Fall Engagement Photo Session in Stillwater, MN

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Autumn is the best time for an engagement session, the warm light, the cozy jackets and of course the cuddling make this time of year perfect! These two met at bible study that took place in her parents home. They quickly became friends and maintained that friendship for about a year before love was in the air! After dating for approximately two years, Zakhary proposed to her. Surrounded by twinkly lights at night, he bent down on one knee and asked for her hand in marriage… such a romantic backyard engagement, oh-my-goodness!!! They run a Wholesome Health Gym in North Branch which keeps them pretty busy but in their free time they love riding bicycles and motorcycles in the summer! We got a couple photos of them with their bikes along the riverside to really show what they love to do! After walking around downtown a bit we jumped in…

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Bohemian Wedding in the Gorgeous Countryside of Stillwater, MN!

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There is nothing short of a true love story here! From a chance meeting at a local pub, where she approached him and simply said, “your cute, I think I like you!” to the moment he dragged her out on his fishing boat one chilly morning to a romantic spot on the lake, where a loon sang just moments into his proposal; to the day they finally walked down the flower covered isle filled with close friends and family to celebrate their love for each other and become man and wife! Their bohemian inspired outdoor wedding was something out of a fairy tale, flowers covered everything from the isle, the centerpieces, the archways, even the very crowns upon the brides and bridesmaids heads! Everything was absolutely stunning! As you can imagine, there was an abundance of love and pure emotions felt between the couple and their family as she walked…

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Natural Beauty \\ Senior Portraits

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Surrounded by old buildings, inspiration and gorgeous diffused light; we started photographing this natural beauty on the historical streets of downtown Stillwater, MN. After getting some great shots in town, we packed up and headed to one of my favorite local waterfalls in Osceola, WI for another set of great portraits in a more natural setting! Although it wasn’t the warmest day, this amazing high school senior braved the cold in her prom dress for a few quick shots in front of the elegant falls! Congratulations class of 2014!! Senior Session City Location: Stillwater, MN Senior Session Waterfall Location: Cascade Falls in Osceola, WI ©CiogiArt Lifestyles Photography | www.ciogiart.com | facebook.com/ciogiart.lifestyle.photography | All Rights Reserved© < p style="text-align: center;">

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Sandstone Beaches \\ Family


We started on the bluffs overlooking downtown Stillwater and the beautiful view of the St. Croix River Valley. After getting some really great family photos there, we put on our Packer gear and headed down to the beaches and sandstone cliffs along the St. Croix River. Family Session Locations: Pioneer Park and The Boomsite in Stillwater, MN ©CiogiArt Lifestyles Photography | www.ciogiart.com | facebook.com/ciogiart.lifestyle.photography | All Rights Reserved©      

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Love in the Big City \\ Engagement


 We started at the Booomsite which is one of my favorite locations along the St. Croix River in Stillwater, MN and ended at the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis, MN which provided us with some stunning lit up cityscapes for a background! These two are so in love and in sync; you can see all the energy, love and spontaneity these two brought to each and every photograph! I cannot wait to watch these two say I do this fall! © CiogiArt Lifestyles Photography – www.ciogiart.com –www.facebook.com/ciogiart.lifestyle.photography – All Rights Reserved ©

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