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

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Okay, can we just admire how totally adorable Katie and Matt are though? Like, for real? I must say, getting eaten alive by flies (yes… flies…) was totally worth it after Katie and Matt’s engagement session. If you want a totally unique, beautiful spot for an intimate elopement or an engagement session – I highly […]

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One of the questions that I get asked the most is, “What should I wear?” or “What colors should I wear?” or “What will look good?”. I am here to answer that commonly asked question for EVERYONE today! So without further a due, here are some tips, recommendations, and even inspiration to guide you to […]

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It was a quiet, cloudy night at Blue Vista Farms in Bayfield, Wisconsin. A storm was slowly rolling in, the air was cool, and the romance was there. Giggles, fun, and laughter. Nothing else could better summarize this gorgeous elopement with Alaina and Chris at Blue Vista Farms! These two had sooo much fun and […]

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You have probably heard the term First Look once or twice! I mean, it’s a growing tradition in weddings, and you may be wondering what exactly it is and if it’s the right choice for you. I’m here to give you ALL the deets! So a first look is a moment that the bride and […]

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When you think of an anniversary, you typically think of how long someone has been married right? Whether it’s been one, ten, or thirty whole years married to the love of your life – what a better what to celebrate than with a photo session to capture this moment in your life? This Anniversary Waffle […]

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Okay – I am still GUSHING over this session! As I traveled up to Baudette, MN, to spend the weekend with my family, I had the idea of looking for a family to have a laid-back shoot at Zippel Bay State Park. Tracy reached out to me – and totally thought it was a joke! […]

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Oh, wedding planning. You dreamed of it since you were a little girl. Finding that perfect dress, getting that perfect ring. I mean, we all have Pinterest boards that hold our dreams of what our wedding will look like. While the dreaming of it all is magical – planning, organizing, budgeting, and all the things […]

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So now that you have had a chance to see my work through my website and social media – you may be wondering what on earth is lifestyle photography and why I use this term to describe my photography! I am here to explain ALL the things! You may have noticed the natural smiles, the […]

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Words just cannot simply describe how amazing Venice, Italy is. It’s so unique and beautiful. The architecture is astounding, the colors are vibrant, the water taxis are unique, the food is delicious, the wine is like heaven – Venice definitely stole my heart! What Season To Go I went to Italy at the end of […]

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This gem, The Blaisdell, is located in a small, quiet corner of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This mansion was built in 1915, and has since been updated with a modern, contemporary design. The white walls, the brick on the outside, the beautiful trees, and large windows make this venue an ideal spot for your wedding ceremony and […]

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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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