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.

Wedding at Solar Arts – Megan and James

I’m always psyched when a couple tells me they are planning their wedding at Solar Arts in NE Minneapolis because I know that we definitely share two things in common: we love food, and we value how your guests celebrate with you! So I was thrilled to meet with Megan and James for a beer…

Minneapolis Dive Bar Wedding at Grumpy’s Northeast – Alicia and Bill

Sometimes wedding planning is about anticipating details and expenses and emotions and logistics. It can be easy to lose site of how much fun you can have, surrounded by everyone you care most about, celebrating with the person you love best. Alicia and Bill’s Minneapolis Dive Bar wedding was the perfect balance of casual and classy.

Same Location Better Photos – Stone Arch Bridge as the Eiffel Tower of Minneapolis

Taking photos at the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis is one of my favorite things. I love the place, I love the energy, I love the skyline (thanks, Minneapolis!) and the roar of the Mississippi.

When I chat with other local photographers, we discuss equipment and styles, taxes and networking, troubleshooting customer service ideas or marketing tactics. Invariably, the talk turns to locations, and someone mentions that they are tired of photographing at the Stone Arch Bridge.

And I make a shocked face.

Every. Single. Time.

Guthrie theater wedding ceremony {Meghann & Matt}

I first met Meghann a few weeks before her wedding to Matt when we talked about the details of her wedding ceremony at the Guthrie Theater. She also showed me an album of her years with Matt so far – the trips they took, the places they have lived, their celebrations and family. She wanted…