Minneapolis Wedding Photographer–Lindsay + Paul

Posted on Aug 16, 2011 in Couples |

95 Comments

I met Lindsay and Paul for the first time at their engagement.  Within five minutes, it was apparent that Paul and I might have quite a bit in common (we both love cycling).  I also couldn’t help but notice the way he treats Lindsay is the same way I treat my wife…like a 4 year little boy.  Paul loves to tease and joke with Lindsay and I loved capturing this.  Paul genuinely cares for Lindsay, but at the same LOVES to make her laugh.  When I spoke with Lindsay a few weeks ago about the session, she said the most important thing about these photos is that they are FUN!

When I approach an engagement session, I pay careful attention to how to best photograph the couple and really bring out their personalities.  It’s important for me to show the relationship between the two in photos.  I feel like found what I wanted in these photos with Lindsay and Paul….Fun, Laughter, and LOVE!

These photos were taken in Rochester at Paul’s parent’s home…this place was like a photographer’s playground…I could have photographed there all day long and then some : )

I usually have a favorite photo at each of my sessions, I have MANY favorites for this session…

 

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95 Comments

  1. Melissa Oholendt
    August 16, 2011

    They are such a cute couple! Awesome work John!!

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  2. Anda
    August 16, 2011

    I don’t even know where to start because this is blowing my mind, John! Beautiful couple, AMAZING location, beautiful use of light/color/all that good photography stuff. I love it!

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  3. kirsten
    August 16, 2011

    love!

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  4. Rebekah @ It Only Gets Better
    August 16, 2011

    I’m of the opinion (from experience) that there is no more successful marriages than the ones where the husband can simultaneously make his bride laugh and feel irresistible! I hope they’ll hire you to take their pictures at their 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries!

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  5. Eric Lundgren
    August 16, 2011

    Great job, John! You captured some amazing moments here.

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  6. Michelle
    August 16, 2011

    SO BEAUTIFUL!!!

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  7. Me
    August 16, 2011

    Too cute!

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  8. Beth
    August 16, 2011

    Amazing, beautiful photos of a really cool couple. Great combination of silly/playful and sexy. They’re perfect.

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  9. Lindsay
    August 16, 2011

    John, these pictures are fabulous! Thank-you so much for making the pictures such an enjoyable experience. Can’t wait to work with you again in the near…or kinda near future 🙂

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  10. Rochelle Luer
    August 16, 2011

    these are BEAUTIFUL!!! congrats! 🙂

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  11. Pablo
    August 16, 2011

    OH MY WORD. JOHN SHARPE. You made my day 🙂 A picture can paint a thousand words, and your pictures paint a thousand wonderfully warm words. Thank you so much. These are incredible. For all of your hard work and effort (and putting up with me…) I think I owe you one ride on the tire swing. LOL. You know you want to.

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  12. david ansari
    August 16, 2011

    cute! congrats 🙂

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  13. Ajay
    August 16, 2011

    Paul said he’d buy me Chipotle if I commented here. Great pics!

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  14. Vikram
    August 16, 2011

    These are almost as good as my obgyn rotation.

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  15. Rachel
    August 16, 2011

    Beautiful! Great job catching all the laughs. I especially love the red dress on the driveway series. Cute pics, cute couple!

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  16. VIP
    August 16, 2011

    I can not get over how adorable these are!!! Great job in capturing such a gorgeous couple! My favorite are the piggy back ride pics hands down 🙂

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  17. Julia
    August 16, 2011

    These look amazing!!!

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  18. Ukraine Train
    August 16, 2011

    What a beautiful couple! The way the rays of light interact with your eyes is more than magical. I guess some people simply posses this supernatural allure. Paul, you are nothing short1 of an alchemist, and together with your lady, you make gold

    Oh ya, the photographer did a pretty nice job too.

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  19. Judi
    August 16, 2011

    Gorgeous!!!

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  20. Rochelle
    August 16, 2011

    Absolutely beautiful!!

