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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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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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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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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 […]

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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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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, […]

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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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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 […]

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