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Award-winning photography and writing.

-- Specializing in weddings, events, senior portraits, family portraits, newspaper and magazine editorial photography, business and real estate photography.

-- More than 30 years experience as an award-winning staff writer and photographer on a variety of daily and weekly editorial publications in Iowa, Oregon and Minnesota.

-- Sixteen state, regional and national journalism awards for writing, photography and page design/layout.


Kelly and Gregg's engagement

Sept, 11 wedding set.

Updated: Sep 11, 2010 9:20pm PST

Sherri and Andy's wedding

A perfect St. Paul wedding with a terrific bride and groom.

Updated: May 24, 2010 4:35am PST

Miss Minnesota

Always an exciting and emotional event.

Updated: Jun 21, 2010 1:35am PST

Elizabeth and Aaron's wedding

Gorgeous couple in gorgeous settings.

Updated: Apr 17, 2010 3:30am PST

Sharon's Commencement

Updated: Jun 29, 2014 12:50am PST


Results beyond your expectations.

Updated: Sep 23, 2009 3:34am PST


Updated: May 22, 2012 2:21am PST

Sarah and Jake's wedding

A beautiful wedding at home.

Updated: Oct 18, 2009 4:21am PST

People and Portraits

Award-winning photography and writing. Candid people shots are a speci ...

Updated: May 21, 2010 3:24am PST

Kelly and Gregory's wedding

Great couple in an amazing location.

Updated: Sep 12, 2010 1:36pm PST

Real estate

Interior and exterior photos to help sell your home fast.

Updated: May 30, 2008 7:51pm PST

Senior portraits

Specials through the end of October.

Updated: Sep 17, 2010 1:41am PST

Color Run

Most colorful road race ever!

Updated: Jul 25, 2012 2:21am PST

Hamm Clinic Gala

60th Anniversary Celebration

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 4:28am PST

Achieve Services Inc. Gala

Updated: May 07, 2012 1:14pm PST

Fall Sports

Volleyball, football and more

Updated: Sep 28, 2011 6:33am PST

Eastview dance team at state

Minnesota state champions

Updated: Apr 11, 2011 10:51am PST

Spare Key Gala

Spare Key's 2012 Annual Gala Event

Updated: Mar 04, 2012 1:16pm PST

Ecuadorian Ambassador

They said this guy never smiles. But what do you think?

Updated: Oct 06, 2010 6:11pm PST


A few of my favorites.

Updated: May 21, 2010 3:25am PST

Henry Sibley and Simley Danceline

Updated: Jan 16, 2011 2:30am PST

Winter sports

Individual and team sports photos.

Updated: Feb 26, 2011 4:35am PST

Ski racing

Minnesota's best at Buck Hill.

Updated: Feb 08, 2012 4:36pm PST

Homes/Real Estate

Shots for Twin Cities Siding Professionals.

Updated: Jun 30, 2013 2:59am PST

Air Expo

Vintage aircraft and aviators at Eden Prairie.

Updated: Jul 19, 2010 5:41am PST

Julia's graduation

Graduations are great to shoot.

Updated: Jun 19, 2010 10:22am PST

Anna's art show

Anna Carlson's May exhibition

Updated: May 05, 2013 1:32pm PST

Fall volleyball

High school volleyball, including the state championship game

Updated: Nov 28, 2011 1:08am PST

Miss Minnesota

Updated: Jun 18, 2012 1:29pm PST


Updated: Dec 29, 2010 11:09pm PST

Hamm Clinic annual report

We work hard to make you and your company look great.

Updated: Sep 23, 2009 10:39pm PST


I'm missing this place already.

Updated: Apr 24, 2012 7:11pm PST

Apple Valley dance team

Minnesota state meet 2011

Updated: Mar 01, 2011 3:06am PST

Molly's sixth birthday party

Kids parties are always fun.

Updated: Jan 18, 2009 4:25am PST

Zach's graduation

Photographing graduations is one of my favorite shoots.

Updated: Mar 11, 2009 3:59am PST

Animals and pets

No pet too big, too small, or too fierce. Adn yes, we shoot lions and ...

Updated: May 14, 2012 12:18am PST


Somerset Elementary's butterfly garden.

Updated: Sep 04, 2010 12:09am PST

MHAA soccer

What could be more fun than watching kid's soccer

Updated: Oct 09, 2011 7:36pm PST

Somerset All-School Photo

Updated: Oct 07, 2011 10:24am PST

Black and White images

Elegant images.

Updated: May 23, 2010 8:43pm PST

Easter Egg hunt

Too bad Easter comes just once a year.

Updated: Apr 03, 2010 9:35pm PST

Commercial work

Creative photography for all of your business needs.

Updated: Jun 02, 2008 8:05pm PST

Preschool graduation

It was close, but she made it!

Updated: May 30, 2008 1:16pm PST

Book character parade

School events are one of my favotires to shoot.

Updated: Mar 21, 2009 1:16am PST

A backyard bash

A killer backyard made this party memorable.

Updated: Jul 06, 2010 11:41pm PST

Up North

One of our favorite vacations spots -- the north shore of Lake Superio ...

Updated: Sep 04, 2010 12:28am PST

St. John Neumann parish council

Updated: Feb 26, 2011 4:16am PST

Julie Lyford

Portraits are a speciality.

Updated: Sep 23, 2010 1:12pm PST

Somerset Elementary

Updated: Oct 01, 2010 7:31pm PST

Mendota Heights Youth Baseball/Softball

Updated: Jul 06, 2011 7:38pm PST

Richard Hall - RVNG Clothing - fashion show

Spring swimwear and coverups

Updated: Mar 25, 2012 1:16am PST

Somerset All-School Photo

Updated: Oct 03, 2012 6:21pm PST

Lutsen 2012

Northern Minnesota vacation

Updated: Oct 12, 2012 4:28am PST

john molene photography

Award-winning photography. 612-232-0979

Updated: May 24, 2008 6:45pm PST

Molly's skating party

10th Birthday party.

Updated: Jan 19, 2013 3:40am PST

Mother's Day

Updated: May 06, 2013 4:48pm PST

Somerset memory book

Updated: May 22, 2013 1:35am PST

Steel beams

Updated: Jul 13, 2015 5:24am PST

East Ridge sports

Updated: Jan 28, 2015 2:53am PST


Updated: Jul 13, 2015 5:32am PST