Grape Soda Photography: Blog http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Grape Soda Photography eva@grapesodaphotography.com (Grape Soda Photography) Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:20:00 GMT Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:20:00 GMT http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/img/s/v-5/u449501186-o288452650-50.jpg Grape Soda Photography: Blog http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog 80 120 Name your own Price! http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2016/4/name-your-own-price I have had such an amazing week celebrating my business birthday with my fans, clients, family and friends. When I first decided to become a photographer and open a business I had no idea what I was doing at all. So much confusion, tears, joy and love! So many great photographers helped me, mentored me and inspired me. Most of all I was inspired by clients, and their stories.

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So I have decided to finish out this birthday week with a bang! Name your own price lifestyle sessions!!!

That’s right!! Email me what you are looking for in a shoot and what you want to pay. It’s that simple. No reasonable offer will be refused. (As a small business owner I realize that I will most certainly lose money on shoots less than $150. All offer should be $150 or above) If I can’t photograph you for what you offer, I will come back with a package that will hopefully work for both of us.  

As a reference, my standard shoots are priced at $350 and include a 1 hour shoot and 10 digital images of your choice fully edited. 

There are a few guidelines to take into consideration:

1. I am starting by offering 10 slots from May 8, 2016 until June 26, 2016.

2. Sessions are shot on Sundays and Fridays bookings start at 4:30pm

3. If you live outside of the twin cities area (I travel within 100 miles) travel expenses will be extra.

4. These sessions can not be gifted, and are non-transferable.

5. What is a reasonable offer? Well, in my mind it is one in which you are happy to pay it and I am happy to receive it. Please keep in mind I need to cover my expenses at the minimum and since I do pay my bills this way making a little money would be awesome too.

6. I offer products such as albums and prints as well as digital only packages. I accept MasterCard/Visa and Cash.

7. I promise you an awesome experience no matter what you pay.

My email is eva@grapesodaphotography.com – want a shoot? Now’s the time!!

R.MJANGER

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eva@grapesodaphotography.com (Grape Soda Photography) Family Photography + Rochester, MN Grape Soda Photography Inver Grove Heights + Photographer Pet Photography + Rochester, MN Photography + Rochester, MN Rochester Rochester, MN + Family Photography Twin Cities Family Photographer Twin Cities Photographer Twin Cities maternity photographer http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2016/4/name-your-own-price Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:03:28 GMT
2015, A year of amazing adventures! http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2016/1/2015-a-year-of-amazing-adventures I am running a little late with this post, and of course with my blog!

One of my resolutions this year is to blog every week, so stay tuned for beautiful images and stories! 

I would like to say that 2015 was an amazing year for myself, my family and Grape Soda Photography.

I spent most of this morning gathering my favorite images from each session this year, thinking they would all go into one collage...totally laughing at myself right now because that was never going to happen. I photographed so many beautiful faces, families and special events in 2015. I can't thank each and every client enough for choosing me as their photographer, it truly means the world to me.

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Head shots, families, bumps, babies, kids, weddings, furry friends! I saw and captured it all this year!

This year will look very different for Grape Soda Photography, I am moving to specialize in Maternity with Fresh 48 sessions, and very limited wedding bookings. I hope you all can follow my 2016 adventures, and stay tuned for some stories about my favorite 2015 sessions this month!

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eva@grapesodaphotography.com (Grape Soda Photography) Family Photography Fresh 48 Inver Grove Heights, MN Photographer Maternity Photography Photography + Rochester, MN Pregnancy Photography Rochester, MN + Family Photography Twin Cities Family Photographer Twin Cities Photographer Twin Cities Wedding Photography Wedding Photography http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2016/1/2015-a-year-of-amazing-adventures Sat, 02 Jan 2016 18:22:47 GMT
Geek Girl Accessories-You can't "Geek" without them! http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/3/geek-girl-accessories-you-cant-geek-without-them Last week I blogged about my must have geek products and it was awesome to share them with everyone. I got so many questions about my jewelry that I decided to connect with Jill, the creator of Geek Girl Accessories and interview her about why she does what she does....and also give you guys a little surprise....so make sure you read all the way to the end ;)

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How and why did you start Geek Girl Accessories?

