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Engagements We Love

Seek inspiration for your engagement photo session from some of our local favorites

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  • Photographer: Katy Hall
    Kristin + John Penrod
    Date: May 11, 2013 • Ceremony Venue: Bigelow Chapel, New Brighton • Reception Venue: 514 Studios, Mpls. • Shoot Location: The Drive In Restaurant, Taylors Falls
  • HOLLY HAWKINS + KOHLER BRANDON
    Wedding: 8/19/11; Ceremony + Reception: Camrose Hill Farm (Stillwater); Engagement Session Location: Guthrie Theater and surrounding area; Photographer: lauren b. photography
  • Photographer: Eric Lundgren
    Anne + Ian Johnson
    Date: October 4, 2014 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Barn at Dunvilla, Pelican Rapids • Shoot Location: Interstate State Park, Taylors Falls
  • JAIME FLERES + WILLIAM MIZEJEWSKI III
    Wedding: 11/11/11; Ceremony + Reception: Le Zebra Cantina y Cabanas (Tulum, Mexico); Engagement Session Location: Aloft Minneapolis Hotel; Photographer: EyeSpy Photography
  • KIM STULL + NATE ANDERSON
    Wedding: 6/24/11; Ceremony: Minneapolis Scupture Garden; Reception: Groveland Terrace (Mpls.); Engagement Session Location: Amore Victoria, Walker Art Museum & Sculpture Garden (Mpls.); Photographer: Melissa Oholendt Photography
  • Photographer: DnK Photography
    Lola Osire + Ade Adesuyi
    Date: June 8, 2013 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Great Hall, St. Paul • Shoot Location: Crystal Airport, Mpls.
  • Photographer: Emily Griffith Photography
    Ellen + Darrick O’Brien
    Date: July 13, 2013 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Mayowood Stone Barn, Rochester • Shoot Location: Lake Minnetonka
  • BRITTANY LAUREN ROE + MATTHEW RICHARD WHALEN
    Wedding: 8/27/11; Ceremony: St. Walburga, Mary Queen of Peace (Fletcher); Reception: NorthCoast (Wayzata); Engagement Session Location: Farm fields (Corcoran); Photographer: Kelly Brown Photography
  • SARAH TREIMER + CHRISTOPHER HUNT
    Wedding: 9/3/11; Ceremony: St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Milford, IA); Reception: Arrowwood Resort & Convention Center (Okoboji, IA); Engagement Session Location: Loring Park neighborhood (Mpls.); Photographer: Studio 220 Photography
  • LINDSEY LANGE + CHRISTOPHER DIEDRICH
    Wedding: 9/5/09; Ceremony: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Edina); Reception: Iterlachen Country Club (Edina); Engagement Session Location: Mill City Park, Stone Arch Bridge, personal home (Mpls.); Photographer: Michael Barnholdt Photography
  • Photographer: Dan’s Photography
    Meghan + Miles Eakins
    Date: August 9, 2014 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Wilds Golf Club, Prior Lake • Shoot Location: Jordan
  • Photographer: Katy Hall
    Anna + Andrew Benson
    Date: June 7, 2014 • Ceremony Venue: St. Olaf College, Northfield • Reception Venue: Minnesota Boat Club, St. Paul • Shoot Location: Wise Acre Eatery, Mpls.
