WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards

Michael & Joannie Anderson, owners of Michael Anderson Photography, have been Honored For Excellence with the 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award®.

WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award 2017 for Michael Anderson Photography.

WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards 2017 presented to Michael & Joannie Anderson.

PRESS RELEASE: Minneapolis, MN – January 10, 2017 – WeddingWire, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, announced Michael Anderson Photography as a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for Wedding Photographers in Minneapolis, MN!

A pretty, scenic wedding photo of Charlie & Colleen with downtown St. Paul in the background. Image taken from Indian Mounds Regional Park in St. Paul, MN.

The view from above downtown St. Paul.

The Couples’ Choice Awards recognize the top five percent of wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. The prestigious awards are given to the top local wedding professionals across more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their professional achievements from the previous year.

Cute bridal portrait of the bride & groom under her veil. Wedding photo taken at their Vadnais Heights Commons wedding reception.

I love you!

The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Michael Anderson Photography. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

A very pretty, scenic wedding party photo taken at Minnesota Harvest Apple Orchard in Jordan, MN

The wedding party at Minnesota Harvest Apple Orchard.

“The Couples’ Choice Awards’ ninth year features one of the most impressive groups of dedicated and acclaimed wedding professionals yet,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “It is our honor to work with high-caliber merchants, such as Michael Anderson Photography, who not only make a couple’s big day possible, but also contribute to the more than 2.5 million U.S. reviews represented on WeddingWire.  We congratulate all of this year’s winners on their achievements.”

A crazy wedding party having a pretty good time outdoors just after a rain storm passed. The resulting rainbow made for a pretty "bonus" wedding photo at their Superior Shores wedding reception.

Rainbow kiss!

As a Couples’ Choice Awards® winner, Michael Anderson Photography is highlighted on WeddingWire, which is comprised of more than 200,000 wedding professionals in the U.S.

“Joannie & I are thrilled to be one of the top wedding wedding photographers in Minneapolis on WeddingWire for the second year in a row! We would like to thank our brides and grooms for taking the time to review us on WeddingWire. We truly value all of our clients and appreciate the positive feedback that helped us earn the 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award.”

A fun nighttime wedding photo created by light painting with strobe lights. Photo of the bride and groom at Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul, MN.

Light painting with Branden & Janna at Rice Park.

For more information about Michael Anderson Photography, please visit our Wedding website pages at

The best man takes of "selfie" of the bride and groom. The funny moment was just before they were introduced as husband and wife at the end of their Grand View Lodge wedding at The Vineyard there.


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                About WeddingWire, Inc.

WeddingWire, Inc. is the leading global online marketplace connecting consumers with event and creative professionals. Operating within a $200 billion industry, WeddingWire, Inc. hosts 10 million monthly unique users across its mobile and web platforms. Consumers around the world are able to read over 3 million vendor reviews and search, compare and book from a database of over 400,000 businesses globally. It provides these businesses the technology they need to serve their clients through advertising, marketing and business management tools such as websites, payment processing, invoicing and contracts. Founded in 2007, the WeddingWire portfolio of sites serves couples and businesses across 15 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, making it the worldwide leader in weddings with brands including,, and more. The company employs more than 800 and maintains global headquarters in Washington, DC and international headquarters in Barcelona, Spain.

A stunning sunset wedding photograph of a bride & groom. Wedding photo taken during their Saint James Hotel wedding reception.

John & Lindsay enjoy a beautiful sunset!

“WEDDINGWIRE COUPLES’ CHOICE AWARDS 2017” – ©2017 Michael Anderson Photography.