Asha and Charlie had a quaint ceremony at St. Anne’s Chapel in White Bear Lake, MN on an early, sunshiny September afternoon.
The couple met when they were in 2nd grade and has been dating since Jr. High. The two are so cute and in love it was hard to keep from saying “awwww!” every five minutes.
Charlie was pretty sneaky with his proposal. He had told Asha’s younger sister and the two concocted a devious plan. Asha and Charlie had just moved and her sister asked if she could come over to see the new digs. Being the gracious host, Asha gave her sister a tour of the house while Charlie set up his proposal. The tour concluded in the basement and upon coming upstairs the girls found Charlie with roses, a ring, and a question. Asha said yes!
On their wedding day, Asha and Charlie were all smiles. Holding hands, sneaking glances, and giggling under their breath. They may of started the day with some nervous but after their first look at Tamarack Nature Center they were as excited as two kids in a candy shop!
May their future be wonderful, blissful, and full of happiness. I can’t wait to photograph them in the future!
CEREMONY VENUE: St. Anne’s Chapel
PHOTOGRAPHER: Lauren Baker Photography
How do we even start to say thank you for all the work and effort you put into our wedding day?
- Josie and Scott
Lauren played such a meaningful role in our wedding, capturing the day in photos that we'll look back on for the rest of our lives. She kept Scott and me calm and sane - Lauren is a miracle worker! She put in 100% effort and gave us her very best, and that means so much to me. Seeing our photographs makes me so excited and so happy that Lauren was with us on this journey.
Lauren made the process so easy and made us feel so comfortable!
- Amy and Luke
We just wanted to say thank you again so much for your amazing work. You were seriously incredible to work with and we loved the locations you suggested for both our engagement shoot and the spots in Stillwater. We were very worried about getting professional photos done since we had never done it before, but you made the process so easy and made us feel so comfortable. Thank you!
Working with Lauren was easy breezy and FUN! She gave us our most treasured photos ever!
- GRACE AND NICK
There was a chunk of time in our wedding planning when we thought we'd go without a professional photographer to save on cost (terrible idea!) but once we met with Lauren, we knew we'd be in good hands. She checked in often and asked questions that got us thinking about other parts of the wedding that we probably would've missed. Lauren captured exactly who we are as a couple!
Lauren's enthusiasm and passion make the photo-taking process so fun – she made me feel like a star!
- Alisa AND Adam
Lauren and her team are so much fun to work with! She made us feel so comfortable on the day of our wedding, providing both silly and helpful cues to help us relax and be ourselves in our photos. Lauren’s background in dance is super helpful in recognizing simple posture changes that make a big difference, too. Oh, and the photos we got are just stunning!
Lauren was pivotal in making our wedding day perfect!
- Emma AND Erik
My husband and I looked FOR MONTHS to find the perfect photographer and after meeting Lauren we knew was the best fit for us. She made our day so much fun and easy. She found little opportunities to make the perfect photo all with a calm ease that comes from someone who has an artistic eye along with experience in understanding the flow of a wedding.
Not only is Lauren an amazing human being, but she is an awesome photographer!
- Haley AND Erick
I've been in several weddings and have worked with a multitude of photographers and I never felt as confident as I did with Lauren. I love how professional she is. She helped with the timeline way in advance and we stuck to that timeline the day of. She was also able to professionally and firmly keep unruly family members settled and focused and navigated family drama beautifully!
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