Michael Anderson Photography Reviews

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90 Reviews for Michael Anderson Photography

Recommended by 100% of couples

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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  • Michael

    Michael J. Kirk · Getting married on 09/09/2021

    5.0
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    Light Painting

    Michael Anderson photography creates stunning light paintings. Which combines the light form thousands of shots to create a photo. The pictures we saw were so amazing that we decided we needed to have Michael as our photographer. Our picture did not disappoint! So excited to have the picture as a staple in our house for years to come.

    Sent on 11/02/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Hi Michael! Thank you for the wonderful review! You're light painting was certainly one-in-a-million and we're so glad you love the final results! - M&J
  • Taran

    Taran Burke · Getting married on 06/03/2021

    5.0
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    Great, Professional and really cool people

    Michael and Joannie are amazing. We had a very unique wedding and I had a few specific requests, and it was awesome to see the two of them really get in to it and follow through. I highly recommend these two for any photography you might need.

    Sent on 04/17/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you, Taran, for the nice review! You guys made it easy to get into your wedding! What a cool couple the two of you are! - M&J
  • Linda

    Linda Shearen · Getting married on 03/04/2021

    5.0
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    STELLAR wedding photography team!

    We feel extremely lucky and are forever grateful to Michael Anderson Photography for capturing our engagement and wedding photos! There is no better in the business. Since we are older, we've been around the block a few times. From start to finish, everything was done quickly, professionally and honestly. The quality of Mike and Joannie's work is just STUNNING. We never had one uncomfortable moment. Mike and Joannie know how to get the job done with seemingly little effort. We were never conscious that they were photographing, and we have some WONDERFUL formal and candid photos and videos of our special day. The light paintings that Mike produces are out of this world! And, his responsiveness, timeliness, and friendliness did not go unnoticed. Unbelievable talent! You will never be disappointed in the quality of the work. It was worth every single penny! We will definitely work with this photography team again!

    Sent on 05/19/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    You two are seriously the best! What a wonderful review (and wedding day)! We're so excited to work with you both on what will be an amazing wedding album. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other couples. - M&J
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    Traci Mckinnon · Married on 02/09/2020

    5.0
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    Easy and Effortless

    Michael and Joannie were wonderful to work with! Micheal worked with us to get exactly what we were looking for. I am not one to have my picture taken but Micheal and Joannie made it easy and a lot of fun.

    Sent on 10/19/2019
  • Dan

    Dan Mckinnon · Married on 02/09/2020

    5.0
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    Could not have been better!

    other than the planned pictures, we hardly knew they were there. Great pictures and were so great to work with. They worked hard to get all the right pictures, and they turned out better than expected.

    Sent on 10/29/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you, Dan, for the nice review. Your river cruise wedding was such a beautiful one for us to capture! I'm really looking forward to creating a stunning wedding album for you! - M&J
  • Sally

    Sally Olson · Married on 10/12/2019

    5.0
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    Sally Olson

    We had the honor of using Mike and Joannie to photograph our daughters wedding. The pictures are spectacular. The variety, staging, and fun of a wonderful wedding. Thanks for saving our memories. We can’t wait to see the light picture.

    Sent on 11/03/2019
  • Anne

    Anne K · Married on 09/21/2019

    5.0
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    Fun, professional, and EXCELLENT pictures & videos!

    Michael and Joannie were absolutely wonderful to work with on our wedding day! When I was looking for a photographer, I wanted someone who had been to our venue before (the St. James Hotel in Red Wing), who had a middle price range, good experience, and who had something unique. Michael & Joannie had all this, and a TON more. Their personalities, the way they interacted with us and the wedding party, and the amazing quality (and quantity!) of the pictures and videos at the end made them the best choice we could have made. I am so happy with our experience and I highly recommend them to others!

    Sent on 11/02/2019
  • Julie

    Julie Skow · Married on 08/17/2019

    5.0
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    Excellent Experience

    Michael was the first photographer we met with to capture our engagement and Wedding photos. We felt so comfortable and confident in his abilities, that we canceled our next interviews and knew we had found the best choice! We are incredibly pleased with the photos and would highly recommend him!

