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March Madness

My madness has nothing to do with basketball, unfortunately.  It’s just been a really busy month, both personally and professionally.   Lots of volunteer time at my son’s school & our church for the annual fundraiser for Ascension School in NE Minneapolis.  Over 50K was raised….woot woot!  I loved creating this collage of 5th Grader’s Art:
Just think of what could be done with all that gorgeous art your kids have created?  If you ever want to discuss ideas for me to turn their art into an amazing collage or gallery wrap, let’s talk!

Next, I spent an afternoon photographing the team at Camp Smile Pediatric Dentistry in Plymouth, MN.  What a truly great group.  I could just feel their energy and love for their jobs.  Dr. Bobbi and Dr. Dan are wonderful dentists and my kids adore going to Camp Smile.  Dr. Bobbi was brilliant to hire a makeup artist to come “beautify” everyone before their pictures.  It really makes a difference in this kind of shoot.  We cranked up the IPod and acted a little silly….which makes for a fun photo shoot!  They ended up with over 300 images, which they plan to use for future marketing and website updates.    Here are two favorites of mine:Lastly, was hired by Newcastle Brown Ale to photograph some of their top accounts in the Twin Cities.  The final images are really nice, historical pictures of each establishment.  Here’s my favorite, but you can see lots more on my facebook page…

Happy March!


Skyfall Private Screening Party

Heineken USA sponsored a fun happy hour party on Tuesday night at the ICON Theater in St. Louis Park.  Guests enjoyed some cold Heineken, delicious food from Cooper’s and were then treated to a private screening of the new James Bond movie “Skyfall.”

To view and download pictures from the event, please access this Dropbox folder.




Heineken Green Carpet

Heineken is the sponsor of the upcoming highly-anticipated Bond movie “Skyfall”. They are having an event and private showing at the ICON theater at West End on Nov 13th with a VIP reception from 6:00-7:15 PM. Guests pictures will be taken as they arrive walking the Heineken green carpet, celebrity-style.

Pictures from the event will be posted here Nov. 14 and can be downloaded by the guests.

In the meantime, you can watch




There’s only one sappy Hallmark-type of saying that truly amazes me: “All because two people fell in love.”   When I look at older couples who have children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren, I get a little overwhelmed.  Especially when these couples are still clearly in love.

I’ve been blessed to photograph some wonderful couples and their extended families this summer.  May God give my family such strength & enduring love.