Jill: I have been making portrait and memorial jewelry for about 3 1/2 years and one day in the summer of 2013, my 10 year old daughter wanted a Superman pendant. We looked everywhere for something she liked and even with Man of Steele being in theaters, nothing was her style. We love going to antique stores as a family and my husband is a comic geek, and I saw a Superman comic from the 60's with beautiful graphics. I asked him if it was worth anything and he said no, then Maddie's eyes lit up when she saw one particular scene. It hit me, why not upcycle comics into timeless pieces of wearable art! It's grown from there, and I use comics, books, magazines, gaming cards and I even have some beautiful original Doctor Who fan art.

What are your favorite geekery things?

Jill: I LOVE Doctor Who (Matt Smith is my favorite "NuWho" and Tom Baker is my favorite classic Who) and Sherlock, Wolverine and the X-Men story lines and Lord of the Rings. Creating anything with those themes makes me smile and I have a hard time not keeping the one-of-a-kind pieces I make.

What is your favorite piece you ever made?

Jill: One of the girls that won an art contest that I held last year is a 16 year old that has grown up in foster care on the west coast. Doctor Who was a character she connected with and the show helped her through some tough times. She won credit to my shop and bought some various Doctor Who pieces, but I made a piece of jewelry in a different pendant blank with her TARDIS art and added it in to her package. She loved it and was able to wear her own amazing art!

What is something you are day dreaming about creating?

Jill: I would love to create a more fun geeky/sci-fi quote stamped pieces to add with my upcycled comic pieces, for that beautiful layered look. I happened upon some vintage British pennies at an antique shop in the next town over and have had a great time with them. I think they look amazing and are definitely not your average stamped metal piece.

My Harry Potter Necklace was created with one of the British pennies Jill speaks of above, and it is stunning!

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So now lets get to fun stuff!

Jill has created a one of kind of necklace honoring the amazing Leonard Nimoy!

I am totally jealous of the piece by the way ladies and gents ;)

With his passing last week the trekkie world is heart broken! I am so thrilled Jill created this piece, it is stunning and I can't wait to see who wins it!

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Did I just say WIN???

Yes, I did! Visit the Grape Soda Photography Facebook page to get signed up!

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eva@grapesodaphotography.com (Grape Soda Photography) Family Photography + Rochester, MN Geek girl Geekery Grape Soda Photography I can't geek without Lifestyle photography + rochester, MN Photography + Rochester, MN Portraits + Rochester, MN Rochester, MN Rochester, MN + Family Photography games" geek geek girl accessories giveaway harry potter', hobbit hunger jewelry lotr star trek win http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/3/geek-girl-accessories-you-cant-geek-without-them Sun, 08 Mar 2015 21:30:31 GMT
I can't "Geek" without http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/2/i-cant-geek-without If you have visited the Grape Soda Website, I bet you notice that it really doesn't look like other websites. There is a captain's log, something about galactic credits....and live long and prosper??? Yes, I am a trekkie, and I love all things geeky. I honestly don't even think of it as geekery, but the things that I uberly love. I have watched almost every type of star trek series, and I own every star trek movie ever made, and yeah I own a costume....I will save that for another day though. My trekkieness translates right into my geekiness. I love Harry Potter, The Hobbit, LOTR, I am also a gamer girl, and I wear my geekery loud and proud. 

Now I need a few things to make it as a geeky photographer, mom and wife.

So I give you....things I can't geek without out.

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My desk is getting a lot of blog time this week, but it holds all my worldly treasures! 

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I love movies, almost as much as I love books! I didn't feature any of my books because honestly the shape they are in is just not okay! I love how movies bring to life the stories we have been dreaming about in our head. My Star Trek Original Motion Picture collection is my pride and joy, nothing will ever be as good as the originals. Sorry Chris Pine, you ain't got nothing on Shatner! Of course, I own every Harry Potter movie and Book, what kind of fan girl would I be without them!

