Maddie & Ethan’s day was honestly perfect in so many ways! The sun was shining all day, Ethan wrote and performed a song for Maddie during their ceremony, they had a drone bring their rings down the aisle, they performed an epic dance to “Your Song” from Moulin Rouge (one of my all-time favorite movies) for their […]

I want to start this post by saying every bride I’ve ever photographed has looked absolutely incredible on her big day – that bridal glow is a real thing! That being said, I know that it might feel a little overwhelming to think about taking photos that you’ll literally look back on forever. Although I […]

If you live in Minnesota and you’ve been paying attention to the weather (or just every single person on social media), you know that the weather over the past week has been crazy. We had gorgeous weather, high temps, and sunshine on Monday and, by Wednesday, we were in the middle of a snowstorm! Thankfully, […]

If you haven’t yet tried a shampoo bar, you are missing out, my friend! I discovered these recently and fell in love the very first time I used them. I first learned of them when I was traveling–of all things–and I was so mad that I didn’t hear about these amazing products before I left […]

Where are all my newly engaged brides at!? Springtime in Minnesota is slowly starting to emerge from under the piles of snow that we’ve accumulated this winter! (FINALLY!) And it’s getting me excited for wedding season to pick up again! For those of you who got engaged over the winter and are in the process […]

Duluth & the North Shore For those of you unfamiliar with the idea, mini-moons are a fairly recent thing in terms of wedding trends. For many, the mini-moon serves as a quick little getaway after the wedding but before the real-deal honeymoon. You may have limited time off work (or limited funds), orrrr you may […]

Did you know that TLP does more than just weddings and engagements? Don’t get me wrong, we absolutely LOVE helping illustrate your love stories! But we’re also in the business of keeping things fresh and exciting, so we’re always looking for fun projects to collaborate on! I believe that I do my best work when […]

YES TIMES A MILLION! There’s the short answer… Now for the longer answer. If you are planning on having the photos done before your ceremony (AKA you’re not waiting until the ceremony to see your fiance) then you should definitely plan for a first look. For a lot of couples, this is a special time […]

My first impression of Zach and Sonya was that they care a lot about the people in their world. They had 8 bridesmaids and 8 groomsmen (including 4 best men) and one of their biggest goals for their wedding photography was to make sure they had plenty pictures of their family and friends having a […]

Are you and your fiance recently engaged? Are you looking for a few tried and true ways to save some money on your big day? Well you’ve made it to the right place! Here’s my ultimate guide–complete with ideas for saving money throughout all phases of the pre- and post-wedding process! Enjoy!   Make a […]