MN Camp Wedding – Haley and Andy

A MN Camp Wedding to kick off a year of gratitude What do I say about a wedding that happened in the before times? Before the shut downs, and the emergence of smaller weddings, and a focus on flexibility in events? About all I have to say is thank you. I feel extreme gratitude for…

Best Spots for photos in Stillwater MN

Living in Minneapolis means I’m always in striking distance of the lovely St Croix river, and that makes Stillwater a terrific space for engagement portraits and weddings!

If you are thinking about incorporating the city of Stillwater into your wedding and portraits, there are some obvious spaces (hello, Historic Lift Bridge!) and also unexpected ways to incorporate this area into your photos, and some great bites to grab along the way. Here are a few favorite spots for photos in Stillwater.

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.

Hyland Hills wedding during COVID – Jill and Jamal’s adventure

COVID changed Jill and Jamal’s wedding plans, but they brought the joy to their Hyland Hills wedding nonetheless. I’ve been a Minneapolis wedding photographer for 15 years. I don’t have words for what its been like to run a small business during COVID, and I think that this experience will leave an indelible mark on us, like living through the great depression, or WWII. Yes, we are forever changed by 2020. And also yes, this gives us a new clarity – cherish your togetherness.

COVID in 2021 – what to expect for photography and your wedding

Since 2021 is a constantly evolving beast, I’m anticipating that couples will take a lot of different paths to realize their 2021 weddings and events. I wanted to keep you updated on my approach to documenting your celebrations and supporting the decisions that feel right for you and your partner!

Tori and Matt’s MN Camp Wedding

So, thank you 2020 for the clarity you have provided – the total joy of celebrating this MN camp wedding, the promise that we will gather again.

Small Minneapolis City Hall wedding and brewery reception – Marie and Andrew

Marie and Andrew’s City Hall wedding was pre-pandemic, so it was small but not socially distanced. What would the photos look like if I had shot it during restrictions? Definitely more masks during the cocktail hour and the ceremony. Otherwise, very similar – small group, outside photos when we can.

Loring Wedding Minneapolis – Laura and Patrick

Laura and Patrick’s celebration brought all the energy and color of the Loring Restaurant into their Wedding.