February 13th, 2012

My New Blog!

It's been needing to happen for some time now. I've finally made the change. It's just the beginning of my new changes to come this year...


visit www.jodiannphotography.com/newblog



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January 4th, 2012

Berg & Chi

My husband and I are so excited for Berg and Chi's wedding this spring! I'm double excited that they picked me to be the one to photograph their wedding! They traveled back to Minnesota so they could have their engagement shoot in Minneapolis. Although we didn't have any snow it was a pleasant day in the cities for taking photos outside. Here are a few of my favorites to share with you! Congratulations Berg & Chi! See you both very soon! - Jodi















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December 3rd, 2011

Jennifer & Josh's Wedding

Jennifer & Josh are so sweet together. This was their reception in Minneapolis to celebrate their wedding. I think the Varsity Theater was a perfect fit! The dancing, toasts and some surprise entertainment made the night very eventful to document. Here are a few of my favorites! Congratulations Jennifer & Josh!



































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November 30th, 2011

Megan & Adam are married!

Congratulations to Megan & Adam! Their wedding was perfectly planned with no detail missed. What started out as a windy morning turned into a beautiful breezy night. The Grand was at it's best with a quick stop at The Contented Cow Pub & Winery. Megan and Adam were wonderful the entire day and I couldn't have been happier to capture their celebration! Check out a few of my favorites!

























































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November 21st, 2011

Baby Griffin

Welcome baby Griffin! He's too adorably cute! And he's even flexing a little muscle here too. I love new baby expressions. He didn't so much like the light but once we darken the room more he was loving it and showing us his beautiful eyes. Here are some of my favorites! Congratulations Sherri & Kevin!!!























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November 18th, 2011

Susan & Jack are married!

Congratulations to Susan & Jack! Their wedding at the Semple Mansion was absolutely gorgeous! Every detail was perfectly paired with the mansion. There were a few firsts for me too. Susan sang with the band for Jack and we ended the night with a robe bridal toss! So much fun! Enjoy the post.













































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November 8th, 2011

Kristin & Brady are married!

A BIG congratulations to Kristin and Brady! You'll want to check out Kristin's dress that was passed down through her family and worn by her grandmother, mother and aunt. She looks absolutely amazing! They enjoyed the night by celebrating with the delicious wine from where Kristin works at Barefoot Wine & Bubbly. Congratulations Kristin & Brady!



























































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November 4th, 2011

Lauren & Dylan are married!

Congratulations to Lauren & Dylan on a fantastic wedding! They are so cute together. Every chance Dylan has to sneak a look at Lauren he takes. I love the look on both of their faces in the car ride over to the reception! So many lovely details to capture...I've selected a few to share! Enjoy!













































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October 30th, 2011

Mandy & Curt ~ engagement shoot

I met Mandy & Curt out in Saint Paul where they live in an adorable place together in the cutest neighborhood. There is so much character around every corner! We went walking around the neighborhood to find some interesting spots for color and made some stops along the way. Enjoy some of my favorites! Congratulations Mandy & Curt! Can't wait for next May!























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October 29th, 2011

Cassie & Mike are married!

I was so excited to be a part of Cassie and Mike's wedding. When I met Cassie out to discuss details about their wedding we chatted for two hours without even noticing the time...and I forgot to drink my hot chocolate waiting. They are perfect together and I think it shows in their photos too. They also have a love for classic cars which some of their guests brought to the wedding and made for some fun photo! Congratulations Cassie & Mike!!!









































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October 25th, 2011

Carolyn & Jake are married!

I've had so much fun working with Carolyn and Jake. I love all of Carolyn's ideas she's put into their wedding too. From the shoes to the flowers to the tables...everything came together perfectly! Jake was a great sport right from the start too. Even during our engagement shoot he let Carolyn and I come up with new things to try. Here are just a few of my favorites. There are many more to pick from but here's a start! Congratulations Carolyn & Jake!!!

















































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Kristin & Scott ~ engagement shoot

Welcome to Kristin & Scott's engagement photos! These two are picture perfect together. I had so much fun walking around St. Anthony Main taking pictures of them. There was some construction going on that day so we were given the open road in that area which almost never happens. I can't wait to capture their day a little less than a year from now! Congratulations Kristin & Scott!

















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October 20th, 2011

Michelle & Dustin are married!

Congratulations Michelle & Dustin! They picked beautiful colors for their wedding. I love the blue with orange and even more so the oranges at the reception! Michelle looked gorgeous and the kids were adorable too! Enjoy a few favorite moments from their day!



































