A year or so ago I saw pictures of a blissful little Japanese Garden located at the Normandale Community College. It looked so peaceful and majestic that I knew I wanted … Continue reading Meet Grace
Genuine, loving, down-to-earth, adorable, kind, and open hearted are just a few things that come to mind when I’ve spent time with this family. The parents are beyond amazing and … Continue reading Meet the Christensen Family
Tis the season for leaves changing color, warm air getting colder, and the smell of bon fires spreading through your neighborhood at night. This was pretty much the scene of … Continue reading Meet the Gross Family
Everyone say hello to Dominik. The most genuine, thoughtful, kind, motivated kid you may ever talk to. Seriously though, he’s like a real life toy solider that I just wanted … Continue reading Meet Dominik
I always love when I can crank up some musical theatre or Disney songs and take pictures with someone! Christine was a pleasure to work with! Her smile, charm, and … Continue reading Meet Christine
So think of that one person within your family or group of friends that never seems to take a bad picture. You know, where they just wake up, roll out … Continue reading Meet Annica
September eleventh two thousand one Exactly 17 years ago today it’s hard to believe what occurred on the streets of New York City. Fear, panic, and the feeling of unknown traveled … Continue reading #Neverforget
I’ve had the opportunity to know Lexi and her family for several years and have watched them grow and astound me through the moments I’ve captured. The apple doesn’t fall … Continue reading Meet Lexi
“He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.” –Socrates There’s something so satisfying about exploring the unknown. The concept of looking at … Continue reading Find a map, pick a spot, and just go.
The other week I had the opportunity to work with Ayana, and words can’t describe the energy, spunk, personality and raw authentic talent this young woman has. She’s fierce, she’s … Continue reading Meet Ayana
Sometimes the most beautiful memories can come from the most random spur of the moment ideas. So this week when my beautiful partner in crime told me she found a … Continue reading Who doesn’t love sunflowers?!
So i’ve had the pleasure of working with Zach’s mom for several years, and just as I would expect, the personality, character, charm, and pure awesomeness doesn’t fall far from … Continue reading Meet Zach
At some point in your life you may have asked yourself the question or think to yourself; What do you want out of life? What are you searching for? What … Continue reading What are you searching for?
I had the pleasure of working with Halima, an aspiring fashion model, and she was an absolute rockstar in front of the camera. Confidence, personality, charm, and style all come … Continue reading Meet Halima Ali
So a few weeks back I crossed paths with Dan, an inspiring creative individual who shares similar passions when it comes to kids, photography, and life long learning. I thrive … Continue reading Meet Dan Barr
If you have a love for music, theatre, singing, dancing, or big cities, you need to make it a priority some day to see a Broadway Show in the giant … Continue reading Yup, I cried my first night on Broadway.
275 days. 6,600 minutes. 396,000 seconds. Congrats Mr. B, you are now officially a First Grader. It’s amazing to look back on a school year and wonder where the time … Continue reading Two Hundred and Seventy Five
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I’ve known Ashley through mutual family and friends for many years, and never really hung out with her much, but after spending a few hours with her taking pictures, it’s … Continue reading Meet Ashley
So I was fortunate to work with another talented individual, Marcus. Not only is Marcus a photographer himself, but also a writer, model, and extremely all around creative individual. He … Continue reading Meet Marcus
So I had the wonderful opportunity to meet and work with Alice a few weeks back and it was a blast. Her thick Puerto Rican accent was amazing, and once … Continue reading Meet Alice
I had the opportunity to take some Girls Softball pictures for Zimmerman Middle High School and despite the rain, I think there were a lot of great shots from all … Continue reading Zimmerman Girls Softball 2018
So I have a great long lasting relationship with my dear friend Nancy Allen, who is an inspiring music educator at Viterbo University in LaCrosse Wisconsin. I’ve known her for … Continue reading Meet the music students of Viterbo
I had the pleasure to meet and take pictures of this little princess the other day, and she was just cute as can be! There were some laughs, some cries, … Continue reading Meet Charlotte
It was a great night capturing the faces and personalities of these students! Online Photo Gallery available HERE. Use coupon code PROM2018 to receive $15 off of digital orders over … Continue reading Zimmerman High Prom 2018
So i’m not really sure if I could call this a photo shoot, considering that these two little ones and I played with swords, paw patrol toys, dinosaurs, and christmas … Continue reading Meet the Thomas Kids
For anyone that knows me, I love meeting new people! I had an awesome opportunity to work with Megan, and we had a lot of fun playing around with some … Continue reading Meet Megan
Order your DVD video HERE Picture Ordering available HERE! Coupon code for pictures: use NANCY for 25% off a $15+ order I will post a new blog when the headshots … Continue reading 2018 Platinum Edition!
