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Paige and Bob were married in White Bear Lake at Kellerman’s Even Center back in 2016. They now come to us for family photos at the studio! Since I just scheduled their daughters 6 month photo session for late August, I figured I would put some of their wedding photos back up on the blog! Love […]

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This past June Graddy Photography covered Ashley + Tommy’s wedding at the Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota.  This was the perfect summer wedding with some less than desirable weather followed up by a great Minnesota sunset.  It has been such a great pleasure getting to know these guys better as a power couple and […]

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This past week has once again been a busy one for Graddy Photography.  We were on the road down to Gurnee, IL for the new opening of the Chicago Great Wolf Lodge.  Once again this great group of Great Wolf employees pulled off another hugely successful shoot!  Thanks so much for all the great memories […]

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This past May we headed out to Yellowstone National Park for a family vacation.  Normally I like to put down the camera but for this expedition of course I had to bring it.  We covered a ton of ground and saw many amazing natural creations and wildlife.  We ventured into Idaho along with Montana and […]

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This past week Graddy Photography ventured out to Door County in Wisconsin to cover material for Glidden Lodge Beach Resort in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.  We loved our stay and shooting all the fabulous rooms.  We love the open floor plans and the space you have….certainly great fit for large families as well.  Thanks so much […]

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This week we welcomed baby Emma to the studio.  It was so great to finally meet her.  It was so great working with relatives on this shoot and we can’t wait to see Emma grow and blossom through the upcoming years!  She’s a beauty guys and you are going to make excellent parents!

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Here’s our second post of our recent trip to Sturgeon Bay, WI in the heart of Door County to shoot for Glidden Lodge Beach Resort.  The mornings and evenings were brilliant but mid day was overcast and slightly raining.  However that did not take away from capturing the richness and beauty of the area.  Everything […]

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This past week the B family made it out to Graddy Photography for their first family session with us.  It was a perfect early summer shoot and we had a great time meeting some new faces at the studio.  Thanks so much for choosing Graddy Photography as your Lakeville family photographer!  Hope to see you […]

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This week was full of amazing opportunities, one was visiting Door County, WI for the very first time.  Of course being from the Mid-West, I have heard many great things about Door County and it certainly lives up to its expectations.  We were shooting for Glidden Lodge Beach Resort right on the waters of Lake […]

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This week we welcomed baby Grace back to Graddy Photography studios for her one year session.  We are proud to say we photographed all three of their children the past four years.  Once again, the session turned out great and we thank you guys so much for choosing Graddy Photography!  We hope to see you […]

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This past week Graddy Photography welcomed baby Spencer to the studio.  This little guy was so fun to meet!  Luckily for us we had some nice spring weather to do some outdoor photos.  Thanks so much again for choosing Graddy Photography as your Minneapolis family photographer!  You have an amazing family!

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This past week Graddy Photography made our way south and east a couple hours over to Durand, Wisconsin for Justine and Matt’s engagement session at their house and property.  It was an amazing drive down through Red Wing, Minnesota and over to Wisconsin.  Justine and Matt will be tying the knot this October in Door […]

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This past Saturday Graddy Photography covered Kalysa and Dustin’s wedding at the JW Marriott Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.  This was a new venue for us but we knew we would love it.  Plenty of great locations to shoot and easy for the guests.  Thanks so much for including Graddy Photography in your wedding […]

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This past week we welcomed back Ellery and Cleo to Graddy Photography studios for their pictures.  We have seen their family blossom and watched them grow through the past few years into beautiful little girls.  Thanks so much for continuing to trust Graddy Photography was all these amazing, cherished moments!

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This past week we welcomed the Chase family to the studio for their first session with us.  They have recently moved here from Denver and are getting acquainted with the area and happened to find our studio in the process.  Thanks so much for choosing Graddy Photography as your Minneapolis photography studio and we hope […]

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This past week Graddy Photography headed out to cover a remodeled kitchen in Burnsville for Cold Creek Construction.  So we never saw the before but I am sure it looked much different than this finely finished kitchen with all new cupboards, tabletops, backsplashes, and appliances.  We love the centerpiece countertop….real nice!

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This past weekend the Minneapolis Institute of Arts held an event where Apres Rental provided all the tent and decor.  We are into our second season covering many of Apre’s events and we can’t wait to see what’s in store the rest of the year….thanks guys!

