Category: Weddings

Brittany and Sean’s Wedding At Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

Brittany and Sean's Wedding At Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Brittany and Sean had their wedding at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, with a beautiful outdoor ceremony at Bluff Creek Golf Course.   I couldn't help but get misty eyed as they said their vows in the grassy clearing surrounded by the trees.  Nine years before Brittany and Sean got married he took her to homecoming, and fell in love when they danced.  In his vows he promis[...]

Alyssa + Dustin’s Wedding St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church

Alyssa + Dustin's Wedding St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Alyssa and Dustin's wedding was full of so much laughter and love.  All of their family and friends had so many smiles and hugs to give them on their wedding day.  I felt like we were surrounded by light and joy through the entire experience.  Their wedding Mass was beautiful, and even the 100 degree weather didn't stop the wedding party from celebrating afterwards.  [...]

Ann and Drew’s Scottish Wedding in Minnetonka

Ann and Drew's Scottish Wedding in Minnetonka
I met Ann and Drew at Matt and Cindy's wedding a few years ago.  I sat at their table during the wedding reception and had a really fun dinner sitting with them in between jumping up and down to photograph people clinking their glasses for Matt and Cindy.I was so honored when Ann called me and asked me to shoot their wedding this year.  The weather was perfect for[...]

Ta + Paul | Rubies & Rust Barn Wedding Belle Plaine

Ta + Paul | Rubies & Rust Barn Wedding Belle Plaine
{ Ta + Paul | Rubies & Rust Barn Wedding Belle Plaine } Ta & Paul's wedding at Rubies and Rust in Belle Plaine was awesome!  There were a few adjustments to the day, (like breaks to stay hydrated and pulling the ceremony inside the barn due to the crazy high winds) but these two are so easy going and positive, and the wedding barn is such an accommodating ven[...]

Ann + Bob | Minnehaha Parkway Anniversary Portraits

Ann + Bob | Minnehaha Parkway Anniversary Portraits
  {Ann + Bob | Minnehaha Parkway Anniversary Portraits} One sunny Saturday morning I met Ann and Bob at St. James on the Parkway.  The little church is a few blocks away from Lake Nokomis and Hiawatha.  Thirty years ago in that little church Ann and Bob started their journey together as a married couple, and it was only fitting to visit this place once again to[...]

Laura and Robert’s Dakota Lodge Wedding

Laura and Robert's Dakota Lodge Wedding
Laura and Robert's love for all things winter required that they get married in the snow.  The Dakota Lodge was the perfect place for them to say their vows and celebrate their marriage.  The wedding preparations, ceremony, pictures and reception all flowed smoothly at this big beautiful venue.  It's unique architecture makes you feel like you're at a mountain lodge, [...]

Amber and Colton’s Mount Olivette Church Wedding

Amber and Colton's Mount Olivette Church Wedding
{Chanhassen, MN Wedding Photographer} Amber and Colton were married on a gorgeous October day surrounded by their family, friends and Minnesota's amazing fall colors.  The day started with getting ready at Colton's parents' home.  They pledged their love to each other with the sky, trees and lake outside of Mt Olivet's amazing full length windows.  Their reception in[...]

Belle Plaine Family Farm Engagement SessionBelle Plaine Wedding Photographer

Belle Plaine Family Farm Engagement Session
My home of Belle Plaine is one of the most beautiful little towns in Southwestern Minnesota.  We sit on the edge of the metro area, overlooking the Minnesota River Valley.  We are the half way point between Minneapolis and Mankato.  The landscape opens up and becomes a paradise of fields and sky.  I was practically jumping up and down when I met Brittney and Jonathan [...]

Minneapolis Outdoor Winter Engagement and Portrait Tips

Minneapolis Outdoor Winter Engagement and Portrait Tips
So: winter is coming.  It's inevitable.  Western Minnesota is supposed to get its first blizzard this week!  Hot chocolate, cold temperatures, hockey season, the whole deal!  We will have snow here in the Twin Cities sooner or later.  I've been asked a few times this fall, what I will do when winter gets here now that I am traveling around the state as location portra[...]