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

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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

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Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM | Lens Review

Hands down, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens is the best lens I have ever used!  In the wedding photography industry, it is imperative that we provide the highest quality images possible, and this lens delivers just that to our well-deserving couples! As long as I have been a wedding and portrait photographer, the […]

April 8, 2020

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Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM | Lens Review

The Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM lens has been in my bag since nearly the beginning of my career. As a wedding photographer, my goal is not only to capture beautiful moments, but to tell the full story of a wedding day by documenting context and events in both large and small spaces.  This lens […]

April 1, 2020

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Bridal Suite and Wedding Day Prep | Photography

The morning of your wedding day is one you will never forget!  Excitement is running high, and all of your favorite girls have gathered together to celebrate your big day!  From matching robes and mimosas, to bridesmaid and sweet father-of-the-bride reveals, some of our favorite moments to photograph on a wedding day begin right away […]

March 20, 2020

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Must Have Wedding Day Details | Photography

Your wedding day is one you will plan for, invest in, and prepare for, more than perhaps any other event in your life! Creating your dream wedding with details that represent your style, your relationship, and your story is one of the most exciting processes, and one you will never forget. Documenting the details that […]

March 13, 2020

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Celebrate! | Photography

It’s a New Year and we have so much to celebrate! We are beyond grateful for each of our clients who made 2019 our best year yet! We were humbled to again receive the Knot’s “Best of Weddings” award, and were blown away to find that we will be featured in the upcoming issue of […]

January 1, 2020

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Get to Know Us | Photography

On your wedding day, your photographer will spend the entire day with you!  We believe it is important that you feel as comfortable with them as you do your friends & family! Let’s get to know each other!  Here’s a little bit about us:Him: Creative & SteadyHer: Detailed & OrganizedHim: SnickersHer: Swedish FishHim: Action/AdventureHer: Romantic […]

August 15, 2019

August, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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Our Top 100 Wedding Venues | Photography

We have had the privilege of photographing weddings at hundreds of Minnesota’s & Wisconsin’s most incredible wedding venues!  If you are looking for a wedding venue to host your big day, check out our top 100 venues we’ve photographed for inspiration! 317 on Rice Park, St. Paul A’bulae, St. Paul Almquist Farm, Hastings Aster Café, […]

April 23, 2019

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FAQ, After Your Session | Photography

Do you edit all of the photos that you deliver? Absolutely!  They will all be edited in both color and black & white.  We are unique in that we edit each and every photo that we deliver – not just a select few for an album or portfolio.  We use an editing software called Lightroom […]

April 9, 2019

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