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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

Minneapolis Event Center Wedding | Jaclyn and Alex

Jaclyn and Alex’s September Minneapolis Event Center wedding was the perfect mix of joyful and CLASSY! Their wedding colors were black and white. They wanted a timeless, classic look for their wedding day, and it turned out just beautifully! Jaclyn is probably one of the smiliest and most joyful brides I have ever photographed. This […]

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In Home Lifestyle Newborn Session in Farmington | Luke

I was able to go to Lindsey and Andy’s home for their newborn session just before Christmas – somehow makes the newborn stage even more special and magical! I had the privilege of photographing Lindsey and Andy’s wedding last October, so being able to capture this new season with baby Luke was such an exciting […]

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Colorful Hidden Meadow & Barn Wedding

Keeley and Melina have one of those relationships where you can just FEEL the love and admiration that they have for each other when you are around them. They have been together for almost a decade and yet their wedding day was full of heartfelt excitement to begin married life together! From tearful excitement before […]

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Legacy Barn at Emerald Ridge Wedding

Rachel & Luke are just one of those couples you love to spend the day with! They are incredibly warm, welcoming, and Rachel could best be described as a walking ray of sunshine! When Rachel inquired with me about photographing their Emerald Ridge wedding day, she described her and Luke as just a couple of […]

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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 […]

Weddings

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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 […]

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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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