Two of my best pals are about to welcome their first born, a son, in a little over a month. When Amanda decided she’d rather do her maternity photos no place else than the northern MN home of her parents, how could I protest? Wild flowers, birch trees, sunsets over the lake and, well, it’s summer in Minnesota….where else to be but the lake, right? There are no words I can say to express my excitement, so I’ll just let the images do it for me.