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Ahh....the Hobbit! This past January I was totally green with envy over a photographer friends trip to New Zealand, where she saw all the juicy hobbit and LOTR locations, and even went to the shire! The shire is totally on my bucket list, and I will get there one day! I love the Hobbit and LOTR stories, what they symbolize and how they bring out the best in geeky friendships! This journal was a Christmas gift from my amazing second shooter Hillary, I use it to write down all my crazy dreams and ideas. I am lucky to have girlfriends that love these stories as much as me. Also, yes, gamer girl, that is a Lego Hobbit, and it totally rocks!

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What gamer girl isn't complete without the flag ship of Headsets! The Astro A50's are amazing, comfy and I just adore them. These were an amazing Valentines gift from Mr. Grape Soda, and I can hear you sneezing across the map right now!

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And I saved the best for last. Remember when I said I wear my geek loud and proud, well I do. I have an amazing friend, Jill Phillips who creates these stunning pieces for me. Everything is custom, and she works with you to really make your dream, reality! I have like 3 more written down in my journal that I can't wait to see her create! Jill is the owner, and amazing artist behind Geek Girl Accessories! You can also find her on Facebook! I Keep an eye out for a special feature on Geek Girl Accessories!

And of course....a better close up of my favorite pieces!

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The Lonely Mountain.....Erebor, home of the King under the Mountain.

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And of course, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 2. My favorite little thing! 

So I think I have just laid out all my geekiness on the table? Do you geek? Looking for a geeky photoshoot? 

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Becoming CEO Mommy http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/2/becoming-ceo-mommy Over two years ago I made the decision to get back into the workplace after being at home for seven years with my children. It was a culture shock, but at the beginning it was fun to learn something new, and work for a company I truly believed in. After two years of retail and two years of making amazing friends, I decided it was time to be my own person again. Having a family, being older, and working retail just wasn't for me. The things I wanted out of it were just not happening, and I found it more rewarding being a photographer. So I quit!

The hardest thing you will ever do in life is walk away from a steady income, and a workplace full of people you truly love and respect. After about a week of crying, lots of wine and chocolate; I came out of my cloud of sadness. I saw all the opportunities that had been placed in front of me and decided to go for it. I am my own boss now when it comes to Grape Soda! I make my schedule, pay the bills and work with who I want to! I also applied for a social media job, nailed my interview, and now I am a social media project manager in charge of a team of amazingly creative individuals who totally rock my world every day. Coming from the flip side of working with disorganized and immature management has taught me how I want to treat my employees, and that I want to be respected by them as well. 

Being at home also meant being back in charge of my household again! For seven years I ran a tight ship, and knew what every one was doing, what they loved, what they hated, and just everything! My husband did not run it the same way... So having mommy back home has not only been a transition for myself but for my children as well. I feel very blessed though to spend so much time with them again, and just be happy. 

 

So I wanted to give you guys a little peak at my workspace, and the things that make this CEO mom tick!

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I don't have a huge workspace, but I don't need one either! My mac is my life line to the social media world, and I baby her way too much. With a small work space I fully believe in less is better. My favorite part of being a CEO mommy... It is totally awesome to shop for the supplies I needed and wanted, and not have to justify them to anyone else!

 

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Something brand new for Grape Soda Photography this year. Every client will get an awesome welcome kit! What is inside? You will just have to wait and see ;) My business cards come from Moo, and the folders are from Paper Presentation. Peeking out from underneath my welcome kit is my awesome planner-yes very organized and OCD. I have three different calendars to run my life!

 

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Ahhh, once again Moo business cards! I can not live without these. I recently attended a networking event and people were just amazed by these! They leave a great first impression and are amazing conversation starters.

 

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Just because I work from home doesn't mean that I am not going to get dolled up. I love essie nail polish, and these are my favorite colors right now. I like to keep them on my desk because they just make me feel so happy, and always bring a smile to my face (plus sometimes I just take a break to change my nail color :) )

 

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And last but not least, this amazing little find from Joann Fabrics. I am a little old fashioned, I love to use snail mail and call people on the phone. I love to write each client a thank you note for picking me as their photographer, it is truly an honor! These little details really set me apart from other photographers. 

