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I loved capturing these Edina fall family pictures! We met on a warm, fall morning just as the trees started to turn yellow. I always enjoy a morning session as little ones typically have lots of energy to share. Plus, they aren’t already exhausted from the day. Being able to photograph this family in the […]

I got to meet this Edina family of three during an early fall evening at Arneson Acres to capture their fall family pictures. The sun was so beautiful as it poured through the trees, which gave an extra sparkle to this easy and relaxed session. It was such a joy to capture this couple’s connection […]

I’m so excited to share these recent newborn pictures I captured with this incredible Edina family of five! I met this sweet momma at Barre3 in Edina a few years ago, before she had any littles! As her gamily has grown, it’s been so sweet to watch and fun to catch up before and after […]

I’m absolutely in love with these bright, white and relaxed Maple Grove in-home newborn pictures. What a joy being able to photograph these brand new parents as they welcomed their baby boy. Their Maple Grove home offered so much beautiful, natural light it really set the tone for the entire session. Some of my favorite […]

Family or newborn pictures are one of the most precious gifts we can give not only to ourselves, but to our families as well. I truly believe that photographs are one of the best ways to preserve our legacy, our traditions, and our love. As a Mama myself, I understand that there’s nothing you want […]

There is something so incredibly special about newborn pictures. Being invited into a client’s home to capture this magical moment is such a gift. It’s even better when the newborn pictures session is with a family, I’ve known for quite a few years. Over the last several years, I’ve had a front row seat to […]

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I have had the joy of knowing this amazing mom of three, Kristin, since preschool. It has been such a joy to see her family grow over the years and getting to photograph her family every step of the way. We met on a sun filled evening for a family session this past Fall in […]

You just sat down to review the slideshow of your photos and you LOVE every single image. The problem is, is that you know that every image isn’t going to go on the wall in your home or on your holiday card. You think, now what?  Consider creating a fine art album, which I believe is […]

Thinking about using your home for your newborn session? There are a 3 big things to consider before knowing your home is the perfect location. Light Having a big source of natural light is key for a successful in-home newborn session. Most of the photos will be taken within the nursery, master bedroom or living […]

You just booked your newborn photography session and now you are wondering how you are going to get your toddler to cooperate. Toddler siblings are wonderful and full of all the feelings – they are fun, curious, sweet, jealous and take time to warm up. Regardless of how siblings are navigating with the transition of […]

A beautiful and sunny Fall day was made even sweeter by capturing these family pictures in Lakeville. If you have been following along on my Instagram or blog for the past few years, I am sure you recognize this family of three. I have had the joy of photographing them over 10 times in the […]

It was beyond special to capture these newborn pictures for new mom Katie. To think I was in this exact space a year and half ago photographing Katie getting into her wedding dress. Time really does fly, which is why I believe each chapter of your family’s story is worth preserving and why I love […]

I know it can feel like your to-do list is never ending before the baby arrives and booking your newborn photography session may not seem high on the list. From picking out the nursery décor to checking out pediatricians, I know there’s a lot to do. However, reaching out when you are still pregnant is […]

“What is the best age to get newborn portraits taken?” This is one of the main questions I get from clients. Typically, I suggest scheduling your newborn portraits when the baby is between 7-14 days old. While there are factors like baby arriving earlier than expected or mom needing extra time for healing, this is […]

I am absolutely in love after this in-home Edina newborn session with a sleepy Baby C. 😍 It was a calm and peaceful  morning that was just perfect for getting some photos of this new family of three. I met these first-time parents-to-be this past summer when we did a maternity session at Arneson Acres. […]

I’m so excited to share this Edina summer family portrait session with you. It has been such a joy capturing Brooke and Tanner’s growing family over the years. From their wedding day, to the twins six month session to this summer’s family session. While we originally had a fall session planned, Brooke reached out to see […]

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