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As a wedding photographer, I’ve had the privilege of shooting in numerous beautiful venues, but few compare to the Van Dusen Mansion in Minneapolis, MN! It is one of my favorite venues and should definitely be considered as your wedding venue!

The Van Dusen Mansion: Wedding Venue in Minneapolis

Planning a wedding involves making countless decisions, from choosing the perfect venue to selecting the right vendors. Among these decisions, one crucial aspect is budgeting! According to The Knot, the average cost of a wedding in Minnesota is $31,000. However, this number can vary significantly based on individual preferences and priorities. Let’s dive deeper into breaking down the average cost of a wedding in Minnesota and identifying your top priorities when it comes to vendors!

The Average Cost of a Wedding in Minnesota

Wedding couple walking out of the church as guests throw eucalyptus confetti at them

If you’re wondering how to host your very first styled shoot to expand your portfolio and have an extra flow of income, this is the guide for you! Hi, I’m Heidi Straus, a professional wedding and destination photographer based in Minnesota, originally from South Africa! I’m here to help guide you through hosting your very first styled shoot and many more after that! I’ve hosted over 20 styled shoots in the past 3 years and 4 Safari Retreats in South Africa. It is one of my greatest passions and I love networking with others in the industry!

How to Host Your First Styled Shoot

Bridesmaids standing next to the bride in their colorful spring mismatched bridesmaids dresses, holding their colorful spring bouquets next to their sides

The Lone Oak Farm Wedding Venue in North Dakota is an absolute beautiful event space! This Wedding Venue is located between the rolling hills and valleys of the Red River in North Dakota. It’s open throughout all the wonderful seasons, including Winter! So, if you’re looking for a modern take on a barn wedding in Fargo area, look no further than the Lone Oak Farm Wedding Venue  in Ayr, ND. 

Lone Oak Farm Wedding Venue In North Dakota

Fargo Bride and Groom Sunset Portraits at Lone Oak Farm Wedding Venue in ND