Solar Arts Wedding

Weddings are a strange mix of things, juxtaposed together:

People you have known for your whole life, together for the first time.

The person you love best in the world, dressed as you’ve never seen then.

Personal commitments you’ve made over time, codified into a celebration with friends.

Connections you can’t see coming, dance moves you’ve never imagined, tears of joy, laughter, and cake.

This is the magic of a wedding, and it’s what I strive to capture.

Aisha and Irfaan’s Muslim-Pakistani wedding in Minneapolis

Aisha and Irfaan’s wedding celebrations in Minneapolis included a reception at the Wiesman Art Center for the groom’s family, complete with drumming and dancing. Later, they had a Walima reception at McNamara Center with dinner and dancing.

Silverwood Park Wedding – Emily and Chris

Couples planning Silverwood Park Wedding know what an amazing space it is for a celebration – wild nature right by the twin cities.

Aria Wedding Minneapolis

Despite being a wedding photographer, I’m not a particularly romantic person. It is probably the Scandinavian in me, but I tend to the practical. But all of that is out the window for Mallory and Ian’s Minneapolis Aria wedding.

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!

Nicollet Pavilion Weddings

Couples planning a Nicollet Pavilion wedding often ask what locations I recommend for photos. Unlike many venues, there are almost no poor locations but you do need to know how to make great use of the space!

Daytime McNamara Wedding – Emma and Talhah

I love daytime weddings – everyone is so alert and excited, there is often brunch food, and dancing while the sun is out just seems super joyous! Emma and Talhah’s daytime McNamara wedding was full of life and laughter, an unexpected amount of hula hooping, and general merriment. When Talhah and Emma contacted me, they were specifically interested to know how lighting would work in the modern space at McNamara and during the high noon sun. The harsh light provided a more dramatic skyline for their portraits. A mix of sunlight and artificial lighting allowed for spotlight effect during the…

Planning your Minnesota Camp Wedding – recommendations from a photographer

Recommendations for planning your camp wedding photography from a wedding photographer and former counselor, and lifelong camp person. TIP ONE: GET IN THE CANOE