Monthly Archives: November 2011

behind the lens: my high school reunion


I did it…  I went to my 10 year high school reunion. When I first received the invitation, I dismissed it:      “Holy, awkward!       I keep in touch with my high school friends via facebook.     I’m not sure we’ll be in town for Thanksgiving.” The excuses kept coming.  But then I […]

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faq: what is your favorite lens?


My very first FAQ post!  I’m super excited about this question so here goes… Q:  What is your favorite lens, and why?  What does it allow you to capture that other lenses don’t? A:  My Canon 50mm f/1.2 L lens is my absolute favorite!  It is a ‘fixed’ lens as opposed to a ‘zoom’ lens […]

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hayden is one!

minneapolis baby celebrates birthday with cake smash

This little cutie, Hayden?  He’s my buddy Crosby’s best friend.  And I’m sorry, but I just can’t stop thinking about how adorable & fun it would be to have both of these little guys in my studio at the same time for photos.  CUTENESS OVERLOAD! Hayden came into the studio this weekend to celebrate his […]

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parker & family!

Jaci emailed me asking if I’d be willing to take photos of her family for their Christmas cards, mentioning she had a daughter & 2 dogs.  I of course said that ‘I just adore dogs and kids under 2 are my favorite to photograph!’  She replied, ‘Well then we just might be your new favorite […]

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alison is one!

one year old photos taken outside in the fall

It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since I did Alison’s newborn photos.  She’s already all grown up and full of personality!  She came into the studio this weekend for some updated photos and we had a blast.  We started in my studio, but then ventured outside because it was fifty degrees and […]

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behind the lens: my favorite blogs

I have a confession to make:  I read a LOT of blogs.  I spend multiple hours a week and hundreds of hours a year reading blogs.  Through blogs I find inspiration, advice, news, interesting factoids & fun life updates from my friends.  With so many blogs out there and so little time, I was relieved […]

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