Hello Friends,

I am a professional lifestyle & portrait photographer, also offering commercial photography and support for small local businesses.

I have a beautiful farmhouse studio just off Lake Minnetonka in Minnetrista, Minnesota.
In fact, this area has been home most of my life!

So you like my style and are interested in working together?
Let’s talk ! Call 612-567-BUZZ,  Email or CONTACT ME tab

First off, most of my sessions are full service.
Think Lunds & Byerly’s, not Aldi and Cub Foods.

That means we take
some time,
and a little effort
to invest & capture
your family memories…
and I help you print them !

Whether it’s something simple & honey sweet,
or a family lifestyle session at home,
or more traditional family images at a beautiful location,
I’m here to help you finish what we start
and show them what your family tree looks like!

How Much?

My regular session fee is $150 and includes:

Pre-planning, the photo shoot, and your image gallery presented in person at my hive.

I will help you order beautiful prints, custom albums & gorgeous wall art.

This session fee also includes all WEB SIZE digitals, to share online,

but prints, products, wall art and full size digital files to archive are not included.

There’s something to fit most budgets.
Wall art starts around $150, print packages about $200 and custom albums begin at $300.

Do not rely on today’s technology alone; print what you want to preserve!

What happens once we did our session?
At our Reveal & Ordering Appointment:

A short time after we click, we’ll arrange a short visit to a coffee shop or my studio
for your gallery reveal and ordering appointment.  Ordering is simple, without a lot of fuss.
I have some lovely albums & folio books you can hold and look at, and samples on the walls to see sizes and options for finishes.
There are options to suit every budget,
and all products are of professional quality that will last a long long time.

It’s very fun and a lot less stressful than trying to do it all yourself.

Are you interested in something short & honey sweet? I offer quarterly special events at my gorgeous farm
and “Buzz By” mini sessions where you tag-a-long to another session (predetermined places & times to pick from) AND get a great deal!

Please note that commercial jobs & special event photography, both for business and private parties,
are bid separately; contact me to discuss your options and budget.

I welcome any questions that you have, and would love to hear any fun session ideas you have in mind!
I’ve been doing this for many many years, and really want to make this as fun and stress-free as possible!


Tracie Bea

The Fine Print

All prices are subject to MN sales tax.

Session Fee & Contract:

This retainer fee is transferable, but non-refundable.  A signed contract must be completed with your payment. The session is not confirmed until session fee & signature have been received.

Rescheduling/Cancellation: Upon client’s request to reschedule, paid retainer may be transferred to another available date. Advance notice is appreciated. Rescheduling may be subject to a $50 fee.

No call/No Shows: Retainer may be subject to forfeit.


$+50 creative fee :  Sometimes sessions with several additional people, seniors (students, not Grandma), & newborns* will incur this extra fee for my time. We will discuss your needs for this session and what is included.

*Newborn sessions:  My newborn sessions are “lifestyle” in nature, with peeks into your new normal with baby (and family/siblings). We will discuss & prepare a couple posed portraits, but spend most of our time together capturing those bitty toes and trying to bottle the smell of their newborn heads.

Mobile App or Web-sized files: All of my edited favorites from our session presented for you to share online (social media outlets such as Facebook, IG, Twitter, etc.) They will have my subtle watermark, and look perfect online, but will not be of print quality. It’s a great way to get your digital fix & sharing on! The mobile app is a downloadable link that stays on your phone indefinitely, and the web digitals are downloaded from an online gallery. You pick!


Session duration time: For child & family sessions: Fact: kids run our show. But over the years I’ve been able to understand their style, and predict a pretty good time frame to aim for. Mini sessions take about 15-20 minutes, regular sessions are 30-60 minutes.  I make great use of time & temperaments, moving right along with our session.

Once you’re booked, stay tuned for Tracie Bea’s helpful links and the remaining details to your session.