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Unless there’s an area with special significance to you, choosing a location for your portrait session can be daunting. So daunting that you might tell your photographer to choose one for you. But it doesn’t have to be.

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Lauren Baker Photography Minneapolis Saint Paul Twin Cities Minnesota Wedding Photographer gift cards

Yall, I’m so freaking excited to finally be able to offer portrait session gift cards! I’ve wanted to offer e-gift cards for a while but I hadn’t come across software that made the process easy on both the client and seller. That is, until now!

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Here we are again friends. Part 2 of my top 10 questions all couples should ask their wedding photographer. 

We’re digging in a little deeper with these final five questions, and I’ve gotta say…they’re good. So sit back, maybe have a cup of coffee, and enjoy questions 6-10!

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Yay!!! You just got engaged! You’ve set the date and booked your venue. Now comes the really hard part…picking a wedding photographer. 

But how do you pick the right one? How will you know that you’ll A) like how the photos look, B) like how YOU look in those photos, C) even get your photos at all, AND D) get the most bang for your buck?

Selecting your wedding photographer is not a decision to make lightly. You’re investing a lot of money and you want to make sure you’re making the right choice.  

Whelp, to help you out, I’ve put together a list of some of the most important questions (IMHO) brides should ask every photographer they’re considering for the job. You ready? Good. Let’s get started:

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I love this family so much and I was so excited when Erin asked me to photograph her kids for the second time! The weatherman predicted rain so we decided to embrace it and put on our rain boots and raincoats for a fun splish-splashy family photography session…because what kid (and kid-at-heart can resist jumping in puddles?!).

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Tyler is one amazing young man. He’s super kind, stylish, and has the biggest smile I’ve ever seen!

One late-August afternoon, I met Tyler and his parents at their home in Forest Lake, MN. After being shown around their BEAUTIFUL house, we decided to go outside and take Tyler’s photo in their backyard. And you can totally see why, right? Their backyard has THE BEST backgrounds! My home and yard envy was pretty serious.

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Kelley came to my studio, all bubbly with a smile across her face. She was so excited to take photos for her submission to the Kellé dance costume company. So, once hugs were had we got to work.

I ooh-ed and aah-ed at each costume Kelley put on. My favorite was by far the red one! I mean, come on, look at that skirt movement!

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The storm clouds opened up revealing a bright, shining sun. Instead of rain, rain, and more rain, the evening turned out to be perfect for Emily & Andy’s engagement session. 

I seriously love these two! With their adorable dog Link in tow, the couple giggled, skipped, and gave piggy-back rides throughout their whole session…all without prompting (a photographer’s dream!!). Emily and Andy eased into their session like pros — something they claim they’re not but I’m pretty sure they’re lying to me 😉 haha.

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We’re free spirited love and adventure seekers who know the value of having a game plan while allowing room for flexibility in order to embrace the unexpected, joyful moments life throws our way. 

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Working with Lauren was easy breezy and FUN! She gave us our most treasured photos ever!

- GRACE AND NICK

Lauren was a source of laughter and comfort all day. She captured our love so beautifully.

- BETSY AND COLIN

Lauren was an absolute DREAM to work with! We had so much fun!

- KIRSTEN AND MIKE

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