Category archives: Engagements

  • Sam & Erica | Anza Borrego Anniversary Session

  • I'm going through a bit of an obsession this year photographing married couples. Typically, you take professional photos when you're engaged, on your wedding day and then again if and when you start a family. But there is often a big gap after the wedding day where no photos are taken yet years of m[...]
  • 7 Tips For Bringing Dogs To Photo Sessions

  • My clients often ask me if it’s okay to bring their fur baby to their photo session and my answer is always YES, YES and YES. They are part of the family! Butttt before you jump in the car with your pup, here are SEVEN tips to make your session as easy as possible: 1) If you only follow one of thes[...]
  • Emily & Will | Minnesota Winter Engagement

  • One of the coolest weddings you can book as a photographer is the sibling of a previous bride or groom. I mean is there really a better compliment than that? You know that cheesy saying at like the dentist office that says, "The greatest compliment you can give is the referral of your family and fri[...]
  • Andrea & Travis | Mankato Engagement Session

  • One of my favorite parts about my job is learning about my clients. During the process of booking a wedding I get to learn all about this new couple. I hear about their jobs, where they live, what they like to do for fun and the best of all, I hear how they met and fell in love. Andrea and Travis me[...]
  • Andy & Carolyn | Minneopa Engagement Session

  • One of my favorite problems to have as a photographer is too many pictures from a session and lemme tell ya, I had a huge problem with this engagement session! I don't think these two are capable of a bad picture. Andy & Carolyn's engagement session at Minneopa State Park was ah-mazing. They had[...]
  • Engagement Photo Checklist

  • Engagement photos are hands down my favorite thing to photograph, I love them for so many reasons! I love them because there is no pressure or time rush, couples are able to really get comfortable and show who they are. This is also my time to get to know the couple and it is much easier to photogra[...]
  • My Sister Is Engaged! | Mankato Engagement

  • Everyone, meet my dearest older sister, Stephanie, and my future brother-in-law, Nick! They're getting hitched this Fall in sunny San Diego! How lucky am I that for once I don't have to travel back to the Midwest for a wedding but the wedding is coming to me?! Heck yes! It's going to be a weekend to[...]
  • Mel & Grant | Lake Crystal Engagement

  • I don't have much to say about Melissa & Grant's engagement photos, simply because these photos speak for themselves. It's pretty obvious how much they love each other and how comfortable they are together; you can't have photos this beautiful if that wasn't the case! I just have to take an exce[...]