minneapolis family photographer

I adore being a Minneapolis family photographer. One thing I've found over the years is that it's easy to take a lot of pictures in today's world on our phones since it's convenient, but how often do we invest in truly beautiful images? 

stress free maternity, newborn and family photography for the nostalgic mom who desires curated artwork for their home

My deepest desire is to give you an elevated family portrait experience. At the end of it all, I want you to have gorgeous, timeless artwork that you are proud to display in your home. You will be taken care of with the utmost intention!



Minneapolis Maternity & Newborn photographer

Did you struggle to coordinate everyone’s outfits? Maybe it looked like a trip to the mall with the little ones in tow, only to find out you had to go back to make a return.

Maybe you rushed to get your own hair and makeup done, because goodness there were the kids and dad to get ready! 

The session was a lot of fun, but what do you do once the digital gallery is delivered? You know getting them off your hard drive is important and you would love to have the images displayed beautifully in an album on your coffee table. But where do you even begin?

Has your family photography experience ever looked anything like this?

If any of that resonated with you, imagine if your photographer took care of all those details for you!

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Once your session is reserved, we’ll set up your planning appointment and discuss all the details of your session. I’ll take away the stress of wardrobe planning and help you style the entire family. 

Planning & Wardrobe Styling


On session day, you’ll get all glammed up with professional hair and makeup. We’ll have so much fun at your session and document your beautiful family.



At this appointment, I’ll help you curate beautiful artwork for your home. We’ll discuss the design for your custom frames or album and place your order.



Your artwork is here! It’s ready for pickup and to be put on display in your home. 


Digital images and artwork purchased separately. Clients plan to invest $850+ at their ordering appointment. 


- Pre-session planning meeting
- Dress for mom & wardrobe styling assistance for the entire family
- Professional hair and makeup for mom
- Design and ordering appointment

family photography experience

single session | Booking Fee $350

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OUR Baby Plan Membership

The membership includes four sessions to document each milestone of baby’s first year. These could include maternity, newborn, six month and one year.

This is perfect for families who are expecting a new baby. 

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connor + laiken

Claire was an amazing photographer to work with! She was very organized and took special care in taking all of the shots we requested. One of our favorite things about our experience with Claire at our wedding was how calm and gentle she was while still maintaining assertiveness. Many photographers increase the stress of the wedding day, but we had many friends and family comment on how kind and patient Claire was and how she helped make the entire day flow smoothly. On top of how great she was to work with, we had our ENTIRE gallery back to us less than 5 days after our wedding! It was such a gift to be able to enjoy all of our beautifully edited photos so quickly after the wedding day. We could not be any happier with how everything turned out!

Testimonials from Claire Chantel Photography Clients



One of my favorite moments was sneaking away from the reception for golden hour pictures! It was our first opportunity to get away from all the people and focus on the fact that we had just gotten married! Claire and Ben were awesome to shoot with all day. We chose Claire as our wedding photographer because David and I grew up showing goats with her at the county fair! It was great that we were already comfortable with her, but truly she doesn't need that advantage. She brings a calm yet excited vibe wherever she goes that puts people at ease in front of the camera. On top of all this, her work is absolutely stunning! 

Testimonials from Claire Chantel Photography Clients



Wow wow wow!!! Words can’t even begin to describe how amazing Claire is! We had our engagement photos done by her as well as our wedding and she did such an amazing job!! We are so in love with our wedding photos and she captured our special day soooo well! Not to mention we had our ENTIRE GALLERY back within a week! So special to look back at our wedding day while on our honeymoon. 100% will be a customer of Claire’s for life! She does amazing work and is so sweet and kind!

Testimonials from Claire Chantel Photography Clients


Robinson Family

Claire is the best there is!! She makes you feel so comfortable. She guides you the whole way so you get the best shots. I personally loved the Motherhood Experience! I got my hair and makeup done (include in the package!) and I was able to purchase a beautiful frame with our favorite photo. Highly recommend Claire!

Testimonials from Claire Chantel Photography Clients


Parker + Erin

Claire and Ben were so easy to work with! They made the whole experience fun with so many pictures to choose from! We got our pictures back faster than we ever thought!

Testimonials from Claire Chantel Photography Clients


Barker Family

This was our first time having professional family photos taken of us and we couldn’t have had a better experience than with Claire! Even my husband who does not like to be photographed said “I would do that again!” We love Claire!!

Testimonials from Claire Chantel Photography Clients