Amber + Blake

April 25, 2016

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I know I’m totally going to sound like an old lady… but it honestly seems like it was only a year (or 2ish) ago that I got to take Amber’s senior portraits. Boom, fast forward and she’s met the amazing man she’s going to marry and here we are taking engagement photos!  Life seems to be going in fast forward! Honestly though, I know they’ve both lived full lives thus far and it’s going to be fun to see and hear along the way what the future holds for them.

It was so much fun tromping around Duluth and capturing these two in love! We’re SO SO happy for them both to have found each other, on the dance floor at her sisters wedding! Haha!

 

 

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Jessi + Nick

April 21, 2016

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JESSICA + NICHOLAS

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH and GREYSOLON PLAZA – MOORISH ROOM

DULUTH, MN

 

 

These two are living life to the FULLEST right now! Getting married, moving, graduating, new jobs… insanity.  When I connected with Jessi a few days before the wedding via phone she was as cool as a cucumber.  Nerves of steal!

The wedding day was beautiful. They decided to keep things traditional and not see each other before the ceremony. It’s always fun to have both the guys and gals in the church and shuffling them around to make sure no one sees each other.  From the super hero undershirts to the “something blue” Smurf (who has rode down the aisle 3 times in the cleavage of a bride! BEST family tradition ever) to the perfectly inappropriate best-man speech, it was a GREAT day full of laughter.

We are excited for their next adventure!

 

 

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The Vanden Boschs

April 7, 2016

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Dara has been a dear friend of ours for 15 years +.  Her story has impacted ours directly in so many ways! When she texted to say that she and her awesome family would be at her parents house, only 3 hours away, we had to make the trip… and take a few photos.  Staying up late talking and hearing stories about what they are doing in Mozambique was the highlight, it was inspiring and humbling.  They have given up everything we Americans call “comfort” in order to spread the Gospel and to bring hope, peace and real comfort to those who are literally dying.  If interested you can find out more here.

You also might recognize these guys if you’ve been following our site for awhile,  in case you just need MORE of their love you can click here for their wedding post from 2+ years ago!

 

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Lindsie + Andrew

April 6, 2016

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I love Duluth and all the crazy weather it gets! I love Lindsie and Andrew even more for braving the gusts and sleet to make some magic happen, even when the wind was doing some wild whipping of Lindsie’s hair! And one more thing I love… that yellow jacket.  And speaking of love, it’s stinkin obvious these two are crazy in love! You can’t help but smile when you’re with them!

 

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Erin + Nate

April 1, 2016

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ERIN + NATE

MCNAMARA ALUMNI CENTER

MINNEAPOLIS, MN

There are so many fun details and stories to tell you about these guys and their day… I’ll try to keep it short. First off, we met these two 12ish years ago when we were the directors of Luther Dell Bible Camp. They had come to camp for confirmation… and to meet their future spouse! Nate was one of those campers who kept coming back and trying to stay just one more week… we loved that! Fast forward to now and they are both doing amazing things for the community. Nate is a firefighter and Erin an audiologist.

Their wedding was held at the amazing McNamara Alumni Center, a work of art all on its own.  A few moments that need explaining… in lieu of toddlers as their flower girls they asked their grandmothers to be the flower girls! They kinda stole the show…  At one point towards the end of the ceremony the pastor asked everyone to hold hands while he prayed, take a look at the groomsmen!

We LOVED celebrating with the Voyes and their entire wedding party. We know they have many years of fun to come!

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Meghan + Josh

March 25, 2016

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Meghan + Josh seriously lucked out with the incredible snowy backdrop for their shoot! We had actually cancelled the shoot two days prior since they would be driving a few hours to meet for the session. The National Weather Service was predicting bad road conditions… but the morning of the shoot we decided last min to reschedule back to the original plan because Duluth looked like a scene from Narnia. Thank goodness for flexible schedules and spontaneous folks!! This is winter at it’s very best! Enjoy!

 

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Addison

March 24, 2016

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This gal, she was FUN to shoot! Miss Addison could be a little model, she listened to my ideas AND had her own creative ideas and style to boot.  I guarantee you will smile as you look through these, I promise you she will steal your heart.  A bit of a gloomy day but that gave us some fun puddles to play in… see below.  Enjoy!

 

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Kelsey + Nick

March 23, 2016

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KELSEY + NICK

GREYSOLON BALLROOM

DULUTH, MN

 

Kelsey + Nick threw a great big bash to celebrate their day. The Greysolon Ballroom was the ultimate backdrop for their ceremony and reception – especially with their beautiful addition of pine trees and gorgeous decor. All their Luther and UMD friends and family where there to help them out!  Our highlight of the day was going down into Canal Park with K+N for a little photo time and meeting up with Milo, their adorable pup. It happened to be a very warm Sat in Duluth and I’m pretty sure EVERYONE in the Duluth and surrounding area was out to enjoy the sunshine so K+N had a lot of on lookers and well wishers!

We couldn’t be happier for the two of them and we’re positive they have a long and happy marriage to look forward to!

 

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McKayla + Paul

March 17, 2016

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McKayla is a girl after my own heart with that red dress of hers! And just look at their beaming smiles… I love them.  We had a beautiful Duluth day for the shoot, even though they had really wanted there to still be snow (there kinda was!) we took the warm temps and sunshine and made some magic.  We cannot wait to see these two say their I Do’s this fall and capture that amazing day to come!

 

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Tabitha + Brad

March 15, 2016

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I’m telling you, from the start I knew these two were going to do their own thing. First off, they are having their wedding on a Thursday just because they’re cool like that. Secondly, they have an honest love that is so admirable and uniquely them it’s fun to be around. We’re really REALLY looking forward to their wedding day!

During their shoot we had some serious wind, one of the last images might be my favorite.

Enjoy -

 

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