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You’ve heard me say it before, I’m sure, but there really is something so special photographing these significant moments in your friends lives. I’ve known Brady since college, and watched him fall in love with Andrea…then got to take their engagement and wedding photos, and now the exciting addition of their sweet baby girl Baylor. […]

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You’ve heard me say it before, I’m sure, but there really is something so special photographing these significant moments in your friends lives. I’ve known Brady since college, and watched him fall in love with Andrea…then got to take their engagement and wedding photos, and now the exciting addition of their sweet baby girl Baylor. […]

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The beginning of March started perfectly with Dana + Joe’s wedding at Aria in Minneapolis. The two of them have known each other since they were in the same Kindergarten class, so needless to say, it was a pretty special day to capture. From best friends, to dating in college, to now getting married-the love […]

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It’s hard to put into words how meaningful this newborn session was. Jess and I became friends back in Bible study, and from there I had the immense honor of traveling to Guatemala to capture her and Tim’s wedding…one of the most beautiful experiences and weddings I’ve had the honor to photograph (you can relive […]

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My new favorite kind of maternity session is in your own home. When Emily first reached out about photos, we talked about what location we would want to go to in the middle of winter and eventually, we landed on her and Dustin’s own home. I loved her mindset and how she expressed she just […]

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This winter has been quite a doozy for us Minnesotans…surviving the polar vortex was no easy feat, but getting to take Amalia’s newborn photos in the midst of it helped me get through!! So teeny and tiny, so sweet, and so loved by her parents-I absolutely loved this session. Happy to share this new family […]

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Remember these two?! They were the genius couple who starred in one of my favorite engagement sessions at the Minnesota State Fair (refresh your memory here). Well, their wedding day was nothing less than exceptionally beautiful, and I once again, loved being behind the lens capturing it all for these two. And can we just […]

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What I love most about newborn sessions is the simplicity. In all honesty…when I first started newborn sessions a few years ago, they used to scare me…and now, they are ones I look forward to the most. There’s something so sweet about capturing the first few days when the babe is so little that I […]

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The first time I met Amy + Josh was in Chicago for their engagement session. It just so happened to work out perfectly, as my sister lives in the city, and we were able to connect and take photos in the city they live. Then last month, we switched up cities as they tied the […]

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I think in home maternity sessions might be my new favorite thing…especially in beautiful condo’s in the North Loop 😉 Mattea + Tony invited me into their home a few weekends back, and it was such a sweet time of conversation as they prepare to be parents for the first time, as well as taking […]

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I think it’s safe to say this year has been my fullest year of families to date. Every year that passes, more babies are born, families continue to grow, and my love for family photos increases more and more. Whether it’s a newborn, large family, or just a casual photo session-these are some of the […]

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There are hardly words to be able to full describe what experiencing Taylor + Ryan’s wedding was like. Taylor is technically my cousin-but she’s so much more than that. We grew up down the road from each other and were 5 months apart…needless to say-we were best friends and experienced so much of life together. […]

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It was one of those wedding days where rain was in the forecast at about a 99% chance, so we bought umbrellas and mentally prepared for a downpour. But if you’re a true Minnesotan, you know nothing is ever for SURE, and often times, the forecast is usually opposite the day of. Which means, you […]

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Lauren Kirkbride Photography is a Minneapolis and St. Paul (though, proudly living in the 'burbs!) based wedding, engagement, and lifestyle photographer. She captures couples and families that are full of love, with timeless photography. She also never says no to Chipotle.

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