The GOLDEN Hour | Twin City Lifestyle Photograher

Summer is finally here in Minnesota — what does that mean to an on-location/lifestyle photographer? Our days are long and bright.

Have you ever heard about the “Golden Hour?” It is a photographers DREAM time to shoot. The sun is lower in the sky giving a gorgeous buttery, warm, yummy tone. In a photographers perfect world, all sessions would be scheduled around this “GOLDEN” time which is about one hour after sunrise and one hour before sunset.

I want you to know that I am picky when it comes to scheduling outdoor sessions; I want everything about your session to be perfect. Remember, I too am a mom, so I get when someone says that is not an ideal time for their kiddos… but please trust me when I say that the final product is so worth stretching your kids bedtime and paying a little bit for it the next day (or 3).

Here is an example of Minnesota’s  Sunrise and Sunset schedule for June. Don’t be alarmed if I ask you to start your session at about 7:00am or 7:00pm. Really, you’ll thank me in the end.

Mini Sessions for Those Special Daddy’s

So I just realized Fathers Day is RIGHT around the corner. Yikes! I thought that since school is out for some and soon for others, I’d have some weekday mini sessions, for the kids, from now thru next week (6/6/2014) just in time to get your digital images and order something special for Dad.

Here’s the details.

20 minute session/kids only

10 digital images


email me to book a session.