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Cara & Andrew ~ engagement shoot

We had yet again another beautiful fall day to work with. The first spot we went to in Saint Paul is an area they live by and visit. It has the most beautiful setting for a fall photo shoot. There was a bit of wind to deal with but we managed to work with it. Here are some of my favorites!























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October 19th, 2011

Paige & Zak are married!

Paige and Zak compliment each other so well. I don't think their details from the day could have come together any better either. We took full advantage of many of the spots at Northwestern College where they were married. Enjoy some of my favorites!



































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October 18th, 2011

Stacey & Nick ~ engagement shoot

Fall in the cities is one of my favorite seasons! Stacey and Nick picked Saint Anthony Main for their shoot and I loved the colors we captured. They are adorable together and we had fun walking around Main street. There is nothing better than a warm fall day. We even had a visit from some ducks in the background. Congratulations Stacey & Nick! I can't wait for your wedding next year!



















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October 17th, 2011

Sydney ~ newborn

I love babies! And looking at little Sydney I'm sure all of you do too. She was a perfect little girl to photograph. At only five days old she did her part and slept through most of the shoot. She also managed a couple of smiles and yawns (as well as a diaper or two). I've selected a few of my favorites. I'm sure you will all fall in love with Sydney. Congratulations Jenell & Jeremy! She is beautiful! Thank you for taking the time to capture her at her tiniest!































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October 8th, 2011

Janet & Nick ~ engagement

I absolutely love this little area in Minneapolis. We've been very lucky in Minnesota and have had some great days to enjoy this fall. Congratulations to Janet & Nick! I'm very excited to celebrate with them next June! Here are just a few of my favorite shots from the day.



























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September 26th, 2011

Chelsea & Bill's Wedding

Welcome to Chelsea and Bill's post. Their wedding was a huge hit! The church was the most adorable little chapel in Lake Elmo and at the beautiful Prestwick Golf Course. Every part of the day was perfectly planned and came together beautifully. I've selected some of my favorite moments from their day! Congratulations Chelsea & Bill!



















































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September 12th, 2011

Dawn & Trevor are married!

Congratulations to Dawn & Trevor! I was so happy to be a part of their wedding. They are an adorable sweet couple and had a beautiful celebration at Camrose Hill in Stillwater. It's one of my favorite locations to shoot because of the romantic feel surrounding every inch of the property. What could be better than ending the night with s'mores! Enjoy some of my favorite shots from their wedding!

































































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September 1st, 2011

Katie & Brian are married!

Here are some of my favorites from Katie and Brian's wedding in Mankato. I knew as soon as I met Katie and her friends at one of my bridal fairs that I would love to be a part of their wedding. They are so precious together. I've selected a few of my favorites and posted them here to share.















































































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Danielle & Kyle

I'm super excited to share these photos with everyone. Especially with Danielle & Kyle! Danielle is a long time family friend and I couldn't be happier that she's getting married to her best friend Kyle. It was my first time meeting their new little puppy. Such an adorable puppy face too! I'm very much looking forward to their wedding next summer! Enjoy some of my favorites from their engagement shoot.































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August 29th, 2011

Libby & Erik are married!

I'm so happy for Libby and Erik! Their wedding was absolutely gorgeous and I loved capturing all the candid moments. I've selected a few of my favorites to share. Enjoy!



















































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August 16th, 2011

Julie & David are Married!

Congratulations to Julie & David! I very much enjoyed being a part of their wedding. I knew after we did their winter engagement shoot that we would have fun at the wedding taking photos. I absolutely love the photo of David's grandma ready to catch the bouquet. And then catching it! Priceless. Thank you to Julie and David for choosing me to be a part of it!

































































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August 12th, 2011

Christina & Pat are Married!

Welcome to some of my favorites from Christina and Pat's wedding last month! The ceremony was at the Saint Thomas Chapel and the reception at the Graves 601 Hotel. Everything was beautiful! It ended up being a rainy day but cleared for part of it so we were able to still take some photos outdoors. Christina looked absolutely breathtaking in her wedding gown (I know Pat agreed!). I've gathered a few favorites here to share part of their day with you. Enjoy! Congratulations Christina & Pat!

















































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August 10th, 2011

Marlow & Andrew

Meet Marlow & Andrew! So sweet together! They were visiting MN to help organize their wedding plans and took some time out for their engagement shoot on Saint Anthony Main. It's one of my favorite locations in the cities because of the colors and scenery. Check out how cute they are together! Here are a few of my favorites!

























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July 20th, 2011

Emily & Jon ~ engagement

Congratulations to Emily & Jon who will be getting married next summer!! I absolutely loved them as soon as we met. They are about as cute as two people can be together. Emily loves her boots that she got as a gift from her sister. And I love them too! They have the perfect country look to them! I'm very excited for their wedding day to arrive! Here are a few favorites of mine for you to see.























