Mini Holiday Session

The Reichel family was such a treat to photograph. Let me tell you why: Little Maverick grabbed my hand, right at the beginning of the session. Frickin cute. Mom + dad came with some great bribes – always a plus. 🙂 And they had legit Grinch Christmas pajamas. These are some of my favorite photos…

Family Photography: The Top 5 Questions Moms Are Asking

The past seven months have been a wild ride with my photography business. I’ve met + reconnected with some wonderful mamas (+ their families). We’ve had great discussions + captured beautiful memories. I wanted to share some of the common questions I hear from moms before + during + after a family photo shoot. Where…

Minnesota Fall Family Photoshoot

My favorite season in Minnesota – fall. Hands down. I’ve always loved it because of the crisp air + colorful leaves + activities. Since starting my photography business, I have an entire new appreciation for fall – the lighting + backdrops +  vibes. This photoshoot had it all – amazing fall foliage (perfect for tossing)…

Engaged Couples: 5 Tips for Engagement Photo Session Preparation

Engagement sessions should be about you as a couple. Your family and friends will see the images before your wedding and it will add to the anticipation of your big day. More importantly though, looking at the images years from now, will make you remember this blissful stage of your life. Your engagement session should…

4 Steps to Building Your Brand

Branding is much more than your logo and tagline. These items help communicate and clarify your brand, but they are not your brand. A brand is what people think about you – your reputation. It’s the story you tell about yourself. Building a brand is a process. It will eventually lead you to your ideal…

Kiki + Kevin 4ever!

Kristin (Kiki) has been a wonderful friend since we first met at Debbie’s (her mom) Daycare when I was 5 years old. She has been a part of our family ever since. I was honored when she asked me to be a part of the best day of her life! Taking photos was a part…

Gates Family of 4!

These guys were troopers! It was a hot Minnesota day (I’m talking 92 degrees + humidity) and they still had smiles on their faces. Enjoy! 🙂        

Collins Turns One!

This cutie pie turned one years old! We wanted to get a fun shot with a #1 balloon. It was a windy day and before we knew it, the balloon was floating away! Mama Courtney was such a sport and tried to catch it, but off it flew. All we could do is laugh and be…

Coffee + Kiddos

S’more muffins for the kiddos. Coffee for the adults. Makes for a pretty great photo shoot! 🙂  

Newborn Nugget

It was a joy to witness one of my lifelong friends be such a beautiful mama + I got to capture it! What I loved most about this shoot was how natural it flowed. Some of my favorite shots are when we didn’t try to do anything fancy + styled, but just sat, talked + snapped some candid photographs. Enjoy. 🙂

Small Town Engagement Shoot

These cutie pies were so much fun to shoot! I just instructed them to dance + make out + tell jokes. Made for some great photos! And we obviously finished off the day with some beers…

Adventures

I’m always planning for my next adventure around the world. Below are photos of some of my adventures. Colorado California Arizona Hawaii Around Minnesota Many more + more to come! My Upcoming Journeys Boundary Waters Canoe Area San Francisco The Redwoods Oregon