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Fall family portrait session with dogs at Fritz Loven Park, Lake Shore Minnesota


Fall Pet Portrait Session with Dogs at Fritz Loven Park, Lake Shore Minnesota

Mamas, to help you save time and find your matching family pajamas this year, I have scouted out and linked my favorite finds for classic and clever jammies that are now available for the 2022 holiday season!

Tips & Session Info

Matching Family Pajamas Guide – 2022 Holiday Season

Light Bulb Christmas pajamas

Time has flown, summer has turned to fall, and baby Jax is already six months old! Jax came to my photography studio in Pequot Lakes for his 6 month milestone session, as part of his collective membership.


6 Month Milestone with Jax, Collective Member Session – Brainerd Baby Photographer

It’s almost time for your reveal! Your images from your session are ready to be shared with you. Before we meet for your reveal and ordering appointment, I would love to create custom designed framed galleries for you and your family based specifically on your home spaces. Use these tips to learn how to take great images of your home spaces for me to use.

About Colleen Regina, Tips & Session Info

How to Take a Room Photo for Your Reveal & Ordering Appointment

How to take a room photo

Petite Family Holiday Studio Sessions are now available for booking! Limited availability now until the holidays!

Family, Portrait Events

Petite Family Holiday Studio Sessions – Brainerd Lakes Area 2021

This fun mini session is perfect for your children to show off their new holiday jammies! Bring your kids in their special pajamas for this holiday photo experience held at the Colleen Regina Photography studio.

Portrait Events

2021 “Milk & Cookies” Holiday Pajama Studio Mini Sessions

Morgan and Kacey were so much fun at their maternity session today! They had me laughing at how so very similar they are, and yet so different. They are best friends, married to/dating brothers, work at the same place, and are expecting their first little ones with the same EXACT due date! In early October, […]


Morgan & Kacey | Double Maternity Session Glimpse

Living in the Brainerd Lakes Area, I frequently get inquiries for extended family photography sessions. Many families love to come visit our beautiful lakes for quality family time. In the past, the Frost family would come up to the Brainerd Lakes area to enjoy days at the lake, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes boutique shopping, ice […]


Summer Extended Family Session | Frost Family Glimpse

Where did the summer go?! Can you believe the holidays will be here soon? I am excited to announce that the man in the red suit, SANTA, will be visiting my studio in Pequot Lakes for an evening of belly laughs and ho, ho, ho’s this early December! Colleen Regina Photography will be hosting Brainerd […]

Portrait Events

Brainerd Lakes Area Santa Mini Sessions 2021

Santa Claus is coming to town… and to my studio! Save the date for the evening of December 2, 2021! Santa is a VERY busy man, so he will only be here for two hours. These sessions are limited and will likely go FAST! My current full session clients will get the first opportunity to […]

Portrait Events

Save the Date: Santa Claus is coming to town… and my studio! 🎅