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Hyatt Regency Wedding Photography | Gita + Ryan

Gita and Ryan reception at the Hyatt Regency in Bloomington had some of the best entertainment we've ever seen at a wedding. Occasionally family and friends offer their talents during ceremonies and receptions, but in normal times there's always the option to hire musicians or any other kind of performers. [...]

Hyatt Regency Wedding Photography | Gita + Ryan2020-09-09T19:48:56-05:00

Basilica of Saint Mary Wedding Photography | Mariya + Nick

Having a wedding at St. Mary's Basilica usually feels very formal. From the large guest list to the transportation, there are usually a lot of moving parts. Mariya and Nick's wedding was a totally unique Basilica wedding. It was an intimate guest list and all the guests were able to [...]

Basilica of Saint Mary Wedding Photography | Mariya + Nick2020-08-29T18:50:08-05:00

Minnesota Backyard Wedding Photography | Megan + Weston

Megan and Weston had a beautiful backyard wedding at Weston's childhood home. They joked with Weston's parents that they can never move now; the house is even more special! And with a few smart tweaks, they made it safe to include some extended family and friends in their day. They live-streamed [...]

Minnesota Backyard Wedding Photography | Megan + Weston2020-07-26T19:04:36-05:00

Romantic Moon Events Center Wedding Photography | Justine + Patrick

Whether they keep their date or not, most couples this summer are having to plan their wedding twice - or at least one and half times over (and they say planning a wedding once is hard!) Justine and Patrick chose to keep their wedding date, which meant changing almost everything [...]

Romantic Moon Events Center Wedding Photography | Justine + Patrick2020-07-07T10:42:32-05:00

Basilica and Muse Event Center Wedding Videography | Lexi + B.J.

I can't pretend this is a normal post. When I began editing Lexi and BJ's film, I chose a moment from Lexi's dad's speech to start the film. In his speech, Lexi's dad talked about how all the guests had traveled from all over to celebrate together. I didn't see the [...]

Basilica and Muse Event Center Wedding Videography | Lexi + B.J.2020-03-21T15:32:07-05:00

Lafayette Club Wedding Photography | Chersti + Paul

Chersti and Paul had already married officially earlier in the year but decided they wanted to have a wedding to celebrate with their family and friends. So in early December, with the Lafayette Club already decked out for the holidays, they had a ceremony and reception filled with singing, music, [...]

Lafayette Club Wedding Photography | Chersti + Paul2020-01-24T18:01:33-05:00

The Depot Minneapolis Wedding Videography | Alyssa + Shawn

Sometimes a wedding is about the couple and their journey, sometimes it's about their faith or their friends, their kids, or their dreams. When I was editing Alyssa and Shawn's film, their wedding was so clearly about family. Everyone who spoke at the reception, including the couple, talked about their [...]

The Depot Minneapolis Wedding Videography | Alyssa + Shawn2019-12-17T23:12:32-05:00

Ashery Lane Farm Wedding Videography | Madi + Hunter

It's months later and I'm still telling people about Madi and Hunter's reception. Not only was Ashery Lane so beautiful, but they danced their last dance together on an empty dance floor while everyone was outside getting sparklers. (The dance floor was right near those beautiful red doors you see [...]

Ashery Lane Farm Wedding Videography | Madi + Hunter2020-01-13T21:22:47-05:00

Minnesota Backyard Wedding Photography | Zohreh + Abbas

Abbas and Zohreh planned a beautiful Saturday backyard wedding. All Friday night they kept watch on the weather forecast, and it kept getting worse and worse. Finally on Saturday morning, they started calling friends, family and vendors to see if they could possibly do the impossible - move everything to [...]

Minnesota Backyard Wedding Photography | Zohreh + Abbas2019-09-20T22:59:16-05:00

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel Wedding Videography | Gauthami and Moulin

Gauthami and Moulin's ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel in St. Paul was the first full Indian ceremony that we'd ever seen. We've been parts of ceremonies that incorporated some Indian traditions before, so we knew to expect one thing and we weren't disappointed: they're fun and messy in the most [...]

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel Wedding Videography | Gauthami and Moulin2019-08-21T18:26:25-05:00

Stout’s Island Lodge Wedding Photography | Liz + Tom

I'm convinced that Tom and Liz's wedding on Stout's Island Lodge is the dream that couples dream when they try to plan a small wedding. An intimate group of seven people, family and friends, together for a weekend on a beautiful island. A guest list so small that the ceremony actually [...]

