floral_elementMINI APPLE / BIG APPLE

Just for fun, sometimes I carry my old-school 35mm film camera around in my tote.  This is a random collections of images I captured on that camera in Minneapolis and New York.  A few of the photos including the first and last, were taken from the observation deck of the Foshay Tower in downtown Minneapolis.  A former client-turned-friend was visiting from Boston, and she invited me to be a tourist with her for a day.  I couldn’t say no!  We had the observation deck all to ourselves and had fun taking pics and enjoying the views. I wish she lived closer so we could go on random adventures more often!

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floral_elementHANNAH, RANDY & BLACKIE

Isn’t Blackie just the cutest?! It’s no secret I am completely obsessed with dogs! Hannah reached out to me after seeing my blog post dedicated to dogs and said that her and her husband wanted pictures with their sweet Blackie just because. This little family started out at my studio, where Blackie obeyed and listened oh-so-patiently (!!) then we headed to Rice Creek Park for some fun outdoor photos where Blackie could be more in her element. She is so loved and spoiled, as every dog deserves. Thanks for inviting me to capture your beautiful family.  You guys are the sweetest and I loved our time together!
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floral_elementMOLLY & STEVE | LAKESIDE ENGAGEMENT

Congrats to Molly & Steve!!  I met this gorgeous couple on the perfect summer evening for an engagement session.  It was one of those nights where there is no place on earth you’d rather be than enjoying the beautiful lakes of Minnesota.  The couple chose two special spots for their session- both of their home neighborhoods.  Molly lives on the river on St Anthony Main and Steve lives on Lake Minnetonka.  They love the water, and for their session, it was the perfect mix of city and nature.  Molly and Steve will tie the knot in 2016, and I’ll be waiting (im)patiently for their big day!!
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floral_elementFEATURED ON STYLE ME PRETTY

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to work with the amazing team at Urbane Montage Events on a fabulous styled shoot that owner, Faith, dreamed up!  The shoot was featured on Style Me Pretty!  You can view the feature here and read all about Faith’s inspiration. Huge, huge thank you to all the amazing vendors involved!

Venue: Spill The Wine
Planning + Design: Urbane Montage Events
Floral Design: Studio Fleurette
Stationery: Gretchen Berry Design Co.
Calligraphy:  Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher
Bride’s Dress: LulaKate from L’atelier Couture Bridal
Bride’s Accessories: Jenny Packham from L’atelier Couture Bridal
Hair + Make Up: Laura Westrem Artistry
Groom Styling: Nardo Wardrobe Consultants
Bowtie: Renee Larson
Cake: The Country Cake Cupboard
Catering: Spill The Wine
Rentals: The Vintage Type Rentals and Midway Party Rentals 
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