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Ham Lake Photographer | Twin Cake Smash

one year twinportraits in Ham Lake photography studio   one year portraits in Ham Lake photography studio   cakes for twins smash cake in ham lake photography studio  twin girl one year smash cake photo session   one year smash cake studio photography session in ham lake My Favorite twins came to visit our Ham Lake photography studio this February for their one year portraits and smash cake session. If you remember, they were the 6 month old beach babes from last summer! Sporting designer diapers that matched their cakes, they couldn't wait to dig in. Save some for me, girls!   Book your baby's cake smash photo session ›

Ham Lake Children’s Photographer | Lexi & Alex

Christmas Mini Photo Session - Children's Photographer in Ham Lake

Lexi and her brother Michael came to visit my outdoor photography studio in Ham Lake a couple of weeks ago. The weather was beautiful for November but we had to add our own dusting of snow for Christmas portraits! (Shhhhhh... No one will never know when they see your holiday cards!

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Soon to be four year old Lexi was so sweet! She couldn't wait to have her photo taken.

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Michael is a spunky two year old and was a lot of fun! He loved playing with his fire truck and my studio's model train.

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Big hug from sis! I love to see brothers and sisters together. It's so sweet and makes my heart melt. Hope to see you two next Christmas for your 2017 photo session!

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Officially Official – Jacqueline Blake Photography in Print!

Jacqueline Blake Photography Business Cards OMG - I am so excited! Today I opened my mailbox and there was little brown package from Vistaprint. There was something about ordering my first box of Jacqueline Blake Photography business cards that made me feel really, truly official. Like I have arrived and I'm ready to play with the big girls. It's even my design! I was so jazzed to flex some of my graphic design muscles - diving into Adobe PhotoShop sometimes feel meeting an old friend. This business adventure is truly giving a chance do what I love and I'm grateful for all the support I have had from my family, my friends and everyone who has let me in to capture some of their family's precious moments. Today is definitively a great day!
Portrait Photography, Children, Infants, Baby, Freelance, Minneapolis, Ham Lake, MN, Jackie Blake

Open for Business – Jacqueline Blake Photography

So here it is... The beginning of Jacqueline Blake Photography. Right now it's a "low-fi start-up" which means one camera, one backdrop, two lights, a tri-pod and a great deal of heart and high hopes. I have a small studio in my unfinished basement that with any luck, will grow into a polished and professional portrait business. How did it all start? Before switching my college focus to web design, I was majoring in photography. I was accepted to the Art Institute of Chicago but a few weeks before leaving for school I met a guy who I fell head over heels for. I only lasted a month in Chicago... I had to come home to him. I didn't have a back-up plan for a photography degree in MN so I quickly decided to go to school for graphic and web design. That guy I fell for asked me to marry him a of couple years later and now we are a happy family of four living in Ham Lake. I've had a successful career as a web designer/developer and digital marketer but have always had the art of photography tugging at my heart. So now it's time to follow my heart back to the beginning... And start a new adventure! Wish me luck!