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I know how busy you are, so I keep these blog posts short, sweet, and value-packed so you can find solutions and gain perspective from an expert without digging through 2,000-word essays. 

I had the pleasure of spending a sunny winter day with the Bohline family. The sunlight beamed into their bedroom, creating a warm and cozy atmosphere filled with giggles and the sound of little feet jumping on the bed. Big sister showered her new baby sister with snuggles, radiating love and joy. Capturing these precious […]


Having your first baby is an incredible experience. Everything feels heightened and more meaningful. You get to enjoy and appreciate all the small moments of pregnancy, even the not-so-fun ones like morning sickness. It’s truly a miracle, and I hope that all first-time moms savor every bit of it. But here’s the thing: if you’re […]


June 11, 2023 Capturing intimate newborn family sessions is one of my favorite things to photograph and this Edina, Minnesota session was no exception. It was truly heartwarming to witness the love and connection between this little family and their brand new baby boy. As a photographer, I love to capture the natural and authentic […]


I first met baby Maclean’s mom and dad when I photographed their wedding several years ago and to come full circle and photograph their first little baby boy, well, it’s an absolute honor. Their beautiful home in Edina Minnesota was the perfect cozy backdrop for this snuggly newborn session, smack in the middle of a […]


A beautiful modern newborn session.


When the Reids baby sister entered the world, the mama’s boy instincts became even deeper. As soon as I arrived, he was snuggled into mama’s arms and didn’t want to leave. Adding a new member of the family into your home can be a lot for older siblings and when that’s the case, I work […]