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First Birthday in Minneapolis: Gracie

Baby Gracie just celebrated her first birthday in Minnesota with a baby portrait session. The back yard is still anView full post »

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Favorite wedding pictures (that I took)

So this is the first post in a collection I’ve aptly named “Favorite Wedding Pictures (that IView full post »

Senior pictures Minnesota

Class of 2013

Please use the contact form above for more information on senior portrait packages or to book a session.  View full post »

Love in slides

You may have caught a glimpse of this incredible love story already on my pricing page, but I decided it was just tooView full post »

website make-over launch!

Nothing like a happy horse to advertise the “new” website. I debated for AGES about black vs. white vs.View full post »

First birthday pictures | Minneapolis baby photography

Sonora turns one | Minneapolis baby photographer

This is definitely a favorite and has received a lot of attention today. Little Sonora turned one this weekend and herView full post »

Minneapolis St. Anthony Main Portrait Photography | Natalie Champa Jennings

Mauri & the girls | Minneapolis portrait photography

Minneapolis, in this case St. Anthony Main, offers photographers so many fun places to snap away. Despite the crazy,View full post »

Minneapolis Wedding Photographer

Alison + Ben | Edina Engagement Photography

I’m really looking forward to celebrating Alison and Ben’s wedding this fall. I certainly can’t thinkView full post »

Hood River Wedding Photographer Natalie Champa Jennings

Sara + Sean | Hood River Wedding

It’s quite a privilege to find myself in this amazing state again. I’m two-for-two regarding perfect OregonView full post »

Photograph by Natalie Champa Jennings


This career is something else. I mean, really something. For those of you who don’t know, I started out in theView full post »

Natalie Champa Jennings | Wedding Photography | Minnesota | Destination

Nick + Laura | Minnetonka Wedding

Nick and Laura have such a magnetic energy surrounding them. They are funny, charismatic, joyful people with a deepView full post »

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Brooke + Ryan | Saint Paul Wedding

When I met Brooke she had everything in place for a gorgeous wedding in Woodbury and Saint Paul…except aView full post »

sidewalk Tugg's St. Anthony Main Minneapolis photography engagement

Tabitha + Sean engaged

Tabitha and Sean will be tying the knot this fall in Souix Falls, SD. They’re looking forward to a bigView full post »

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Megan & Bryan’s super-awesome northern Minnesota engagement photos aren’t quite ready to post (fromView full post »


Nikki + John: engaged

Nikki and John are getting ready to celebrate their upcoming wedding, but before the big day arrives they decided toView full post »

Minneapolis St. Paul GLBT wedding photographer Natalie Champa Jennings Fearless Photographer

Fearless Award | Minneapolis Wedding Photography

Just being a member of the Fearless Photographers group is something special. This relatively new organization hasView full post »


April + Jason | Belle Plaine Wedding Photographer

I had the pleasure of spending some quality time down south recently…well, south of Minneapolis anyway. Jason andView full post »


You have to be pretty patient to be married to a photographer. There’s always a camera and it’s often inView full post »

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Sonora Eight Months

Sonora is eight months old. She’s grown so much since the last time I saw her and is completely transformed sinceView full post »

Veronica II

I thought from our previous session that Veronica couldn’t get much cuter, I was totally wrong. At four months,View full post »

Brea & Quinn III

I’ve mentioned it several times before but one of my favorite things about being a photographer is the chance toView full post »

Lego Land

Finn. Lego Land at Mall of America. Cuteness.View full post »

Meters & Monsters

Sometimes one photograph leads to another: a completely unintentional but giggle-worthy discovery.View full post »

The Atlantic: In Focus

This past summer I had the awesome opportunity to get my hands dirty at JPS Farms planting vegetables for the newView full post »

A Scottish Ramble

St. Paul’s annual event, A Scottish Ramble, kicked off at the Landmark Center on Saturday. The event featuresView full post »

Minneapolis senior portraits, Minneapolis senior pictures, Excelsior senior pictures

Jasmine & Mona | Minneapolis Senior Portrait Photographer

Senior portrait season is here. The class of 2013, believe it or not, is gearing up for senior portraits. One from theView full post »


You know your pets. They are the funniest, cleverest, cutest things in the whole world. You are convinced they areView full post »

2011, a few | Minneapolis Wedding Photography

It’s been a wonderful year full of amazing people and beautiful weddings. I feel blessed to be invited into soView full post »

A resolution | Wedding Photographer Natalie Champa Jennings

A resolution. Inspiration finds its way to me in myriad ways, especially in my business. A photograph, just one singleView full post »


This beautiful newborn baby girl was a delight to photograph. There’s something awe-inspiring about theView full post »

Megan + Steve | Saint Paul Wedding Photography

A perfect date to tie the knot: eleven, eleven, eleven. Megan and Steve were such a delightful couple to spend the dayView full post »