Minnesota Wedding Photographer | Kirsten Barbara

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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Back in September, I photographed Jenna and Josh’s fall wedding in Michigan. They met at Michigan State University and are both HUGE fans. Many of their guests are fans as well, and came to par-tay!!! I could immediately tell it was going to be a great day! Our day started by capturing pictures of Jenna […]

I am so excited to share this intimate Duluth Wedding! Brittany and Jesse just celebrated their first wedding anniversary! Their wedding day was extra special as they got married at their home church in Duluth. Jesse’s father is actually the pastor there. Having his father as the officiant was a very meaningful part of their […]

Jamie and Kyle got married back in October at Clearwater Event Center. These two met through mutual friends four years ago, but they have officially been together now for three years. They have two dogs, a Basenji and a Weiner dog mix. If you didn’t know, I am a huge fan of dogs and I […]

What’s in my bag? Well, to start out, I’m a Canon girl through and through! When I started buying photo gear I would read blogs and reviews to make sure my purchase was a smart one, cameras and lenses can get CRAZY expensive! So please don’t think that’s what you need to start taking awesome […]

To first look or not to first look? If you’re planning a wedding, chances are that you’ve heard the term “first look”. If you haven’t heard of it or you’re having trouble deciding, this is for you. For those of you wondering what a first look is, it’s when the bride and groom see each […]

Allison and Travis waited a long time for this day and it was perfect. These two met back in high school and have come so far together. Before I continue, let’s go back to their high school years and those moments when they first started dating. When I arrived at the hotel room that morning, […]

Three years ago I met Kasey at a wedding where she was a bridesmaid for one of her best friends. (Hi Sophia!) I was thrilled when she reached out to me about her wedding and I knew it was bound to be a TON of fun! Kasey and Gabe share similar personalities, which are never-too-serious […]