May 24, 2020

JX EVENT CENTER WEDDING, STILLWATER MN WEDDING, MINNEAPOLIS AREA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Lauren and Sam, like many couples, didn't have a straight and narrow path to finding each other. But once they were there, their type of love was absolutely infectious. Friend after fr...

April 26, 2020

DULUTH ENGAGEMENT SESSION, DULUTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Julie and Chad were sent to me by a mutual friend - and so many of our values align. I'm stoked to be telling a part of their marriage story.

From hardship to long distance, this relationship that started with a butt...

April 12, 2020

Wedding are a big mess of contracts and hiring vendors and working out details and it's easy to feel like things are slipping through the cracks. Sometimes it can be difficult to know exactly what you should be expecting from vendors who are professionals because here'...

April 11, 2020

DULUTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER, TWIN CITIES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

When the CDC announced its recommendation to cancel all events over 50 people until mid-May, there was an onslaught of contract cancellations across the board for the wedding industry. This started the hard t...

April 7, 2020

DULUTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER, SAINT PAUL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

It's completely normal to feel like you don't want to do anything right now - there's so much still in the air about bans and stay-at-home orders and nobody really knows what the next few months are going to l...

April 5, 2020

So here's the thing: first dances can be very standard and fun and beautiful, or they can be an actual spectacular show. And no matter which one you choose, there are a lot of variables that change how the dance is photographed.

But maybe if you want to do something a l...

April 4, 2020

We're all dealing with the same crisis right now. A huge portion of the population is suddenly jobless, savings-less, and completely thrown into working from home or worse, homeschooling. There's a collective weight on everybody's shoulders right now. Yet, we've found...

April 2, 2020

DULUTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER, MINNEAPOLIS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER, MINIMALIST WEDDINGS

It goes by many names: essentialism, minimalism, to name a few. But it's the concept that what you need in your life is only what could be considered essential. It's the idea that if you...

March 31, 2020

It's been a looming topic, this one - weddings and COVID. If you've been at all trapped in your house or stuck on social media, it's popping up everywhere: the cancellations, the postponements, the what-to-do's. And it's real that this is fudging up a lot of people's p...

March 29, 2020

No seriously, try it - search for "wedding values" and the internet thinks you meant vows or venues or something else. But why is examining your wedding values not a task that the wedding industry gives you?

Well, we're going to start now.

First, let's back up - what the...

March 25, 2020

As by request, here's a how-to video for making homemade naan!

STEP BY STEP

Ingredients:

2 tsp        yeast (room temp)

2 tsp        sugar

1/2 c        warm water

2 1/3-3 c  flour

3% flour weight in salt (or approx 1.5 tbsp)

1...

March 22, 2020

CORNERSTONE STUDIOS MSP WEDDING, MINNEAPOLIS MN WEDDING, TWIN CITIES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Kam and Luke were guests at a wedding that I photographed last year - and after hearing the positive experience of that couple, they knew we had to talk.

But Kam and Luke didn't wan...

March 15, 2020

DULUTH MN WEDDING, DULUTH MN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

When Hailey reached out to me, she knew she wanted two things: amazing candid photos of her favorite people, and to spend very little time taking formal portraits. I promised her both of these things. When the three of u...

March 8, 2020

DULUTH MN, MINNEAPOLIS MN, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Unplugged ceremonies came into trend when the use of phones increased - you'd find that many guests would be taking photographs and videos and doing their due diligence to save memories of the event, but they weren't tuned...