Nicole - "Basketball Jones"
Two Sisters Dancing In The Rain
Lake Superior Photography and the Eagan High School senior portraits of McKenna taken in the forest on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Stunning Rush Creek Golf Course sunset.
Lollipop, lollipop!
The Best Ringer Bearer ever!
Split Rock Lighthouse wedding photography of the bride & groom on the rocky Lake Superior shoreline.
Senior Portrait On A Big Pile Of Soccer Balls!

The World’s Only Light Painting Wedding Photographers

Inducted into The Knot “Best of Weddings” Hall of Fame in 2015

Selected as one of the “The Best Wedding Photographers in Minneapolis” for both 2017 & 2016 by

Selected by brides & grooms as “The Best Minneapolis Wedding Photographers” 8 Times in the past 10 years on “The Knot” 

Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award 2017 & 2016 Winners

Engagement Photography | Wedding Photography | Newborn and Kids Portraits | Family Portraits | Senior Portraits | Pet Photography


Wedding photography at The Vineyard overlooking the Sogn Valley near Cannon Falls, MN.

View our Wedding Photography Portfolio Here

Planning a Wedding?

You have hundreds of things to worry about, your wedding photographer shouldn’t be one of them.

Joannie & I are Minneapolis wedding photographers that have photographed more than 900 weddings with over 31 years of experience creating award winning Minneapolis wedding photography. We truly are Minnesota’s husband and wife wedding photography team.

Trust us to help make your wedding day perfect – click here 



“I cannot say enough about how amazing our experience was with Michael and Joannie. The pictures were amazing and it is not because I am extremely good looking, it is because this is the BEST photographer in the State of Minnesota!”

– Marcus & Krista, bride and groomMore Testimonials



Planning a Family Portrait?

Dealing with your family can be tough. Working with your photographer should be easy.

We design & create beautiful family portraits that are handed down for generations.

We’ll help you plan what to wear, time of day that’s best for lighting, add more lighting if needed and finally help you decide the proper size to display in your home or office. Heck, we even have our very own Portrait Park that’s available to you at no extra cost.

Let us create a memory that will last a lifetime – Click Here 

Fall color family portrait with their pet German shepherd named Kaiser.

Kaiser & his family.



“Michael’s work is incredible. I’ve never seen anything as beautiful as the quality of his photography and the incredible designs he creates to display them. He will always be our organizations and our personal first choice as a photographer!”

– Harmon & Nita Killebrew – The Harmon Killebrew Foundation – More Testimonials Here



Cute one year old baby girl portraits taken in studio. Cute baby girl with cake, balloons and party decorations too!


Child Growing Up Too Fast?

Capturing a milestone in your child’s life doesn’t have to be stressful!

Your kids can’t look great if they are not relaxed and enjoying the process of having their portraits created. We have the unique ability to adapt to the personality of their subjects.

Trust us to help capture that moment – click here 



We love when these milestones come up because it means we get to work with you again. Thank you so much for all your patience with Mommy and me, and for sharing your amazing talent with us. You’ve created such great treasures for our family and we can’t tell you enough how much we appreciate you! Thanks a million!”

– Love, Katie (and the whole family) – More Testimonials Here



We’d love to hear from you!

Please contact us here or call us at 763-785-1177 to chat about your plans.