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  21. Liz Caple
    August 16, 2011

    The photography is amazing..and the subjects are both equally amazing!!! LOVE IT!!! Congratulations!!

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  22. Naf
    August 16, 2011

    LOVE the photos and the subjects:) Gorgeous!

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  23. Aga
    August 16, 2011

    Love the pics 🙂 You two look wonderful!

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  24. Amanda
    August 16, 2011

    Beautiful pictures!

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  25. MEW
    August 16, 2011

    Beautiful photos of a beautiful couple! Love the fun shots and the filming location.

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  26. Allegra
    August 16, 2011

    Um hello this is my fav session ever of yours! Which is saying a LOT since your sessions are always good. I am in love with this location and the whole feel of this shoot….so carefree and fun. You captured it all so beautifully! The light is killer awesome too. Good job, John.

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  27. Bev Morgenstern
    August 17, 2011

    Pictures are beautiful…..just like Paul and Lindsay !!!

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  28. BJ
    August 17, 2011

    Pictures are amazing – scenery beautiful – Lindsay & Paul my favorite.

    I enjoyed each shot – fun – happy – loving picture.

    I love both of you ….MOM.!!!!!!

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  29. Deb
    August 17, 2011

    Beautiful pics of beautiful people. Really great photography 🙂

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  30. Jayne
    August 17, 2011

    These photos are amazing. Love the light, the location and I can’t wait to see their wedding photos! Good work 🙂

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  31. Lindsay
    August 18, 2011

    LOVE these photos!! Amazing!

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  32. Linda Droz
    August 18, 2011

    Fantastic pictures!

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  33. Sarah
    August 18, 2011

    Love the pics!!

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  34. Mike Tousley
    August 18, 2011

    Awesome pics linds!!

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  35. Denise Tousley
    August 18, 2011

    These are the best pics! Absolutely love them!

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  36. Desirae
    August 18, 2011

    Gorgeous pictures of a gorgeous couple. So fun!

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  37. Katie Walker
    August 18, 2011

    Lindsay and Paul these pictures are so good! Love them!

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  38. Jake Tousley
    August 18, 2011

    These photos are really cool!!! Great job!

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  39. Mark
    August 19, 2011

    Awesome photos!

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  40. mary Ellen
    August 19, 2011

    Love the photos and the photogenic couple and setting!

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  41. mary
    August 19, 2011

    These are phenomenal!

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  42. Mary Elizabeth
    August 19, 2011

    Love these photos! These are spectacular….as is the couple!

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  43. Marj
    August 19, 2011

    These are really, really, really nice and fun!

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  44. matt
    August 19, 2011

    Love these pictures!

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  45. Barbara
    August 19, 2011

    What a cute couple! Love the playful shots. Especially love the ones on the paths.

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  46. TJ
    August 19, 2011

    Beautiful photography!

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  47. daniel
    August 19, 2011

    A bike and piggyback…love the photos!

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  48. Douglas W Caple
    August 19, 2011

    I met Linz at a really early age….she has always been beautiful but now as a young woman she and Paul are a delightful pair of Love birds….thanks for capturing the moments I treasured most in her young life…laughter… Joy and now Love. Great variety of lense….focus!! signed A Grateful DAD!

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  49. Leslee
    August 20, 2011

    Stunning pictures! It would be so hard to pick just one! Love them. Congrats!

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  50. c
    August 20, 2011

    Lindsey and Paul, you two are gorgeous together!

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  51. Katie
    August 20, 2011

    Awwwww Paulsy!!! So cute!

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  52. A
    August 21, 2011

    Stunning! The photos do a great job of capturing their personalities.

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  53. Stephanie Bosshart
    August 21, 2011

    I love the pictures Lindsay…you and Paul look amazing in all of them 🙂

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  54. Neeru
    August 21, 2011

    A beautiful couple so well captured!

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  55. luke tousley
    August 21, 2011

    AMAZING!

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  56. Nick Tousley
    August 21, 2011

    These pictures are amazing!

