Luke & Alisha’s Engagement Portraits | Minneapolis, MN Photographer

When I got the call from my good friend Alisha that Luke had asked her to marry him I started thinking of places to go for an engagement session.  I have known Alisha since working at the Skatin’ Place in Janesville, WI in high school & she has lived in Minneapolis since she started college at University of Minnesota.  So for the past 10+ years I have been going up every so often to visit & hang out.  After scouring Pinterest for ideas on locations & taking into mind Luke’s business of landscaping I wanted a few scenic locations.  Luckily the first location was Luke’s idea & you would almost never know it is a cemetery!

Luke & Alisha’s Engagement Portraits | Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN Photographer | SMR PhotographyNext stop was Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis, MN, who knew they had waterfalls in Minneapolis!


Luke & Alisha’s Engagement Portraits | Minnehaha Falls Park, Minneapolis, MN Photographer | SMR PhotographyLastly we went to the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis with the idea of getting photos of them with the bridge & skyline behind & our adventure took an unsuspecting turn.  I was leading the way to the area I thought many of people had gone to get the awesome shots I had envisioned only to realize the vantage point I thought I needed was wrong but we found a few wooded spots on the nearby islands that worked out great!  We ended with a couple shots on the bridge with the sun setting behind us.Luke & Alisha’s Engagement Portraits | Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, MN Photographer | SMR PhotographyLuke & Alisha’s Engagement Portraits | Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, MN Photographer | SMR Photography

Maybe for the wedding we can get the shots we missed at the bridge!


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