January 30, 2024

Vendor Spotlight & Best of Weddings | Photography

Our year is off to an amazing start, and we have so much to celebrate! We were awarded The Knot’s Best of Weddings award for 2024, and are so grateful to be included in their Best of Weddings Hall of Fame! Our work was also featured in Minnesota Bride’s Fall and Winter issue as well as in their Spring and Summer issue that was just released!

We were also incredibly honored to be featured in the Hutton House’s Newsletter’s Vendor Spotlight last month! Having now captured over 350 weddings, the Hutton House is the venue we have photographed at the most! It is easily one of our all-time favorite venues, and their staff is phenomenal to work with! To say we were excited when they reached out is an understatement; we were absolutely giddy after seeing their post on social media:

In addition to this incredible vendor feature, we are humbled to look back on a few of the emails we received this past year from our incredible couples and families! Here is what they had to say when we shared their images with them:

1/19/23 – Ahh! I’m so excited to see the rest. The blog post is beautiful!! We are so happy that you guys could be apart of another big moment in our lives! Thank you so much for always doing such a fantastic job and making us feel so comfortable in front of the camera – can’t wait to connect again in the future! I know my mom will be itching to schedule a family photo shoot when she sees these 😀 – Emily 

3/4/23 – THANK YOU SO MUCH! The photos are amazing, and we could not have dreamed of a better photographer to capture our wedding day. You are incredible, and we can’t wait to look at these photos for the years to come. – Much love, Sydney & Jack

3/17/23 – Shane, Thank you SO much for capturing our family so beautifully!! It was the most perfect night on beach and all the pictures turned out great! Can’t wait to see the gallery and recommend you to everyone we know in Naples! – Warmly, Brittney 

3/18/23 – These pictures are just amazing and we are so pleased with your work!!! Thank you for being so patient with the kids. We can’t wait to refer you to our network in Naples / Minnesota & keep seeing your business blossom here! – Jenna

3/29/23 – Oh my goodness we are still using oozing over the pictures I can’t believe it I am just in shock Shane really you did such a beautiful job capturing that us. I’m pretty hard to I’m pretty hard critic considering it’s my job to critique!! Beautiful beautiful job!! It brought me to tears thank you! – Marissa

4/7/23 – Hi guys! Oh wow the gallery is amazing thank u for sharing! Every photo is stunning! – Shayla

4/11/23 – We have never seen a gallery as beautiful as this one! You have a true talent! Thank you so much for sharing with us💓 – Wedding Vendor

4/14/23 – Wow!! These are absolutely amazing!! Thank you so so much!!! I don’t know how we will ever pick which ones to frame, they are all incredible! – Abby

4/28/23 – Shane and Anna, THANK YOU SO MUCH!! They are absolutely INCREDIBLE and more than I even expected. We love them so much I can’t even put it into words! Thank you for incorporating all of the pictures I was hoping to get and thank you for making it such a fun and easy experience. We truly cannot wait for the wedding less than a year away!! – Thank you!! Karli & Will 

5/4/23 – Hi Anna, Thank you so much for your email!  It was a pleasure working with y’all as well and we look forward to working with you again in the future! I must say, the photos are absolutely gorgeous!  So many beautiful details of their wedding have been captured in the photos! – With warm regards, Karen

5/5/23 – Shane & Anna, Thank you both so much for capturing our wedding so perfectly! These photos are amazing and we are so excited to share with our friends and family! It’s 6am and I’ve already looked through them! – Thank you again! Brooke & William 

5/10/23 – Hey, I’m not sure if you know this, but y’all are one of my favorite photographers! I just love your work 🤩 – Davina

5/20/23 – Shane and Anna, You far exceeded my expectations! Grant and I are so overjoyed with how these pictures turned out. Thank you for capturing a very special time in our life. We will cherish these photos for years to come. I’m extremely grateful for your work and look forward to the wedding! – God bless, Bri

5/29/23 – Shane, so incredible, you are the absolute best in the business for a reason! We love all these all, couldn’t be happier 😃 – Thanks so much!! Samantha 

6/1/23 – Hi Anna! I appreciate you reaching out and letting me know!! I viewed some of the photos and am so happy with our work as a team!! I would love to work with y’all in the future. It’s always nice to be able to have recommended vendors I can send my brides! You do amazing work and I am appreciative of you reaching out! – Warmly, Natalie

6/3/23 – These are INCREDIBLE!! We can’t thank you enough for capturing this special time in our lives with little kids. We’re always so impressed by the amazing work you both do! – Thank you, Shauna & Robb

