This wedding and this couple are proof that fairy tales do come true!  Annie and Jack just glow when they are together.  Seriously, you can just feel it when you are around them. The weather was cold, windy and cloudy, but there was nothing but smiles and happiness all around. Their wedding was truly a celebration of the love they share, and the love their family has for them.  It was just beautiful, and I was honored to be a part of it.  Congratulations Jack and Annie, and happiness always!

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Here is Samuel, so sweet and adorable at age 1.  He was so calm and collected, but we managed to get some giggles too.  Happy first birthday Samuel!

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Little Miles was three weeks old when he had his session, but he was still tiny and precious as can be.  He slept like a little angel, and his proud big sister Maxine was a good helper.  He is blessed to be born into such a great family.  Congratulations to all of you!

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On a freezing cold Saturday these two just melted my heart!  Annie and Jack have been together since 10th grade, and when you see them together you just know they were meant to be.  They have such an easiness about them, and the afternoon was filled with laughter and smiles.  Jack has a passion for skydiving, and his bright yellow parachute was a perfect accent to the bright white snow.  Hopefully the cold and snow will all be a memory, and we will have lots of green in time for your May wedding – I can’t wait!

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Prior to  Aaron’s Bar Mitzvah, we photographed him with his wonderful family.  Here is a peak at some of their images.  More to come soon from his celebration!

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What a celebration this wedding was.  Darcy and Bernard radiated joy and love from the moment they saw each other, and their family was equally as joyous.  The day was cold and a bit windy, but there were no complaints, just smiles and laughter all around.  Thanks for letting me document your lovely day!d b wedding1 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding2 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding3 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding4 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding5 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding6 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding101 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding7 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding8 Darcy + Bernard {Married}d b wedding9 Darcy + Bernard {Married}WEB SIG 1000 Darcy + Bernard {Married}

Wedding Gown: Brides of France

Bridesmaid Dress: David’s Bridal

Florist: Sweet Peas Floral

Cake: Buttercream

Band: R-Factor

10.14.2012 Middle School

These four beautiful girls had an assignment for middle school language arts.  It involved a fashion show, a cat theme, and lots of work together as a group.  I had the honor of photographing them, and even got a mention in the photo credits of their assignment. What fun!

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Julie and Luke met while in college where she was a trainer for his university baseball team.  Sports still are a big part of their lives, and I think it is fitting that Julie and I first met while running on the treadmill!  These two had a spectacularly windy but lovely wedding day.  The reception couldn’t have been more fun.  The dueling piano players kept everyone laughing and singing the night away.  What a fun way to end a fabulous day.  Thanks to both of you for the honor of documenting your wedding.  Happiness always!

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Wedding Gown: The Hope Chest Bridal

Hair/Make-up: Cara Owens

Bridesmaid Dresses: The Hope Chest Bridal

Florist: Maple Grove Florist

Cake: Better Cream Creations

Dueling Pianos: Deuces Wild!

Caterer: TPC Twin Cities

Gavin first fell for Natalie when they were in the fourth grade, and after years of pursuit, she finally gave him a chance, and the rest is history!  These two sweethearts shared a spectacular wedding day, and it was such fun to be a part of it!  Natalie was a stunning bride, and Gavin a charming groom.  Their ceremony and reception were both held at the beautiful Stoneridge Golf Club in Stillwater. These two have been together for a long time, and their fun has only just begun.  I wish them so much happiness in the days ahead, and am so glad I got to be a part of their day.

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Wedding Gown Designer/Store Purchased: Justin Alexander/Our Shop in Stillwater

Hair/Makeup: Kim Kittelson/Mariah’s Beauty Marks

Bridesmaid Dresses: Belsoie/Our Shop

Florist: Shelli Debilzan Forever in Bloom

Cake: Buttercream

Caterer: Stoneridge Golf Club

DJ: PM Enterprise

From the very moment Kristin and Jeremy saw each other on their wedding day, I knew they had something special.  There was such happiness surrounding the two of them, and the love they have for each other is so sweet and genuine.  In so many of my favorite images, they are kissing each other, and it wasn’t that I told them to kiss, it was just so natural for them.  I had such a great time and loved being a part of this special day.  Thanks to both of you, and happiness always!

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Wedding Gown:  David’s Bridal

Hair/Make-up:  526 Salon

Florist:  Ryan Peters

Cake/Dessert: Grandma’s Bakery

DJ:  Bellagalla

Caterer:  Sweeneys