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July 16th, 2011

Shannon & Alex are married!

When I first met Shannon & Alex I was so excited that they were getting married at the Gale Woods farm. It's a beautiful property and they had all the plans in the works for a fun celebration. However...we had rain for part of the day and had to move the ceremony indoors. Luckily the sun came out and we were given the most beautiful sunset! A big thank you to Shannon and Alex for choosing me to be a part of their Big Day! Your day was filled with family, friends and lots of fun! Congratulations!





























































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July 6th, 2011

Jaci & Greg are married!

I've been so excited for Jaci & Greg's wedding since they booked me in February of 2010. Now I'm sad to see the day is over! But I'm so excited to share the photos from it with all of you and especially my lovely bride and groom...Jaci & Greg! I was honored to be a part of their day and couldn't have asked for a better outcome. The weather was wonderful and everything was gorgeous! So I've selected a few of my favorites along with using some of my new actions that I love to play around with (the gallery has all the originals still :-) I'd love to hear your comments!



























































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July 1st, 2011

Morgan & Eddy are married!

Congratulations to Morgan & Eddy! The day was beautiful and so was everything about it. They were married and celebrated at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. It's one of my favorite venues to shoot at because in every direction it's gorgeous. We started the day with some getting ready photos (and poker photos too :-). I've selected just a few of my favorites but there are lots more in the gallery. Check out a few and enjoy! Congratulations Morgan & Eddy!























































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Jaxson ~ One Year old!

Meet Jaxson! He is our adorable little neighbor across the street. My girls are going to have so much fun playing with him as they get bigger together. Isn't he adorable! He has the best expressions and man can he walk. I think it's so cute when kids just start walking. They want to explore everything and Jaxson is really good at keeping his mom & dad on the go. Happy Birthday Jaxson!!!

















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June 13th, 2011

Meet Carley! ~ five days old

Here is adorable, little, beautiful five day old Carley. I was lucky to meet her mom & dad and take photos of their wedding. Now they are enjoying the their new baby girl! She's a very lucky girl to have such wonderful loving parents. Here are a couple of my favorites! Congratulations Sarah & Rob!!!



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May 31st, 2011

Morgan & Eddy ~ engagement

Another beautiful day in Minneapolis! I love the summer time. Here's the engagement shoot for my very soon to be married Morgan & Eddy! Just about a week away now. I'm very excited! Enjoy a few of my favs here.















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Megan & Adam ~ engagement

Megan & Adam will be getting married later this year. I'm so excited for it! I love that they wanted to take their photos outside of First Ave and downtown Mpls. Our first shoot was rained out but thankfully we got a great day the second time around. I hope you enjoy them!















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May 26th, 2011

Shannon & Alex ~ engagement

Meet Shannon & Alex. They are adorable together. We took their engagement photos at their venue The Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. It's one of my favorite venues with beautiful views, lots of fields/grounds/trees and a very open reception space. I had fun taking a variety of different shots for their shoot. Here are a few of my favorites!











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May 24th, 2011

Chelsea & Sam ~ Married!

Congratulations to both Chelsea & Sam on their wedding! It was such a beautiful day and you can really see the happiness on everyone's face. I loved all the speeches from their family and friends. Whenever I meet my couples and see how much they love each other and are excited to share the day with everyone that makes me excited too. Chelsea and Sam were exactly that way. Thank you for letting me ba a part of it! I hope you enjoy some of my favorite moments.







































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May 17th, 2011

Jodi Ann New Wedding Website!

It's finally up and running! It's the same company, same web address just more photos for you to look through! Here is a snapshot of what you will see. I'd love to hear what you think and if you have any recommendations on what you would like to see more of.







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Dawn & Trevor ~ engagement

I'm loving the weather we are finally getting to enjoy! It makes me very excited for Dawn & Trevor's wedding later this summer. Of course it was one of the hottest (muggy-like) days so far this year. We decided it was good practice for an August wedding and both Dawn & Trevor did great with it! I love to capture the fun playful side of relationships and it was very easy to capture with them. I hope you enjoy a few selections of my favorites!













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March 10th, 2011

Michelle & Dustin ~ engagement

I'm just posting my engagement shoot with Michelle & Dustin. We met at the Guthrie in Minneapolis. I love the views from there. It was a little busy but we were able to get some shots without the crowd of people around. Thank you to Michelle and Dustin for having fun even when it was extremely chilly outside! Enjoy some of my favs!















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March 2nd, 2011

Maggie & Andy ~ Los Cabos!

