers: Rosa Designs JJ HILL LIBRARY WEDDING: Behind the scenes with lighting