She remembers watching him open cards from his high school graduation party. While she took notice of his heartfelt gratitude for the gift inside each card, it was his genuine appreciation for their attendance, and kind words of well wishes written in each card that caught her eye. She thought to herself “He is pretty […]

Rachal + Jon || A Proposal

  When I met Kathleen and Kyle over a year and a half ago, they were happily living in Duluth, building their life while planning a wedding. Fast forward a year, a move to a new city, and a bit of a whirlwind – their wedding planning still forged ahead. Kathleen (I unabashedly say the […]

Kathleen + Kyle || Duluth, MN Wedding

It’s hard to believe, but the graduation photo season is knocking on our door – and I know the preparations are getting started for each senior’s session! I’m excited to get started with this year’s group! I get a lot of questions on how seniors (and their parents) can make this the best experience possible. […]

The Senior Experience

    Ég hafði mest ótrúlega frí með stúlkunum mínum. Af hverju spyrðu Ísland? Haha – kidding. I’m not going to even attempt to write this blog in Icelandic. I’ll have all I can do to get the actual names of the key sites we saw spelled correctly. Here is the thing with the Icelandic […]

Reykjavík [RAY-kyə-veek], Iceland

I’m often asked “What is lifestyle’ photography, and what’s the difference between this, and a regular family session?” For me, I try and make all family photo time with me encompass posed photos of all, or some of the family members together, but also some images that capture the intimate ways a family interacts with […]

The Hanson Family | Lifestyle photography at it’s finest

Hey there! We took a trip to Dublin, Ireland and thought I would share some of the beauty and goodness! Before I dive in – a little disclaimer: I’m not going to get into a bunch of history and specific info about this beautiful country and city, as you can research that on your own. […]

No more lazy vacations….

Why are engagement photos so important? Aside from the obvious answer that engagement photos are used for some of your wedding décor, save the dates, and hey – it’s just fun to have professional photos taken that showcase your love…. There are a few other reasons why taking engagement pictures is a really important step […]

Why are engagement photos important?

I had about as perfect winter day with Julie, Nathan and Annie as you could ever dream to have. From the serine and beautiful surroundings of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, to the warm (Minnesota warm, that is) winter day, and the festive light show for the holiday season! This fun couple is tying the knot […]

Julie + Nathan || Engaged

December 8th 2018, Juliana and Caleb joyously tied the knot after dating since the early days of the 9th grade. Caleb always knew she was the one, and his friends believed him. Juliana felt the same, and they knew they would always be together. On a crispy December day, surrounded by their family and friends, […]

Juliana + Caleb || Superior, WI Wedding