Family and Lifestyle Photographer


Hello, I'm Anna.

A little about me

I'm a nature buff, travel enthusiast, cook book addict, wife to the most amazing human, and a cuddle-obsessed momma of a wonderful little girl and two quirky cats currently living in Rochester, MN. Not to mention, I absolutely LOVE beautifully preserving you and your loved ones' unique stories.

As an aunt to 11 (yes that's right- 11!) nieces and nephews, my passion for photography bloomed as I watched them grow up in the blink of an eye. We are avid wanderers so I've lived both close to my family and far away, but it seems like each time I see them they've changed in some unique way. With every visit I want to always remember them just as they are- especially all of those wonderfully "imperfect" quirks and expressions.

Anna Elkins Rochester MN Photographer

Image by Hannah Rosholt Photography

"That's when I realized that certain moments go on forever. Even after they're over they still go on, even after you're gone, those moments are lasting still, backward and forward, on into infinity. They are everything and everywhere all at once."

—Lauren Oliver

I like to imagine my clients, as I imagine myself, 30 years from now looking back fondly at the photos from our sessions. I hope you use these images to recall your own stories, stories of a loved one's joyful innocence, a budding personality, and your intimate relationships with each other at that moment in time, imperfections and all.

Image by Rachael Osborne Photography

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