At Hill Farm with the Kavan Family Sneak Peeks | North Oaks Child & Family Photographer

Hill Farm is one of my favorite North Oaks treasures.  I take my kids there a lot to photograph and I love when other North Oaks families choose this location.  It’s such a fun place in every season.  This summer and just last week I was there with this lovely family.  I can’t believe how much this little girl has grown since the last time I took her pictures (at another “secret” location in North Oaks) I love watching families grow.  Anyway here are some sneak peeks and stay tuned once I finish us their gallery I will be posting some favorites over on Facebook.  Enjoy!

Michele is a lifestyle portrait photographer in North Oaks, Minnesota.  She photographs children and their families on location or in her studio located in Northeast Minneapolis.  To schedule your next session with Michele please visit mQn Photography | Twin Cities Photographer or e-mail

Just Us 12 Times (November a bit late) ~ North Oaks, Minnesota Family & Child Portrait Photographer

Every year I attempt my own family pictures for the holiday card.  One year I hope I’ll suck it up and hire someone but I just never do.  I will say every year its getting easier and easier so that’s something.  This year (besides the kids ok really just my son and his tantrum over his sweater I made him wear) it went swimmingly well.  It was  a bit cold and there was complaining from my daughter and hubby to wrap it up but we were sort of having fun.  No tears while we were taking the pictures.  But I got home uploaded the images and found that my settings were off!  I was devastated.  I had metered correctly but my ISO was set at 4000!  For those who don’t know what that means I rarely go above 500 when I’m outdoors and this means my images are going to be super grainy.  Think old film days when you used indoor film speed outdoors!  ugh….  Oh well I think the new camera probably preformed like a champ but I can’t wait to print these out to see if they look bad or if they miraculously look ok.  Embrace the grain!012 I cannot tell you how many of the above images I have before I finally just had everyone move up closer to the camera!  doh!  🙂




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Kelly Edwards of Anchored in Love Photography

Baby Cakes Turns 1 Family Sneak Peeks ~ North Oaks Minnesota Child & Family Photographer

I’m not sure where the time as gone but this sweet family has been with me for over a year now.  We’ve been photographing milestones every 3 months!  This time we wanted to document sweet baby cakes turning 1 and also the fall foliage!  Here are just a few random sneak peeks from our session at Hill Farm!

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Ten on 10 ~ North Oaks, Minnesota Winter Sun Photographer

With the temps that we have in Minnesota its not always easy to get out to take pictures let alone get beautiful sunsets in the winter.  But not long ago we had a couple of “warm” days (meaning it was above 30 degrees) so I managed to take my kids out for one last portrait session of the year.  I took my daughter out one day and my son the next.  They were each due for their final 52 week portrait (you can see my daughter’s here and my son’s here).  We went out about 30 minutes before sunset and though we lost daylight fast I just love how on fire the sky is.  Don’t forget this is a blog circle, please click on the link at the end of the post to see who is next to visit.

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The next day same time but different location

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Lesley Morgan