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Julie & Spencer – sneak peek

10 Aug

My second destination wedding – and I can call this a destination wedding, right?  Lutsen may only be two hours away, and the landscape is pretty much the same as home, but the resort is just so beautiful it feels like you’re away somewhere special.

There is lots to say about this awesome couple and their incredible wedding.

Like, 1. they are really fun and nice, and put on an awesome party.
2. They each have a large group of friends that adore them.
3. They are really loving parents! Julie kept saying: gee this would’ve been a lot easier if we did the wedding BEFORE kids! But half the bridesmaids had infants there anyway so it was a total baby party with a fun vibe.

The wedding itself was so cool – Lutsen Resort has an amazing layout for a beautiful outdoor wedding.  Grassy area for the ceremony, covered deck for cocktail hour, view of the expansive lake.

Highlights of the day include:

So many tiny babies
The “first look”
Curly blonde toddler stealing the show (multiple times)
The most insane storm and downpour
Double rainbow
Ending the night with a bonfire, first time s’mores



This series on the bridge is their First Look




Minutes before the rainstorm and a defective umbrella



Couldn’t capture just how hard the rain was, but it was intense



Air guitar bride




Leanna & Andrew

4 Sep

Yesterday I had the pleasure of spending several hours with this couple and their family and friends around Mink Mountain Resort as they celebrated their marriage.

We got adventurous and went for quite the hike, getting to picturesque spots along Superior’s shore.

I’ve known Leanna for many, many years (our whole lives), she’s a fellow creative who runs Knotted Design out of Thunder Bay, click that link or this one to see her art and wedding invitation designs.  Their wedding favours for guests were original tiny paintings done by Leanna.

I loved being a part of their special day!



Erinn & Chris – wedding sneak peek

14 Aug


Suzie & Bill

1 Aug

This couple is so surrounded by love.  Such a lovely ceremony and reception yesterday that included many personal touches.  The most unique part of the day was a paddle in the canoe (Suzie and her family worked at The Fort growing up).

Congratulations to the both of you!



It wasn’t dark enough for sparklers, but we tried anyways and it was fun

The Blanchette Wedding – sneak peek

28 Jul

This is a huge sneak peek of Janey and John’s amaaaazing wedding day!  So much fun and just such a beautiful couple.  It was a day full of happiness and laughter, with many memorable moments such as the bride and groom’s entrance and dance, speeches, and the MC, whom thanks to, I will never refer to Mr. and Mrs. Blaaaaanchette without a southern drawl ever again.

I got to shoot alongside Curtis and his crew from Apple Wagon Films
Makeup was done by Kim of Vanity Custom Beauty
and floral arrangements by The Posh Posy



Debbie & Gord – sneak peek

26 Jun

A preview of Debbie and Gord’s lovely little wedding last weekend.  My first wedding of the year and a great opener to the season!  The theme of this day was “it’s about time!!!” (so I heard said many times, hehe) so I think this family and group of friends were all pretty happy to see this shining couple finally tie the knot.



Amanda and Greg – wedding sneak peek

16 Aug

The second of TWO BEAUTIFUL weddings this weekend.  Equally as scorching hot.  I feared heatstroke and was worried about the lovely bride.  Amanda and Greg are so sweet together and I think this day was everything they could’ve wanted.  Her father made a great speech and described Amanda as always being to the nines and that’s what this wedding was: sweet and very beautiful.  Look at her dress and see for yourself!

Thanks Amanda and Greg for having me capture your special day – it was tons of fun, all the best




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