Minneapolis

Mindy & Tim Married

If ever you need inspiration for a loving, silly, genuine relationship, look no further than these two right here. Their love is deep and true and they are the best kind of goofy together, and capturing it all has been such a joy!! I get sad when I realize that their wedding day has come and gone because I want another excuse to see their smiling faces. But for now, let's all just enjoy reliving their wedding day, shall we? Mindy & Tim know have amazing friends and family and they all sure know how to throw an awesome party. Enjoy!

Venue: 5120 Restaurant & Onyx Bar, Bride's Dress: Borrowed from family, Bridesmaid Dresses: Vera Wang @ David's Bridal, Suits: Men's Wearhouse, Hair & Makeup: Cole's Salon in Eagan, Florist: Florals By Claire, Caterer: 5120 Restaurant & Onyx Bar, Cake: Bittersweet Bakery, Cupcakes: Sam's Club, DJ: Instant Request, Favors: Kit Kat Bars, Invitations: Vistaprint, Bride's Manicure: Signature Nails in Eagan

Sam & Caleb Newlyweds

I love these two. I love their love for each other, and I love capturing it with my camera!! Sam & Caleb planned their wedding in a mere 40 days (that's like 2 days in "wedding planning time") and we didn't have the time to schedule an engagement session -- so they opted for a newlywed session instead! What a perfect opportunity to stop and have some time together after the wedding day madness has passed!! And let's face it, I definitely make my couples get cozy and flirty during my sessions, so having a little time to focus solely on each other is a wonderful thing! Now, enjoy some of my favorites from their newlywed session! And in case you missed it, see their amazing A'bulae wedding here.

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Elisa & Pino Engaged

Oh, Elisa and Pino. Where to even begin with these two? I could have photographed them for a whole day!!! (Lucky for me, I'll get to on their wedding day!) :D

These two awesome people invited me to their incredibly beautiful home in order to capture some photos of them with their beloved pup, Gadget, who I like to call "Master of Fetch." I've never seen a dog who takes a game of fetch more seriously -- I'm pretty sure he could play for hours! :) From their home, we headed to Como Park for the rest of their engagement session. The rain held off for us, and instead we were blessed with an INCREDIBLY gorgeous sunset. I was giddy with excitement over photographing these two on such an amazing night... these two were seriously meant to be in front of a camera and we kept photographing until the sun was set!

Elisa and Pino, you are a GORGEOUS couple and so insanely fun to work with. I'm thinking that a slice of pizza from  Pino's Pizzeria will be needed soon!! I cannot wait to see the two of you again.

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Nicole & Casey Engaged

An engagement session with a super fun, super sweet, easy-going, good looking couple on the most beautiful evening in that Minneapolis had seen in WEEKS... this was perfection, and I left feeling just GIDDY with happiness that I could finally be shooting couples in warmer weather once again! My husband can sometimes get annoyed at the extent to which I talk about how much I love my clients (Don't get me wrong; the guy loves me and supports me like NONE other, but constantly talking to him about people he won't ever meet can drive the guy nuts!), but I seriously cannot help it. These guys are fabulous -- heck, every. single. one. of my clients deserves an award for their awesomeness! -- and it makes me feel over-the-moon with gratitude that I get to do this for a living!! If my work can bring me this much joy, I think I'm in just the right spot. :)

Casey & Nicole, I truly cannot wait to work with you again on your wedding day!! It will be amazing... just like you guys!

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Abby & Jake Married

This wedding holds a special place in my heart. It was a beautifully emotional day, an insanely gorgeous venue, and a bride & groom who have a love that is so wonderful to watch. Plus, they know how to throw a party!! :) Abby was a seriously stunning bride, and I may or may not have caught Jake shedding a tear at the sight of her. I cannot confirm or deny that statement... but his love for her sure makes me melt! Couples in love are what I live for and these two gave me NO shortage of that!

Abby & Jake, thank you for allowing me to witness these moments. To everyone enjoying their photos -- I hope you can feel all the wonderful emotions of their day. Enjoy!

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Venue: Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, Bride's Dress: Demetrios by Macy's, Bridesmaid Dresses: They picked out their own!, Guy's Suits: Savvi Formalwear, Bride's Shoes: Franco Sarto, Jewelry: Simon G. Jewelry, Hair Stylist: Leah Luebbe at Juut, Makeup Artist: Mariah's Beauty Marks, Flowers, Linens, Lighting: Festivities, Caterer: Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, Dessert: Byerly's, DJ: Adagio