Category: Engagements

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[...]

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[...]

Chaska Outdoor Engagement Photographer | Ashley + Kaleb

Chaska Outdoor Engagement Photographer | Ashley + Kaleb
{Chaska Outdoor Engagement Photographer | Ashley + Kaleb} Ashley, Kaleb, you did it!  You're engaged.  Congratulations you two!   Oh my gosh, time flies out the window!  First there were senior portraits for you and each of your siblings, and then your sister's wedding.   I remember our first shoot with you and Kaleb when you were dating.   I thought "darn these two [...]

State Fair Engagement Shoot with Mackenzie and Cody | Minneapolis-St. Paul Engagement Photographer

State Fair Engagement Shoot with Mackenzie and Cody | Minneapolis-St. Paul Engagement Photographer
{Minneapolis St. Paul Engagement Photographer | State Fair Engagement} Mackenzie and Cody, thank you for spending an evening at the Great Minnesota Get Together, and letting me tag along on one awesome engagement shoot date.  We created amazing engagement memories for you two with our adventure!  

Victoria, MN Studio and River Valley Engagement shoot: Amber and Colton

Victoria, MN Studio and River Valley Engagement shoot: Amber and Colton
Thank you Amber and Colton for the chance to enjoy some sunshine in the middle of winter!  It was amazing to stand in the Chaska River Valley with you two, reflecting on how tall the trees are, the stillness of the winter woods, and the love you two have for each other.

St. Paul Hockey Engagement Shoot with Laura and Robert

St. Paul Hockey Engagement Shoot with Laura and Robert
One word about this shoot: Fun! Fun is always my goal when we do an engagement shoot.  Laura and Robert took me to one of their favorite rinks in St. Paul a few weeks ago and showed me how they have fun together!  Thank you two for the new experience of walking on an ice rink, and the warm cup of coffee afterwards.

Outdoor Engagement Portraits Belle Plaine | Kayla + Mike

Outdoor Engagement Portraits Belle Plaine | Kayla + Mike
{Outdoor Engagement Portraits Belle Plaine | Kayla + Mike } What a beautiful fall outdoor engagement portrait session this was!    Kayla and Mike are a sweet couple, and I love how we personalized their photo shoot with items from both the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox.    Their blue clothing choices and and red barn at the park in Belle Plaine delivered mor[...]

Minneapolis Engagement Photographer | Victoria, Mn Engagement Photography | Gina+Jeremy

Minneapolis Engagement Photographer  | Victoria, Mn Engagement Photography | Gina+Jeremy
Gina and Jeremy are the lucky couple who booked me for their November 14th wedding!  I say lucky because between October 2014 and January 2015 I received more inquiries for November 14th than any other date ever!  In short, they picked a very good day to get married. We picked a very good day for their engagement session at the studio in Victoria too.  It was just [...]