The 2017 new inductees to the Bakken Society.

2017 Medtronic Bakken Society

The 2017 Medtronic Bakken Society Induction Ceremony at the Bakken Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On Thursday, August 10th, Joannie and I once again had the honor of photographing the 2017 Medtronic Bakken Society Induction Ceremony held at The Bakken Museum. The Bakken Museum is located about a block west of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN. This is one of

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A pretty portrait of Ricky & Rebecca in the woods before their beautiful Panola Valley Gardens wedding in Lindstrom, MN.

Beautiful Panola Valley Gardens Wedding

Ricky & Rebecca’s Beautiful Panola Valley Gardens Wedding. We’ve just returned from our family trip to Florida (yes, it was very hot & humid)! But right before we left town, Joannie & I had the honor of photographing Ricky & Rebecca’s beautiful Panola Valley Gardens wedding. It turns out that their wedding day was just

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An adorable nine day old baby boy takes a snooze during his newborn baby portraits.

Alexander’s Newborn Baby Portraits

Alexander’s Newborn Baby Portraits Last Friday, I had the pleasure of creating Alexander’s newborn baby portraits as well as his first official family portraits with mom, dad and his big brother Sean. This is not the first time I’ve photographed Sean, he was there for mom and dad’s engagement portraits at Aamodt’s Apple Farm a couple

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A stunning light painting with a full moon created at Clint & Gretchen's Saint Paul College Club wedding. Light paining wedding photography done by Michael & Joannie Anderson, owners of Michael Anderson Photography in Mounds View, MN.

Saint Paul College Club Wedding

The Saint Paul College Club wedding of Clint & Gretchen. Joannie and I had the honor of being the wedding photographers for Clint and Gretchen last Saturday on a glorious summer day in Minnesota! We began as we do at many weddings with some getting ready images of Gretchen & Clint. Actually, when we arrived, they

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Derek & Zlata by the pond after light painting the scene at their Olympic Hills Golf Club wedding reception.

Olympic Hills Golf Club Wedding

Derek & Zlata’s Olympic Hills Golf Club Wedding On Saturday, June 17th, Joannie & I had the pleasure of being the wedding photographers for Derek & Zlata for their beautiful outdoor Olympic Hills Golf Club wedding. As is always the case, especially with an outdoor wedding ceremony, we all were watching the weather forecast very closely

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The completed look of my light painted Coca-Cola products.

Light Painted Coca-Cola Products

Light Painted Coca-Cola Products I’ve recently returned from a fantastic photography workshop on Light Painting at John Hartman’s studio in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. There were six of us in attendance at this somewhat intense, but really fun photography workshop. John was kind enough to share his vast knowledge on the subject with us and it was

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One of Sydney's adorable two week old newborn portraits taken while she took a nap!

Sydney’s Two Week Old Newborn Portraits

Two Week Old Newborn Portraits of Miss Sydney! Last Friday, I had the opportunity to photograph Sydney’s two week old newborn portraits along with her first official family portraits too! Sydney has two older brothers, Jackson and Jacob, and they love their baby sister a lot! It was fun watching Jacob, the youngest brother, wanting

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One of my favorite images from Lainey's eight month portraits (after retouching).

Lainey’s Eight Month Portraits

Lainey’s Eight Month Portraits Yesterday, after many months of planning, tearing down walls, painting, water proofing the concrete floor, and general reorganizing, our “new” studio camera room was initiated by an adorable little eight month old sweetie pie, Miss Lainey. I had the pleasure of creating Lainey’s eight month portraits in the company of mom and grandma in

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Bride and groom in front of the gold doors at their Hindu Temple of Minnesota wedding.

Hindu Temple of Minnesota Wedding

Rajendra & Alyana’s Hindu Temple of Minnesota Wedding I had the honor of being the wedding photographer for Rajendra & Alyana at their Hindu Temple of Minnesota Wedding back on May 12th and once again last Saturday evening at their Minneapolis Marriott City Center wedding reception. Along the way I’ve tried to get a better feeling for some of the Hindu wedding

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