    Sent on 09/15/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you, Julie, for the nice review! We're so happy to hear that you loved working with us as much as we loved being with you on your wedding day! Your wedding and engagement photos are indeed awesome! - M&J
  • Mike

    Mike Brixius · Married on 08/17/2019

    5.0
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    Awesome Team!


    Michael and Joannie were wonderful to work with. They knew exactly what shots would be important to us. They were able to get the photos we wanted while blending into the background nicely. We would highly recommend Michael and Joannie!

    Sent on 09/15/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other couples! And thank you for asking us to be a part of your wedding day. We really enjoyed being with you both as you start your life together! - M&J
  • Mark

    Mark Vanderzanden · Married on 07/20/2019

    5.0
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    High-quality photographer with extensive experience

    My wife and I used Mike and Joannie for our engagement session and wedding. After reading the reviews and having an initial meeting at their home, we knew they were the best choice. They even changed timing of their annual vacation to accommodate our wedding date! Mike was very pleasant / easy to work with and his extensive wedding experience was consistently on display via his thorough planning, timeline and photo suggestions, and most importantly, great final product. Joannie was super helpful on the wedding day as well and captured great candid shots. We received numerous compliments on the photos / video shared by Mike through his blog. We can't wait to compile our wedding album soon and see the much-anticipated light painting. We would highly recommend them to anyone!

    Sent on 09/01/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you, Mark, for the great review! We have loved getting to know you guys and your wedding day was a blast! It's going to be one heck of a wedding album! I'm excited to start working on that with you very soon. - M&J
  • Sarah

    Sarah Delfosse · Married on 06/08/2019

    5.0
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    Fantastic and Reliable

    Michale and Joannie deeply cared about providing us high quality pictures at our Wedding and wanted to ensure we were happy with all the photos. They had great ideas and suggestions and also listened to what we wanted. I would hire them again in a heartbeat. They are easy to work with and helped make my big day less stressful as I did not have to worry that the photos not being high quality and backed up.

    Sent on 05/15/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    You guys were so much fun, both on the North Shore for your engagement photos, and on your wedding day too! Thank you for the nice review! - M&J
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    Cassie · Married on 06/08/2019

    5.0
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    Amazing photographers and so fun to work with!

    Michael and Joannie were amazing to work with. They have so much experience which put us at ease as wedding photos are something you have forever! We had both our engagement and wedding photos done by them, we received about 500 photos from our wedding which were all amazing! We didn’t have a wedding planner and Michael and Joannie acted as our planner keeping us on track throughout our big day! THANK YOU SO MUCH Michael and Joannie!

    Sent on 06/17/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you for your review! You guys were so easy going and fun to work with all along the way. From your engagement portraits up on Lake Superior to your beautiful wedding day, you two were wonderful! - M&J
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    Casey A · Married on 06/08/2019

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    Highly Recommend!


    Michael Anderson was very responsive and pleasant to deal with, attentive to detail and knowledgeable about what works/doesn't work when shooting to achieve gorgeous pictures of my wife and I. Would highly recommend him and Joannie for anyone's wedding/engagement photography needs! Thank you, Michael Anderson! We love our pictures!

    Sent on 06/20/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    You're welcome! Joannie and I loved creating your engagement and wedding photos with you! You and Cassie are such a cute couple. Thank you for the review! - M&J
  • Mike

    Mike Shearen · Married on 04/27/2019

    5.0
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    Look no further

    Stop wasting your time looking for a wedding photographer, because YOU FOUND THE RIGHT ONE! Michael and Joannie Anderson are the utmost PROFESSIONAL, FLEXIBLE, FRIENDLY, CONFIDENT photographers I've ever encountered. Their talent overflows into every single aspect of what they do. We had stunning engagement photos, followed by even MORE stunning wedding photos and videos approximately 8 months later. Everything was done in such a timely manner. Mike puts in an ENORMOUS amount of hours and EFFORT into making each event perfect, yet different from others. Mike and Joannie have GIANT hearts, and are always looking to improve the lives of others. We cannot be more grateful for the EXCELLENT service we received from them. We will definitely be using them again for photographs! Plus, he has a "client for life" program that allows us to get great discounts on any future photo sessions with him and our family. THANK YOU!

