All posts by whatstirsyoursoul

Lifestyle Blogger, Photographer and Social Media Manager. I am passionate about the small things that make life big. I love living in Minnesota. The North has a thriving arts scene, amazing restaurants and the perfect combination of nature and city life. I hope to stir your soul with inspiration all the best life has to offer from the Twin Cities and beyond. Connect via social media @usoulphoto or email me at



PHOTO SHOOTS begin at $500. This rate includes 90 minutes of shooting, a private online gallery to view your photos and approximately 20 edited digital photos with all rights to them. Additional edited, digital or print photos can be purchased.  My focus is events, products (social media and website photography), senior portraits, headshots and family photography. ...


Photo Shoot Questionnaire

Below are some questions to get you thinking about your shoot. This will allow us to be on the same page and to make sure that I capture your vision. What is the goal for your photos? Examples: Family Photos, Holiday Cards, Social Media Headshot, Events, etc. Do you have a vision/theme? Do you have ...


The Beginning – Red Chair Journey

In 2011, not long after starting my photography business, I found this chair at Goodwill. She spoke to me. She was antique white and beat up in a perfect sort of way. I decided to paint her red for a nice pop of color in photo shoots. I had visions of a traveling red chair, ...


Photo Shoot FAQs

FAQ’S & WHAT TO EXPECT WHAT IS THE FIRST STEP? Contact me via email ( or phone at 218-831-4614. We will discuss your photo session needs, wants and timing. You can also complete my questionnaire HERE.  PLANNING SESSION: Based on your photo session needs and answers on your questionnaire, we can have a planning session via the ...