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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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

Golden Prairie engagement session _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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Megan & Tyler July 2021 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 […]

Mississippi River Engagement Session

Mississippi River Engagement Session_Erica Johanna Photography

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Katie & Ben October 2020 Katie and Ben are enjoying their weekend at Vino in the Valley. It is a such a special place for them because it was where they had their first date! Ben planned for them to go on a sleigh ride and savor in the romantic winter scenery at the vineyard […]

William O’Brien Engagement Session

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September, 2020 Daina & Ian After a busy Christmas Eve and Day spent with family, Daina and Ian were able to get away together. They planned to take a romantic walk to the Historic Hanover Bridge as it was beautifully light up with lights for the holiday! They walked cuddled together on the chilly winter […]

Hanover Engagement Session

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Grace Class of 2021 Meet Grace! Grace is an enthusiastic and energetic individual who has a very contagious smile! She is incredibly creative and loves to dance, paint, and sing. Grace also has a very strong work ethic and wants to go into the medical field for her future career with specifically creating medicines. With […]

Whimsical Senior Portraits

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Jess and Sam August 15, 2020 Jess and Sam’s charming backyard wedding was so beautiful and true to who they are as a couple! It was the perfect location for their family and close friends to celebrate. During the ceremony, Jess and Sam each wrote their own vows, which were so meaningful! We could clearly […]

Charming Backyard Wedding

Bride & Groom

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High School Sweethearts Even though Jennifer and Dylan didn’t go to prom together or even the same high school, they do have pictures together at prom. Jennifer and Dylan had mutual friends and found themselves at the same prom. But little did they know they were so close to each other and all they needed […]

Jennifer and Dylan