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Adventure is a trendy word right now and inspirational adventure quotes are plastered all over Instagram with tantalizing photos of mountains dancing in the background. But few people make adventure a lifestyle and not just an idea. Not every couple who meets online starts their relationship off with a rap battle. Not every couple decides […]

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    Sweat ran down her face as the hot July sun beat down and she struggled to take deep breaths in her very fitted dress. Visibly struggling, it was clear she couldn’t keep posing for photos. I set my camera down and handed her a bottle of water as she looked longingly at the […]

After photographing and attending more weddings than I can count over my lifetime, I can confidently say I’ve figured out what makes the best wedding. It’s not the amount of money that goes into the day. It’s not the size of the wedding party or the trendiest dress or reception venue. It’s not the weddings […]

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  Bryan and Maria love to spend their time together camping, hiking and adventuring around Duluth. They did this for years together as friends before realizing there was more to their relationship. The best relationships have a strong friendship base so Bryan and Maria are off to a good start! Bryan proposed to Maria in […]

Relax and let this moment sink in Did you expect this list to start with a list of things to frantically do to start planning the “perfect” wedding? Nope! This is a BIG moment. Let it sink in. You get to spend the rest of your life with your best friend! You don’t have to […]

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The cold air washed over them under the grey sky that blanketed the city. As they walked over to the rock that sat on the bluff overlooking Duluth, they threw their arms in the air in celebration and exclaimed, “We’re king of the world!” The joy was starting to soak in. It had finally happened. […]

My tires crunched over the gravel road as I pulled up to the picturesque white house on top of the hill at the end of the dirt road. As I pulled into the driveway, I saw a painted sign reading “Domjahn Farms” on one of the buildings. As I opened the car door in front […]

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With the hazy sun setting, the waves crashing on the shore and boaters cruising past, Nick and Logan said their vows at the cabin they have been restoring together all summer. Their intimate, lakeside wedding had a casual, relaxed vibe and amazing food thanks to Quince Catering. My favorite kind of wedding! Since they invited […]

The wet, shivering masses of people crowded into the cramped gift shop, trying to find warmer clothing to buy and waiting out the storm so they could get back to the trails. 3,000 feet below us was the spot where Tony proposed to Becca and she happily said yes to spending the rest of her […]

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The music’s pumping, windows down, hair billowing in the wind, gas station snacks in the passenger seat. Driving a route that is so familiar they don’t even have to think about it. Road trips can definitely be fun, but 5 hours in the car isn’t a short amount of time. A five hour drive twice […]

  Light rain drizzled over the mountains into the forest making the green trees pop beautifully against the blue silhouettes of the mountains. The raindrops softly hit the wooden deck as the sounds of a saw cutting through a log echoed throughout the quiet valley. Asher and Melanie’s closest family and friends sat on the wooden […]

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When it comes to planning elopements, Emily with Lace and Brass Events is an expert! I interviewed her to get some of her wisdom on what it takes to plan an elopement. If you’re feeling torn between the big wedding and keeping it small and simple, grab her tips here-   What perks are there […]

Your dogs are a huge part of your life and family. They’re your baby and you take them with you hiking and on camping trips and all of your adventures. Why would you want to leave them behind on your wedding day? It can be difficult to know which parts of the day to include […]

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Max and Patra are amazing. Seriously. They are fun, free-spirited, joyful and so incredibly in love- all of the things that I love most about my Lumos Couples. 

Larry and Ashley spent a gorgeous summer day at Voyageur Environmental Center in Mound, MN starting their marriage adventure.

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Despite the twists and turns, Chris and Christie’s wedding day was one of my favorites of the summer. They got married on their friend’s polo ranch in Watertown. It was one of my favorite venues I’ve ever shot at,

Tim & Katie graciously modeled for me for an adventure session. They have been married for a couple years now and their joy and love is contagious. They love camping, hiking and the outdoors so we made that the theme of the session. Enjoy!

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I looked longingly out my office window at the blue sky and the white passing clouds wanting nothing more than be outside in the sunshine. I tried not to pay too much attention to the clock that was taking forever to hit 6. The time when I would be out on the river with my camera adventuring with an awesome couple. 

Personal brand photos are great for people looking to pivot their business and update their visual brand. Josie with Ivory Isle has been rocking her stationery business for more than 12 years. She’s such a pro! She is transitioning her business to focus more on creating custom artwork for her clients. She does beautiful custom […]

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“I refuse to let covid push around my wedding,” Keeley declared. By the time their original wedding date of June 7 came around, they lost track of how many plans came and went before they landed on the final one. But you know what? By the end of their ceremony this past Sunday, Keeley beamed […]

Have a picnic Now that it’s getting nice outside, this is easier to do. Your backyard is always a good option and many parks are still open. Just make sure to do all of the social distance things if you venture out.  But even if it’s not nice out, throw down a blanket in your […]

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All through the ceremony, these two were laughing, leaning on each other and whispering in each other’s ears. It was so sweet!

Wedding planning is stressful during the best of times, and all of the craziness and uncertainty is making it much more difficult. It’s not selfish for being reluctant to change the wedding plans you’ve spent ages prepping and dreaming of. It’s ok to be disappointed and heartbroken that things might not work out how you […]

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Tony went to high school with Jenna and Aaron and got to know them through marching and pep band. Jenna and Aaron went to prom together and have been together ever since. We could not be happier for our sweet friends and the new addition to their family! They have a full household now with […]

"The day went by so fast and we now understand how valuable wedding photos are. The photos managed to perfectly capture the fun energy of our big day." 

Asher & Mel

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Typically, we do meet-ups at a local coffee shop or brewery to see if we're a good fit to have a ton of fun taking photos together. With social distancing in place, we are doing these meeting virtually. 




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