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!

“When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.”  -Joyce Brothers

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“Family is the most important thing in the world.” – Princess Diana. This was so evident in Karen & Troy’s love for each other and their adorable children!

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I have found some really amazing friends in these two and have grown to love their family, especially since photographing Alexandra’s birth in May! Tom & Liz came up with the idea to have their engagement session under a full moon and by the light of a bonfire… I love when my clients have amazing ideas! And I love, even more, the way this session turned out:)

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These two gorgeous people got married in September! It’s always so much fun for me to shoot weddings where I know half the guests :)… All part of being from a small town! My favorite part of Katie & Dustin’s wedding day was when Katie put on her Grandmother’s wedding gown for the Father/Daughter Dance – it was a wonderfully emotional surprise for her Grandmother!

Wedding gown designer & store purchased: Tara Keely from Mestads
Hair: Nicole Myers, Missy Cole
Makeup: Carrie Mahoney
Bridesmaids dresses designer & store purchased: Jenny Yoo from Flutter Bridal Boutique
Florist: Carver County Flowers and Gifts
Cake: Sharon Carlson
DJ: Southern Sound
Caterer: Park Ballroom

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