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Family pictures with a six month old can be a bit unpredictable. The mood of a older baby can be tricky, especially when it comes to a stranger. But from the minute this little guy got out of the car he was smiling and ready to go! This little boy may be the happiest, most […]

I was so excited to be back in my hometown of New Prague to capture the family pictures of this wonderful foursome. I have had the joy of photographing both of their boys’ newborn sessions.  We met on a humid summer evening at Cedar Lake Farms for their family pictures, so they can dressed in […]

I was excited to take these maternity pictures for these soon-to-be-parents as they get ready to welcome their first baby. I got to meet them when they were just 6 weeks shy of welcoming their little one into the world. Such an incredibly happy time.  We had a beautiful Minnesota summer evening at one of […]

These family pictures with twins was so enjoyable! This family of four recently moved to Minnesota from the west coast. I loved the energy they brought to their session, that happened to be just down the road from their new Edina home. I haven’t had the opportunity to do family pictures with twins very often, […]

Late summer family pictures with this sweet toddler was so special to capture. Mom mentioned that this was their first time ever having family pictures. She shared it had been on her to do list for a while and she was so happy she finally booked a session. What an honor to be able to […]

We had the most perfect summer evening at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum for these family pictures. This family of five was just brimming with joy and love throughout our time together. I knew Mallory growing up in grade school, so meeting her whole family for the first time during a perfect summer evening was a […]

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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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