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  57. Molly Lee
    August 21, 2011

    Great pics Lindsay! My favorite is the 11th picture up (counting set of two next to each other as one). The first one of the black and white photos where you’re getting a piggy back ride. So So cute. They’re all great though 🙂 great photography of a good looking couple! good luck with everything!

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  58. Laura D.
    August 21, 2011

    I love these pictures of the 2 of you! Lindsay you look so happy!! Congrats!! I can’t get over how much fun you guys had and how happy you both look! Congrats again!

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  59. Khin
    August 22, 2011

    You guys are absolutely gorgeous, to the eye and to the heart.

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  60. Erin O'Donnell
    August 22, 2011

    So excited for your both 🙂

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  61. Bonnie
    August 22, 2011

    Awesome! Looks great guys

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  62. Laura
    August 22, 2011

    Who knew medical students were so good looking? Awesome lighting, great job

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  63. Marcy
    August 22, 2011

    So proud

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  64. Layne
    August 22, 2011

    Too cute

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  65. Louise
    August 22, 2011

    Couldn’t have asked for a better location! Sunset picture is beautiful 🙂

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  66. Kashmira
    August 22, 2011

    My favorite pics are the piggy back ones….

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  67. Katie
    August 22, 2011

    Couldn’t help it -had to come back and look again. sooooo good

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  68. Nihal
    August 22, 2011

    I can’t wait to see the wedding pics :))) You guys are hot!

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  69. Piper
    August 22, 2011

    lovely!!

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  70. Jason
    August 22, 2011

    Cool dude

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  71. J
    August 22, 2011

    these are awesome photos! *fist bump*

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  72. Will
    August 22, 2011

    sweet pictures…great angles

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  73. J
    August 22, 2011

    My favorite is the 10th one down from the top.

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  74. Linz2
    August 22, 2011

    SOOOOOOO Beautiful! These are wonderful photos!

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  75. Jon
    August 22, 2011

    Nice photos buddy. Nice bikes too!

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  76. Naffy
    August 23, 2011

    LOVE the pics!!!

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  77. Sam
    August 23, 2011

    Book them ASAP!

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  78. Kei
    August 23, 2011

    Paul looks like an accessory. Nice

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  79. Jennifer
    August 23, 2011

    Beautiful! Truly well done

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  80. Rachel
    August 23, 2011

    Favorite of any I have seen

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  81. Brad
    August 23, 2011

    So many comments!!!

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  82. Richard Sandusky
    August 23, 2011

    very,very,nice!

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  83. Jean
    August 23, 2011

    What Kei said. 😉

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  84. Skye
    August 23, 2011

    Rock it, you guys. Beautiful.

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  85. Lynn
    August 23, 2011

    Very, very adorable, you two.

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  86. pa
    August 23, 2011

    phenomenal photos! Such a great looking couple!

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  87. Jan and Dick
    August 26, 2011

    Darling pictures and a good looking young couple. Loved the sunset shot,but they were ALL wonderful.

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  88. Melissa
    August 28, 2011

    Beautiful pictures

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  89. Laura Ivanova
    August 28, 2011

    This is a beautiful session John! I absolutely love it! Their expressions and interaction is so natural. Gorgeous couple!

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  90. Lyuba
    August 29, 2011

    Gorgeous! I love the pictures with all the grass in the background. And the one with the bikes is just perfect in every way.

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  91. Judy Morgenstern
    August 30, 2011

    What a beautifully portrayed memory of friendship, fun, laughter and love. I am so happy for you both, Linz and Paul!

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  92. Kristen
    August 31, 2011

    You guys make love come alive! Beautiful couple and photos. 😉

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  93. Poly
    September 3, 2011

    Wow, these are AMAZING!!!!!

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  94. RYAN
    September 7, 2011

    Amazing photos, having a supermodel in every shot probably helped. Not you Paul!!! Can’t wait for the big day. Love Ryan, Jen, and Beck.

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  95. Jen Moy
    September 25, 2011

    These are amazing! You both are so adorable and look SO HAPPY together! Congratulations Paul!!! I can’t wait to meet you Lindsay!!

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