Kirsten Barbara Photography | Engagement Sessions

I'm Kirsten! Mom, wife and photographer born and raised in the midwest. I'm all about travel, tacos & hanging out with my dogs. 


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Not long ago my mom asked me what my clients are like. I told her that they are exactly the kind of people I could be best friends with. I’m feeling extra lucky to have couples this year that are so adventurous and friendly. On that note, meet Amanda and Matt… “Can I have you forever?” These words […]

  It wasn’t the wind off the lake that was making their cheeks hurt, these two and their undeniable chemistry couldn’t stop smiling during their chilly Canal Park engagement session. Beau and Melody are marrying in Dallas this year but wanted to shoot their engagement photos in Duluth to tell part of their love story and […]

Cody and Paige stole my heart from the moment I met them. They love the outdoors, wine and dogs, which basically made us best friends. Last week we met at Hansen’s Tree Farm in Ramsey Minnesota to shoot their engagement session and hangout with their dog, Daisy. Their Story: City girl meets country boy Paige […]

Champagne, Canoes and fall colors… Their first date was on New Years Eve, dancing and sipping champagne. Every year since, they celebrate their anniversary on New Years Eve complete with a champagne toast so it only made since that we included a champagne toast during their engagement photos, right?! This past summer Tyler proposed to […]

    These high school sweethearts have the sweetest love that endures any distance. When Aubrey asked me if Brody could change into his uniform doing our session I was thrilled. I love to add in any details that help to tell a couples story. This detail was huge and needed to be captured. I […]

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