Stout’s Island Lodge Wedding Photography | Liz + Tom2019-08-01T20:22:42-05:00

Aria Wedding Videography | Rodolfo + Courtney

Rodolfo and Courtney were married at Aria in downtown Minneapolis and during their ceremony, Rodolfo recited a poem he had written for Courtney in Sicilian, his native language. It's a beautiful language to express such beautiful ideas about gratitude and happiness. His poem, "Stunned" was printed in English and in [...]

Aria Wedding Videography | Rodolfo + Courtney2019-07-27T17:37:43-05:00

Carlos Creek Winery Wedding Videography | Mallory + Aaron

There are lines you hear over and over at wedding speeches. It's not a bad thing, they're popular because they're good lines. That said, it's pretty great to hear something totally original and surprising. And surprise is what registers on Aaron's face when his two best men start blowing through [...]

Carlos Creek Winery Wedding Videography | Mallory + Aaron2019-01-31T05:11:35-05:00

Mayowood Stone Barn Wedding Videography | Ashley + Kevin

We were checking the Rochester weather forecasts for Ashley and Kevin's Labor Day weekend wedding during the whole week before. It looked like it was going to be a rainy for sure, but mid-morning the clouds parted, the drizzle stopped, and they had a gorgeous outdoor ceremony. Their puppy (yes, [...]

Mayowood Stone Barn Wedding Videography | Ashley + Kevin2019-02-02T12:09:19-05:00

Oak View Weddings and Events Wedding Videography | Chelsey + Brett

On the morning of their wedding at Oak View Weddings and Events, Chelsey gave Brett a watch with an engraved back. The engraving said "You Sir, are very attractive. Love, Your Wife to Be." As a fellow Harry Potter fan, I really think Chelsey has a writing gift. In her [...]

Oak View Weddings and Events Wedding Videography | Chelsey + Brett2019-01-06T20:05:24-05:00

Carlos Creek Winery Wedding Photography | Erin + Darren

You may not recognize this lovely couple without their cat Charlie sitting between them (for real, Charlie is a born star and really hogged the spotlight at their engagement session), but here they are minus Charlie at their wedding at Carlos Creek Winery and you have to admit, they can [...]

Carlos Creek Winery Wedding Photography | Erin + Darren2018-11-20T20:18:14-05:00

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Wedding Videography| Yihao + Xuan

Yihao and Xuan were married at the Como Zoo Conservatory surrounded by a small band of excellent people. Working with bridal parties and families, we're always looking for ways to make them laugh a little, and in the case of Yihao and Xuan's wedding party, it was non-stop teasing. And [...]

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Wedding Videography| Yihao + Xuan2018-11-17T11:47:32-05:00

Oakview Weddings and Events Wedding Photography | Chelsey + Brett

As a fellow Harry Potter fan, I was so excited to see the little nerdy touches that Chelsey promised were hidden in the decor at Oakview Weddings and Events. I don't know if it was an intentional choice, but Oakview Weddings and Events has a gorgeous willow tree right in [...]

Oakview Weddings and Events Wedding Photography | Chelsey + Brett2018-09-27T13:33:46-05:00

Bearpath Golf & Country Club Wedding Videography | Kayla + Kai

Generally I don't use the word "romantic" in earnest, but there really was no better word for the snow on Kayla and Kai's wedding day. On the day, of course, we all had a very different attitude towards the bizzare snowstorm. The word "romantic" was less in people's lips than [...]

Bearpath Golf & Country Club Wedding Videography | Kayla + Kai2018-08-17T23:28:49-05:00

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Wedding Photography | Yihao + Shirley

Right before the reception, in the sunken garden at the Como Zoo Conservatory, I asked Yihao what he was looking forward to most about his life with Shirley. He said, "Embracing the future whatever may happen. I don't really worry about the future...especially nowadays just because I know that she'll be there. And [...]

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Wedding Photography | Yihao + Shirley2020-01-13T21:19:14-05:00

James J. Hill Center Wedding Photography | Anne + Evan

So much of weddings is about traditions, but I love when couples tweak traditions to suit them. Anne and Evan got married at the James J. Hill Center, a gorgeous building attached to the James J. Hill Library. A traditional venue, sure! But as we found out later, meaningful, since it's [...]

James J. Hill Center Wedding Photography | Anne + Evan2018-05-28T17:21:37-05:00

Clyde Iron Works Wedding Videography | Ally + Nick

Ally and Nick have the coolest story, starting and ending in the city of Duluth!  Long before they were born, Ally's grandparents mentored Nick's grandparents. They bonded over the unique struggles and hopes of immigrants, putting roots down in a new place and trusting that it would provide better opportunities [...]

