December 20th, 2016 Winter is here (uff dah!) and one of my favorite things is to just capture my kids in every day moments. We’re a busy house, filled with three kids, a mischievous elf named Agnes, twelve Irish shoes that are always clacking or flapping, one annoying dumb deaf dog, and all that goes…Read details
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Thank you so much, to all the families that joined me for this year’s Holiday Event! Whether we were challenged by chilly temps or charmed by fluffy snow, I hope you had some fun, and made some family memories! Be sure to print your images beyond the holiday card and social media –…Read details
“Tracie Bea…. What’s your favorite thing to photograph?” My kid’s toothbrushes all lined up in their messy drawer. Three little plates set out in a row, the 1st one with a few more bites than the others. (With no cheese. Because she doesn’t like cheese. Except when she does.) A bin full of mittens and…Read details
Forget to get family photos done this fall? Or the past few years? Or heck, you have meant to do this since your first one was born and just NEVER seem to find the time? Presenting…. my famous, adorable, short & honey-sweet TREE FARM MINI SESSIONS for the holidays! So easy, very affordable, and you…Read details
In just a few short weeks, Santa will be on his way. With that comes the age-old question “WHAT DO I GET THE ONE WHO HAS EVERYTHING?” Whether it’s a gift for grandparents, family or something to be cherished by your own hive for years to come, peek at all the options with my signature…Read details
When I was a teenager there were three things we did as young adults with our free time. One place won’t be mentioned publicly because my kids may read this someday and nothing good comes from a long drag filled with boys on fast motorcycles. The other two? We hung out at Perkins or in…Read details
Such an adorable family, oh what fun we had! (oh what nap I had after) That hair! Those chunky thighs! (I’m talking about the kids, here. LOL.) Clicked on the fun streets of Excelsior, MN just a couple blocks from my studio. A quick two minute peek: AND a shameless plug for my Christmas…Read details
It’s been so much fun in the past, let’s do it again! My annual HOLIDAY JINGLE MINGLE CHRISTMAS CARD SESSIONS! These are honey-sweet MINI PHOTO SESSIONS held in the west metro of Minneapolis right after Thanksgiving! (and NO worries… Need a quick turn-around for holiday cards or gifts? We got this – This is not…Read details
Class of 2017’s SENIOR PHOTOS are flying off to the yearbook folks this time of year. My observation: The young adults I have had the pleasure of working with this fall are some of the most polite, kind, personable and fun people I’ve met in a long time. I think that says a lot about…Read details
Are you ready to see your beautiful images? I’m putting some honey-sweet finishing touches on your gallery, and will soon be ready to present it! Here’s the plan: I love showing finished galleries in person, at my farm studio in Minnetrista. Why? Because busy people sometimes find it impossible to FINISH WHAT WE START. Modern technology,…Read details
Continuing my look back at kids I’ve clicked on for their whole lives…. Here’s my sweet niece, we call “Pey.” Her pretty momma is my husband’s older sister, just by a few months, and daddy is the funniest wedding singer you’ll ever meet. His love language is gifts. Any gifts. Lots of gifts. He…Read details