Bloomington Senior Photography

Esther was a natural in front of the camera. We spent time at Dunn Bros in Eden Prairie, MN and a couple local parks to capture some fun shots for her senior pics. Here are just a few of my faves:

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Baby Boy – Burnsville Newborn Photography

And here is beautiful Jen with her brand new baby boy, Liam.  What a sweet little guy! Here are a few faves from this fun baby session:




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Ready to Welcome Baby – Burnsville Maternity Photography

Jen was definitely ready to welcome her baby boy by the time we got to squeeze in some maternity pictures for her.  She is such a great mom – and her baby boy is blessed to have her and a wonderful daddy too.  We had some beautiful weather so we went down to the nearby lake and caught some beautiful photos for her.  These are just a few of my favorites.










Our Nephews – Sisseton, SD Kids Photography

To be quite honest, I wasn’t sure what I was going to get when my sister-in-law asked me to take photos of my nephews.  However, they proved to be my most cooperative and easiest subjects to date!  Not to mention, I love them dearly and they are two of the most handsome boys you’ll ever meet.  Not that I’m biased or anything.

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Little boys everywhere – Burnsville Newborn Photography

It seems almost everyone I know has been having boys recently.  There are all kinds of theories out there and patterns in history about how that seems to occur.  But no matter the reason, if God has one, there sure are a lot of boys being born. This cute little guy was so sweet and happy. What a joy! Here are a few from our session:




All smiles – White Bear Lake Family Photography

This family is so fun to capture.  And you have to love a 2-yr-old who loves the camera – ours sure doesn’t! She made taking photos easy. And we had the blessing of a beautiful summer day, too. You can check out the little guy’s newborn pictures here.









Double the love – Minneapolis Newborn Twin Photography



My friends Brian and Katie have sweet little twins. You can see their maternity session here.  I truly love photographing newborns and their families. It is such a precious time to capture in life – just after the miracle of birth when they are sleepy and still brand new.  The parents are discovering who these little ones are, and the love and joy felt in the family is overwhelming.  I am truly blessed to be a part of this time. Here are some of my faves from their session.DadeTwinsNB-19Web DadeTwinsNB-12Web DadeTwinsNB-1Web DadeTwinsNB-3Web DadeTwinsNB-2Web DadeTwinsNB-8Web


Precious memories – a family session

This sweet family got together to celebrate Barb’s birthday, and we got a great pic with all their grandkids.  Well, all but the three to be born later this year, anyway.  They are such fun kids, and one of my favorite families other than my own for so many reasons. You all are very special to me, and I am blessed to have been able to do this for you.  I hope you enjoy these photos for many years to come.


Sweet little newborn

I love new babies.  They are so sweet, tiny, delicate (or seem so), and sleepy.  This little guy was no exception.  He was a perfect angel, and my very first newborn to photograph.  Welcome to the world Briggs, I am excited to see you for your next pics soon!  Here are a few of my favorites from the session.


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Love the big yawn!


Thank you for letting me capture this sweet season in your family’s journey!

Our little 18-month-old

We headed out to an amazing church on an old farm property to take some pics of our sweetheart at 18 months old.  We had an 80 degree April day, in some beautiful late afternoon sun.  I cannot believe my baby is 18 months old already.  L is sure growing up!

These are a few of our favorites from our mini photo session:

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“Hold my hand.”

Our beautiful girl

Even a picture with Mama

Here are some of her favorite things right now:

  • Playing at the playground with her neighborhood friends, especially Riley and Abby
  • Climbing up, yes UP, the big slide
  • Finding airplanes in the sky, which is often since we’re so close to the airport
  • Anything having to do with Elmo or Bob the Tomato
  • Brushing her teeth
  • Dancing
  • Eating strawberries and grapes, curry and rice, pasta, or animal crackers
  • Hugs. Lots and lots of sweet, squishy hugs.

She is a delight these days, and Nigel being in between jobs has had lots of time with her in recent weeks.  We have made some wonderful memories!  Don’t grow up too fast, though, my little love.