Katie & Ryan

September 8, 2010



I was so looking forward to shooting this wedding at the Kitch, I’d never been inside the building before! It’s beautiful! The ceremony and dance were in the same hall, cocktails on the patio, dinner in the great hall and then cake and coffee in another room – it was as if the guests had a wedding tour of the place.

Then to top it off – Katie and Ryan were looking amazing too!

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Some of my favorites pictures of the day were when the wedding party headed out to the beach!

The lighting couldn’t have been better for these…

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Skippin rocks!

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The ceremony…

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Cocktails on the patio…

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Dancing the night away!

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Congrats to you both!

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Julie & Tim

September 2, 2010


These two will be getting hitched in Duluth next summer! They were here for just a quick trip to solidify a few wedding plans and of course we squeezed in some fun engagement pictures! They are currently living in San Fransisco… so they are trying to convince their friends that Duluth is really just a mini version of San Fransisco.  Pretty close right?

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Showing her love for Duluth!

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Had a blast getting to know you two! Can’t wait for the wedding day!

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Christina & Tom

September 1, 2010



You may recognize these two from their engagement shoot last winter… I think it was just above zero for that shoot.  Their wedding day was quite the opposite… just under 100 degrees!! It wasn’t just hot outside though, everyone was looking HOT!

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Almost first glance…

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First glance.

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I always love this shot!

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The reception venue was awesome!

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We grabbed these two for a few more quick shots before the dance started… I’m glad we did!

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Thanks for letting us celebrate with you!

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Kelly & Jon

August 21, 2010



Kelly and Jon are the kind of couple who is so welcoming and downright awesome that we felt like we’ve known them for years!

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I think the flower girl was having cold feet…

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Since we were at the ski hill…

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Thanks again for letting us be apart of your day! Everyone and everything was beautiful!

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tabatha + jeremy

August 19, 2010

We cannot wait for this wedding… these two are SO fun together.

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And of course we can’t forget their adorable little pug!

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chrissy + eric

August 16, 2010



Many of you blog followers may not know that we were directors of a Bible camp for 9 years, we LOVED it!  Many amazing relationships were created during those years and Chrissy was one of them. We’ve know Chrissy since she was a little 5th grader coming out to Luther Dell, she came every summer as a camper and then our last year we worked there she was on summer staff. Then we get to shoot her wedding… it was a collision of many worlds! I can imagine what parents must feel – watching their kids grow up and then BAM their wearing a wedding dress and it’s not for dress-up! I know both Al and I shed a few tears during this ceremony!

Chrissy, you were a stunning bride.

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First look…

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I LOVE these wedding party pics…

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A very sweet moment during the ceremony…

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Party time!

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Love you guys!

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Adam + Jordan

August 6, 2010

I love it when two ridiculously cool people fall in love – with each other – at the same time… sweet.

These two lovebirds are nothing short of amazing…

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Their mode of transportation…

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We love you guys! Thanks for having an afternoon play-date with us!

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Chad + Jenny

July 31, 2010



What an amazing day… we had so much fun with these two! Their love for each other was so easy to capture, it made our day a snap!!

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I love these two bridesmaids!

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We had a little time to kill before the reception so we got to grab these two for a few more shots on the beach.

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Loved the tables…

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The day was wonderful – thanks for letting us be apart of it!


katelyn & brandon

July 15, 2010



Our entire days photo plans were turned upside down due to torrential rains… but getting to hang out with these two was SO fun regardless of the weather!

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The ceremony and reception were held at the Vineyard church in Duluth, which is where we hang out every weekend and Katelyn and Brandon have invested tons of time.  It was transformed into a swanky party venue with more sweets than you could dream of!

Father of the bride…

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Yes, that is a volleyball…

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lauren and liam

June 28, 2010



These two are the perfect combination of crazy and cool. (Liam = crazy, Lauren = cool!)

This picture says it all…

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The first glance…

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Our photo plans for the day were totally turned upside down due to the rain… but sometimes foiled plans are just the thing to make the creative juices flow… We explored a bit and Al found this train tunnel near by…

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The ceremony was at the Mercy Vineyard.

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Then off to the Weisman Art Museum for the reception.

Chicken anyone?

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Congrats! Share some of your coolness with your new crew in Iowa!!

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