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Capturing families in their homes, doing what they love, is what storytelling is all about. This session was one Ashley with The Fireside Kind and I had talked about doing for the longest time. This was very unposed with very few prompts, and a great example of how amazing moments can be captured by a […]

Homestead Family // Central Minnesota

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The perfect way to celebrate the start of October. When Samantha, with Hedin North Farms, reached out to me over the summer about wanting to host a spooky, witchy themed branding session at her homestead farm, I was over-the-moon, or should I say over-the-cauldron, excited! Branding sessions are an opportunity for me to work closely […]

Spooky Witchy Themed Branding Session at Hedin North Farms

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Oh, how Autumn leaves bring all the BEST photography memories! I have always been a very cliché Minnesotan in this regard – I believe Fall time is the very best time. As I am writing this blog, I currently have all my windows open, sipping a warm cup of coffee, Fall pumpkin candles burning, and […]

Fall Mini Sessions in Rice, Minnesota for 2023

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Oh, where do I even begin with this wedding! If you know me at all, you know that I love the following things so much: Fall weather, Duluth and anything north shore, and intimate weddings. Well, Kellianne and Justin incorporated all of these things into their wedding day, and honestly we hit it off from […]

Fall Wedding at the Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, Minnesota

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February is for lovers, and has the most highlighted holiday – Valentine’s Day. My husband and I use to plan far ahead for this holiday – setting up reservations at fun restaurants, planning little getaways, and spending time finding the perfect cards to exchange. Now, as we have aged, we enjoy cooking at home and […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas

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It is always so fun when I get to watch families evolve year after year. I knew Amanda and Neil from the beginning of my business as wedding clients, and then as the years passed, their whole family became clients of mine, either for individual couples sessions or holiday cards. This was the first time […]

Summer Family Session

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What Lindsay had to say about her session: “I sought Ashley out after a friend had told me what a fun, empowering experience she had during her boudoir shoot. This had always been something I’ve wanted to do but was a little shy and modest. I booked my session with the intent to give some […]

Lindsay’s Boudoir Session

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You may have seen these things called “elopements” floating around social media and online while you’ve been researching for your own day. In the past, eloping meant sneaking off to Vegas or the closest county hall without any family or friends knowing and then shouting “surprise” with a new ring on your finger. Though that […]

Elopement vs. Traditional Wedding

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My first giveaway for 2020 lead me to this adorable couple. Grace entered my free session giveaway, and when I contacted her to tell her she had won, she excitedly told me that this was the first thing she had ever won. She told me that she was going to surprise her boyfriend with this […]

GRACE + JACOB / THE BARN

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This last year was one of unreal possibilities. Why? Because I never in a million, bazillion years envisioned myself as a business owner or entrepreneur. Race Care Driver? Elementary School. Veterinarian? Middle School. Teacher? Early High School. Doctor? Late High School. Therapist? College. But never, business owner, creative entrepreneur, and photographer. Yet, here I sit, […]

2019 IN REVIEW

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