Clyde Iron Works Wedding Videography | Ally + Nick2020-01-13T21:19:02-05:00

Downtown Minneapolis Wedding Videography | Steph and Ben

One thing I love about shooting weddings is seeing how different couples communicate love. Sometimes it's a hug, sometimes it's tears, sometimes it's words. With Stephanie and Ben, it was a bit of everything. One of my favorite moments of the day was right after they saw each other in [...]

Downtown Minneapolis Wedding Videography | Steph and Ben2018-07-30T10:10:56-05:00

Brackett’s Crossing Country Club Wedding Videography | Brooke + Steven

My favorite part of Brooke and Steven's day was definitely the speeches. Apparently, when Steven was trying to ask Brooke's dad for his permission, they were both really nervous and every time it seemed like Steven was about to broach the subject, Brooke's dad would quickly change the topic [...]

Brackett’s Crossing Country Club Wedding Videography | Brooke + Steven2017-11-22T15:09:25-05:00

Boom Island Park Engagement Photography | Mallory + Aaron

When we met Aaron and Mallory, it was just before they had to make one of the biggest, most consequential decisions about their wedding at Carlos Creek: which wine to serve. Ok, maybe it wasn't the most consequential decision of wedding planning, but they were soon about to head up [...]

Boom Island Park Engagement Photography | Mallory + Aaron2017-11-10T13:32:00-05:00

St. Paul Minnesota Engagement Photography | Angie + Ethan

We had a wonderfully laid back engagement session with Ethan and Angie a few weeks ago. We met them in a park with their two dogs, each with a level of excitement proportional to their size. Jack particularly seemed happy about everything, whether he was having his photo taken [...]

St. Paul Minnesota Engagement Photography | Angie + Ethan2020-01-13T21:16:32-05:00

Destination Wedding Videography Clearwater Beach Florida | Sara + Shawn

In their toasts, Sara and Shawn's dads talked about each of their personalities as kids. It seems that they grew up as complete opposites. Sara preferring a nice night at home to sleepover parties and Shawn, so bold and people-loving that, at age 4, he invited total strangers over for [...]

Destination Wedding Videography Clearwater Beach Florida | Sara + Shawn2017-02-26T00:08:05-05:00

Minneapolis Golf Club Wedding Videography | Ellen + Brad

Brad married Ellen at her alma mater, the University of St. Thomas. Even during their vows, their sweet and goofy personalities came out and all throughout the day, you could see that they had an uncanny ability to make each other laugh. They had an adorable proposal story too. They [...]

Minneapolis Golf Club Wedding Videography | Ellen + Brad2017-02-09T20:55:58-05:00

Waterfront Wedding on Lake Minnetonka Wedding Film | Blake + Tara

There are so many things to love about Blake and Tara's lakeside wedding, but what stands out the most to me is the story that Tara's dad told. When Tara was in high school, someone made a comment to him about her, without knowing who he was. He remembered these [...]

Waterfront Wedding on Lake Minnetonka Wedding Film | Blake + Tara2017-02-02T19:06:23-05:00

Mississippi Gardens Wedding Videography | Brittany + Erik

Erik and Brittany's wedding was the first time we had been to Mississippi Gardens. It may have the longest, coolest aisle I've ever seen. Brittany and Erik were married near the river, but everyone comes from inside the venue, so they have to descend a staircase embedded in the hill [...]

Mississippi Gardens Wedding Videography | Brittany + Erik2020-01-13T21:14:59-05:00

Northland Country Club Duluth Wedding Videography | Kendra + Mike

Kendra and Mike were married in Duluth, with a beautiful, vast view of Lake Superior. As the sun set, we took golf carts out to some of the scenic spots on the golf course. They goofed around in the golf cart, practiced their first dance, and took in the view. For [...]

Northland Country Club Duluth Wedding Videography | Kendra + Mike2016-12-08T00:55:42-05:00

Minnesota Apple Orchard Wedding Photography | Emily + Nate

The Minnesota Harvest Apple Orchard was a perfect venue for this beautiful fall Minnesota wedding. The day consisted of drinking some home brew, launching apples, a gorgeous ceremony, yard games, and a great dance party with a live band. Emily and Nate were just as goofy and fun as they [...]

Minnesota Apple Orchard Wedding Photography | Emily + Nate2016-11-19T11:41:26-05:00

Carlos Creek Winery Minnesota Wedding Videography | Aubrie + Alex

Aubrie and Alex chose to see each other for the first time as Aubrie walked down the aisle at Carlos Creek Winery. When Aubrie rounded the corner, the look on Alex's face was priceless. The reception that night featured a few surprises (no spoilers, watch the film!) and some epic [...]

