St. Anthony Main, Minneapolis | Spring Engagement

Engagement sessions are back in full swing and we couldn’t be happier to be out and about and enjoying spring!  It’s safe to say that this has been the most unusual year our business has ever experienced.  We have missed photographing couples so much and it has been an extremely long three months since our […]

May 28, 2020

Engagements, May, Spring Engagements

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Five Favorite Accessories | Photography Gear Review

When considering photography gear, the first things that come to mind are likely camera bodies, and lenses.  While these do account for the majority of a photographer’s investment in gear, it is important to consider the smaller investments that make a world of difference in the work of a professional photographer.  These photography accessories may […]

May 14, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM | Lens Review

Perhaps one of the best kept secrets in Canon’s lens lineup is the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM.  While it may not be as popular as some of Canon’s other lenses, as a prime lens photographer, I have found it to be an essential lens for photographing weddings.  Two of the main events within a […]

May 8, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II | Lens Review

The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens is one of my favorite and most used lenses for weddings! As a wedding photographer, one of my primary goals is to document the countless candid moments happening around me throughout a wedding day. Though many photographers prefer the versatility of a zoom lens, as a prime lens […]

May 6, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | Camera Review

When the Canon 5D Mark IV was released in August of 2016, I pre-ordered it the night it was announced!  Since then, I have used three Canon 5D Mark IV bodies to photograph over 120 weddings as well as hundreds of engagements and portrait sessions. It has truly been a workhorse and a near perfect […]

May 4, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EOS R | Camera Review

In October of 2018, Canon released my favorite camera of all time: the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera. For Canon pros familiar with full frame cameras, the Canon EOS R is essentially a mirrorless Canon 6D Mark II with the sensor of a Canon 5D Mark IV.  I have actually preferred my Canon EOS R […]

May 1, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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35mm, 50mm, 85mm Comparison | Lens Review

For photographers, like myself, who shoot primarily with prime lenses, there are several great lens options to choose from for portraiture.  With so many lens options out there, how do you know which to use, specifically for headshots?  The focus of this comparison review will be on the three focal lengths that I find most […]

April 27, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM | Lens Review

One of my all-time favorite lenses is the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens. It is a lens that I recommend to any and every wedding and portrait photographer!  It is a phenomenally sharp lens that creates absolutely incredible photos. In addition, it boasts something that other 85mm lenses do not have: image stabilization. […]

April 24, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM | Lens Review

Believe it or not, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens actually played a large role in my decision to become a professional photographer.  We had just welcomed our first baby into the world, and almost overnight I became a beaming, proud father constantly taking photos of every movement my son made. When my sister […]

April 22, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM | Lens Review

At the time Canon announced their new mirrorless system, one of the first lenses they released was the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens. At the time, there were very few online reviews for me to make an informed decision, so I decided to wait a few months before purchasing the lens.  Though […]

April 15, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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