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Gretta reached out this summer asking for some photos that would capture her family’s joy, and I made it my mission to do just that! And we had the perfect beach location […]

August 24, 2022

James Family | Minneapolis Family Photographer

I photographed the Sextons last year soon after their little girl was born (you can see photos from that session here), so getting to come back and photograph them about 9 or 10 months later and see how both kids had grown and changed was really really special. One of my absolute favorite things about […]

July 26, 2022

Sexton Family | Minneapolis Family Photographer

I say this every time, but extended family sessions are so special! I loved my time with the Burger and Wall families. So much love in this crew, and it’s especially evident in these photos. We took these on a sunny afternoon at the lake. I’d be lying if I said the amount of sun […]

June 11, 2022

Burger Family | Minneapolis Family Photographer

I’ve been photographing the Saravias since before they were “The Saravias!” It’s been such an honor to walk with them through all of their life’s milestones, from engagement to being first time home owners, to starting a family. It was so fun to meet their sweet baby girl at their spring session last month. She […]

June 8, 2022

Saravia Family | Minneapolis Family Photographer

I photographed this extended family session last summer for Warner and Margaret’s 50th wedding anniversary. They were soon moving homes, so we did the photos outside of the house to document not only the two of them and their family that has grown over the years, but also to document the home in which it […]

March 17, 2022

Warner & Margaret | 50th Anniversary

I received an inquiry from Betty last summer saying she and her husband David found out that they were pregnant, and they wanted to set up a session with their families to surprise them with the news. So we did exactly that! We met at the Bahai Temple in Wilmette, IL on a beautifully sunny […]

March 8, 2022

Betty & David | Pregnancy Announcement

I’ve been photographing these three since their maternity days, and every year since. I cannot express how much fun it has been to document their family throughout the years. From maternity to the newborn stages to the toddler years, and now onto the little girl years. They moved to a new home recently, and this […]

January 13, 2022

Velez-Luce Family