Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota’

<3 Samstad <3 {wedding}

June 18th, 2014

Such a beautiful wedding, on such a rainy day! Emily is the sister of my good friend, Monica. It was an honor to be able to photograph another special event for this family. Emily picked the most gorgeous wedding colors and added in beautiful succulents; her dress was stunning. The ladies got ready at the […]

 

Such a beautiful wedding, on such a rainy day! Emily is the sister of my good friend, Monica. It was an honor to be able to photograph another special event for this family. Emily picked the most gorgeous wedding colors and added in beautiful succulents; her dress was stunning. The ladies got ready at the St. Paul Hotel while the boys hung out at Hermes Haberdashery. If you haven’t checked out Hermes, I highly recommend. Great service and a super cute shop. The wedding took place at Irving Park, quite picturesque, and finished up at the Science Museum. I had a wonderful time. Hopefully I’ll get to photograph some more Hecklinger siblings in the future! bride and groom at st paul library mn beautiful wedding couple in lowertown allies st paul mn Bride and groom outside St Paul Hotel in Garden Kissing beautiful bride outside st paul public library mn Bride and groom outside st paul public library mn bridal party wedding at Irvine Park St Paul MN Wedding party in lowertown st paul mn breaker

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Callie: {14 Days New}

June 7th, 2014

 Callie: {14 Days New} Sweet baby Callie came over to play with me today. Sometimes little ones have a tough time getting their pictures taken. It isn’t easy being so new to the world. Don’t worry, no matter what, we ALWAYS end our days with breathtaking memories.

 

 Callie: {14 Days New} sweet baby girl in old well bucketSweet baby Callie came over to play with me today. Sometimes little ones have a tough time getting their pictures taken. It isn’t easy being so new to the world. Don’t worry, no matter what, we ALWAYS end our days with breathtaking memories.

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Zane: {8 Days New}

December 12th, 2013

 I have my friends and family to thank for helping my business start out and grow over 10 years ago. Yet, even after all this time, I am always the most honored when a friend chooses me to capture some of the most cherished memories of their lives. Mr. Zane is the handsome little boy […]

 

 I have my friends and family to thank for helping my business start out and grow over 10 years ago. Yet, even after all this time, I am always the most honored when a friend chooses me to capture some of the most cherished memories of their lives. Mr. Zane is the handsome little boy of my good friend Taylor. Taylor and I worked together growing up. It has been so neat watching her become such and amazing mother. Newborn boy in wooden chest with teddy bearsNewborn boy with mama

I just love this photo of the two of them. So sweet ♥ Newborn boy in red santa bucket

I generally take off the month of December which means I haven’t many opportunities to photograph Christmas themed photos. I also did know we were going to be taking a Christmas photo- luckily I’ve become excellent at improvising over the years. You just never know what you can find in your closets that can really add to a seemingly simple photo such as this one.   Newborn boy with football

Another football fan. So many of the little boys who come by my studio start their love of sports from the day they are born.  Newborn boy close-up

I can’t wait to watch you grow up little man!
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Kylan: {14 Days New}

June 7th, 2013

Mr. Kylan is so darn handsome and was a ton of fun to work with. We got great smiles and even managed to get a frog pose. I love this old wood crate that I found at an antique store in St. Peter, MN last month. Dad is big into photography so it was great […]

 

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Mr. Kylan is so darn handsome and was a ton of fun to work with. We got great smiles and even managed to get a frog pose. I love this old wood crate that I found at an antique store in St. Peter, MN last month. Dad is big into photography so it was great having him there as my helper. When I get little boys in the studio, I often learn about the family’s love of sports. Check out the super cute knit hockey skates that Mom and Dad bought for this little guy. ♥  beautiful newborn boy studio photographyNewborn baby frog poseNewborn baby wearing skates  breaker

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<3 Alexander Lee <3 Newborn Session

May 1st, 2013

Nothing is more heart warming than when parents come back to see me to photograph the newborn photos of baby #2. This little man is adorable Zander. We had a lot of fun and he was such a good little guy for me. It was also the first time in a very long time where […]

 