6/6/23 – Oh my goodness we are absolutely thrilled with these photos, Shane & Anna! I can’t wait to decorate the house with them and look at them literally every single day! Thank you so much for capturing our family so beautifully. It truly is a gift! – Ashley

6/30/23 – Good morning, Thank you again for being a part of our special day. Jimmy and I continuously go through all the photos and are able to smile, cry and relive this day filled with love and happiness because of you. Shane – you were so great to work with and are the most talented photographer. Anna – your editing skills are fantastic, and we appreciate your organization and timely communication. Best team ever seriously! Also the turnaround time on the gallery was unbelievable. There were couples at our honeymoon that got married on the same day as us that didn’t even get sneak peeks yet and we already had our full gallery. I told them we had the best photographer team 😉 Thanks for everything! You once again exceeded our expectations. – Lexi & Jimmy 

7/7/23 – Good Morning Anna and Shane, These are SO GOOD!!! Thank you so much not only for sharing, but capturing our venue so beautifully. We absolutely love it when you guys are at any of our venues. You are the best. Thank you again. – Christie

7/13/23 – Good morning!! First, I just want to say THANK YOU!!!  I have absolutely LOVED looking through all the photos and am so happy with how they all turned out! Thanks again for everything you both have done for our wedding!  It was truly the best day of our lives!! – Nicole

8/11/23 – Hello!! We are in love with how they turned out and can’t wait to hang them up in our house ☺️ Thank you again for being so flexible, kind and easy to work with!!! – Jackie

8/15/23 – Hey Shane & Anna, THESE ARE AMAZING!! We love them! Thank you so much!! 🙂 These photos captured our love story so beautifully and will cherish them forever! ❤️ also the note in your blog is so sweet. We appreciate the thoughtful personal touches! We had so much fun and we hope this year flies by because we’re SO excited for our wedding day! We can’t wait to see the full gallery! – Thanks, Arielle

8/18/23 – Thank you, Shane and Anna! This blog post is amazing – the pictures are so beautiful! Thank you so much for all of the work that went into them. We can’t wait to get the gallery! – Thanks, Jill

8/23/23 – SO EXCITED! Holy cow these look absolutely incredible! Thank you thank you! Can’t wait to start downloading! – Erica

9/10/23 – Omg, these are AMAZING!! 😍 Thank you so much for a fun evening last week and delivering us the portraits so quickly. We couldn’t be happier! Looking forward to working with you again in a couple years when our youngest is a senior. 😉 – Kristi

9/13/23 – Hi Shane and Anna! We absolutely LOVE them! They are all amazing! It is going to be so hard for us to pick our favorite ones!! We cannot wait to share them with friends and family! – Thank you so so much!! Ally and Tommy 

11/10/23 – Hi Anna and Shane! Thank you SO much for your email to let us know about the blog post!! What an absolutely beautiful post, and we are loving all of the amazing memories you captured from our big day! It is such a true joy to get to work with both of you and we are beyond thankful! We’re very excited to see the entire gallery when it’s ready and we hope you have a blessed weekend! 😊 – Thanks again! Laura & Darin 

12/7/23 – Shane and Anna, EEEK! Thank you thank you!!! We LOVE these photos. We looked through them all over dinner last night and could not be happier with them! 😊 – Luke & Emily

12/12/23 – Hi Shane and Anna, Thank you so much for the photos and blog! These are all so amazing and so hard to decide which ones we love more lol. Everything was amazing that day and we are so thankful for you for being there. You made it a great day for us! It was truly the best day of our lives and we couldn’t have done it without you. The hard work you all put in did not go unnoticed, we’ve had multiple people reach out to us saying this was one of the best weddings they attended. We are so thankful for each of you and we are happy to write a review if you wish! – Thank you, Alyssa and Cruz

1/9/24 – Hi Shane and Anna! Thank you so much for sharing these with us—WE ARE SO EXCITED!!!!! Loving how these turned out 🙂 will be on the lookout for the gallery link! Thank you both again!!! We had such a blast with Shane and it only made us more excited for our wedding day! – Katherine

1/20/24 – Shane! Anna! The photos are incredible! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! – Danielle

1/23/24 – Thank you so much! I LOVE them already-can’t wait to see the rest!  We had a wonderful time yesterday evening. It was a beautiful location you showed us and I look forward to taking the boys back. Thank you, again, so much. We are full of gratitude for you and your wife to provide this experience and the tangible memories for us! – Megan