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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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Andover Spring Engagement Session

Oh my goodness – when I tell you it was hard to narrow down photos to blog this session, LEMME tell ya! Sometimes the perfect cocktail of weather, lighting, location, outfits, colors, personalities, etc all come together and I am straight up giddy behind my camera! Rick & Mindy are total stunners which doesn’t hurt […]

Engagements, Featured

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Lake of the Isles Summer Wedding | Christine & Zak

Zak & Christine are one of those couples that I just wish I could clone – so gracious, down to earth, kind and FUN! Zak and I met several years ago when were in a mutual friend’s wedding party together & had a blast– when he and Christine got engaged, I was thrilled that he […]

Featured, Weddings

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Minnetonka Engagement Session | Mallory & Kevin

  This engagement session was especially close to my heart because Mallory is one of my best friends from high school! She and I spent so many years confiding in each other about crushes, sleepovers full of boy talk and wondering about who our future husbands would be – so it was an absolute joy […]

Engagements, Featured

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Kate & Dustin | Minneapolis Wedding

Kate & Dustin are one of those couples that just can’t stop smiling at each other and laughing when they’re together. Kate just embodies joy as a bride and these two are incredibly gracious, down to earth and clearly made for each other. They got married on September 28th (my wedding anniversary!) at St. Lawrence […]

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Prior Lake Family Session | Lauren & Riley

  Prepare yourselves for the cutest mother daughter duo of all time!! I’ve had the joy of photographing Lauren & Riley for the past three summers, and they always come wearing the most adorable coordinating outfits that are so fun to photograph! We always have a blast exploring the summer outdoors together and making memories. […]

Families, Featured

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Afton State Park Engagement / Nate + Caroline

  Two of my favorite things about engagement sessions: the time and freedom to explore a new spot with my couple, and couples who are down to earth and willing to go with the flow! Nate and Caroline absolutely knocked their engagement session out of the park – which is especially impressive because about 10 […]

Engagements, Featured

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