Being a bride myself, I learned some extremely important lessons while planning my wedding from delegating to where to splurge! 

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Did you know that you don’t have to travel somewhere exotic to elope? While I absolutely love to travel the whole world, there’s some GORGEOUS spots in Wisconsin that would be perfect for your elopement! You don’t even need to bring your own decorations to these spots because they’re so dang beautiful. So sit back, […]

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Do you wish you could spend more time with your guests on your wedding day? I got you! I started offering Day After sessions for all my wedding couples, and it’s a serious game-changer. If you’re wanting to spend more time with guests on your wedding day, want more time for yourselves in your timeline, […]

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Are you on the hunt for the perfect wedding venue, and you have no idea where to even begin? Let me help! As a wedding and elopement photographer, I have been able to tour so many amazingly gorgeous wedding venues in the Twin Cities area, and have narrowed down which venues are simply the most […]

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Okay, I am still DROOLING over this styled shoot I put on in December! If you know me, then you know I am obsessed with all things Christmas. One day, I stumbled upon this stunning red velvet dress and said, “I need to make this happen”. Before I knew it, I had rented it for […]

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Interstate State Park is located right on the St. Croix River, about 1 hour away from Minneapolis. You can climb the bluffs, canoe the flat water, or simply elope with your sweetheart! During the Fall, Interstate State Park is covered in beautiful, bold colors such as red, gold, and orange. It’s a quiet corner of […]

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Merry Christmas Eve! I seriously cannot believe there’s only a few more days left in 2019. 2019 has been such an amazing year full of love, growth, and all the things. I cannot imagine how incredible 2020 is going to be! In honor of 2019, I am going to do a Instagram Round-Up of my […]

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I met Donna and Adam for the sunrise, at Antelope Island in Syracuse, Utah! It was a bit chilly that morning, but Donna and Adam sure made the best of it! On our way to some of these trails, we watched antelope and bison graze freely in the fields and watch the sun come up […]

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If you’re looking for a quiet, quaint, colorful, quiet, and safe town to stay in in Southern Italy – I would most definitely pick Sorrento in a heartbeat. You are just an hour (or so) away from the Amalfi Coast, there’s some amazing local food, and beautiful views of Mount Vesuvius, The Island of Capri, […]

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I have grown to love podcasts. I used to hate listening to people talk, especially if I couldn’t see them. I mean, why would I listen to podcasts when I could listen to music? But then it all changed in December of 2018. I stumbled across Jenna Kutcher’s “The Goal Digger” podcast, and fell head-over-heels […]

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Are you excited about your upcoming engagement session, but you’re unsure of what to wear? Don’t worry, I got you! I have put together a list of tips with outfit recommendations and just all the things for you. So, pour yourself a glass of wine, get into the comfiest clothes ever, and soak in all […]

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Hey, i'm sam!

I am so dang excited that you're here! I'm a Wisconsin-based lifestyle photographer that's obsessed with traveling and the Jonas Brothers (sorry, not sorry). 

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