This quaint lakeside wedding made my photographer heart so happy. I may be a little biased because my husband and I also got married with a small ceremony at our family’s lake place similar to Annicka and Dunkin, but really- everything was so well thought out and so organically beautiful. Even more importantly, Annicka and […]

{mr. + mrs. westrich – a powder ridge winter recreation area wedding in central mn}

central mn powder ridge wedding

I loved everything about this wedding. Every. Single. Thing. Bethany and Wyatt were married at Apple Jack’s Orchard and the simple, organic, yet beautiful details they put into every part of their wedding was truly amazing! Although they missed the apple blossom blooms by one week (dang you, Minnesota weather!!) they made the most of […]

| Bethany + Wyatt | A Central Minnesota Spring Orchard Wedding

Central Minnesota Spring Wedding at Apple Jacks Orchard, Minnesota Wedding Photography, Minnesota Wedding,

I’ve had so many emails about booking family sessions lately now that it’s FINALLY springtime in Minnesota so I thought this was the perfect time to share a blog post all about how to prepare for your family session šŸ™‚ This session was one of my favorites. In fact, I’ve loved every session I’ve done […]

| The Hawes Family | + How to Prepare for Your Family Portrait Session!

Family of 3 playing during central minnesota family portrait session

Sweet little Anika Jewels is ONE (give or take a few months, because, life- right?! ;)) When I first met Anika over a year ago, she had JUST hit 5 lbs and was the sweetest, tiniest little preemie babe I’ve ever photographed! I’ve loved getting to see her grow over the last year and she […]

| Anika is ONE | Central Minnesota Portrait Session

playful child portrait session in central minnesota

Meet Shannon and Lukas! I can’t believe these two will be MARRIED in just a few weeks! Their wedding will kick off my busy season for 2019 and I’m so excited to jump back into shooting weddings each weekend! Shannon and Lukas are the sweetest couple ever. We met at their home (which they completely […]

| Shannon + Lukas | A Central Minnesota Engagement Session Filled with Light

Central Minnesota engagement session filled with light

Yes, I’m well aware it’s been almost a year since I’ve blogged. Guilty as charged! I am taking advantage of what’s left of this slower season of rest and committing to catch up on some of my 2018 weddings. So, here we go! Sarah and Jeremy put more heart, soul, and sweat equity into their […]

| Sarah + Jeremy | A Central Minnesota Fall Barn Wedding With Vintage Details

I recently had the honor of meeting sweet little Edison Lee for his in-home lifestyle newborn session. I should note that the term ‘little’ is being used here in reference to his age, as Edison entered the world via a serene home birth at an impressiveĀ  10+lbs of pure joy. (Yes, his mama is basically […]

| Edison Lee |- A Minnesota Lifestyle Newborn Session

  Hannah and Dave are married! Everything about their Minnesota winter wedding was so perfect- from the beautiful sunshine shining down on us during portraits, the deep plum flower arrangements with little pops of eucalyptus sprinkled throughout, the rustic decor of The Refuge Golf Club, the sweetest bridal party, (and best man of the year […]

| Hannah + Dave | A Minnesota Winter Wedding at Refuge Golf Club

the refuge golf club- minnesota winter wedding- danielle j photography

First of all, welcome to my new updated little home on the internet, I am so glad you are here!! This website remodel has been a LONG TIME COMING and has not been a walk in the park! Between editing weddings, newborns, and engagement sessions all winter, getting this blog up and running has fallen […]

| Jeremy & Sarah | Vintage Inspired Engagement

Central Minnesota vintage inspired classic car engagement session.