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A Desert Engagement Session In The Superstition Mountains of Arizona

When you live in Minnesota, but your heart is in Arizona, a destination engagement session in the desert makes the perfect adventure photoshoot!! Josh and Sam chose Arizona to capture this special time in their lives, because it is home to Josh’s parents and the State they wish to live in someday. They love the...

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  • Barb

    Absolutely stunning!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Barb

    Fantastic work!!!! ReplyCancel

  • Randi

    I am obsessed with your use of landscapes in your images. ReplyCancel

  • Jenna

    Wow this made me fall in love with the desert! I live in Maine so this is totally different! I feel like I have to get out West and get some photos done with some desert for sure! ReplyCancel

  • Caroline

    Beautiful! This looks like such a magical place for a shoot. I love that you included so much  of the nature 🙂 ReplyCancel

  • Awh!!! I LOVE these! So fun yet beautiful at the same time! Love how the kids were still able to get in some shots although the focus was on the beautiful parents. ReplyCancel

    • Thank you! I love when parents let the join in the fun, but still make it more of a date for the two of them:)ReplyCancel

  • Halie West

    Wow these are just beautiful. What an incredible place to hold so much meaning for these two!ReplyCancel

The Perfect Surprise Proposal In The Winter

Are you searching for the perfect surprise proposal idea? Well I have many my friends!! If it’s winter time in Minnesota than quite a few of them include a flight somewhere above freezing, but this one may be a little more practical and could very well still lead you to the same response you’re hoping...

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    MS Diagnosis Inspires Travel | Sanibel Island, FL

    When Shaina Gottwalt of Royalton Mn was diagnosed with MS at the young age of 23 she had two choices…let it define her or let it inspire her. She chose wisely and has followed Oscar Wilde’s advice since, “live life with no excuses and travel the world with no regrets.” Here is Shaina’s story: “It’s...

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    • lorie

      Great story, you are right on target. Keep resetting the clock and keep great people around you… Good work on the photos .ReplyCancel

    • Samantha

      Oh what a story!! I love that she documented this difficult time in her life and what an honor it must have been to capture it for her/them. Love when folks turn something bad into something inspiring.ReplyCancel

    • What an inspiring story! And a beautiful way to document these memories for her and her family at Sanibel Island.ReplyCancel

    • YES!  This is the way to live your life.  ReplyCancel

    • Justyna

      I need more beach time in my lfe! GahReplyCancel

    • Olivia

      This post brought tears to me eyes. Such a raw, beautiful story. The photos are so strong and show just how strong she is. Lovely work. ReplyCancel

    • I love how pictures can help a healing process. You captured this so well and your images are stunning!ReplyCancel

    • Mollie Adams

      What a beautiful story and beautiful photos! ReplyCancel

    • Man, I cannot imagine being diagnosed with MS, even with family members being diagnosed. This is so inspiring! ReplyCancel

    A Picturesque Engagement Location in Central Minnesota

    St. Johns is a nationally recognized liberal arts college near St. Joseph, MN. It provides students with a solid foundation, with emphasis on physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual development. It also serves as a beautiful engagement location in central Minnesota!! Set amid 2,700 acres of varied terrain, the Saint John’s campus is remarkable in its...

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      Badlands National Park Adventure

      We know it’s important to hire a professional photographer to document our wedding day, our newborn, and our child’s senior year, but what about the most valuable time in your life…the only time that is a guarantee…the present? “Now” is the moment we should live for; the moment we should embrace. We can work for...

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      • I like that you emphasized the importance of photographing keepsakes for “now” rather than always just at big life moments like weddings etc. Totally true! Thank you for sharing your Badlands photos, it is a totally different world than Vancouver Island here in BC. Keep up the great work and keeping it real by appreciating the moments that make up the daily. ReplyCancel

      • Awhhh these are so precious! And what a beautiful landscape! ReplyCancel

      • Oh, what a great adventure! The Badlands National Park is a dream place! Your pictures are amazing and I like the subtle pastel tones. And of course what to say about your little one? She looks amazing and your pictures do justice to how cute she is. I really believe that the true beauty of life lies in the moments that we spend with the people that we love and it is a treasure to be able to freeze these moments in time through your pictures. ReplyCancel

        • Definitely. That’s the greatest gift photography gives people…you get to relive those moments over and over! And I’ll let my little babe know. She likes to be told she’s cute:)ReplyCancel

      • Oh my gosh I love this – it looks like Jumpingpound here in Alberta!!! <3 what special moments for you two to share over the years!ReplyCancel

      • I love the Badlands… I can’t wait to go back! You captured it beautifully!ReplyCancel

      • Kate H

        Your daughter is lovely! I visited the Badlands back in 1999 when I first travelled America, and its always been one of my favourite locations. Beautiful imagesReplyCancel

      • The Badlands are such an inspiring! It’s sandstone cliffs amaze me. I love how you mixed your daughter love for adventure with such a wild landscape. Beautiful!ReplyCancel

      • What a fun shoot, you can definitely see her personality in every photo!ReplyCancel

      • What a fun adventure in the Badlands! Love your photos!ReplyCancel

      Wedding in The City | Bridal Shoot in The Country

      This fun-loving couple met during military service and bring together two very different worlds.  Chris is a small-town Nebraska boy and Megan grew up in the bustling Twin Cities area.  “Even while juggling busy lives, we (Okay, really, it was Megan) were able to put together a small, intimate wedding that was just perfect for...

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        These Kids Are Wild | Horse Editorial

        I love when good people take their beliefs and turn it into a side business for all to enjoy. These Kids Are Wild is a t-shirt clothing line created by the Thacker Family. Here is their story: “Like most folk, our love story with nature began when we were kids. I do have to admit...

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          Sunrise at Split Rock | Honeymoon Inspiration

          Your life as a married couple is about to begin. It’s a clean slate to start etching your hopes, values and dreams you wish to accomplish together. How about embracing this new page of life as the sun rises over Split Rock Lighthouse on the rocky shores of Lake Superior? While the warm glow of...

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          • Lama

            I’m in love with the colors of your edits! Great post and also the detail shots are spot on! ReplyCancel

            • Thank you so much! Shooting film has helped me fine-tune my tones big time;)ReplyCancel

          • Sunrise sessions have such a special place in my heart!!  And this location is GOALSReplyCancel

          • Kya

            Yay Lake Superior Love!! So beautiful, I want to be on the beach eating those cinnamon rolls too!! ReplyCancel

          • I love these tones! The sunrise lightening made it even more powerful!!!ReplyCancel

          • THIS LOOKS LIKE AN AMAZING HONEYMOON SPOT. Beautiful photography!ReplyCancel

          • Great story! I love your colors, all it look so calm and peaceful! And I also like the selection of photos in order couple-stones-sweets 🙂 ReplyCancel

          • Very beautiful!ReplyCancel

          • Sarandy

            These are such sweet shots! Great work! Also, I want her ring BADReplyCancel

          • April

            Your attention to detail and surroundings is breathtaking!ReplyCancel

          10 Year Anniversary | Noerenberg Gardens, Lake Minnetonka

          Oh this family…they sure tug at your heart strings. It was both a blessing and honor to be able to document such a special and meaningful time in their lives. This is RJ and Kathie’s beautiful story… WHAT ARE YOUR PROUDEST MOMENTS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS? Our girls are obviously our proudest accomplishment. We...

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          • Doreen Pettinger

             Beautiful pictures and a beautiful family inside and out.ReplyCancel

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