I have said it a hundred times before but I’ll say it again… I really love following families around and truly documenting (no posed portraits of any kind) their love and lives together! Meet the gorgeous Henke’s! They own Annie B’s and we’ve been working together a bit on photographing their incredibly delicious caramels and popcorn (their website will be updated soon with images)! But this session was simply to spend time documenting their lovely life with their handsome little guy in their gorgeous condo in St Paul. They spent some time at home reading books, visiting their favorite coffee shop (Nina’s) & walking around the neighborhood. Later in the day, August’s nanny came over to snuggle with him while mom and dad went out for their weekly date night (brilliant!). Enjoy this family that is far too beautiful in so many ways!

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Our family (Jacob is Tony’s cousin) and our friends… we’re so excited for Erica & Jacob to wed next October!

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She’s a dear friend that I met while working at the hospital… and one of the best nurses I know (& she giggles a lot, so really, how can you not love her?!)! She married the man of her dreams in a very intimate ceremony at Gather Restaurant at the Walker Art Center surrounded by Jen’s sweet boys, Jen & Vince’s parents, siblings, family and close friends. It was truly an honor to be able to document this incredible day for them!

p.s. The little girl has juice in her champagne glass:)

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Jennie is a very dear friend in the photography industry. It was such an honor to spend four hours with them simply documenting their life and love together as a family… we didn’t pose a single photo… this is their beautiful life!

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My lovely and talented friends had a baby! Dexter was the most caring and supportive spouse and Lauren was the strongest mama I have ever seen in action! There was an unexpected turn in the day, when Lauren had to be whisked away for an emergency c-section, and Dexter, despite being so terrified at the moment, did everything he could to show her how much he loved her and would care for their baby when Lauren was in recovery. He did not disappoint – he spent the whole afternoon going back and forth between taking care of Alex, (who had to stay in the Special Care Nursery until her little fever broke) and Lauren, to give her every little update he could (along with a few more hugs and kisses). These two are madly in love with one another and they are truly amazing parents because of it! I’m so honored to have them as friends and even more so, to have been able to document these incredible life-changing moments in their lives!

For those of you wondering, everyone is happy, healthy, home and soaking up life!:)

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  • Vicki Lachmann - November 12, 2013 - 9:26 am

    This.. All of it combined…just takes my breath away. You 3 have what we all want: all the love in the world!