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As an established LGBTQ+ wedding photographer in Minnesota, I’ve racked up a whole load of experience in just about every wedding/elopement scenario you could think of. I can help you with any questions you may have on locations, how-to’s, ins and outs, wedding inspiration, planning or anything else you might want to know. Just think of me as your one-stop source of creative wedding photography and elopement info - shoot me an email and I’ll get back to you! 😉

Your complete guide on how to elope in Minnesota. From permits, to timelines and locations, this guide has all the information you need!

Elopements, featured, Resources

April 10, 2024

How to Elope in Minnesota in 2024: Complete Guide

Are you and your partner looking to get married outdoors in Minnesota? Here’s a list of places to put on your radar for your dream elopement:

Elopements, Resources, Weddings

April 8, 2024

32 Places to Get Married Outdoors in Minnesota

Couple getting married outside.

Tofte, Minnesota is a beautiful spot along the shores of Lake Superior. This guide details how to plan your North Shore elopement at Bluefin Bay:

Elopements, Resources

March 28, 2024

Planning Your Bluefin Bay Elopement or Small Wedding in Tofte, Minnesota

Couple looking out to the lake during their elopement.

Everything you need to know about eloping in Voyageurs National Park. From permits to trail and lodging recommendations, this guide has you covered!

Elopements, Resources

March 20, 2024

Eloping in Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs Elopement

All of the best forest wedding venues right here in Minnesota. I found the best spots so you don’t have to. Find your dream spot here:

Elopements, Resources, Weddings

March 11, 2024

Top 12 Forest Wedding Venues in Minnesota

Couple running through a forest on an established trail.

How do you find unique elopement destinations and creative venues and spaces? For couples wanting to elope in an out-of-the-box way, here are some ideas:

Elopements, Resources

March 6, 2024

Getting Creative With Your Elopement Destination

Couple getting married in a photo studio

What are the best places to get married for LGBTQ+ couples in the Midwest? I compiled a list of the best spots for your wedding or elopement:

Elopements, Resources, Weddings

March 1, 2024

Top Places for LGBTQ+ Couples to Get Married in the Midwest (Cities and Venues)

Couple getting married in their apartment.

This article provides some LGBTQ+ wedding photo ideas for you and your partner to consider. Try them as-is, or put your unique spin on them. Read more:


February 28, 2024

Queer Wedding Photo Ideas

Couple outdoors in their wedding dresses holding hands.

Want to elope outdoors? Leave No Trace guidelines are essential for sustainable elopements and protecting our natural environment. Read more:

Elopements, Resources

February 19, 2024

Leave No Trace Guide for Elopements

Couple sitting on the rocks beside a cascading waterfall. Staying on durable surfaces is an important Leave No Trace guideline.

What’s the difference between a small wedding and elopement? In this article, I share my insights to help you decide how to celebrate your love best.

Elopements, Resources, Weddings

February 13, 2024

What’s the Difference Between an Elopement and a Small Wedding?

Reading vows at a small outdoor wedding.