Jim and Bela North Shore Wedding in the Clouds

City: Lutsen, MN Venue:

The fall colors are peaking early at Mystery Overlook on Moose Mountain. Jim and Bela wanted to wed at one of their favorite places on the North Shore, and Lutsen did not disappoint. The low clouds and fog obscured the view but added an enchanting touch to an already magical moment. It’s always a privilege to shoot elopements knowing you’re one of the few people able to witness the union. Congrats to Jim and Bela.

Jim and Bela’s first look at Lutsen Resort.

Jim looks good but Bela is STUNNING!

Jim and Bela

A gondola ride into the clouds.

Jim and Bela got married in the clouds.

The fall colors peaked early at Mystery Overlook.

Jim proposed with an origami ring from the train station where they first met. The next day they picked the diamond ring together.

Lutsen, Moose Mountain, and the North Shore; the perfect backdrop for a fall wedding.

Yes, there really are blue highlights in Jim’s wedding ring.

Lake Superior was just as foggy as Moose Mountain.

Venue – Greyslon Ballroom
Officiant – Marina Telfer

Scott and Caitlyn’s Greysolon Wedding

City: Duluth, MN Venue:

A work romance and five years in the making brought us the Greysolon Ballroom where Scott and Caitlyn pledge themselves to each other in front of family and friends. It was an authentic and wondrous day. Congrats and here’s to the next five and then fifty years.

The one and only Greysolon Ballroom.

Saffron and Grey nailed the bridal bouquet and wow, that dress.

Scott and The Gentlemen.

Caitlyn and The Ladies.

Caitlyn and her mother.

Caitlyn and her father.

The first look in Canal Park.

“A dream is a wish your heart makes.” — Cinderella

Canal Park

The bridal party.

She walked down the aisle with her father and returned with her husband.

“For those of you who don’t know me . . .”

Save the last dance for me.

Venue – Greyslon Ballroom
Entertainment – Sounds Unlimited
Flowers – Saffron and Grey
Bridal Hair – Language of Hair

Nick and Gina’s North Shore Engagement Pics

City: Tofte, MN Venue:

On the banks of the Onion River, just north of Tofte is one of Nick and Gina’s favorite hikes. The rest stop was also a construction project that he worked on, so it’s a bit of a “nostalgic” location. Last year Nick wanted to recreate an old photo, and that got Gina’s attention. Something suspicious was afoot. Sure enough, Nick popped the question and forever cemented the small town of Tofte and the North Shore as one of their favorite places.

G̶I̶R̶L̶F̶R̶I̶E̶N̶D̶ fiancée

Moments later Roy fell into the river after being spooked by a waterbug.

Nick proposed just upstream from this very spot.

Nick and Gina

For more than a century, lovers have sat on the Tofte Dock.

Roymaraner was not interested in posing his paw for photos.

Shortly afterward Nick and Gina enjoyed a romantic date at the Bluefin Grille.

Nick is a rebar project manager for commercial construction, so obviously, we needed an image with rebar and Gina’s engagement ring.

Mike and Cassie’s Winter Garden Wedding at Glensheen

City: Duluth, MN Venue:

There’s nothing quite like an evening at the Historic Gleensheen Estate, it’s the perfect intimate wedding venue on the shores of Lake Superior. Before the ceremony, Cassie and Mike had their guests write their well-wishes and marriage advice on beach glass. The glass was then collected in a vase to continually remind them of all the love and support they’ve experienced along the way. It was a unique take on the traditional sand ceremony and will serve them for many years. Congratulations and remember to “Be Kind,” “Hope,” “Love,” Communicate,” and finally, “Live long and prosper!”

S’mores on Lake Superior and Tisher Creek is the perfect way to end a perfect day.

Saffron and Grey hit it out of the park with Cassie’s bouquet.

The bridal party in the Gardener’s Cottage.

Mike and Cassie’s first look.

Mike and Cassie

Those details were spectacular.

That moment just before you’re about to marry your best friend.

A stroll along the pier.

A few popup thundershowers forced the ceremony into Garden Room.


The first dance in the Garden Room.

Venue – Glensheen
Officiant – Marry Me In The Northland
Flowers – Saffron and Grey
Catering – Blackwoods Catering
Dessert – The Exchange Bakery
Bridal Jewelry – The Exquisite Bride

Jason and Heather’s Lake Superior Wedding

City: Two Harbors, MN Venue:

Pouring rain, power outages and rainbows made for a bumpy evening at Jason and Heather’s wedding. Fortunately, the wild weather at Grand Superior Lodge held off until the reception and added the charm of their whimsical day. The day was complete with yard games, a wet bonfire, local beer, and more hugs than your average nuptials. I am so excited for you to continue your journey together and thank you for including us.

Grand Superior Lodge on the shores of Lake Superior.

It’s hard to beat a Summer Berry Pie from Rustic Inn Cafe.

Hugs all around.

Jason and Heather’s first look.

Lake Superior at it’s finest.

Those socks are killer.

Jason and Heather

Who wore the serious face better, the ladies or the gentlemen?

Red Chucks!

“I do”

Even HP couldn’t give a better wedding speech than SS.

Dancing in the rain.

Venue – Grand Superior Lodge
Entertainment – Sounds Unlimited
Flowers – Duluth Flower Farm
Desserts – Rustic Inn Cafe