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Family photos

Minnesota Family Phoographer

Minneapolis Portrait Photographer

I know firsthand what it feels like as a mom of three. Preparing every child with brushed hair, deciding outfits, and making sure that no one gets hangry right when photos start. It's a lot! But as I also know, the gift of seeing your family all together in a beautiful keepsake photo is an absolute joy. As your photographer, know that I understand how important it is the make the most of your session. After all, we blink and our little ones are driving a car!

- jennifer sanders

"The effort you put into family photos is worth it. Every time."

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I'm a bubbly person. As I'm shooting, I'm very effusive and love to exclaim aloud how well you're doing!

Enjoy my peppy nature

my DREAM CLIENTS:

There's usually a moment when the kids realize the photoshoot is turning out really well, and they're rockin' it.

Having fun

my FAVORITE MOMENT IS:

I consider it my job to help your family feel relaxed. I'll take care of posing & photography – your job is to have fun as a family!

Calming the nerves

i'll never get tired of:

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Northfield Golf club

downtown northfield

cowling arboretum

country roads

Ritter Farm Park

st. olaf natural lands

carleton skinner chapel

Finding the perfect outdoor spot is easy near Northfield, Minnesota! Here are a few of my favorites:

Portrait Location Inspiration

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Family sessions are such a precious gift. I treasure every one! Click on the gold button below to send me an inquiry, and I will personally respond to you via email!

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I will send you a link to my booking calendar. You will be able to see all available dates and session times. Select your date, pay the $100 retainer and boom - you're officially booked!

Secure your date

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family session $475

EXTENDED FAMILY $650

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I will meet you on location and we'll get to know each other as we capture amazing portraits!
I am a very directive photographer who loves helping you feel comfortable on camera.

Let's get shooting!

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Family Session Booking Process

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This family session celebrated their son's third birthday. The idyllic natural lands of Northfield's Carleton College served us well, and the smiles captured were outrageously cute!

"We love our photos! Coming back soon for more!"

Courtney & Peter

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Imagine the perfect light to capture your rambunctious little ones - and actually loving the result!

"She was great with the kids and our photos were ready quickly!"

Francesca & Reynaldo

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The fall grasses perfectly framed this family with their sweet dog – so many laughs. 

"I don't think my kids ever had to force a smile!"

Mary & Eric 

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THE PROCESS

Step by step

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Book your session

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Plan your outfits

It's your Session day!

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Gallery Delivery

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Send me a note via my inquiry contact page to reach out! I will personally email you back & share my family session info.

You're ready to book! I'll send you a link to my calendar where you can select the perfect day for your session and lock in your date by paying a retainer.

Prepare the family's wardrobe and set aside outfits 2 days prior to protect from spills or the need for last minute washing!

I will meet you on location and coach you through your session, every step of the way! I'll also send out a few sneak peeks asap :)

Cue the happy dance! I will email you when your gallery is done. All my clients receive printing rights and access to all digital files- and the  best part is you can share it with family and friends! 

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Let's get together, yeah-yeah-yeah...

@jennifer.sanders.photography

ST. PAUL & MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA