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In Tribute.

I’m a pretty open book.  Some would say I over-share on Facebook, or go a little over board in the photo department.  I’m OK with that.  Tonight, I walk the line of over-sharing. I met my husband in 1998 and instantly fell in love.  His energy, his demeanor, his ‘way’ with things was strangely calming […]


Redefining the family photograph | MN Family Documentary Photography

You may be here because you have been a fan of my work for a while.  Or you are brand new here, and know nothing about me.  Either way, whatever your reason…I am so glad you are here. Many of you know, that I was interviewed by Amy Hockert from Fox 9 News.  Don’t worry […]


MOM PROJECT: KaileyJo | Minnesota Family Documentary Photography

Dear Moms, Being a Mom is hard. It’s nonstop. There are no breaks. No award ceremonies. No hard and fast goals to reach that tell you you’re doing it right.  Well, I’m here to tell you, you’re doing an amazing job.  I can prove it to you.  Just follow this easy quiz: 1)  Do you […]


How to take Better Photos on Prom Day

I don’t know what happened.  There is clearly a riff in the space-time continuum.  Somehow, I magically became old enough to have a daughter old enough to go to Prom.  I’m not sure how this could be true, since, I am still only 29 (insert one-eyebrow-raise here). This just means that naturally, more and more […]


Your Extraordinary, ordinary life | Minnesota Family Documentary Photography

      Why do I love in-home sessions so much?  At home is where children are most relaxed.  It’s where they are comfortable, and most like themselves. It is where their favorite toys are.  It’s where their bedroom is.  It’s were they feel safe.  It is their turf. I love in home sessions, because […]


Mom Project: Nicole T

Finally, the Mom Project is back and in full swing.  What is the Mom Project?  It’s my own personal project to overturn the fear and shame of Mother’s being in front of the camera.  One of my personal regrets of early Motherhood is that I was the one taking the photographs…rarely IN the photographs.  At […]