    Sent on 06/05/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you, Mike, for the wonderful review! We're so happy that you love your wedding photographs (and us). We do put our hearts and souls into each wedding we photograph, it's the way we've always done it for over thirty years. Thank you so much for being such a great couple! - M&J
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    Heather Jeske-Burke · Married on 03/30/2019

    5.0
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      5.0
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    Highly recommended!

    I am an amateur event planner. The biggest mistake I see couples make is not hiring a proper photographer to capture the event. I place a lot of value in the photos at a wedding, because, even if everything else were to go wrong, the photos capture all the good things and stay with you forever. So, when it came to my wedding, I knew what I wanted and the best way to do it. Michael and Joannie had photographed my friend’s wedding a few years back, and I knew then they would be my wedding photographers if my time were ever to come. When it did, they were one of the first people I contacted. Michael and Joannie have become more than just someone we hired. We now consider them good friends. They listened to what we wanted and executed better than we could have imagined. They aren’t just someone behind a camera, they were an essential piece to making the day great. Not only the day of, but before, during, and after. Their responsiveness and follow through is amazing. Even with some limitations that our wedding threw at them (limited space, too cold and windy for outdoor pictures), they made it work in a way that kept my stress levels low. I highly recommend these two!

    Sent on 04/08/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    While we both hoped to go outdoors to create some of your wedding photos, we certainly made some pretty cool images in that bowling alley and pool room! Thank you so much for the nice review! We're certainly very happy to count you among our friends! - M&J
  • Taylor

    Taylor · Married on 01/19/2019

    5.0
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    Best investment we made

    Michael and Joannie were incredible for our January 19th wedding. They went above and beyond and their artistic visions continue to impress me. They were flexible when we got behind on our timelines and provided assistance wherever needed. There are a lot of photographers out there but Michaels' work is a tier above the rest. You absolutely get what you pay for and we can't wait to work with them in the future.

    Sent on 02/05/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    We are so pleased with the way your wedding day turned out despite the sub-zero winds chills that day. We got fantastic images all day long and that's because you guys were pretty flexible too. Thank you for the great review and for just being you guys! - M&J
  • Sam

    Sam · Married on 01/19/2019

    5.0
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    Best Photographers in the Twin Cities

    Michael and Joannie are consummate professionals for over 30 years and it shows in their product and how they treat their customers. It was an absolute pleasure to work with them, planning the photography sessions was a mixture of telling them our vision and them helping us out with their encyclopedia of knowledge. I can't recommend them highly enough.

    Sent on 02/07/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you, Sam, for your wonderful review! We really appreciate it when our knowledge and skills are recognized and appreciated. Can't wait to start working on your wedding album with you guys! - M&J
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    Kayla Ortlip · Married on 12/29/2018

    5.0
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    Ryan and Kayla December 2018 Wedding

    We were just married on 29Dec2018 and choose Michael and Joannie Anderson. They were highly recommended through the knot and wedding wire and the event coordinator at our venue. We met with them and knew they were the one for use. They showed us their previous work and we were very impressed. They not only are both available (depending on the package you choose) for your day to capture all but their work and attention after your wedding is what impressed us. Their time and attention to the photos along with the organization and delivery of the photos was phenomenal. we could not be happier with Michael and Joannie Anderson Photography!

    -Ryan and Kayla

    Sent on 01/20/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for having us as your wedding photographers! Joannie & I totally enjoyed spending the day with you two, your families, and friends. Your photographs turned out amazing (even by our tough standards)! We look forward to creating what will be an awesome wedding album with you guys very soon! - M&J
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    Kaia · Married on 12/01/2018

    5.0
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    Simply Wonderful

    Michael and Joannie were an absolute pleasure to work with. From a hot and sunny engagement session to a cold and snowy wedding, they were there to capture all of our special moments. Not only are they great photographers, but they're also great people. Our pictures turned out simply amazing. We love them all! We will definitely be looking to hire them in the future!

