Joe is one half of Joe and Jen Photography. On top of his awesome personality and natural talent for interacting with kids and adults of any age, he has experience photographing over 1,200 families. With his natural ability to put people at ease in front of his camera, he captures honest, creative, and captivating family photos.

Why he loves family photography: beautiful photos are a way to transport you to a different time. They are a memoir of your family together, as you are at a specific point in your lives. He is passionate about documenting this time, and creates a fun and memorable experience in the process. We are so honored that you’ve considered him to do so.

Here is more detail about what an investment in photos by Joe includes, from the first meeting to the final product!

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Home, on-location, or studio session

Phone meet-and-greet with Joe

Online gallery of images

Digital image download

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Three sessions: options Maternity, Newborn, 6 Month, and 1 Year

Phone meet-and-greet with Joe

Online gallery of images

Digital image download

*$100 off each session

Your Session

Where should we shoot you ask? “Day in the life” style sessions are Joe’s focus and specialty. This type of session documents you together in a real-life setting such as your home, a park, or anywhere you love to spend time. This shows your family in their natural environment, and creates a special and honest record of now. Are Sunday morning pancakes your tradition? Let’s shoot that! Love taking neighborhood walks together? That’s a photo opp! We also have a beautiful studio space in Northeast, Minneapolis that is perfect for accommodating families.

Each Collection comes with an initial phone "meet-and-greet" with Joe to get to know your family better, answer any questions, give some recommendations, and brainstorm the perfect location and concept for your clan.


We believe that family photos are meant to live in print, so they may stand the tests of time and technology to become keepsakes for your home. Therefore we offer a full suite of Fine Art items to turn your memories into heirlooms you can admire each day. Joe will consult with you to recommend items that fit your needs, home, and aesthetic best. Download a copy of our Printing Guide below for full pricing information!


If you like what you see here and in our portfolio, then let’s get your session on the books! A digital contract and the session fee reserve your date. For "Baby's First Year" payments may be made in two installments - $750 upon booking, $750 at the time of the second session. 

We are so honored to be considered to document this special time in your lives, and we can’t wait to tell your family’s story!