 

So there you are folks a little peek into office life with Grape Soda Photography. I wear so many hats, and some people don't realize that. Mom, taxi cab driver, cook, maid, doctor, nurse, blogger, photographer, moderator, wife, groomer...the list could go on. I love doing what I do though and wouldn't change it for the world!

Interested in a session with Grape Soda Photography? Contact me here!

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Savor that Bump: Why Everyone Should Have A Maternity Session http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/2/Savor-that-bump-why-everyone-should-have-a-maternity-session So you're pregnant....now what? Having a baby is a life changing event, and so many times as soon to be moms we can look over the very smallest of details. I know you're exhausted, your belly is growing, your ankles are swollen and you're trying to wash every single piece of baby laundry before your bundle of joy arrives. I want you to take a moment though, and celebrate your growing belly. Celebrate how your life is about to change forever and celebrate the new life you have created. As a mom to five beautiful babies, I have experienced how different each pregnancy can be, and how your body changes. The one regret I truly have is that I have not one picture of my beautiful growing belly. I always had an excuse! I am tired, my belly isn't perfect, I feel fat...the list goes on. I am telling you right now, stop making excuses! Step in front of my camera, and let's have some fun celebrating how beautiful and perfect you are.

 

These are my top five reasons why you should capture that beautiful bump with Grape Soda Photography!

5. You won't be pregnant forever!

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Yes, you are pregnant now! Your body is changing, you are going to gain weight, typically 25 pounds or more.  You will have increased fluids in your system, stores of fat (yes, I said it…Fat), and as you get into your third trimester, you will start to feel more and more exhausted after just walking a short distance.  Your skin will look like it did in junior high, but you will have amazing hair!  Either way, this is how you look pregnant, and maternity photography isn’t just about how you look…it is also about how you feel about the little miracle of life growing inside you that you have yet to meet. Just remember you won't be pregnant forever.

4. You get to play dress up!

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Each and every client of mine receives a complimentary stye consult. That means I can come and hang out and we can brainstorm over coffee, or we go to the mall and shop! This is the perfect moment to wear a beautiful dress, have your hair and make up done and play dress up like we all did as little girls!

Coming soon for 2015 Maternity Sessions......Professional Hair and Make Up option!

3. A special gift to your beautiful baby!

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I have this one picture of my mom while she was pregnant with me. The only one, and I think she is the most

beautiful woman I have ever seen in it! As women I think sometimes it is easy to forget that our children are

watching us, observing us. Capturing your gorgeous bump is a gift to your future child, something they will

cherish forever, and show their own children!

2. But Eva....it costs so much....

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1. You are going to miss this!

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Every flutter, every kick, hiccup, stretch mark and ache....you will miss! I have given birth to five amazing babies. Most women will ask me how did you do it that many times? With grace and a smile I tell you. I love pregnancy, even though sometimes it doesn't love me. The miracle of life, that we can create life simply amazes me. I miss pregnancy, and my ovaries always ache at the sight of a beautiful new squish. Having maternity portraits done is a lasting memory of the life you created, and you don't want to miss out on this. 

Wow, that was a ton of information right! I want every momma out there though to consider a maternity session. It doesn't have to be with Grape Soda (However, I prefer it was ;) ). If you have any questions or wonder how it all works, please don't hesitate to contact me!

Working with expecting mommies and their families brings pure joy to my life, and I can not wait to tell your maternity story!

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Trish & Lupe-Rochester Winter Maternity Session http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/2/trish-lupe-rochester-winter-maternity-session Trish is one of those friends that only comes along once in a lifetime. When Oliver was born premature she was the one person to come up to the NICU and pull me away just to take a breath, and a moment to myself. I was so over the moon when I found out she was going to be a mommy! We all live in Minnesota so it takes a hint of bravery to venture out in the snow to do anything, but Trish and Lupe were all smiles the day of their session, and I remind her now when it is -30 out, it wasn't that cold that day now was it.

It was a beautiful day to be out at the Plummer House here in Rochester, MN. This location is the ideal spot for maternity sessions with its beautiful gardens and little details, that most don't even see at first.

Trish and Lupe were amazing to work with and I can't keep these pictures to myself anymore!

