Category: Weddings

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[...]

Minnetonka Wedding Photography | Francis and Nana’s Minneapolis Marriot Southwest Wedding

Minnetonka Wedding Photography | Francis and Nana's Minneapolis Marriot Southwest Wedding
Francis and Nana's wedding, what can I say?  It was breathtaking, full of love, family, and forever memories.  Their formal wedding and reception were both held at the Minneapolis Marriot Southwest in Minnetonka.  Friends and family from literally all over the globe were there.  I am so thankful  to Nana, Francis, and their entire family for having me and assistant Je[...]

Kathleen and Steven | Intimate Church Wedding | Anoka Wedding Photography

Kathleen and Steven | Intimate Church Wedding | Anoka Wedding Photography
Kathleen and Steven's wedding took place in early June at United Methodist Church in Anoka.  Family pictures and the ceremony were the focus of this day.  Against the backdrop of beautiful stained glass and vases of roses, in front of their immediate family and close friends, they took the first step into a new journey together. When Steven sang Kathleen down the aisl[...]

Mahtomedi Wedding Photographer | Intimate Family Wedding | Jenny and Chris

Mahtomedi Wedding Photographer | Intimate Family Wedding | Jenny and Chris
Jenny and Chris's wedding marked my first for 2015, and by the time I left the reception I felt like the immense joy, commitment and sense of community fostered by all of their family and friends had lifted this photographer's heart to new heights.  What began as a long distance relationship for the couple flowed so naturally into an intimate wedding celebration for t[...]

Southern Minnesota Wedding Photography | Wedding Inspiration | Boho Chic Flower Crown

Southern Minnesota Wedding Photography | Wedding Inspiration | Boho Chic Flower Crown
A crown of flowers is a simple, chic look that any bride can incorporate into her wedding without having to spend a fortune on.  Use real flowers or silk (we used silk), add pearls for a bit of elegant detail.  Instead of pearls you could do lace, ribbon, beads, or a veil.  I love that a flower crown can be customized in so many ways.  Model Kim and I paired this look[...]

Apple Valley Wedding Photographer | Fall Wedding With Pearls & Lace

Apple Valley Wedding Photographer | Fall Wedding With Pearls & Lace
Amy and Robert had a relationship spanning over a decade before they set their wedding date.  It started out long distance, had ups and downs, and was celebrated to the fullest on their wedding day, with those closest to them. Their church ceremony in Apple Valley was followed up with a high energy reception at the Apple Valley Senior Center complete with DJ Paul You[...]

Eden Prairie Wedding Photographer | Fall Beach Wedding | Bryant Lake Regional Park

Eden Prairie Wedding Photographer | Fall Beach Wedding | Bryant Lake Regional Park
I was beyond happy when my sister Beth chose me to photograph her wedding, because I love her sense of style and design.  It was extremely emotional for our family to realize, all four of us were all grown and married!  Beth and Adam had postponed their wedding once due to the loss of a baby, and it was a bittersweet day to see them finally be able to tie the knot on [...]

Stillwater, MN Wedding Photographer | Matt and Cindy | Water Street Inn Wedding

Stillwater, MN Wedding Photographer | Matt and Cindy | Water Street Inn Wedding
Matt and Cindy are an extraordinary couple.  I met Matt a little over six years ago through a mutual friend, and when he and Cindy became engaged I was extremely flattered that I was one of the wedding photographers Cindy decided she wanted to interview. This was a beautiful, intimate wedding to kick off 2014 with.  Despite the fact that the Stillwater Gazebo was unde[...]

Belle Plaine, Minnesota Wedding Photographer|1 Year Anniversary Session Natalie and J.J.

Belle Plaine, Minnesota Wedding Photographer|1 Year Anniversary Session Natalie and J.J.
Can I shout from the rooftops how much I love shooting in the Minnesota River Valley?  It's beautiful, in every season, in all weather! And Natalie and J.J.?  Just as fun, sweet, and excited for pictures as they were the day of their wedding last August!  "Can we make this a yearly event?" Natalie asked me.  Heck yes!!!! Thank you both Natalie and J.J. for being[...]