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This past week Jaxon made it down to Northfield for his one year pictures.  This little guys cracks us up with all his faces and laughs.  It has been such a great time covering these big moments in the past year!  Thank you guys so very much for your continued trust and support and we […]

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This past week we welcomed Westin and Mika back out to the studio.  It was a perfect, warm spring day and the kiddos had a lot of fun snooping around the grounds and checking out the fresh tulips that had just opened up.  Thanks so much for choosing Graddy Photography as your Prior Lake family […]

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This week Graddy Photography was invited out to a new construction property to get an overview of the operation and take a few photos.  We are tapped with doing the overall before and after photos of this project…and it is a project!  Thanks so much Dawn and Tom for placing your trust in Graddy Photography […]

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This week Matt and Alicia made it down to Graddy Photography studios for Alicia’s maternity session.  The weather was perfect and so fitting with the fresh bloom of life.  We are so excited for you guys and can’t wait to meet the new addition!  You guys are going to make awesome parents!

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Last week Graddy Photography flew down to Atlanta to cover Great Wolf Lodge’s new venue.  This was a new construction project from the ground up and has many of the same qualities and amenities as the rest but with a very new and updated feel.  The weather was a perfect 85 degrees and sunny the […]

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This week Graddy Photography covered an event for The Lodge Social Club for the Love Architecture.  The new space is located in the Calhoun Beach Club and serves as a platform for connecting couples.  Thanks so much for inviting us to be a vendor at your event!

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This week Graddy Photography headed up to Pine City, Minnesota to photograph a build out on a local bank.  The space looks clean, neat, ad welcoming….it’s hard to believe it used to be a fast food establishment.  Thanks so much once again to my faithful clients for keeping me busy!

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This past Friday Laura and Fred got hitched at the Solar Art Building in northeast Minneapolis.  Finally the weather has given way to spring and what a perfect day for a wedding.  It’a hard to believe it’s our first time shooting at Solar Arts but sure it won’t be our last…such a great venue and […]

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This past week Kalysa and Dustin met up with Graddy Photography in Northfield for their engagement session.  We braved the cold to beat the snow that was sure to come.  It turned out to not be as bad as anticipated but still felt like winter in April.  The couple plan to tie the knot this […]

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This past week Graddy Photography welcomed back RJ for his six month pictures.  It has been such a pleasure to capture these great memories every few months and we can’t wait for his nine month session!  Thanks so much guys and we’ll see you all again here soon….when there’s no snow hopefully!

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This past week we welcomed back to the studio the K Family along with their new addition Nora!  We are so thrilled to have these guys back to Graddy Photography studios, seems like just yesterday we were doing Lucy’s newborn photos.  Thanks so much once again for placing your trust in Graddy Photography and we […]

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This week Graddy Photography was on location in Wisconsin Dells at the corporate headquarters of Great Wolf Lodge.  We first started shooting for Great Wolf Lodge in 2017 and look forward to many new adventures and locations across the U.S.  Thanks so much for placing your trust in Graddy Photography as your professional commercial photographer!

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This past week we hooked up our trailer and headed fast south of out this frozen tundra of Minnesota to Tennessee.  We basically didn’t quite know exactly where we were going but made the decision once we got half way through Missouri to stick to Tennessee instead of heading down to Gulfport/Biloxi, Mississippi.  The weather […]

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This week Jenna and Josh made it down to Northfield for their maternity session.  Jenna, all of 36 weeks, is hanging in there and I’m sure the day can’t come soon enough.  We are so thrilled for these guys to be great parents and can’t wait to meet the little lady!  We’ll see you all […]

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This past week Graddy Photography covered some real estate photos of new construction being done at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota.  We love the new look of these units and can only imagine how awesome these will be in the summer with the private patio and bonfire pit in the back.  We look forward […]

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Well I narrowly missed eating copious amounts of Easter candy with my girls this past Sunday only to be hit in the face with this shoot first thing Monday morning….but it was AWESOME!  I was asked to come out to a private kitchen and shoot a line of truffles that will be hitting the streets […]

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Well this was certainly an amazing shoot!  I was approached with the idea of the cover shot of this years Dining Guide for Grand View Lodge to be a rainbow trout dish.  Of course I was excited because for one I am an obsessor of trout and salmon fishing as many of my friends can […]

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This past week we once again fired off some shots of the new labels for Dashfire Bitters.  We love these guys and their amazing product…..simply amazing!  Thanks so much for once again placing your trust in Graddy Photography and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for your successful business!

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What an amazing trip.  The shots below are from our recent stay at Thatch Caye Resort, a private island resort 10 miles off the coast from Dangriga, Belize.  Three flights and a boat ride later we arrived.  We spent the week relaxing, going snorkeling, conch hunting (which the cooks fried up for us), kayaking, fly […]

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This past week we welcomed Grace back to Graddy Photography studios for her nine month session.  She is growing up to be quite the beauty with those eyes and lashes!  As always, thanks so much for choosing Graddy Photography as your Lakeville family photographer and we look forward to the big one year session!

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This past week we welcomed back Rory to the studio for his six month photos.  Of course big brother had to be in a few too!  Always so great to see you guys and your amazing family!  Thanks as always for placing your trust in Graddy Photography as your Minneapolis family portrait photographer!

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