 

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Such and amazing beautiful couple, these two are going to be amazing parents. I can not wait to capture the birth of their sweet baby boy in March!

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Kisses and Hot Chocolate http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/2/kisses-and-hot-chocolate What is the perfect way to keep warm on a cold Minnesota day? How about a warm quilt, hot chocolate and your sweet heart. Kiera and Caulina are my favorite couple, and it was an honor to do one last shoot with them before they take off on a brand new adventure. They said "I do" this summer, closed on their very first home and are moving across the state from me. Yes, I cried like a baby! I love my clients; they become family and I love watching as they go on adventures in life. This was a beautiful day to be out at the Olmsted County Historical Society. Both these beautiful ladies were ready to have fun, and I loved every minute capturing their beautiful story with my lens.

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I have fallen in love with shooting in the winter, and of course these two ladies made it so easy!

 I wish these two beautiful souls both nothing but the best in life!

Check out the rest of their gallery here!

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The Snow Princess http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/1/the-snow-princess So many times I hear it is too cold to go out in the winter for portraits. Well, with a little imagination and just a hint of courage a snow princess made my winter dreams come true. It was a beautiful Minnesota day, and a perfect afternoon to visit Minnehaha falls in Minneapolis, MN.

I met this beautiful snow princess at the falls and she was ready for an adventure.

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In the end this snow princess just wanted to cuddle up and get kisses from her beautiful mommy!

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I couldn't think of a better way to spend a winter afternoon in Minnesota.

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Let's Fill the "Tote", and I mean that literally! http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/1/lets-fill-the-tote Last week while scrolling through my Facebook page I came across an article from the Huffington Post, that really shook me to my core. In my community the homeless youth population is very large, and they are struggling. Being a female, and homeless can be even worse when your period arrives. Not having the proper supplies or means to take a shower is in no way comfortable or right. I posted on my personal page that I really wanted to raise awareness for this cause.  I am working together with two amazing friends to set up an event and start collecting supplies to donate to local women's shelters, outreach groups and the Salvation Army.

As a local business I really wanted to go above and beyond! So the idea of "Fill the Tote" was created!

For every tote filled I will donate a portrait session to a family in need!

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What can you donate? Great question! These are the items with greatest need:

  • tampons
  • sanitary pads
  • wipes
  • diva cups

If you want to help fill the tote please contact me today!

Want to join the Facebook event, and see other drop off locations? Find it here!

Are you not in the Rochester area, and want to know how you can help? Reach out to your local shelters, figure out what the needs are! Together we can make this an amazing drive!

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Bella http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/1/bella Getting the call for a Project Cleo session is never easy. I know what the end result will be every time no matter how many beautiful images I create for the family. I love meeting with families, hearing the amazing stories of what a life journey their family pet has gone through. I also love love love puppy kisses. Many times families will say you must be a dog person they love you :) I always am greeted with kisses and happiness from my furry companions.

Bella was no different. She was cozy in "her" chair when I arrived. Mom told me that Dad had actually bought the chair for himself but it quickly became Bella's chair. I offered out my hand as a greeting and was immediately met with tons of kisses. Bella has been part of the family for 10 years, and is just so loveable. She gave tons of kisses to mom and dad during the entire session, and even some loving howls :)

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Check out Bella's Tag! She was a therapy dog before retiring not long ago :)

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Bella has been diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, and her mom and dad are devastated. I ask that you keep her family in your thoughts and prayers. I will never forget your sweet kisses Bella and how excited you got when your dad was snacking on pretzels :)

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And of course we can not forgot her special video....

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Why you should celebrate your work http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2015/1/why-you-should-celebrate-your-work Running a photography group is no easy task. You are mom, mediator, teacher and most of all nag to hundreds of photographers. As the creator of a photography group, I have goals above my own personal ones. I wish to see every photographer succeed and conquer their dreams. Sometimes the hardest thing to teach is for someone to love their work, and see how amazing it is. Many times a day, I will hear "Eva, you were right!" Yes, it makes me feel satisfied, but I wish they could have seen it from the beginning. My most encouraging tip is to shoot for yourself, not just once a year, but many times a year. It will make you come alive as an artist and learn to appreciate your art. Celebrate your art work, blog about your year, pick your favorites and share them with the world.