So this photoshoot was a little spur of the moment. My coworker Bart, who shares a similar passion for photography, asked me to use my studio for a maternity session … Continue reading Meet the Spike Family… +1
Nothing like breaking in the studio with my boys. Words can’t express the amount of love I have for these two little monsters!
Before I get to the main course of this story, I’ll need to rewind and explain how this project all started. In my basement I have a closet off the … Continue reading A door… I just wanted a door!
Between the flower nectar on noses, cars, stuffed animals and toys, I think these two little ones did an amazing job being captured! They were so fun to work with! … Continue reading Meet the Reinhart Kids
Seriously, just for an hour put your addiction back in your pocket! Sometimes the most beautiful things/people in life are staring us right in front of our faces, yet more … Continue reading Please, put your addiction away…
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So your next adventure is…Ice Castles located in Stillwater Minnesota. I have lived in Minnesota for nearly a decade and until recently, I have never heard of the Ice Castles. … Continue reading Next Stop…Stillwater Ice Castles
On to another adventure. This time no kids, well at least no kids under the age of 33. What better place to explore; Chicago. I’ll tell you what, it really … Continue reading Our Chicago Adventure
So today the doorbell rang. Yup the doorbell. Haven’t heard that in a while…well I probably would if I were home throughout the day when Amazon comes, but needless to … Continue reading Go ahead, it won’t hurt. Pay it Forward
A collection of Portrait and Headshots
Family. Some people love theirs, some people don’t. I can only speak to my experience growing up and how important family is to me. For those of you who know … Continue reading The Fantastic Four
It seems like yesterday that my son was always in need of someone to help him. Where did Mr. Independent come from? How did time go by so quickly? I … Continue reading Happy Birthday Mr. B
Well, it’s officially here… Hello Two Thousand Eighteen! I know we all get to this time of year and ask ourselves the same question. How did the year go by … Continue reading Hello 2018!
Happy Holidays everyone! I’d like you to meet the Beaver family who braved the 5º Minnesota weather to walk through a forest and capture some memories! It was cold, we … Continue reading Meet the Beaver Family
So I’m going to be really upfront and honest right now. Some of you may agree. Some of you may not. But today I spent the whole day with only … Continue reading Candy Canes
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!” Yes, feel free to sing that in your head…it’s ok, I did. This weekend’s mission with the boys was to get our … Continue reading All I want for Christmas…
Nancy Allen. A name you may have heard of, a face you’ll remember, a laugh and smile you’ll never forget, and one of the most influential people I have ever … Continue reading DEAR NANCY ALLEN
For those of you who have lived in Minnesota long enough, you know better than anyone that one day it will be 50º and sunny, and the next day it … Continue reading Meet the Osterman Family
Many people walk in and out of our lives on a daily basis and whether it’s planned or pure fate, I believe there is always a purpose and a reason. … Continue reading Meet the Amundson Family
Last night the snow couldn’t have made a better debut to set the scene for this morning’s photos. The mom of these two little rockstars set in motion weeks ago … Continue reading Meet the Avery Family
It was another great time had with these families! Even though I was warned they could be a handful at times, these families took photos like pros. Thankfully the weather … Continue reading Meet three generations of awesome!
1,095 days ago Hudson was welcomed into this wonderful world. His brother Bennett was so excited to meet his new baby brother. Family traveled countless miles away to get a … Continue reading Happy 3rd Birthday to my Baby Boy
So i’ll be honest. I have no idea who Dylan is, until now. He came along with the Hanlon crew and had his game face on for some photos. I … Continue reading Meet Dylan