  • CHRISTINE WOOD + DANIEL MORGAN
    Wedding Date: 7/16/11; Ceremony: Maternity of Mary Church (Roseville); Reception Midland Hills Country Club (Roseville); Engagement Session Location: Rice Park (St. Paul); Photographer: Brio Art
  • KELLI JOHNSON + PAUL SPINLER
    Wedding Date: 9/25/2009; Ceremony: St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church (Brooklyn Park); Reception: Edinburgh USA (Brooklyn Park); Engagement Session Location: Lyndale Park Rose Garden (Mpls.); Photographer: Live and Love Studios
  • Photographer: Laura Ivanova Photography
    Kirsten + Carlos Castelán
    Date: May 18, 2013 • Ceremony Venue: Carlson Towers Amphitheater, Minnetonka • Reception Venue: Carlson Towers Rotunda, Minnetonka • Shoot Location: Centennial Lakes, Edina
  • Photographer: Graddy Photography
    Amy + Felix Cannella
    Date: August 9, 2014 • Ceremony Venue: Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, Tampa, Florida • Reception Venue: Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club, Tampa, Florida • Shoot Location: Rice Park, St. Paul
  • KRISTA ANDERSON + ANTHONY BUESING
    Wedding Date: 5/16/09; Ceremony: Central Lutheran Church (Mpls.); Reception: University Club (St. Paul); Engagement Session Location: Downtown St. Paul; Photographer: Sewell Photography
  • LINDSAY MORGENSTERN + PAUL WARNER
    Wedding Date: 9/1/12; Ceremony: Irvine Park (St. Paul); Reception: James J. Hill Reference Library (St. Paul); Engagement Session Location: Groom's parents' house (Rochester); Photographer: John Sharpe Photography
  • Photographer: Dan’s Photography
    Hannah Spanier + Trevor Chambers
    Date: October 4, 2014 • Ceremony Venue: Bethesda Church, Prior Lake • Reception Venue: The Wilds Golf Club, Prior Lake • Shoot Location: Hidden Falls Park, St. Paul
  • Photographer: Paper Antler
    Jenny + Dan Moak
    Date: September 21, 2013 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Outing Lodge at Pine Point, Stillwater • Shoot Location: The Outing Lodge, Stillwater
  • CASSIE WEST + ADAM BOEHLKE
    Wedding Date: 1/22/11; Ceremony: Glenwood Lutheran Church; Reception: Lakeside Ballroom (Glenwood); Engagement Session Location: Frozen Lake Minnetonka (Mound); Photographer: Jennifer Wheeler of Serendipity Photography
  • ASHLEIGH JEAN MILBRATH + RYAN MICHAEL NOBLE
    Wedding Date: 8/27/11; Ceremony + Reception: Milbrath Farm—bride's parents' farm (Medford); Engagement Session Location: Milbrath Farm; Photographer: Studio Laguna Photography
  • Photographer: Emily Griffith Photography
    Ellen + Bobby Koneck
    Date: December 31, 2011 • Ceremony Venue: St. Odilia Catholic Church, Shoreview • Reception Venue: Marriott Hotel, Mpls. • Shoot Location: Family cabin
  • Photographer: Justin Mark Photography
    Lindsay + Jason Landry
    Date: September 6, 2014 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Hope Glen Farm, Cottage Grove • Shoot Location: Hot Sam’s Antiques, Collectibles & Furniture, Lakeville
  • AMY JO ATHERTON + DAVID CHERNER
    Wedding Date: 10/23/10; Ceremony: Mount Zion Temple (St. Paul); Reception: Metropolitan Ballroom (Mpls.); Engagement Session Location: Target Field (Mpls.); Photographer: Amber Procaccini
  • BREANNA STONE + JEFF STROM
    Wedding Date: 12/4/10; Ceremony + Reception: Rush Creek (Maple Grove); Engagement Session Location: Fort Snelling (Mpls.); Photographer: Images by Kris
  • Photographer: Laura Ivanova Photography
    Annie + Michael Trudell
    Date: August 31, 2013 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Semple Mansion, Mpls. • Shoot Location: Wayzata
  • Photographer: Tracy Poser Design
    Samantha + Justin Bohl
    Date: May 17, 2014 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Mississippi Dunes Golf Links, Cottage Grove • Shoot Location: Red Wing
  • JULIANNA SIMON + JOHN DICKOFF
    Wedding Date: 7/16/11; Ceremony + Reception: Family cabin on Pelican Lake (Brainerd); Engagement Session Location: Warehouse District (Mpls.); Photographer: Clewell Photography
  • SARAH JUNE ROSE QUALY + TRAVIS LEE PALMER
    Wedding Date: 6/2/12; Ceremony + Reception: Camrose Hill Farm (Stillwater); Engagement Session Location: Park (Marine on St. Croix); Photographer: Brooke Ringdahl of Ta'rooke Photography
  • Photographer: DnK Photography
    Emily + Patrick Melody
    Date: October 7, 2012 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Mill City Museum, Mpls. • Shoot Location: Aamodt’s Apple Orchard, Stillwater
  • Photographer: Leslie Plesser of Rivets & Roses
    Alexis + Donny Trivisonno
    Date: July 18, 2014 • Ceremony Venue: St. Ambrose of Woodbury, Woodbury • Reception Venue: Christos Union Depot, St. Paul • Shoot Location: Como Zoo, St. Paul
  • KIMBERLY COLE + GREG KAISER
    Wedding Date: 9/11/11; Ceremony: Pax Christi Catholic Community (Eden Prairie); Reception: Five Event Center (Mpls.); Engagement Session Location: Lake maria State Park (Monticello); Photographer: Shelley Paulson Photography
  • KALI ANN FRYKLAND + DUSTIN THOMAS ANDERSEN
    Wedding Date: 4/14/12; Ceremony: Christ Presbyterian Church (Bloomington); Reception: Hilton Hotel (Bloomington); Engagement Session Location: Lake Minnetonka (Minnetonka Beach); Photographer: Staja Studios
  • Photographer: Photogen Inc
    Laura McGuire + Nick Murphy
    Date: January 17, 2015 • Ceremony Venue: St. Catherine’s Our Lady of Victory Chapel, St. Paul • Reception Venue: St. Paul Athletic Club, St. Paul • Shoot Location: Town and Country Club, St. Paul
  • Photographer: Matt Blum Photography
    Rachel + Jared Schultz
    Date: July 12, 2014 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Family farm in Pennsylvania • Shoot Location: • Askov Finlayson, Mpls.
