Category archives: Children

Montgomery Family | El Matador Beach, California

A few days before I was heading out to California, I got a message from Alyssa, saying her and her family live in the Los Angeles area and would love to have a family session. They recently welcomed their son Leo and hadn’t had family pictures since then. I have known Alyssa since my childhood since we both grew up in the same small town of New Prague, MN, went to [...]

Give a Gift Worth Treasuring this Mother's Day

As each year passes, your motherhood roots grow deeper and deeper. “Mother” isn’t just a title you wear; it encompasses the pivotal role you’ll have for a lifetime. I want to tell your family’s story through iconic images that give a glimpse into what motherhood means to you and your children. Let’s capture the small moments worth cherishing in a big, tr[...]

Muellenberg In Home Motherhood Session

Back in December, I pulled out my dad's old film camera that he purchased while he was traveling in the Navy. Since then I have taken it on a few vacations with us and have loved slowing down before clicking the shutter and taking everything in around me. My friend Rochelle, who is an incredible photographer let me come over to her home to show me the ins and outs [...]

A Saint Paul Minnesota in Home Motherhood Session

"A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path." -Agatha Christie It has been a joy to watch my friends raise their children these past couple of years. Many of them have children around the same age so when we get together for our monthly[...]

Andrea In Home Motherhood Maternity Session

Two weeks ago I had the honor of photographing Andrea and her girls for an in-home maternity session. I have known Andrea for years! We went to the same hometown school, worked at the same photography studio in-town, photographed each others weddings, and began photographing weddings together. I loved have watching her family grow over the years. We snuck in a mate[...]

In-Home Family Session : Letty Louise Turns One

I met Ashley when we attended the same college, and I was a TA in one of her classes. A few years later she introduced me to my now husband Ryan! Last year, we met for tea just a few days before her due date. She mentioned how she really wanted me to photograph the birth of their first child. At the time I had a wedding so I knew I couldn’t commit to being to the birt[...]

Maciejowski: Minneapolis Family Session

I met Kathryn while photographing a wedding last year. She and two other ladies run a wedding and event planning business in Minneapolis called Paperwhite Weddings and Events. They have a strong love for eucalyptus, neutral tones, and greens just like myself so I knew we were going to get along just great. ;) We decided that we had no choice but to work together on a [...]

Johannesson : Minneapolis Mother's Day Session

A few weeks ago, I photographed Mother’s Day mini sessions. At my first session, I had the honor of meeting Jacqueline and her 6 month old daughter Ellie. Jacqueline entered my Mother’s Day giveaway on Instagram and won a free session! I learned that she is the owner of Birch Hill Barn. I knew of their barn because one of my good friends was married at there so that w[...]

Elin's one year session: Minneapolis lifestyle session

I first had the honor of meeting the Theisen family last fall for a mini session. The girls were dressed in the cutest fall clothing and had the sweetest smiles and personalities. I was excited to get a email from them this winter asking if I could have a session for Elin’s one year photos. In Minnesota, we never know what spring will be like, so we opted for a ear[...]

Mothers Day Mini Sessions

A family photo session can be the most precious gift. Documenting your family in this moment in time is such a sweet and timeless keepsake. Life gets so busy it's one of those things that can just fall off the radar. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, this is an opportunity to give the perfect gift to the mom in your life. Now Booking Mother's Day Min[...]