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This is my favorite image of 2014! It is not a client image but a fleeting moment I captured between my son and husband. It brings back memories of summer and warmth during these cold winter days. You never know when you are going to capture something amazing!

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A journey for the soul http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/12/a-journey-for-the-soul After writing my year end recap, I realized that I had to tell this story separately. This year has been full of ups and downs, growing up and change. I saw my photography business take off, people would stop me when I was out and about and ask me about Grape Soda Photography. In the summer of 2014 I would take the road less traveled and do something very special. Project Cleo was born.

When you lose some one very close to you human or animal, it rocks you to your soul. Losing Cleo had changed my life forever, I would never be the same person. Our goodbye would always be tragic and full of hurt. I needed a way to heal that part of my soul. Bringing peace and closer to other families with my gift was perfect!

Five amazing families invited me into there lives and homes this year. They will forever be connected to me and I to them. These beautiful pups are running free at the rainbow bridge. I hope when my time comes, I will meet Cleo and all of them at the bridge as well.

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Hector

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Each one of these amazing animals has touched me in such a deep personal way. Along with their families as well. I think many times people wonder how I do not cry. I do cry, on the way home. My mother can attest to this well as she is usually the one listening on the other end of the phone. I hope that Project Cleo will always have a place in this community, and can also some day touch people all around the world.

I also want to thank all the amazing people I have met over social networks, rescue organizations, and locally! You rock my world with your support, donations and just love :)

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2014 "It's been a blast"!!! http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/12/2014-its-been-a-blast This year has been amazing, I really can't thank each one of my clients enough. You made Grape Soda Photography take off this year! I had a hard time choosing my favorites, so be prepared for some glorious recapping of this year! From belly bumps to fresh babies and families to weddings.

I captured some of the most beautiful stories this year. 

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I can not wait for what 2015 brings! If you want to be a part of Grape Soda Photography in 2015, make sure you book your session now!

Booking now for Spring and Summer 2015!!!

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A Rustic Minnesota Winter Wedding http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/12/a-rustic-minnesota-winter-wedding When Christina contacted me about photographing her winter wedding, I just couldn't resist! I said yes before I thought about what our Minnesota Winters have been like. I said a few prayers, and crossed my fingers and waited for the day to arrive. Without fail November had turned out to be one of the coldest months on record, even now as I write this it is forty degrees outside. I prepped all my gear for below zero temperatures. However, November 29th turned out to be a glorious day! Sunny, forty degrees and just beautiful out. Yes, in Minnesota forty degrees is beautiful weather ;) Eric and Christina were married in a small ceremony with their closest friends and family in attendance. As they said their vows, it was hard not to tear up. Christina opened her heart to Eric and told him how much he really meant to her as did Eric to her. Their little ceremony was beautiful, and they were so ready to step in front of the camera after that first kiss!

 

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Tuesday http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/11/tuesday Project Cleo sessions are never easy, but even more so when the pup is someone close to you. Tuesday is so very special. Her momma is a dear friend, co-worker, second shooter for Grape Soda Photography...and just an amazing person. I don't want to give all of Tuesday's story, but what she is going through is very hard, and even harder on her momma. I was more than happy to come and spend some time with them this Sunday afternoon. Tuesday was so happy to see me, but had a very hard time moving. I sat down on the floor at her level and let her give me kisses. This made her very happy :)

I hope her mom and dad can treasure these images for a life time to come.

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See the rest of Tuesday's beautiful portraits here!

Now for something very special...

 

 

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Small Business Saturday http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/11/small-business-saturday I think I am finally coming out of turkey coma, how about the rest of you? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and all my Facebook friends can attest to my grinchy attitude towards early Christmas decorations. I love what Thanksgiving is really all about; family. In the Grape Soda home, we celebrate the holiday in our pajamas. I get up and start the dinner early in the am, and watch the parade with my kiddos between prepping side dishes! This time of year is also about so many other things. To many people it is about stuffing themselves with second and third dinners of turkey, scoring that awesome Black Friday deal and of course, there is football ;).

