A White Christmas--The Schmitt Family Photo Session

December 31, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I'd arrived at Sara, Kyle and Harrison's house in Savage where Sara's family was gathered for their family Christmas and photo session. I'd prepared for an indoor session since not many people jump at the chance to hang out outside in Minnesota without coats on at the end of December, and I usually spend November-April doing studio sessions. I wal...
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Share your smile with a vet today

October 25, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
So many L. Photogis ask if I'll ever move back to Iowa. The answer is always no. The gist of it is that my husband works for the VA Hospital and can't imagine being a physical therapist anywhere else. Our vets matter and need great care, and my husband is one piece to that puzzle. I jumped at the chance to be another piece to that puzzle by donati...
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Gains and Losses Cancer Brings for Brenda

August 17, 2016  •  2 Comments
Brenda Furuseth clearly remembers telling her step-dad how jealous she was of his (unintended) weight loss during his cancer treatments. One week after he finished treatment, Brenda was diagnosed with cancer herself…certainly not the journey of loss she had in mind. Brenda underwent a double mastectomy. She has also lost her dark shoulder-length h...
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Justin Proposed to Laura!

July 01, 2016  •  5 Comments
Justin and I met about one year ago through a local chapter of the national networking and business-development organization, Master Networks. Justin and his parents own and operate Apple Valley Car Clinic in Apple Valley. After having lived in the Twin Cities for going on 10 years, I was pleased to FINALLY find a trusted mechanic! It's awesome to...
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Melissa's Unique Portrait Session

April 12, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Melissa and I came across one another one Saturday morning after she'd taken a yoga class at Ignite Power Yoga Studio in Dubuque while I was there setting up my pop-up studio. Melissa told me one of the most unique and cool stories about why she wanted to have a portrait session done for herself... Melissa was 40, and unmarried with no children.
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