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Nothing is more heart warming than when parents come back to see me to photograph the newborn photos of baby #2. This little man is adorable Zander. We had a lot of fun and he was such a good little guy for me. It was also the first time in a very long time where I walked away from a long newborn session of a naked baby where I stayed clean! For this session, I tried out my new wood style rubber floor by Baby Dream Backdrops. I love how portable it is and I think it gave the photos a great texture. I’ll be exited to use it again in the future.

newborn photographer st paul mnBig sister was a good helper today too and had lots of fun getting her photo taken with her little brother.

baby and big sisterThis is one of my favorites. She did a very good job at holding on to her little brother. The dress that I put her in is from Baby Dream Boutique.

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Brayden: {2 Year Session}

September 1st, 2012

My little buddy Brayden is already 2 years old! I can’t believe it! He is growing up to be so handsome. He is a spitting image of both of his parents, the lucky guy. What I can’t get over is that he is going to pass them on height in about 5 more seconds. What […]

 

My little buddy Brayden is already 2 years old! I can’t believe it! He is growing up to be so handsome. He is a spitting image of both of his parents, the lucky guy. What I can’t get over is that he is going to pass them on height in about 5 more seconds. What a tall guy! Well two year photos is always a work out… for me and the parents. Right Mandy and Brent? Especially to pull out all those smiles. But, we got em. I just love that they brought his red trike. Not only did it add color to the photos and keep him entertained but it also preserved fantastic memories of a toy that is very dear to him. Here are some fun photos from our session together:

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{Emmie} 12 days new

January 20th, 2012

This winter I had the honor of photographing beautiful baby girl Emmie Lorah. She was just perfect, pink, and Daddy’s little girl. I have a love for hanging those little ones from the tree branches and for little Emmie I purchased and comfy new wrap for her to lay in. The branch is from from […]

 

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This winter I had the honor of photographing beautiful baby girl Emmie Lorah. She was just perfect, pink, and Daddy’s little girl. I have a love for hanging those little ones from the tree branches and for little Emmie I purchased and comfy new wrap for her to lay in. The branch is from from a birch tree that I cut down from out on the woods and drilled holes in to fit the tops of my light stands. All in all, I think it turned out pretty darn cute.

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Newborns are one of my favorite subjects. The trick to perfect newborn photos it to get the little ones in the studio when they are under 2 weeks old. The younger they are the more creative the posing can be. Sometimes mom doesn’t quite feel ready to leave the house yet in this time. That’s ok. Just let me know and I can bring my studio setup to you.

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And I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again… accidents are going to happen. Little ones are going to have something come out of them from some angle at least a few time during the session. Don’t worry, I’ll be prepared and try not to feel bad. We got this cute pink shot above right before Emmie decided to water herself, the blanket, the floor, oh… and Dad. 🙂newborn baby girl st paul mn

Welcome to the world little Emmie Lorah! I can’t wait to watch you grow!  xoxo

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{Jackie & Kyle: Wedding}

August 1st, 2011

This summer I had the privilege of assisting for my girlfriend at Jackie and Kyle’s wedding which was held outdoors at beautiful Green Haven Golf Course. This couple was so much fun. I really had a blast. The day started out with a first look on the gulf course and Jackie surprised her sweetheart with […]

 

Bride and groom with umbrella walking on golf course

This summer I had the privilege of assisting for my girlfriend at Jackie and Kyle’s wedding which was held outdoors at beautiful Green Haven Golf Course. This couple was so much fun. I really had a blast. The day started out with a first look on the gulf course and Jackie surprised her sweetheart with an engraved wedding band. It was pretty a perfect moment.

wedding portraits taken at Green Haven Golf Coursewedding portrait at golf coursebride with bridesmaids laughingThe wedding took place directly on the gulf course and it was absolutely beautiful. I love outdoor weddings. It is such a bummer that you just never know what the weather is going to be but for most of them the weather turns out great which makes for amazing photos with beautiful backgrounds. Her wedding colors really popped against the green as well. Super fun. Did I mention that they had been together for 8 years? It was time for a crazy celebration!

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