    Sent on 01/07/2019

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Joannie & I really had a great time at your "snow globe wedding"! It was pretty crazy from a weather standpoint, but oh so pretty! Thank you for remaining upbeat when the weather was so nuts. We love your photos too! - M&J
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    Ashley · Married on 10/13/2018

    5.0
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    Peterson Wedding

    We absolutely loved working with Mike and Joannie! They were so much fun and do wonderful work! We will be lifers with them...We can’t wait to work with them again!

    Sent on 12/11/2018

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Working with you two was pretty awesome too! What a beautiful wedding day! Thank you for your review! - M&J
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    Katie · Married on 09/07/2018

    5.0
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    My husband and I are truly grateful we hired Michael and Joannie to capture out wedding day. Their attention to detail is exceptional, along with being great to work with. We had 3 children in our wedding who can be very active at times. Michael and Joannie were wonderful with them and being able to hold their attention. I highly recommend Michael Anderson Photography to anyone in need of some awesome photographs!

    Sent on 09/28/2018

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Thank you for sharing a review for other couples to see! Joannie & I really enjoyed being a part of your wedding day with you and we're looking forward to a long lasting friendship. - M&J
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    Dan · Married on 09/07/2018

    5.0
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    Outstanding photographer! We worked with Michael and Joannie the entire process which was smooth. On the wedding day, Michael and Joannie was there to capture all of our special moments. The entire wedding party absolutely loved working with Michael and Joannie and they had a lot of fun with it! We are so thankful we found Michael and Joannie and will be using them for our future photography!

    Sent on 09/30/2018

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Hi Dan! Thank you for your great review! Joannie & I loved working with you photographing your beautiful wedding. Your wedding album will be something very special and we're looking forward to creating it with you very soon. - M&J
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    Chris Delfosse · Married on 08/18/2018

    5.0
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    Wonderful professionals with pride in work

    Upon meeting Michael and Joannie we knew they were exactly what we were looking for in a photographer for their wedding. They went the extra mile to make sure we got great pictures and even fit us in for an engagement session on the north shore after we expressed an interested in having some pictures outside of the city. We got some amazing pictures from multiple sites and they were prepared for rain and some annoying black flies come sundown when Michael and Joannie finished our very cool light picture.
    We had an early start to our wedding and Michael and Joannie spent the day with us and got working extra early to capture my bride. They made our day stress free, got us beautiful pictures in multiple areas of the wedding venue and got a lot of fun photos of our reception. Highly recommend Michael and Joannie. They will make sure you are happy, do a fantastic job and think of the little things to make sure you get many wonderful memories captured forever.

    Sent on 02/04/2019
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    Linh · Married on 07/28/2018

    5.0
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    Our tea ceremony was supposed to be on Friday morning on the same day that we had the wedding but my husband's father wanted to move the tea ceremony to Thursday evening. We had already booked Michael a long time ago and the wedding timeline was sent out to him and other vendors weeks before. Michael was flexible and agreed to come out on Thursday evening to shoot some tea ceremony pictures without extra charge. I'm very pleased with the service and how fast and professional he is. Our wedding photos turned out beautifully and we couldn't be happier!

    Sent on 09/01/2018

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    Your wedding "weekend" was a blast! Thank you for the kind words and for asking us to be a part of your wedding plans. We are so happy that you are now friends of ours! - M&J
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    Dang · Married on 07/27/2018

    5.0
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    Michael was very flexible, fun, and professional to work with. I called him and asked if h could come our for about 2 hours on the day before the wedding to photo shoot our tea ceremony and he agreed to come without asking for extra fees. Great service and the photos looked amazing too. I'm glad we chose him!

    Sent on 09/01/2018

    Michael Anderson Photography's reply:

    We're so happy that you choose us too! We have enjoyed getting to know you and we look forward to creating a stunning wedding album with you very soon! - M&J