Carlos Creek Winery Minnesota Wedding Videography | Aubrie + Alex2016-11-16T19:02:38-05:00

Mill City Museum Minneapolis Wedding Videography | Jill + Ben

Jill and Ben both wrote these beautiful, funny, totally personal vows. After Jill read hers, the officiant joked to Ben, "top that." After Ben read his, she had to admit "OK, it's a tie." We love shooting at Mill City, but the street out front turned into a veritable wind [...]

Mill City Museum Minneapolis Wedding Videography | Jill + Ben2020-01-13T21:14:43-05:00

Stout’s Island Lodge Wedding Photography | Andrea + Chris

As we rode the ferry across the lake on the morning of Chris and Andrea's wedding,  the clouds were dark and threatened rain.  Finally Stout's Island came out of the mist. We hopped ashore and set out across the island. On the way, there were constant "look over there!" moments. [...]

Stout’s Island Lodge Wedding Photography | Andrea + Chris2016-10-30T18:22:54-05:00

Minneapolis Crowne Plaza Wedding Photography | Justin + Kanaka

Justin and Kanaka had a marathon wedding day at The Crowne Plaza. They took part in two different marriage ceremonies: one Indian and one American. Kanaka's brother performed the American ceremony and absolutely killed it. People were crying, people were laughing, and the whole thing went off without a hitch! [...]

Minneapolis Crowne Plaza Wedding Photography | Justin + Kanaka2020-01-13T21:14:22-05:00

Brackett’s Crossing Country Club Wedding Videography | Laura and Travis

Laura and Travis were married outside Brackett's Crossing Country Club in Lakeville. The story of how they met is actually pretty surprising because the first time they saw each other, they didn't actually speak. In fact, they didn't meet in person until months later, on their first date. Laura had [...]

Brackett’s Crossing Country Club Wedding Videography | Laura and Travis2020-01-13T21:14:12-05:00

Basilica Wedding Video | Lindsay and Nathan

We absolutely fell in love with this wedding. Lindsay and Nathan lit up after they saw each other and maintained this unbelievable connection throughout the ceremony and right through the dancing. Although they now live in California, they said their vows right here at the Basilica in Minneapolis, Minnesota, partly as a tribute [...]

Basilica Wedding Video | Lindsay and Nathan2018-10-28T19:15:05-05:00

Minnehaha Falls Engagement Photography | Brandon + Megan

A few months ago, at Mark and Darlene's wedding, Brandon caught the garter that sprung off Mark's finger. He smiled, a little sheepishly, but happily as we snapped a photo of him, the garter, and his fiance Megan beside him. Little did we know that we'd soon be photographing these [...]

Minnehaha Falls Engagement Photography | Brandon + Megan2020-01-13T21:08:04-05:00

Bunker Hills Winter Wedding | Tim and Chelsee’s Wedding Film

Back in the freezing cold February, the day after Valentine's day, we were at the Bunker Hills Golf Course where we've shot a few beautiful outdoor ceremonies. However, as everything was covered in snow, we simply there to party after Chelsee and Tim's wedding ceremony. Because Chelsee is a dance [...]

Bunker Hills Winter Wedding | Tim and Chelsee’s Wedding Film2020-01-13T21:08:03-05:00

Danielle + Terry | Minneapolis Videography Engagement Film

Just when I think we've met the cutest couple in the world...we meet Danielle and Terry.  Danielle curated a gorgeous group of props and clothing and Terry, well, watch the video. Some of stuff Terry did for Danielle makes me think "Enchanted" was based on a real story. We met [...]

Danielle + Terry | Minneapolis Videography Engagement Film2020-01-13T21:07:47-05:00

Luke + Sami | Duluth Wedding Videography

We had the privilege of shooting Luke and Sami's intimate ceremony in Duluth in Enger Park on a bluff overlooking the city and the bay. Their vows were beautiful; a combination of funny and sincere, with true, wholehearted commitment showing in their eyes. After the ceremony, everyone drove back to [...]

Luke + Sami | Duluth Wedding Videography2020-01-13T21:07:43-05:00

Ryan + Stephanie // Wedding Highlight

Ryan and Stephanie planned to go on a cruise for their honeymoon, so what gift did their thoughtful parents bring to the reception hall? A full-size, inflated life raft. Note I said "inflated," not inflatable. The couple hopped in so Joe from Joe Krummel Photography could grab a few shots. [...]

Ryan + Stephanie // Wedding Highlight2020-01-13T21:07:33-05:00