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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 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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Thad and Barusca were married this past Thursday at the Semple Mansion in Minneapolis.  They had a small, intimate ceremony alongside close friends.  Our good friend Leslie was the wedding officiant, which works out nicely because she office’s out of the Semple Mansion.  After the ceremony the newly married couple and friends made it out […]

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This past Saturday Barb & Joe renewed their wedding vows in front of their closest family and friends.  Barb and Joe have been married for 36 years and share an incredible story.  Only the story was just unfolding a few short years ago.  Barb, unbeknownst to her for mostly all of her adult life, never […]

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Well that was fun!  What an amazing wedding to end the year, our last big one I should say.  Steph and Court tied the knot this past Saturday at The Cathedral of St. Paul with their reception to follow at the historic James J. Hill Library in downtown St. Paul.  We started the day with […]

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This past November 4th, April and Greg tied the knot in downtown St. Paul at the James J. Hill Library.  The year is coming close to an end and it was so great to work at a familiar venue with the amazing staff.  Thanks so much for including Graddy Photography in your wedding day plans, […]

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This past October 14th Amy and Tom tied the knot!  The day started off with some getting ready photos and then onto Centennial Lakes for some wedding party shots.  The colors were peaking and make for a picturesque backdrop.  From there we headed to their church in Rogers for the ceremony and then finally back […]

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This past October 7th, Abigail and Jake tied the knot on Summit Ave. at the University Club.  What an amazing and historic venue and area to get married at.  Abigail honored her grandmother and mother by wearing the same dress as they were married in….unreal right?  The setting couldn’t be anymore picturesque and the coordination, […]

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This past September 30th, Graddy Photography covered Jessica and Josh’s wedding at the amazing Villa Bellezza in Pepin, Wisconsin.  What a treat this was to work with such a great couple at a beautiful venue, especially in the fall.  The drive in trough Red Wing and on down to Pepin is sooooo scenic!  Thanks so […]

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This past September 23rd, Nick and Amanda tied the knot at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.  Amanda and Nick are both U of M alumni so this was the perfect venue for them.  We of course ventured around campus to get some landmark shots especially Goldie as you […]

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This past Friday Conor and Coleen tied the knot at the Machine Shop in downtown Minneapolis.  It was the first official day of fall but it was hot….94 degrees to be exact.  We ventured out into the heat for a bit to get some shots on the Stone Arch Bridge but for the most part […]

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This past Saturday Graddy Photography captured Krysta and David’s wedding at the Semple Mansion in downtown Minneapolis.  It has been three whole years since I shot at the Semple Mansion but I felt right at home once I walked through the doors.  I have shot this venue a ton of times in my 12 year […]

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This past Saturday Jessie and Aaron tied the knot at Bearpath Golf & Country Club in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.  It was such a perfect late summer evening for a wedding.  These two went all out and did such an amazing job with all the details and made it such a memorable experience for all their […]

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This past August 12th Graddy Photography was on-location in Brainerd, Minnesota for Erin and Ross’s big day!  The ceremony took place at the bride’s private residence on East Gull Lake with the reception to follow at Madden’s Resort.  It was a star-studded cast of A-list vendors that made it up to play their part in […]

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Lucky number seven! This year we were given the award for “Best Photography” for our seventh consecutive year!  We are so incredibly honored and still excited from finding out the news back in July! The Minnesota Bride magazine awards are hosted every year and out of the hundreds of vendors in each category, three are nominated for each […]

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This past Sunday Brooke and Sean were married at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in downtown Minneapolis.  The couple flew home from Manhattan to celebrate their union with all their family and friends.  This was actually my first time meeting Brooke and Sean and we hot it off right away….pretty easy with such nice people and […]

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This past Saturday Greg and Brittany tied the knot at Marriott Southwest in Minnetonka.  They made the drive up from Indianapolis, Indiana to have their ceremony with all their family and friends present.  Thanks so much for choosing Graddy Photography as your Minneapolis wedding photographer!  You guys were a blast to work with and made […]

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This past Saturday Graddy Photography covered Matt and Becky’s wedding at the Radisson Blu Mall of America.  The couple decided to get some photos off-site at Minnehaha Falls.  From there, it was back to Radisson Blu for the ceremony and reception.  Thanks so much for choosing Graddy Photography as your Minneapolis wedding photographer!  We wish […]

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Graddy Photography covered Steve and Brynn’s amazing summer wedding this past July 22nd at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minnesota.  As many of our fans know, Grand View Lodge is pretty much our home away from home with the commercial photography we provide for Grand View Lodge and weddings we cover for our clients.  Of […]

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This past Saturday Kari and Billy tied the knot at the Steeple Center in downtown Rosemount with their reception to follow at Glenhaven Events in Farmington.  We are so thankful to have worked with Kari and Billy this past year, we know it hasn’t been easy for them but we continue to pray and send […]

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This past Saturday was Kelsey & Jake’s wedding and we were more than thrilled to have captured it!  Jake and Kelsey are good friends of ours and we have a lot of mutual friends from college and high school through them.  We started the day with getting ready photos at the Radisson Blu Mall of […]

