Just like tying the knot, blogging is forever!

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! 😉

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.

So, you and your partner want to elope quickly. This article explores how to get married fast, step-by-step, in six months or less. Read more:

Elopements, Resources

February 6, 2024

How to Elope Quickly (In 6 Months or Less)

Couple kissing during their elopement.

How much does it cost to elope, and how should you budget for it? This guide breaks down essential elopement budget items and how to allocate your money:

Elopements, Resources

January 30, 2024

How To Create An Elopement Budget

Partner kissing other partner's hand during elopement.

Looking for inspiration for writing your LGBTQ+ wedding vows? This guide takes you through the steps and provides tips for making meaningful promises.

Elopements, Resources, Weddings

January 17, 2024

How to Write Your LGBTQIA+ Wedding Vows

Wedding vow books

If you’re an LGBTQ+ couple, do you have to ask your partner’s parents for permission to marry? This article touches on opinions from queer couples like you.

Podcast, Resources

January 10, 2024

If You’re LGBTQ+, Do You Have to Ask Your Partner’s Parents for Permission to Marry?

Wedding traditions and trends are due for a makeover. Here are some practices to stop and some to do more of for a more inclusive wedding industry:

Podcast, Weddings

December 3, 2023

Wedding Trends I’d Like to See Stop in 2024

Couple holding each other during their wedding. They are wearing all white with a winter backdrop.

Your elopement announcement is special. If you’re unsure how to share the news with your friends and family, this guide covers all you need to know:

Elopements, Resources

November 27, 2023

How to Announce Your Elopement

LGBTQ+ couple eloping. A close-up shot of the ring.