Natalie & Josh | Engagement Session

One of the blessings of this job is the ability to be witness to the amazing moments in my friends lives.  I’ve been able to be there as friends commit to their spouses, celebrate the joy of the family they’ve created, and one of my favorite things to do capture the nervous, cuteness of engagement photos.  Today was one of those days. I got to spend a few hours on a lovely, Madison day with a friend of mine from High School, Natalie, and her fiance Josh.  It was great being able to hear their story, catch up in between poses and locations and enjoy just being back in Madtown (how lucky am I that we got to shoot at some of my favorite places, Olbrich Gardens, Dane County Farmers’ Market on the Capitol Square and the Monona Terrace).  I can’t wait to spend a whole day with these two and their loved ones next summer.  Enjoy the previews my friends and thanks for a great morning.

 

Amanda & Phil {Engagements}

I got to spend a lovely afternoon with these two at Como Conservatory in Saint Paul back in May.  If getting to know these two as a couple over the past year hadn’t shown me that they complement each other in a way that could only be by God’s design, this hour together would have.  Wishing you both the best in this next year and final months of wedding planning!

 

 

Emily & Tyler {Engagements}

When Emily asked me if I’d be willing to come to her parents’ farm in Waconia to do her and Tyler’s engagement photos I was thrilled! Emily’s younger sister is a good friend and after spending a couple days on the farm during Christmas break in college it has been on my list of favorite places.  It was great being able to spend time out there again, to reconnect with their Mom and of course being able to witness the love that Emily and Tyler share.  I can’t wait for their wedding in October!

Here are just a few favorites from our time together.  View more here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dana & Ross {Esession}

Have you ever met one of those couples that just exude happiness?  The kind of happiness that just makes you smile from being around them?  Dana and Ross are one of those couples.   I spent an afternoon walking around downtown De Pere and St. Norbert’s campus trying to capture just a little of this magic through my lens.  Dana and Ross are getting married in August and I for one cannot wait to spend the day celebrating their love.

Thank you for the smiles guys!

Matt and Mindy.

I got to spend a wonderful afternoon photographing two amazing friends of mine.  We traveled all over the Twin Cities and only got to about half of the locations we wanted to.  We’re planning on going out again in a couple weeks when the leaves start to change.  I’m blessed to have friends that are not only supportive of my love of photography but don’t mind spending an afternoon being subjects as well! Matt and Mindy will be married in a year from today on September 18th, 2010.  Congratulations you two and thanks for a great shoot.

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More to come in a couple weeks!

J&J esession l 9.4.09

Catching up with old friends is usually either a blast or awkward. Tonight was a lot of fun. I got to reconnect with Jenni and meet her fiance Jeff as well.  We spent some time downtown at the Capitol and at the Monona Terrace.  Here are a couple of teaser shots from our shoot tonight. Thanks for the great night guys! Can’t wait till June!

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Tara and Nick e.session l 7.2.09

Tara and Nick were able to make a quick trip into the cities to visit friends and we were able to connect for some photos.  The photos came out great and they were a lot of fun to work with. Not to mention the great job that Nick did considering he’s still wearing a neck brace from the accident a couple months back.

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