I photograph weddings around the US but my home is Minnesota. While I specialize in weddings and engagements, I also love shooting senior portraits! I'm so excited you're here and for you to take a look around the blog! 

Hi, I'm Erica

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Haley & Nick Throughout their time of dating, Haley had been impossible to surprise but Nick was determined to surprise her! He planned everything out to propose for Haley perfectly. He asked a few of her friends to help hang up photos and decorate their house. When Haley came home from work, she was completely […]

Barn on Southridge Spring Wedding

Barn on Southridge Wedding_Erica Johanna Photography
Olivia & Allen_Erica Johanna Photography

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Olivia & Allen May 2022 It was a Friday afternoon and Allen had gotten home after a long, not so great day. In the process of the day, he was reflecting on his life and his relationship with Olivia. So he decided to write her a letter. When he got home, Allen explained to Olivia […]

Minnesota Prairie Engagement Session

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Haylee College Graduate 2022 Growing up, Haylee often heard her parents and grandparents talk about wanting to go to college. Her grandpa would show cattle at the Minnesota State Fair every year and would drive by Hamline University. Every time he drove by, he thought about his dream to go to law school there, but […]

Minneapolis Graduation Portraits

Minneapolis Graduation Portraits_Erica Johanna Photography

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Angelina Class of 2022 At 8 years old, Angelina started dancing and immediately she was in love. Dancing allowed her to be unique and dive into her artsy aesthetic. Then in middle school, she started Ballet and knew she was where she belonged. Through ballet, she was able to focus on technique and form and […]

Downtown Saint Paul Senior Portraits

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Annie & Steven January 2022 On a wonderful winter day, Steven and Annie took a trip up to Duluth. After a lovely meal out to eat, they went to go to see the amazing lights at Bentleyville. While enjoying the spectacular views, Steven knew this was the moment to ask Annie one of the most […]

Winter Amery Wisconsin Wedding

Winter Amery Wisconsin Wedding
Hansen Tree Farm Engagement Session_Erica Johanna Photography

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Sarah & Bob December 2021 After meeting through friends at a party, Sarah and Bob both felt something extremely special. So since the partying theme worked well for them, they decided to go to a Super Bowl party for their first date! And they hit it off! They soon learned they had so many similar […]

Hansen Tree Farm Engagement Session

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The P Family Winter 2021 In the winter in Minnesota, one of the best places to get your family portraits done is a Christmas tree farm! One of my favorites to go to is the Hansen Tree Farm featured here with the P family! Even before any snow has fallen, the farm is an absolutely […]

Christmas Tree Farm Family Portraits

Christmas Tree Farm Family Portraits_Erica Johanna Photography

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The M Family Fall 2021 For the M Family’s portraits, we had an absolutely perfect fall day at the Thomas Lake Park in Eagan, Minnesota! We had a blast playing in the leaves, running through the sunshine, and I’m absolutely loving all of the images! This was my second time working with the M family […]

Fall Thomas Lake Park Family Portraits

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Sydney CLASS OF 2022 Meet Sydney! Sydney loves music, baking, and spending time with her friends. She’s also super fun, energetic, and loves to travel! For Sydney’s Arneson Acres fall senior portraits, we had incredible weather for the first weekend in November in Minnesota! And the fall colors were still popping in the most gorgeous […]

Arneson Acres Fall Senior Portraits

Arneson Acres Fall Senior Portraits_Erica Johanna Photography
Henry's Woods Engagement Session_Erica Johanna Photography

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Laura & Taylor October 2021 When asked what makes them a unique couple, Laura and Taylor said their love story since it’s so unconventional After initially connecting and setting up a first date, Taylor stood up Laura. After a couple years, Taylor reconnected with Laura and asked her out on a date. He wanted to […]

Henry’s Woods Engagement Session