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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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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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Is Hiring a Florist worth it?

  Considering whether to hire a florist or go the DIY route for your wedding flowers? Mikelle of Fersk Floral Artistry shares her top reasons why hiring a florist is worth every penny! Mikelle here! I’m the Owner and Lead Designer at Fersk Floral Artistry – a wedding-focused floral design company serving couples in Minnesota […]

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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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Taylor’s Falls Summer Vineyard Wedding | Ben & Niki

Writing this blog post on a dreary November day really has me reminiscing on Ben and Niki’s perfect August wedding weather. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and the vineyard they were married in was full of life and color! Ben and Niki were such a fun couple to work with – incredibly kind, […]

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Harriet Island Pavilion Wedding / Brittany & Joe / St. Paul, MN

  Brittany and Joe were married on a perfect August Saturday at the Harriet Island Pavilion in St. Paul, MN. We found a magical little park nearby with a fairytale-esque fountain and epic histroical St. Paul house just down the street! Oh, how I love me some St. Paul charm! Brittany and Joe are such […]

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Northfield Red Barn Farm Wedding / Mary & Will

  Mary and Will were married on August 3rd at the Red Barn Farm in Northfield. If you remember last year, this venue was destroyed by a tornado! So devastating, but the new barn is SO beautiful. They did an amazing job maintaining the rustic barn feel, while also modernizing it. I fell in love! […]

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6 Most Asked Questions about Day-Of Coordinators

SO many of my couples ask me about day-of coordinators. Are they worth it? Isn’t that what my venue coordinator does? Can I ask a family member to do it? These are such good and important questions to consider as you plan your wedding! I asked my friend Melody of Events by Melody to answer […]

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