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A TWIN CITIES FAMILY AND HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER

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I'm a  Twin Cities based family + senior portrait photographer, who is taco obsessed, and self proclaimed Harry Potter nerd. 

Supporting small businesses is huge for those people who are behind it. This small venture could be their means of income, supporting their families. Not all small businesses get the support they need to continue to grow and thrive. In this digital age, I think it’s easier to support small businesses than ever. Word of […]

3 Ways You Can Support Small Businesses

February 23, 2022

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Tips & Tricks

Way back like 7 years ago, I used to be known in my circle of friends as either the cupcake queen or the planner queen, I was obsessed with both for a short time. Kid you not, I had at one time 3 Happy Planners, two of them were for my kids that I decorated […]

How I Stay Organized All Year Long Using Paper Planners!

February 16, 2022

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Education

Jessica reached out to me in December to do a couples session with her and her hubby in the Minnesota winter. At the time there wasn’t a stitch of snow on the ground and all I was thinking, uhhh maybe we wait until January? Maybe we’d get some snow by then. 🤞🏻 The temps changed […]

Winter Couples Session | Jessica + Peyton | Farmington, Mn

February 3, 2022

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Couples

I’ve been a photographer for about 5 years now, you learn A LOT of things along the way, and I’m sure the education isn’t over just because I’ve been in the business for a long time. It’s how you grow right? And make sure you don’t make those same mistakes again. Here are the top […]

5 Things I Wish I had Known Before I Became A Photographer

January 27, 2022

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Tips & Tricks

Let’s do a fun year in review!! It’s amazing to me how much 2021 has flown by. Seriously, it feels like we just started the year and now here we are towards the end of it! Every year seems like they pass by faster and faster. Don’t they? Which means we need to soak up […]

Year In Review | Best of 2021 | Seniors & Families

December 12, 2021

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Tips & Tricks

I love trying new places with my families for their sessions. Lisa recommended Afton State Park for their upcoming family session and I was stoked to try it out! I hadn’t had time to check it out prior to their session due to being backed up from my eye surgery and various other things. I’m […]

Hed Family Session | Afton, Minnesota

October 22, 2021

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Families

This girl loves music, probably more than I do, she’s in marching band and plays at least 3 different instruments, one of which she brought to her session to have in a couple of her photos. From chatting with her throughout her session, she has of love of not just music from her generation but […]

Sarah | Class of 2022

October 13, 2021

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Seniors

I think this session might be one of my favorite senior sessions of the year. Lindsey brought her mama and future sister-in-law to her session and I cannot tell you how many times I had to stop from photographing Lindsey to finish laughing at something her mom or her sister-in-law was doing to make Lindsey […]

Lindsey | Class of 2022

October 5, 2021

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Seniors

Katie and I were next door neighbors almost my entire growing up years. The first year we lived in the house next to Katie and her family, we were invited to a block party. And that year, the kids put on a talent show for the adults. The only thing I remember from that day […]

Tlougan | Fall Mini Session | Minneapolis

October 5, 2021

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Families

Last year I met Kayleigh and her adorable family of 3 when her mama booked a session with me while they were visiting Kayleigh, Taylor and Miles from Indiana. This year I got to meet Taylor’s family at another session with Kayleigh and her menfolk. Miles kept me on my toes the entire time, it’s […]

Allred Family | Family Mini Session

September 1, 2021

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Families

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