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This past Friday Stephanie and Josh tied the knot at the Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis.  It was yet another cool but nice Minnesota summer day and we were able to get in all the photos we needed without the weather interfering.  Stephanie and Josh, it was so great to work with you two and […]

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Jared and Stephanie tied the knot last Saturday here in Minneapolis, Minnesota surrounded by many of their close family and friends.  We started the day at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Minneapolis and then headed over to Bohemian Flats for the ceremony and boat cruise with Paradise Charters.  The ceremony took place at the outdoor pavilion […]

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This past Saturday Sam and Joanna tied the knot at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minneapolis.  It was a fairly cool and gloomy day but certainly made nice for wedding photos.  Sam and Jo have been planning their Minneapolis wedding from Chicago where they reside.  Thanks to the dedicated talents of Joan with Ambiente […]

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This past Sunday Mara and Jamie tied the knot at Aria in downtown Minneapolis.  These guys were so much fun to work with and we were merely spectators just capturing all the great memories, ceremonies, and celebrations throughout the day.  Mara and Jamie live in Manhattan but decided to have their wedding back home close […]

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This past Saturday Andrea and Justin tied the knot at St. Hubert’s Catholic Church in Chanhassen with their reception following at the Hilton Airport in Richfield, Minnesota.  The summer weather was certainly here for this early June wedding but we love it!  Thanks so much Andrea and Justin, it was a pleasure to work with […]

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Graddy Photography was on hand to cover Katie and Joe’s magical winter wedding last Saturday.  Katie and Joe, what can I say other than WOW!  You guys pulled off such amazing wedding!  With Sarah Trotter of Lasting Impressions Wedding Coordination, no stone was left unturned and this was a true masterpiece of perfection and precision […]

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This year is off to a running start and what better way to spend it than with these guys.  Maria and Nick tied the knot this past Saturday at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Shakopee with their reception to follow at the amazing Chaska Curling Center.  This new venue is pretty unreal, glad so “south […]

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This past New Years Eve Graddy Photography shot our very last wedding of 2016.  Our year was full of many great couples and weddings and what better way to end our year than with these guys.  They were so fun to work with throughout the entire process and are thankful to call them friends.  The […]

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Graddy Photography was on site at The Lafayette Club this past Friday before the New Year to cover Katie & Brian’s wedding.  Hard to believe it has been over 4 years since I have shot at this amazing venue.  This was and continues to be one of my favorite places to shoot and I hope […]

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This past Saturday Graddy Photography covered Jessica and Andrew’s wedding at Le Meridien Chambers hotel in downtown Minneapolis.  It has been over 5 years since we shot a wedding here so it was nice to be back….love this hotel and all the amazing artwork and installation art.  The ceremony and reception both took place here which […]

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This past Saturday the Guthrie got turned upside down with this bunch!  Karen and Chad tied the knot on the 9th floor of the Guthrie Theater in the Gold Room in downtown Minneapolis.  The ceremony was performed by the bride’s brother and then again at dinner because they forgot to exchange rings during the actual […]

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This past Saturday Graddy Photography was on hand to capture Carolyn and Kevin’s wedding at the Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis.  What an amazing wedding to be a part of.  Huge thanks to our good friend Joan Nilsen with Ambiente Wedding & Event Planning for referring us to one of her best friend’s, means a […]

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This past Saturday Stacy and Peter tied the knot at Gloria Dei in St. Paul, Minnesota with their reception taking place at the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul.  There were a lot of moving elements at this wedding, good thing they had Lasting Impressions Wedding Coordination to make it run flawlessly.  Also, a fabulous […]

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This past Friday Graddy Photography covered Patrick + Monique’s wedding at the Minneapolis Event Centers in downtown Minneapolis.  Mo was actually a bridesmaid in a wedding we did six years ago and standing by her side was one of her best friends Ashley, our former wedding client!  It was such a delight working with this […]

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This past Saturday Gretchen & Tim tied the knot at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Paul with their reception to follow at the Landmark Center.  It was a perfect fall Saturday to get married and we took full advantage by taking some photos in Rice Park and around St. Paul.  It was so great […]

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This past Friday Brian and Melissa celebrated their wedding day with many of those closest family and friends at the Minneapolis Event Center in downtown Minneapolis.  This was actually our first time shooting here and we loved it!  Many thanks to Brian and Melissa for choosing Graddy Photography as your Minneapolis wedding photographer!  We wish […]

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Last Saturday Graddy Photography covered Sara and Nate’s wedding at the Mill City Museum in downtown Minneapolis.  I was just at Mill City the night before for the wedding….same venue, two different days, weather, and couple made for a great weekend at my favorite venue in the Twin Cities.  Luckily for these guys, the weather […]

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Last Friday Abby and Doug tied the knot at the historic Mill City Museum in downtown Minneapolis.  It was our first time shooting there in a while and I was quickly reminded why I would have to say this is my favorite venue to shoot at.  Despite raining all darn day, we were able to […]

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