Hello friend, and welcome.
I'm Elise, a published fine art photographer documenting the goodness and beauty of life. As a mama to four young children, I know firsthand how quickly these days go by - how easy it is for them to blur together in your mind and how desperately you want to remember each moment.
I photograph because I believe that life - in all of its big and small moments - is worth celebrating, treasuring, and remembering. Each mother should have timeless photographs that honestly capture the beauty and joy of her family - the kind of photos that will be passed around the dinner table years from now. I have the privilege of helping mamas capture and preserve those memories through both digital and printed photographs.
Pregnancy always brings with it the sweetest kind of anticipation, but there’s nothing quite like the anticipation that comes with awaiting your first child. You’re on the cusp of a new life stage – unlike anything you’ve ever known – full of hope, full of expectation. I wanted to capture some of that sweetness in this in-home session.
This outdoor at-home family & maternity session was filled with all the sunshine and softness that spring afternoons are know for. The wrap-around porch and backyard patio were the perfect spots to capture some beautiful candids of this sweet family.
Each season is so special, but Spring will always hold first place in my heart. This springtime family session among the blooming trees of Minneapolis is one that will forever be a favorite of mine.
A sweet and simple family session among my favorite lilac bushes in Minneapolis. I love returning to this spot year after year with old and new clients.
After this sweet family's second daughter was born, they welcomed me into their home for an in-home newborn session. The relaxed nature of an in-home session allowed us to capture some of my favorite portraits.