2018 Guide to Twin Cities Photographers

We are so thankful to all of our photography sponsors that made this guide possible. We appreciate each of them and value each of their unique styles and perspectives on photography.
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We know that some of the most special things a mom can have are images of the ones she loves. Whether it is a holiday photo, newborn pictures, or yearly milestone images of your children, we love the idea of capturing all moments – whether big or small – and freezing these memories in time.

That’s why we’re bringing you this specially-curated sponsored guide with some of our favorite local photographers. This guide will provide you with links to their websites and social media so that you can view all of their beautiful work and see how each individual photographer has their own unique style. We hope you enjoy working with them as much as we do!

Ashley Elwill Photography

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Location: Northeast Minneapolis

About Ashley Elwill Photography: Being a mom has totally changed the way I approach photography. Although I’ve always been interested in catching families in the raw and unfiltered moments, I cherish those moments even more now. I’ve enjoyed watching my clients/friends grow as a family over the past few years and I love meeting new families. As a lifestyle photographer, I enjoy doing in home sessions or collaborating with families to find an outdoor location that feels like a good fit.

Karen Feder Photography

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Location: Minneapolis

About Karen Feder Photography: From dance parties to snuggles on the couch, capturing the fleeting, joy-filled moments in your family’s life have been my speciality for over fifteen years. Studio or in home sessions available along with digital downloads and prints. I can’t wait to connect with you and your sweet loved ones!

Photography By Nealy

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Location: Twin Cities

About Photography By Nealy: Photography by Nealy offers fresh and modern custom portrait photography. Nealy specializes in newborn, family and senior portraits and is known for her beautiful use of natural light and modern, yet timeless style.

Slow Road Photography

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Location: Minneapolis

About Slow Road Photography: Slow Road Photo was birthed out of a deep desire to invite us all to walk a little slower, stopping along the way to take notice of the wonder all around us. Whether through school portraits that capture children with honesty and heart or through playful and gentle spirited newborn and family sessions, the photographers on the Slow Road Photo team are consumed with the desire to help you honor all of the moments along your family’s road.

Alyxandra Teske Photography

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Location: Twin Cities

About Alyxandra Teske Photography: Alyxandra Teske is a documentary family photographer passionate about creating beautiful, authentic images of your real life. She specializes in unposed sessions that tell stories and make your memories evergreen.

Amber Marie Photography

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Location: South Metro

About Amber Marie Photography: Amber is a loving mother of 4, new to farm life and passionate newborn, maternity and family photographer. Her 19 acre farm and private studio is located just southeast of the metro in Northfield, MN. From posing newborns just perfectly to tickling and playing with children, Amber truly loves what she does and is honored to preserve your family’s memories!

Giliane E. Mansfeldt Photography

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Location: Saint Paul

About Giliane E. Mansfeldt Photography: At Giliane E. Mansfeldt Photography, your special moments are captured through customized portrait sessions. We specialize in newborn, maternity, children and family portraits.

Kaitlin Mackenzie Photography


Location: South Metro

About Kaitlin Mackenzie Photography: If you wish family photos could feel more like fun and less like work, if you just can’t relax in front of a camera, if you have kids who hate picture day, if what you really want is something halfway between unposed lifestyle and more formal studio photography— we should talk! I have over 10 years of experience specializing in photography for kids, families, newborns, and seniors and I love using that experience to help my clients create a portrait experience the whole family will love.

Kristen Calgaro Photography

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Location: South Metro

About Kristen Calgaro Photography: Kristen is an on-location photographer in the south metro area, specializing in newborn, maternity, & family photography. She currently serves the cities of Hastings, Cottage Grove, Woodbury, and surrounding towns with her signature “in-home” sessions, giving her clients a unique and stress free experience.

Melissa Kay Photography

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Location: Twin Cities

About Melissa Kay Photography: Twin Cities premier family, child, and senior photographer. Fun, silly, candid, real. Let’s capture your life just as it is right now.

Raven Ivory Photography

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Location: St. Paul serving the Twin Cities and suburbs

About Raven Ivory Photography: Raven is the daughter of a midwife, she has been around bellies and babies her entire life and understands that birth space is sacred. She feels deeply that the day we give birth is one of the most empowering journeys we make — and that such an important day deserves to be documented. When not documenting the arrival of new life, she can be found documenting an ordinary “Day in the Life” of families — no posing, no guiding, simply capturing the beauty and chaos of a mundane day, and all the details we are often in too much of a rush to remember. 

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We want to show our readers all of the amazing photographers right here in the Twin Cities! Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Join us and help enrich the lives of Twin Cities Moms!

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