Holy Name of Jesus, Wayzata | Spring Wedding

Delaney and Joey planned and prepared for their dream wedding while hundreds of family and friends counted down the days to celebrate with them!  Little did they know, a world-wide pandemic would attempt to thwart their plans. Not only are Delaney and Joey committed to caring for, and serving others in incredible ways, but they […]

March 31, 2020

March, Spring Weddings, Weddings

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Bonita Springs, Florida | Adventures

We can think of no better way to escape Minnesota’s cold and snowy weather than to head down to enjoy the sunshine in Southwest Florida! It’s an area we frequent and love to both explore and photograph! Bonita Springs was our home base this time around and it did not disappoint! It was warm, relaxing […]

March 27, 2020

Adventures, March, Travel

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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

Education, March, Photography

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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

Education, March, Photography

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Fort Myers, Florida | Adventures

Flying into Fort Myers, Florida from MSP to RSW is one of our favorite things to do!  While we have yet to actually stay IN Fort Myers, we have been able to enjoy the Fort Myers Beach area a few times on our way to and from our other SW Florida destinations, in this case, […]

March 28, 2019

Adventures, March, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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FAQ, Engagement Session Prep | Photography

Should I get my makeup or hair professionally done for my engagement session? This is completely up to you!  There are some benefits to getting your hair & makeup done professionally: Makeup looks different on-camera than in-person, and a professional makeup artist will know how much makeup you’ll need to show well on camera and […]

March 26, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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FAQ, Engagement Sessions | Photography

Do you recommend an engagement session? Absolutely!  The engagement session is a great way for us to get to know each other before your big day.  It’s important that I can get to know you as a couple so that you are comfortable with my style of shooting – that way your wedding images will […]

March 21, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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White Orchid at Oasis | Featured Wedding Venue

For couples searching for the perfect wedding venue to host their Fort Myers, Florida wedding, White Orchid at Oasis is absolutely breathtaking!  This “Old Florida” historic home is tucked away inside its own piece of paradise nestled amidst a tropical landscape along the Caloosahatchee River.  From the grounds, to the last detail inside the home […]

March 19, 2019

Featured Wedding Venues, March, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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FAQ, Gear & Locations | Photography

What kind of equipment do you use?  I photograph with two Canon 5D MKIV and the newest Canon EOS R camera.  For lenses, I love the unique romantic blurry backgrounds that the very best prime lenses create.  Far and away, my most favorite lens is my new Canon RF 50mm f/1.2. It is tack sharp, […]

March 12, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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FAQ, Our Style | Photography

Could you describe your style? I love using an artistic perspective and unique composition to create a beautiful documentation of the events of your wedding day.  I also take traditional posed portraits of each couple, wedding party, and family.  My goal is to ensure your day is elegantly preserved.  Your wedding is one of the […]

March 7, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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