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Oregon Coast Couple’s Session – Liya + Preston

The coast is a widely suggested spot by Oregon elopement photographers. It’s a place where adventurous couples can retreat to create an intentional and intimate wedding day. The day of this AM shoot, my boyfriend and I woke up super dang early. (Trust me, I am NOT a morning person.) First stop: Dutch Bros coffee. […]

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Columbia River Gorge Couple’s Session

Krystle + Jake – Government Cove, OR Krystle + Jake ventured out to meet me for their Columbia River Gorge couple’s session while I was visiting. These two are new parents and their little girl is SO STINKIN’ CUTE! A lot of couples out there with a little one see taking photos as a daunting […]

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North Shore MN Engagement Session

Jessica + Sam – Black Beach I’ve spent the majority of my life living in either WI or MN and have very rarely made it to the Minnesota North Shore.  I’m sharing this blog post to make sure you don’t make the same mistake!  Also, these two are babes, so why wouldn’t I?! I thought […]

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Fall Engagement at Wildcat Mountain

Jenna + Adam Fall engagement sessions are wildly popular in the midwest… and for good reason. The air is crisp, comfy sweaters are being cycled back into your daily outfits and the leaves are turning shades of yellow, red and orange. Here are some tips to help your autumn engagement photos turn out as awesome […]

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In Home Session – Charlene + Nick

Ever wondered if an in home session is right for you? If you’re in love with your home’s decor, get great natural light or are just plain proud that you own a house or have a roof over your head, having an at home engagement session is a great option! Charlene + Nick have a […]

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Madison Engagement Session

Kaitlyn + Ryan I met up with these two for their Madison engagement session this fall. It was sunny, silly and packed full of smiles. They’ve been through some tough times and what I can only imagine have been some great times.  I mean, look at the way they laugh together! Before their engagement session, […]

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Why You Need an Engagement Session

Last month I found myself loading up my car for the 14 hour round-trip drive to Michigan City, Indiana. Um, what?!  You might think I’m crazy.  Yes, I did drive 7 hours there and another 7 hours home to capture engagement photos for Callyn + Austin.  Spoiler alert, I’m not crazy.  I just know the […]

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Stephanie + Andrew’s Wet + Wild Couple’s Session

Amnicon Falls State Park – South Range, WI Stephanie and I met 10 years ago (oh my gosh, I know!) during our freshmen year of college.  It’s always a blast reconnecting with old friends and this was no exception.  Spending the evening with Steph + Andrew, I was able to catch a sneak peak into […]

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Samantha + Zach’s Desert Adventure Engagement Session

If not now, when? I’m a 20-something female who loves to travel.  Sounds simple enough, right?  Not quite. Since the majority of my friends are starting their own families and settling down, I find myself traveling alone more often than I’d like.  Sometimes I’m torn between whether it’s really worth it to go by myself […]

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Tim + Lindsey’s Adventurous Engagement Session

Interstate State Park – a hidden gem on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border and one of my favorite places for hiking and sunset photos. “Love is meant to be an adventure” – Gordon B. Hinckley One of my favorite things to do after an engagement session, is to look at the way my couples react to their […]

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