Let’s chat about photo editing. This is a deep-dive topic in whole, but today we’re going to start simple and discuss one of the most basic photo edits: Black and White. I’m often asked why I select certain images to process in black and white. While there are no hard and fast rules, every photographer […]

Photo Editing | Black and White

Properly documenting the details of your wedding day can add a layer of extra personalization that enhances the photos of you and the people sharing in your celebration. What are wedding details? Details are small touches such as personal heirlooms, love letters, and special mementos from your relationship. Details certainly include stationary sets, signage, programs, […]

Thoughtful Wedding Details

One of the most common questions I get asked is if having a second photographer (second shooter) is worth the investment. Many couples are wondering what types of additional shots will be captured and what additional benefits are they getting. As many couples are starting to resume wedding planning for the 2021 and 2022 seasons […]

Two Photographers Capture The Most From Your Wedding Day

Introducing Nicole and Patrick! They are getting married next fall down in the Twin Cities and were so excited to come ‘up north’ for their engagement shoot. They wanted the autumn leaves in all their splendor, and wow, did Duluth put on one final show for them before winter struck with a bang a few […]

Nicole + Patrick || Joyful Autumn Engagement Session

When you have two people who each grew up in rural, Wisconsin towns, pick up everything and move to Florida so the bride can follow her dreams – you know this is a special kind of love. I first met Cydney and Adam back at Adam’s sister Kristin (and Mike’s) wedding last fall. They hired […]

Cydney + Adam || Rural Wisconsin Wedding

If you are a frequent visitor to my blog (hey, thanks for that!), you might recognize Jon and Kalie. They were featured last fall with their ‘first’ engagement photo session. Enter life And, enter Eli. Or Baby George, or simply Baby, as we like to call him often…. A quick reminder, Jon belongs to us […]

Kalie + Jon +Eli || Engagement session bonus

I’m sounding like a broken record here (and will continue to be for the next handful of blog entries) but our autumn colors have been nothing short of spectacular this season. It’s been my ray of sunshine though this crazy time and I’ve been so grateful to have this amazing backdrop for my couples, including […]

Quinn + Brad || Engaged

The fall season and colors gives us all the feels! Especially when we have gorgeous weather and a beautiful couple to photograph! Meet Catie and Gabe – who will be married in Duluth next Summer. Catie is studying for her PE exam in October and Gabe is an industrial tech teacher. We originally said we’d […]

Catie + Gabe || Engaged

With every wedding that was held or postponed since March or so, each couple had to agonize over which choice to make: to have it as planned, have it with great modifications, or postpone it until next year. They’ve had to weigh the cost implications, cutting guest lists and the heartbreak of some of their […]

Micaela + Ben || Northern MN Lake Wedding