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.

Hilltop Spring Green Wedding

Are you planning a wedding in Western Wisconsin’s driftless area, The Hilltop venue, Spring Green, Dodgeville, or a Taliesin inspired venue? I would love to talk with you more about your photography! I’m from Madison, I live in Minneapolis, I travel all over the Midwest, and I love the unique landscapes of this area.

Hidden Meadow Barn Wedding, Wisconsin – Justin and Abby

Things you can tell just by looking at this Hidden Meadow Barn wedding I’ve spent the last few weeks updating my website – choosing the images that will represent my work to couples who find me, thinking about the kinds of questions couples have when they are planning their wedding and how I can best…

MN Farm Wedding – Molly and Matt

I first met Molly in our neighborhood – she was in her front yard with a chain saw cutting up large pieces of a tree that had been knocked down in the storm. For our part, the storm damage had knocked out our power, and instead of being industrious, we took a walk to the…

Norskedalen Driftless WI Wedding – Robin and Logan

Norskedalen heritage center is a mouthful to pronounce and a place you would never just stumble into, but the preserved farm houses and shelters make for amazing views of the hills in all directions. And those hills made for an amazing backdrop for late night fireworks illuminated by the misty evening.

Its only a part of their love story – one location out of many, one day out of thousands. But it was a hell of a celebration, and the marking of a great partnership.

White Bear Lake Backyard Wedding with The Lower 48 – Kari and Yasha

Why you can’t be happier than these two in their White Bear Lake Backyard Wedding Go. Be married from your childhood home, surrounded by warm memories and photographs of you. Be married on a sunny day at the church you belong to, together – Unitarian and welcoming, simple and heartfelt. Laugh with your guests who don’t know…

Wisconsin Wedding on the Prairie – Mindy and Peter

Everyone brings layers of meaning to every gathering they attend; their personal history, their hopes and goals, their experience, their relationships. Can we ever truly share an experience together? Perhaps we are always experiencing facets of the same event, even as we attend it together. After hundreds of weddings, I am even more enamored by the newness,…

Silverwood Park Wedding

Without fail, Silverwood Park Weddings beckons guests to linger on the patio and laugh during cocktail hour. Its a space that invites everyone to dance, and then cool off outside with a s’more.