  • LAUREN FREELAND + PATRICK GRANT
    Wedding Date: 5/7/11; Ceremony: Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (Edina); Reception: Calhoun Beach Club (Mpls.); Engagement Session Location: Sebastian Joe's, Uptown (Mpls.); Photographer: La Vie Photography
  • ALEXANDRA ANN TOUSLEY + BRIAN ROBERT SCHACK
    Wedding Date: 6/8/12; Ceremony + Reception: Windows on Minnesota (Mpls.); Engagement Session Location: Grandmother's home (Manitou Island, White Bear Lake); Photographer: Photogen Inc.
  • Photographer: Bryan Blumenschein of Rivets & Roses
    Briana + Jason Johnston
    Date: July 19, 2014 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Kitchi Gammi Club, Duluth • Shoot Location: Loring Park, Mpls.
  • Photographer: Thea Volk of Rivets & Roses
    Kelly McDonald + Scott Roti
    Date: November 15, 2014 • Ceremony Venue: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Mpls. • Reception Venue: Town and Country Club, St. Paul • Shoot Location: Red Stag Supper Club, Mpls.
  • JESSICA SCHULTZ + NICHOLAS SCHLEDER
    Wedding Date: 10/8/11; Ceremony + Reception: James J. Hill Reference Library (St. Paul); Engagement Session Location: Hidden Falls (St. Paul); Photographer: J. Rau Photography
  • TINA D. SHAH + ROLDAN L. RAMIREZ
    Wedding Date: 9/4/11; Ceremony + Reception: Hilton Minneapolis; Engagement Session Location: Mural on the side of a gas station (Mpls.); Photographer: Red Ribbon Studio
  • Photographer: Photogen Inc.
    Nathan + Nicole Aul
    Date: June 1, 2013 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: Calhoun Beach Club, Mpls. • Shoot Location: Lake Minnetonka
  • Photographer: Photogen Inc.
    Clare + Ryan Stoa
    Date: June 12, 2012 • Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Enchanted Barn, Hillsdale, Wisconsin • Shoot Location: Rocky River Park, Rocky River, Ohio
  • KATIE TJORNHOM + DEREK HASEK
    Wedding Date: 8/11/12; Ceremony + Reception: Groom's family farm (Long Lake); Engagement Session Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska); Photographer: Sara Tjornhom of East Road Photography
  • LESLIE CORMACK + COREY JEFFERS
    Wedding Date: 8/8/09; Ceremony + Reception: Lakeside Park (Fond du Lac, Wisc.); Engagement Session Location: Eau Claire Dells (Marathon County, Wisc.); Photographer: Matt Meyer Photography
  • JESSICA HERTEL + KEITH CARROL
    Wedding Date: 10/21/11; Ceremony: Church of the Assumption (Downtown St. Paul); Reception: Crowne Plaza Riverfront (Downtown St. Paul); Engagement Session Location: Downtown St. Paul; Photographer: Live and Love Studios

You've got the guy, the ring, and probably the date. Next up? The engagement session. Seek inspiration from some of our favorite photos and prepare yourself for an afternoon filled with smiles, stares, and lots of smooches.

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