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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!

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Next to their guestbook in a subtle frame was a 5×7 print. Sarah and Patrick were just as gorgeous and glamorous as they were on this day–there wedding day–but the photo was from a different time in their history, a different version of their love story.  It was their prom photo. Tulle background with the […]

S + P: A NORTHERN MINNESOTA FALL WEDDING

Sep 22, 2020

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Three years ago, Jenna said goodbye to her home state of Texas. Nearly 1,500 miles and six states later, she found herself in her new home of southern Minnesota. She traded in the warmth of the Lone Star state for northern winters, and she sees maroon with more gold than the white of her precious […]

J+J: A SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BACKYARD WEDDING

Sep 15, 2020

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One of the earlier elements of wedding planning will be determining your wedding style. This is something that will determine venues, flowers, photographers, weddingwear…all the things. Don’t know where to start? Start here, with this quiz. Grab a piece of scratch paper and answer each of the following questions truthfully: 1. I would consider my […]

KLP WEDDING STYLE QUIZ

Sep 13, 2020

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I am un abashedly proud dog mom. I always have been. I love all animals, I truly do…but dogs get the biggest part of my heart. Right now, that piece belongs to a 14-pound Jack Russell Terror–er, Terrier–names Benny. He just turned 4 years old in July, and it has been the best time being […]

5 REASONS BEING A DOG MOM ROCKS

Sep 12, 2020

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If you talk to me or any on-location photographer, we might reference something called “The Golden Hour.” This is essentially the one to two hours before the sun sets when that glowing orb starts to dip down below the horizon. We call this the golden hour because the sun provides a softer, warmer light during […]

WHEN TO SHOOT FOR SUNSET

Sep 7, 2020

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I recently became aware about this new thing Instagram is doing: IG Reels. It is apparently their answer to TikTok, a platform I had avoided at all costs. Intrigued, however, I gave IG Reels a go… …AND I LOVE IT. Why? Well… 1.) I GET TO EDIT VIDEO A little known fact about me is […]

5 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT IG REELS

Sep 4, 2020

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The North Shore of Lake Superior is kind of long. Its 150 miles stretches from Duluth to the Canadian Border, and it is hard to find a place not photogenic along the way. For this reason, many a couple have exchanged their vows along this epic shoreline. From Glensheen to Palisade Head to Tofte Cove […]

SUPERIOR BLOOMS

Sep 2, 2020

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One of my favorite things about wedding photography is seeing how couples take the conventions of marriage and make them their own. The interpretation of traditions so often tell the story. Sony asked Tom to marry her. That sums up this couple nicely.  She knew he would be a bit nervous to propose, so she […]

S + T: A SUMMER GUNFLINT LODGE ELOPEMENT

Sep 1, 2020

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You wouldn’t think that choosing a wedding date would be a difficult part of wedding planning, but it can actually be one of the harder elements. This isn’t because of the date itself, but often times because of the other variables caused by vendors that can arise. Three ways you might select your wedding date […]

3 WAYS TO CHOOSE YOUR WEDDING DATE

Aug 31, 2020

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There might be only one B-word worse than THE B-Word: Budget. Even in our personal lives the utterance of that word is enough to send chills down our spines or make us want to run or hide. We too often think of a budget as what we CAN’T do, when we could be thinking of […]

3 TIPS FOR BETTER A WEDDING BUDGET

Aug 24, 2020

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