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Lindsay and Joe – Russian Village Wedding at Concordia

Concordia Language Villages is always such a beautiful place to visit.  Each village is surrounded by the beauty of Northern Minnesota.  It is never difficult to find a pretty spot for pictures with all of the majestic trees and lush vegetation everywhere.

I had the honor of photographing Lindsay and Joe’s amazing wedding at the Russian Language Village.  This is the first event I’ve covered at this particular village, and I was not disappointed.  Not only are Lindsay and Joe full of character, but so is the lovely location they chose to start the rest of their lives together at.  You’ll see what I mean as you stroll through their gorgeous day below.

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Saphire – Photos of a Beautiful Girl and Her Guitar

I met Saphire at a local Bemidji restaurant.  She was with a girl I had taken pictures for already.  We were introduced and Saphire mentioned something about wanting photos done for her new single.  I loved her fun ideas and immediately jumped on board!  It was a great opportunity to try out some new and fun ideas for photos.  I also love incorporating musical instruments into portraits.  

I got to know Saphire even better during the shoot.  She brought along her sweet mother and some other friends and family.  They were great to have around for holding reflectors and lights and the fun company.  Saphire brought her guitar to include in some of the photos.  I even got to hear her play and sing.  Check it out here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyAh1azAOww

You can also follow Saphire Brown’s Facebook Fan Club here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Saphire-Brown-Fan-Club/312166932212059?ref=ts&fref=ts

This girl is a beauty on the inside and out.  She briefly told me about growing up and how she was severely bullied.  She now uses her music and gifts as an opportunity to spread her anti-bullying campaign.  It was so fun to hear about her faith and how she was able to overcome such hardship.  I’m thankful to have met all of them and look forward to doing more photos in the future!

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