However, to a small business owner like myself it is also about Small Business Saturday. I myself admit freely to being a black Friday shopper. It is a actually date night for me and my husband most years...we have a blast, and it is insane team work. We each always set aside money to spend with a small business each year. This year I will be investing in beautiful WAHM cloth diapers and wipes. My husband is nerding out and getting some Doctor Who gear! By supporting a small business we are helping another family pay the bills, creating more small businesses in our own community and it just feels good to support a small business!

This year I hope you all can enjoy what Grape Soda is offering for small Business Saturday! The Buy 1 Get 1 Free "Story" albums, are a hard cover 20 page 6x6 album. A custom creation for you of your session with Grape Soda Photography! (2 revisions are allowed on each album). The next deal will be hard to resist. Buy 1 get 2 free 16x20 Gallery Prints! The deals are good through Sunday November 30th, 2014!

 

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Shop Black Friday with Grape Soda Photography http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/11/black-friday-deals So I wouldn't classify myself as one of "those" Black Friday shoppers...but I love a good deal ;). I have been planning this special for over a month now. This past year I had such an amazing time working with my expecting mommies, that I wanted to knock black Friday specials out of the park with this deal!

My Maternity & Fresh 48 is by far the most popular collection I sell. It includes a 1 hour session at a location of your choice for maternity and a fresh 48 session at the hospital or home (1-2 hours for newborns). Each session comes with 15-20 high resolution digital files. The entire package also includes a $100 print credit. This package lets you capture the beauty of your growing belly and the joy of your brand new baby.

So now what? You are a brand new parent to a beautiful bundle of joy who just won't stop growing. That is where Grape Soda Photography comes in.

When you book your Maternity & Fresh 48 session this Black Friday, you will receive a FREE "Grow with Me" Collection!!! The "Grow with me" Collection includes a 6 month and 12 month session with cake smash! A digital package and brag book is also included. This is the perfect way to capture baby's first year!

 

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Your total cost for a Maternity & Fresh 48 session is $550, in order to reserve your session 50% of that is due at the time of booking.

The total value of the "Grow with Me" Collection is $1000!!!

So spend $550, receive a $1000 collection from Grape Soda Photography!

I can't wait to capture all the beautiful bellies and babies in 2015!

Not to exclude it, but if there is one more special deal......$100 off all lifestyle sessions! You really can't go wrong, book your session right now for next year!

These deals will go live at 7 am on November 28th, 2014 and will expire at midnight the same day.

I am booking sessions for the Twin Cities metro area and Rochester for 2015.

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The Library http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/11/the-library My goal this winter and going forward is to connect with you, my audience on a more personal level.

Thinking about it, I have so many stories to tell you.

My life as a mom, wife, photographer, artist and writer is just waiting to be shared.

One of my favorite places as an artist is the library. I have so many great memories of visiting the Duluth Public Library with my mom growing up. I knew when I became a mom that I couldn't wait to share this feeling with my own children. It is a right of passage in our family when you get your first library card. This past week Miss A ventured to the Rochester Public Library with me and signed up to get her own card, she even signed her own name!  She was so excited to go up and down each aisle, play with all the toys and say hi to the librarians.

When all was said and done we had some amazing stories to read and new item called a kid kit....stay tuned for more about that.

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The Snow Queen http://www.grapesodaphotography.com/blog/2014/11/the-snow-queen Bringing a child's dream to life makes my soul fly. Especially when it is one of my own little Grape Soda kids.

How many times have you watched Frozen this year? Do you know every word to every song?

Every word in the movie....are you ready for it to be over? Well, I am not.

I love how much joy the movie brings to my beautiful Miss A.

She loves Frozen, and wears her Frozen costume mostly everyday.

She practically has every Frozen toy, book or item we sell at Costco.

 I wanted to wait for fresh snow and a day that it was actually snowing to bring her dreams to life!

I then asked Miss A........do you wanna build a snow man :)

 

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She had so much fun, but it did get cold very quickly.

I find it funny, since we did the shoot, it has been below zero in Minnesota.

I think Miss A needs to warm the frozen tundra of Minnesota!

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