I've been dying to post this blog for some time now. Now I've finally finished the gallery and can't wait to share it with everyone. Especially Maggie and Andy! I met Maggie and her family over a year ago when she asked me to join them in Mexico to shoot their wedding. I was so excited (and my husband Mike was just as excited that I had him join us too)! I may have posted a lot here but it was very diffiicult for me to narrow them down. For anyone that wants to see more (you really should check out the dance photos :-) can contact me for the gallery information. Thank you so much to Maggie, Andy and their entire group of family and friends! Everyone was so wonderful and inviting that it made everything even more special. Congratulations Maggie & Andy!!



















































































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February 17th, 2011

Jennifer & Josh

I always love to shoot at the Varsity Theater. Jennifer & Josh were SO cute together too! It was perfect. The entire room was empty so the whole floor was our stage. I can't wait to shoot their reception here later this year. Thank you Jennifer and Josh! Congratulations!!

















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February 14th, 2011

Julie & David ~ Engagement

It was another beautiful winter day for Julie & David's engagement shoot. We started inside the conservatory at Como Park and then headed outdoors for some snow ball fights! We had fun trying out any idea that came across our path (even the kid's giraffe!). I've gathered a few of my favorites and posted them here. Congratulations Julie & David!















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February 9th, 2011

Carolyn & Jake ~ engagement

I think its great when we can combine what my couples love together into their engagement shoot. I loved the Twins photos and how well Carolyn & Jake did in the very cold weather we have been having. Carolyn had some great ideas that she wanted to try out and Jake was kind enough to do whatever we asked (even hold a heart balloon :-) Congratulations Carolyn & Jake!!



















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February 8th, 2011

Sydney is One!

Happy Birthday Sydney! Such a cutie. She loves the camera and was happy to smile any time I came around to photograph her. I loved her cake, party favors and tutu. It might have taken a little bit to get her started on the cake but once she started she loved it. Here are a few of my favorites from her celebration with family and friends! Happy one year Sydney!



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January 30th, 2011

Sarah & Rob are married!






























Congratulations Sarah & Rob! I'm so happy for them. I love winter weddings! Snow and blue sky make for a beautiful wedding day. I was excited after meeting with them and hearing about their wedding details. It was Sarah's idea to have everyone in their boots by the bridge. I've pulled a few of my favorites to share. Thank you Sarah & Rob for allowing me to capture your wedding!

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January 7th, 2011

I love Minted.com

I love great designs. Many of you know that I started as a graphic designer and luckily I found a way to incorporate both of my passions together. If I had more free time I would spend it (of course with my kids) but for my business creating beautiful designs. I'm always on the look out for other companies to help me deliver my style of designs, Minted does just that. The have a collaboration of many fantastic designers to choose from. They create many products for all areas—weddings, babies, holiday, etc.

My clients Lindsay and Nick just sent me their save the date card. I LOVE it! We did a winter engagement shoot in downtown Mpls. Lindsay wanted something later in the day so we could capture the evening feel. I love what they picked out! Thank you Lindsay & Nick for sharing!


Minted just sent out an email requesting this info below. I thought I would share this in case some of my couples wanted to try it out. It's a great opportunity!


***From Minted.com""" http://www.facebook.com/minted?v=wall


www.minted.com


The team at Minted is inviting customers to submit their engagement photos for a chance to be showcased in their brand new Save the Date collection. A wide varites of photographs will be selected, so feel free to show off your creativity. If your photo is chosen, you will receive a $200 credit to use towards Minted's wedding collection.



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December 22nd, 2010

Paige and Zak ~ engagement shoot

I have one more post to share on one of my couples for next year. Here are a few of my favorites from my shoot with Paige and Zak. We started inside the conservatory where they had it decorated for the holidays. It was beautiful and warm. Then we had some fun in the snow! I loved it. I hope you enjoy the photos! Happy Holidays everyone! More to enjoy after winter break. ~ Jodi



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Cassie & Mike ~ engagement

Happy Holidays and here is a post from one of my couples for 2011. Meet Cassie & Mike! We walked around downtown Minneapolis and made a few stops along the way. It encourages a lot of cuddles when the weather is as cold as its been. Luckily we planned it for a day without all the snow coming down. Enjoy of few of my pics from our shoot!



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December 15th, 2010

Lindsay & Nick ~ engagement shoot

Both Lindsay and Nick were great sports about braving the cold weather and taking advantage of the beautiful lights downtown. I'm so excited to spend next New Year's Eve with them. It's going to be a great time ringing in 2012! Here are a few of my favorites from our shoot. Enjoy! ~ Jodi