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I’m a wedding, family & newborn photographer based in Minneapolis, MN! When I’m not working on my business, I spend my free time cuddling my rescue pups, exploring a new trail or bingeing a new crime thriller. Let’s be friends — follow along on Instagram to get to know me more @bauercreativephoto!

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Families

Dellwood Country Club Wedding | Mindy & Rick

Mindy and Rick had the best weather for their August Dellwood Country Club wedding! One of my favorite things about Mindy is how relaxed yet excited she was on her wedding day! Understandably, many brides are pretty stressed out the morning of their wedding. However, Mindy was able to be so present, gracious and calm. […]

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Minneapolis Newborn Photos | Navy

Welcome to the world little Navy! This newborn session was especially close to my heart because Navy’s parents, Will and Mary, are one of my wedding couples from a few years ago! It’s my favorite thing in the world to be more than a wedding photographer, but to build a relationship with my couples and […]

Newborns

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Rondele Ranch Wedding | Marissa & Patrick

Marissa & Patrick had the perfect summer day for their Rondele Ranch wedding! This was my first time at Rondele Ranch in Wisconsin, and it didn’t disappoint! The drive out to Harshaw, WI was beautiful. There is something so peaceful about being in the north woods of Wisconsin that I just adore! Marissa & Patrick […]

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Glensheen Mansion Wedding | Taylor & Emelia

Taylor and Emelia’s wedding day was a personal favorite of mine from this past summer. You just can’t compete with being on the shores of Lake Superior in August! We had bright blue skies and perfect temperatures on the morning of their August North Shore wedding day. Taylor & Emelia chose to get married at […]

Weddings

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Bloomington Newborn Photography

I was especially excited to meet baby Nora for this Bloomington newborn photography session! I got to capture her parents’ wedding back in 2018, just a few weeks before my own wedding! Haley and I became good friends after photographing her wedding, and she has even come along as my second shooter for several weddings […]

Bloomington newborn session

Newborns

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Timeless A’BULAE Wedding

Kirsten and Brian wanted their A’BULAE wedding day to feel timeless and classic. They describe themselves as old souls and they wanted their wedding day to feel a little more “old school” and simple and clean. They had a Frank Sinatra themed cocktail hour and the bridal party was in all black, with bright colorful […]

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Newborn Photography St Paul MN

Oh how I love newborn photography, especially in-home newborn sessions! It’s extra special to document your growing family within the walls that you make all your memories. For this St Paul, MN newborn photography session, I spent a rainy morning in Chet & Nicole’s cozy refinished home. I started by getting some individual photos of […]

Newborns

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Stillwater Engagement Session

Meghan and Derek’s summer Stillwater engagement session was SUCH a blast! These two are so fun to spend time with and photograph — they are so incredibly kind and considerate, and we laughed basically the whole session! The weather forecast was clear until we all arrived in Stillwater – then we spent the night dodging […]

Engagements, Featured

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Colorful Concert Themed Wedding / Nick & Alyssa

Alyssa and Nick’s colorful concert-themed wedding day was such a joy to be a part of! Throughout their 18 month engagement, Nick and Alyssa hand-selected so many intentional details to create a fun, concert-themed wedding reception! From hand-illustrated portraits of their wedding party to a custom merch table with concert tees, posters, and shot glasses, […]

Weddings

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Spring Capitol Room Wedding | Luke & Holly

I’m so excited to share this Capitol Room wedding with you today! This was an extra meaningful wedding for me to capture since Jay and I got married at The Capitol Room in the fall of 2018! It was honestly really surreal to be on the other side of the camera this time around! Holly […]

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