Whether you’re cradling a newborn in your arms or chasing toddlers up and down the stairs, I’m passionate about capturing the essence of your family’s personality through timeless photographs. 

I believe in cherishing and preserving life's most meaningful relationships and moments of celebration. I believe in leaving a legacy for the next generation and investing in portraits that tell your story for generations to come.

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Lacey & Amanda | Motherhood

Amanda and I grew up playing softball, attending gymnastics, and walk alongside each other in high school. I have so many memories from our early days of childhood and high school together, but seeing her raise her daughter Lacey from afar brings a new set of sweet memories. Amanda and her daughter Lacey made the […]

Motherhood, Uncategorized

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Baby Greta | St.Paul In Home Newborn

Sweet little Greta came a little early and right before Christmas! Her grandmother gifted her parents an in-home newborn session, and I couldn’t have thought of a better gift! Taylor and Scott welcomed me into their St.Paul home with their three beautiful girls just days after the New Year! I immediately felt relaxed and at […]

Motherhood, Newborns, Uncategorized

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Danielle and Brian | Maternity Session

This maternity session makes me so incredibly thankful to capture so many significant moments in the lives of my couples. I’ve known Danielle for well over fifteen years!! I’ve photographed Danielle and Brian’s engagement session, their wedding day, her brother’s wedding and now their maternity session! I love that I get to continue to be […]

Maternity, Motherhood, Uncategorized

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Minnetonka In Home Newborn Session | Maciejowski Family

A few years ago I met Kathryn while we were both working a wedding. At the time she and her team were just starting their wedding planning business. After the wedding, we started in contact, and we were able to work on a shoot together, photograph her family of three and now family of four! […]

Minnetonka newborn family photos in home by Kristen Dyer

Motherhood, Newborns, Uncategorized

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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 […]

Children, Families, Motherhood, Uncategorized

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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 […]

Children, Motherhood, Uncategorized

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