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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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Colorful Spring St. Paul Wedding | Greta + Adam

Prepare yourselves for the loveliest, most colorful St. Paul spring wedding! From the moment I first met with Greta and Adam I knew we were a perfect fit – their vision for a bright, colorful and HAPPY wedding day aesthetic made me giddy! In fact, I have to include a part of what they shared […]

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St. Paul Athletic Club Wedding | Ashleigh + Rob

Ashleigh + Rob had a gorgeous November wedding day at St. Paul Athletic Club! We were lucky enough to enjoy a beautiful, sunny fall day which was such a treat since Rob and Ashleigh’s original wedding day was scheduled for April. Their vibrant flowers and bridesmaid dresses were such a FUN palette to capture and […]

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South Glen Farm Wedding | Mariah + Thomas

Mariah and Thomas’s South Glen Farm wedding was worth the wait! After rescheduling their spring backyard wedding due to the pandemic, Mariah and Thomas eloped on the north shore in April. You can view their gorgeous Duluth elopement here! They then planned their full wedding + reception with family and friends on a beautiful October […]

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North Shore Duluth Elopement | Mariah + Thomas

After a few reschedules due to COVID, Mariah and Thomas just couldn’t wait any longer to get married! With a larger wedding + reception planned for later in the year with their family and friends, Mariah and Thomas decided to elope on the North Shore of Duluth on a sunny April morning! They had just […]

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Bearpath Country Club Wedding | Rachel + Bob

Rachel and Bob had the prettiest October day this past fall for their Bearpath Country Club wedding. They wanted their wedding day to look and feel classic, romantic, simple, and soft. Their main colors were french blue and rosewood. If you know me at all, you know I love a great blue suit for groom […]

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Winter Minneapolis Event Center Wedding | Ashleigh + Vinny

Ashleigh and Vinny’s January wedding at The View in Minneapolis Event Center had just the right mix of cozy, festive and quintessential Minnesota winter! We were lucky enough to have snow on the ground and a high temp of 12. Minnesotans know that isn’t too much to complain about in January! From their emotional first […]

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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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