Session Tips

Spring family pictures were a dream at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with this amazing family. I first met this family of three a few days before Christmas in 2020 for their daughter’s in-home newborn session. What a treat to photograph them this Spring for family pictures and to see their daughter’s fun and active personality. […]

These Motherhood pictures from my Motherhood studio event were SO special to capture. I met this sweet momma years ago when we were neighbors for a bit. After a move and losing connection for a few years, we reconnected and I got to photograph her and her daughter for a dreamy beach session. I loved […]

While most of my newborn sessions take place in the home, many of my clients have opted for outdoor newborn photos this summer. I personally am loving the change. We have had some really wonderful weather for it. Furthermore who would want to pass up all the green and florals that Minnesota has to offer […]

So excited to be sharing these classic in-home newborn photos that I captured recently. Altogether it was such a joy being able to photograph these brand new parents and their baby boy. Their Victoria home was a perfect setting that offered beautiful natural light and a relaxed setting. During the session, we laid their sweet […]

Summer family pictures are some of my favorite to capture. So often clients will overlook booking family pictures in the summer. However, I like to say summer is the perfect time to schedule family photos. Read on for my top 5 reasons to plan for summer family pictures: Summer family pictures are a wonderful time […]

My annual Motherhood event is always a favorite to get beautiful and natural studio portraits. I get to meet so many new mommas with their littles while also seeing many clients that I have been photographing for years. I was thrilled that I got these studio portraits with this boy and his momma, who I […]

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Summer family pictures are some of my favorite to capture. So often clients will overlook booking family pictures in the summer. However, I like to say summer is the perfect time to schedule family photos. Read on for my top 5 reasons to plan for summer family pictures: Summer family pictures are a wonderful time […]

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 […]

What is a session fee? My full family and newborn sessions are structured a little differently than what you may have been use to in the past and from other photographers. The session fee secures the session date, prep guide which goes over all the details, the session itself, selection and editing of the images, […]

Today, I want to share with you the difference a between a mini session and full session and to help you know what type of session is best for your family.  What is a mini session?  A mini session is a very small version of a full session.  What is included… 15 minute session Pre-planned […]

In home sessions are one of my favorite ways to capture you and your new baby! These sessions are timeless, comfortable and simple. This allows for you to stay in the comfort of your own home and not worrying about packing up and leaving your home just days after welcoming your baby. My focus during […]

WAKE WINDOW Try to have your newborn have a little wake window before the session. In return they will hopefully be sleepy for their session. This will make it easier for putting them down for a few individual photos and being passed and forth between mom and dad. FEED BABY Right before the session feed […]

There are so many things you are thinking about and planning for as you prepare to welcome your baby into the world. It can be which type of car seat to purchase, where will the baby sleep and what kind of diapers do we consider? You may also be considering if you would like to […]

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