Lady of Lordes Wedding – Margaux and Tom

I’m not from Minneapolis, but I’ve lived here long enough to love it and want it showcased at its best. I think that is something that I definitely have in common with Tom and Margaux. Regardless, they couldn’t have chosen better locations for their guests to experience Minneapolis. Their wedding at Lady of Lordes church (the oldest church in the city) overlooked the downtown and Mississippi river on a the perfect early fall day. We stopped by Nye’s Polonaise (a classic Minneapolis piano bar) for a drink and some vintage gold booths before heading over for a reception at a…

Minneapolis Wedding at Varsity Theater – Brooke and Adam

New Years resolutions and a Minneapolis Wedding at Varsity: a musing.  We choose to make resolutions at New Year because it is a powerful symbol, but it is nothing more than a symbol. We already know that. We don’t wake up on January 1st with new knowledge or new skills. We don’t wake more capable: we are the same people we were on December 31. And yet there is something compelling about the symbolism, about the formality and the ritual, of tying our hopes to a changing calendar. Of knowing that other people will understand when we say “it was a New Years resolution” Likewise,…

Varsity Theater Wedding Minneapolis {Jessica & Mike}

“For the rest of our days” is the question that Mike asked Jessica when they got engaged, and the promise they made to each other at their wedding. I couldn’t be happier that I was able to be there as they began a new chapter of days together! ABOUT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE VARSITY I’ve photographed many weddings at the Loring restaurant and Varsity Theater. They are two well matched spaces that each have enough character to make an entire celebration. Couples often ask me what spaces will work in the Varsity for photography? There are honestly almost infinite possibilities…

Varsity Theater & Loring Pasta Bar wedding {Molly & Andy}

If you are planning a wedding, take a note from Molly & Andy’s: get the right people involved, find the things that are important to you, and then just let it happen. I admire how they can stay in the moment – from the hilarious faces they make to their utter respect and love for each other. Nice job, you two, in finding each other and then planning a great celebration. Ceremony: Loring Pasta Bar Reception: Varsity Theater Flowers: Floral Logic Hotel: Aloft DJ: Jake Rudh Band: Klezmerica Officiant: Andy Sturdevant Dress: Flutter Boutique