Family photos at the MN State Fair

On planning for Family photos at the MN State Fair and getting your summer portraits happening! I look out the window, and it is currently snowing (Ah, April in Minnesota, you trixy imp!). But summer comes on hard in Minneapolis, and every year we rise to the occasion – taking weekends to enjoy the lakes, camping up north, perhaps the occasional drink in the backyard, and strolling around the chaos and food-scape that is the Great Minnesota Get Together. So, before summer is in full swing, I’m going through some of my favorite portrait sessions from last summer. (And I’ll…

Minneapolis Extended Family Portraits

Many years ago I worked with Adam at the UW-Madison student programming board. There were definitely budget meetings and lots of coffee, as well as some laughs and long days. I was thrilled when he contacted me about family portraits for his family as well as with his brother’s family, who are local. A summer visit is the perfect excuse for family photos, and walking around the local parks makes for some tired and cooperative kiddos. Such a pleasure to reconnect and document this happy extended family!