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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Mackenzie Class of 2023 Mackenzie loves to travel, try new types of food and hopes her dream job allows her to travel and to meet new people! She loves learning about different cultures and practices and is passionate about climate change and the health of the ocean. Mackenzie also really likes to be outside whether […]

Flowery Summer Senior Session

Flowery Summer Senior Session_Erica Johanna Photography
McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center Wedding_Erica Johanna Photography

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Allie & Dray June 2022 Allie and Dray both love doing outdoorsy things and they also both work in natural resources. They love all things to do with nature and are big supporters of sustainability. So when it came time to plan their wedding, they wanted to plan a wedding that supported those efforts. They […]

McColl Pond Summer Wedding

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Toria & Jordan June 2022 Toria and Jordan are two of the sweetest people you will ever meet. They are both extremely thoughtful and their best traits are brought out when they are with each other. In a marriage, love and support is essential from family and friends and these two have an incredible support […]

The Clearing Wedding

The Clearing MN Wedding_Erica Johanna Photography
Golden Prairie engagement session _Erica Johanna Photography

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Julie & John June 2022 Throughout high school, Julie and John were friends and had a lot of similar interests. They both enjoy trying new foods, going out to the movies, and doing anything outside. Then, when they were on a church mission trip in Arizona together, they felt a spark. It was during that […]

Golden Prairie Engagement Session

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Emily & Nick June 2022 In 2nd grade, Emily wrote in her diary about a huge crush she had on this boy at school. They had been going to school together since preschool and Emily developed a crush soon after meeting him! They even rode on the same bus together! While in those early years […]

Lovely Eagan Community Center Wedding

Lovely Eagan Community Center Wedding_Erica Johanna Photography
Medina Entertainment Center Wedding_Erica Johanna Photography

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Megan & Tyler Prior to their first date, nerves were running high for both Megan and Tyler. But as they sat down at Tyler’s favorite restaurant, talking with each other started to come easy and they ended up chatting for over 3 hours! With feeling something special, they made plans for their second date that […]

Medina Entertainment Center Wedding

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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