Monthly Archives: October 2011

more of my favs from the O family/minneapolis natural light photographer

as i said previously, these three kiddos live across the street from me and i adore them and their parents. i take them out alone every year…and it is always a busy time, but we get it done. this time around we used a farm site near our neighborhood so it was quick and easy,...

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the R kiddos/sneak peek/minneapolis natural light photographer

just one quick sneak peek…before i start to get ready for my two family shoots today…i know that their mom is patiently waiting. let me just say that getting this shot wasn’t easy:) many more to follow yet this week! 4 kids are tough…no matter what ages:)

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dom/a before and after/minneapolis teen photographer

good morning! i just finished up editing the O family edits…but here is one quick post of dom…a dramatic edit for fun for your viewing! more to follow here real soon, i just need to watermark and resize etc. two family shoots this afternoon, fingers crossed for no rain:) and sooc also, images like these...

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the three O kiddos/minneapolis natural light photographer

for those of you that follow my blog on a regular basis you probably recognize these three. i take these three kiddos out every year…they live across the street from me and are near and dear to my heart:) this is just one quick sneak peek for their mom/dad. i am going as fast as...

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all white/studio/minneapolis natural light photographer

i am out the door to go and meet a photographer friend for lunch…after a pit stop at the post office to mail to client boxes…but here is just one quick image of the newly painted white floor and white walls at the studio:)

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sally and jillian/minneapolis natural light photographer

i will first start of by stating that i did not know the P family prior to their shoot. we met on a chilly morning last week…and it was 33 degrees when we got to our on location site. brrrrr. i tried to be cool and i was dressed in a sweater dress, leggings and...

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personality plus/minneapolis natural light photographer

i got my kiddos off to the bus/it was a long mea break over here… and i honestly went back to bed for a few hours…much needed:) here i sit now with pandora blaring and i just have to say that i have smiled inside several times while editing miss j. she cracks me up:)...

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last minute holiday mini’s/minneapolis natural light photographer

i am going to do one more set of holiday mini’s…the day before thanksgiving…outside my new studio if the weather permits, inside my studio if the weather doesn’t. 9:30 10:00 christensen 10:30 11:00 $250 for the session, 30 minutes shoot time, best 8-10 edited in color and bw $25 extra pp for more than 4...

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sneak peek for the P family/minneapolis natural light photographer

i met the P family on the west side of town…and oh, it was a chilly morning! but, we got it done. we had lots of good laughs and let me say i have lots of bloopers/outtakes due to miss J…gotta love her personality/spunk though:) she makes me laugh…i’d love to have one of her...

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out of my comfort zone a bit/minneapolis natural light photographer

motorcyles…two big motorcycles and two adults on top of the motorcyles. what to do with them was the question? i honestly felt a bit out of my comfort zone, well more than a bit…but i also felt my brain being challenged a bit as well. besides capturing decent couple shots today, i also had a...

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more of megan/eastview 2012/minneapolis senior photogapher

megan is just a doll…so sweet and she was oh, so easy to work with! here are some of my personal favorites from our time together on the streets of mpls.

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one more sneak peek/megan eastview 2012/minneapolis senior photographer

mea break…my kiddos are home…allie and i worked all day at the studio. huge progress, huge progress…i cannot wait to share. tomorrow all of the walls will be tackled with a layer of fresh paint…if all goes right. i am editing images in between everything else. megan is just going to need to be patient,...

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sneak peek for megan/eastview 2012/minneapolis senior photographer

i had told megan that i hoped to be finished with her edits by friday…but i had one shoot this morning and i have another one this afternoon…so it might be an extra day or two, time will tell:) today is my 21st wedding anniversary as well…not sure if we are going to go out...

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it’s coming along/minneapolis natural light photographer

oh my! today i spent at least 6 hours at the studio and i used up 5 gallons of paint myself. no lie:) i can barely walk tonight. progress…progress…it doesn’t come without pain, right? i honestly am not normally the most independent person when it comes to stuff like this…but i’m holding my own lately...

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ariel/rosemount 2012/minneapolis natural light and senior photographer

oh all…here are the best of the best from my time with miss ariel/rosemount 2012. we battled the wind just a bit, but nothing drastic. i have to say my two favorite walls in the warehouse district worked well again…love that! lighting is everything…along with fun clothes…and a gorgeous model:) i think ariel looks like...

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shooting schedule update/minneapolis natural light photographer

good morning everyone out there:) i am headed down to the studio again today to do more work. i am so excited to edit a bit later today if all goes well as i had two very fun, gorgeous seniors on the streets on saturday-if you haven’t already taken a peek at my earlier post,...

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sneak peek for ariel/rosemount 2012/minneapolis senior photographer

yeah, my first rosemount senior…ever:) here is a quick sneak peek of ariel…i think she looks like mallory from family ties…don’t you? more to come yet this week…i promise!

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MIA a bit/minneapolis natural light and senior photographer

I have spent at least 30 hours this week at my new studio, carpet in the one room is now torn up and thrown away in a dumpster:) and i have been scraping carpet adhesive since tuesday… no lie. today the hub and i spent most of the day there and all of the glue...

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laura/orono 2012/minneapolis senior photographer

Laura and I ventured to the arboretum in Chanhassen for her shoot! I will be honest and say that I don’t have a photographer permit for there anymore, so we played it safe…ie, me in a baseball cap, no camera bag…trying to look like anyone else with a camera:) LOL we started shooting far from...

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bev’s favorites/minneapolis boudoir photographer

I just received an email from Bev with her favorites from her boudoir shoot with me:) She gave me permission to post these here on my blog and I will be updating my boudoir website tomorrow as well! Here are a few more for your viewing from our fun time together! very tame, but still...

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laura’s back for more/orono 2012/minneapolis senior photographer

laura, one of my senior reps from orono this year, hired me again for fall photos, love that:) here are just a couple for starters as a sneak peek. we ventured to the arboretum this time…me in a baseball cap so i wouldn’t get busted without a photographer permit. we played it safe, we started...

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bev/minneapolis boudoir and natural light photographer

bev and i met a few weeks ago and we did a very tame boudoir on location:) i have permission to show this image from her shoot here! gorgeous woman…both inside and out, we had a great time together! schedule your boudoir sessions with me now-great holiday present for your boyfriend, hubby or just a...

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the C family/minneapolis natural light, kid and family photographer

I left my house for 3:3 basketball and my uploads were running on this family, but computer issues and it froze:( therefore, they are still uploading, but here are some of my favorites for his mom…as i bet she’s checking back tonight! heather, i apologize, i will get you into your whole gallery tomorrow! on...

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alex/minneapolis natural light kid and family photographer

just in case his mom is watching my blog, your edits are being worked on today! thanks so much for your patience…i know it’s been a long two week wait for these families:) here is a sneak peek of mr A…flippin adorable:) that’s all i’m gonna say for now, so i can get back to...

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the holmbergs/minneapolis natural light, kid, and family photographer

like i said earlier…here comes another sweet family…another repeat client that i adore. what more can i say? here are some of my favorites from their mini shoot with me outside in ne mpls.

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