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Hi there! Welcome to the KLP Blog, a journal about all the things that I love about life. Stay a while and say hello!

Hi, I'm kayla.

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Tawnee and I met before we even knew we met. If you’ve been around here any length of time, you know I was as high school teacher. What you might not know is that I spent two years of that time in an itty bitty sweet little town called Floodwood. As a little community in-between […]

T + G: A PINK AND NAVY SUMMER BACKYARD WEDDING

Aug 11, 2022

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If you are like me, you were completely an utterly enchanted by the backyard wedding featured in Farther of the Bride. I loved everything about that, and I think there is something to be said about using the venue you can find literally in your own back yard.  Over nearly a decade in the wedding industry, […]

BACKYARD WEDDING TIPS

Aug 9, 2022

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We all know and love a couple who are high school sweethearts, and maybe you yourself are one part of that kind of cute couple. There might even be middle school sweetheart in our midst. But elementary school sweethearts? That’s a rare one. That’s the kind of love we get from Ashley and Erick. And […]

A + E: A CLASSIC CITY CENTER ROSEAU WEDDING

Aug 7, 2022

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30 done, 57 to go. Yesterday I was able to cross off Roseau on my list of Minnesota County count. My goal is to photograph sessions in each one of the administrative domains in this great state, and it’s happening. I have been to 30 counties and four different states for sessions, and as someone […]

WHY CHOOSE A TRAVEL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Aug 1, 2022

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It was a typical 2017 era Instagram photo. A young love makes her first appearance in his feed. She sits cross-legged on a grassy patch, sunglassed and smirking at the camera. The background is polka-dotted with people and umbrellas, all in other states of FYF Fest enjoyment, and the caption reads “So happy to be […]

A + K: A CULINARY RETRO VIBED RIVERSIDE WEDDING

Jul 28, 2022

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I get asked a lot of questions, and often it’s the same queries over and over again. Here are five of the frequently asked questions about Kayla Lee Photography: HOW’D YOU COME TO BE A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER? So, I wanted to be a journalist, specifically a war correspondent. I love tension in an image; a […]

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT KLP – PART 1

Jul 25, 2022

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Sue Palavics loves everything that life has to offer, but two of her favorites are weddings and restoration. She just can’t get enough of either. It was simply a matter of time before the two collided and created hers (and her husband, Jozef’s) next adventure.  And those of us that are wedding vendors in Northern […]

WILDERNESS WEDDING BARN

Jul 13, 2022

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I grew up in the northern Minnesota forest. For the longest time, I didn’t know there was anything else to the 32nd state besides trees, more trees, and Lake Superior. Wedding photography has allowed me to explore more than every before, and now I know that Minnesota is most definitely a land of contrast. From […]

K + C: A NORTHERN MINNESOTA FOREST WEDDING

Jul 12, 2022

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This post about my favorite Amazon finds for summer contains affiliate links. Please know that shopping through them supports me, which doesn’t cost you anything extra.  Oh, summer. A time for rest and vacations…and for me, experimentation, apparently, based on my recent Amazon orders. I’m always down for gizmos and gadgets, and these are a […]

5 FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS FOR SUMMER

Jul 8, 2022

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Saint Paul is Minnesota’s capital city, which means sometimes it seems like it is strictly business. Between the politics and corporations that call it home, that’s an easy vibe to feel from them. However, Minneapolis’s twin is also home to a few quirky and unique Saint Paul wedding venues that anyone getting married should consider: […]

UNIQUE SAINT PAUL WEDDING VENUES

Jul 7, 2022

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