Category Archives: Light Painting

Mounds View photographer. A cute brother and sister find out that they're on Santa's "nice" list! The magical photograph was created during The Santa Experience at Santa's Workshop.

The Santa Experience at Santa’s Workshop

Highlights from The Best Santa Experience at Santa’s Workshop! This installment from “The Best Santa Experience at Santa’s Workshop” features several more cute kids having a lot of fun with Kris Kringle at his “southern workshop” built at our home portrait studio in Mounds View, MN. Isabella’s First Christmas First up is cute little Isabella.

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Five little friends pose with Santa Claus in Santa's Workshop.

Santa’s Workshop

The Santa Experience in Santa’s Workshop “Elf” Joannie and “Elf” Michael are very happy to share more of our wonderful stories from Santa’s Workshop! We love our Santa’s Workshop set so much, that I decided to light paint it and work it into images that clients ordered! Six Cute Cousins Enjoy The Santa Experience Our

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A brother and his big sister enjoy The Santa Experience of their own. The scene was greatly enhanced by light painting parts of it.

Riley, Ryder and The Santa Experience

Riley, Ryder, and The Santa Experience What a fun, wild and crazy weekend we just had! We had lots and lots of kids and their families at our studio over the weekend to visit Santa’s Workshop. Altogether, we had well over 70 people were here to visit with Santa Claus in his workshop. Every one of them

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Light painting engagement photography. Version one, the "cool" version of Corey & Ashley's Harley Davidson engagement light painting.

Harley Davidson Engagement Light Painting

Corey and Ashley’s Harley Davidson Engagement Light Painting Just the other day, we told you about Corey and Ashley’s fantastic fall engagement portraits that we created in Stillwater, MN. Today we’ll be sharing the story behind their awesome Harley Davidson engagement light painting that we created together at the historic St. Croix Boat & Packet building in

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A stunning engagement portrait light painting of Ben and Emilee with Ladder 757 at the Falcon Heights Fire Station.

Engagement Portrait Light Painting

Engagement Portrait Light Painting That title might be somewhat misleading because while I did create an engagement portrait light painting of Ben & Emilee, I also created their “normal” engagement photos for them too! Minnehaha Falls Engagement Portraits We actually began at Minnehaha Falls Regional Park on a beautiful early fall evening in Minnesota. The leaves were

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A pretty, classic wedding portrait of a bride and groom with their wedding party at the famous Split Rock Lighthouse.

Grand Superior Lodge Destination Wedding

Grand Superior Lodge Destination Wedding Joannie & I had the pleasure of photographing Aleksandra and Brycen’s Grand Superior Lodge destination wedding a couple of weeks ago. While we’ve done several North Shore destination weddings, this was our first Grand Superior Lodge destination wedding. I have to say that we really loved the resort! A very friendly staff, nice

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A starry night light painting wedding photograph created at The Pavilion at Lake Elmo.

The Pavilion at Lake Elmo

Bryan and Emily’s wedding at The Pavilion at Lake Elmo Joannie and I had the pleasure of photographing Bryan and Emily’s pretty wedding at The Pavilion at Lake Elmo on Friday, September 8th. It was a beautiful day for a wedding and we took full advantage of the weather and did all of the formal

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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. Weather watching before a wedding is always the case, especially for an outdoor wedding ceremony. We all were watching the weather

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

Light Painted Coca-Cola Products

Light Painted Coca-Cola Products Here’s the story about my very first long exposure light painting project, 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

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