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Hi! I'm Elyse'

A portrait photographer & artist located in Rosemount, Minnesota.

I serve creatives, service providers and small businesses.

I specialize in detail work, portraits and imagery aimed for websites, blogs and social media. Nothing stuffy though! I use natural light and my aim is to capture the true essence of your work -- and you as an individual!

As a business owner, it's incredibly important to have a strong online presence. Through clean, professional photographs, I help your customer connect with you the instant they land on your site.

In the past, I've had the honor of working with health coaches, yoga teachers, studio owners and massage therapists.

I'm currently offering a Portrait & Lifestyle package -- check it out on the Work With Me page to see if it's a good fit. If you have something else in mind, feel free to contact me! I'd be happy to discuss your ideas and vision. Let's do it!


Instagram: @elysejokinen


I've always considered myself creative, it wasn't until picking up a camera though, that I really found what made my heart sing. I love everything about photography -- from studying the light, to taking classes, connecting and dreaming up ideas with the women I work with and yes, even editing! I love getting through my lens what's in my head and the best part is sending a client over their final gallery to LOVE forever! It's a feeling that can't be beat!

I'm also a wifey and mother! I have a beautiful two year old son and a newborn. Most of my blog is a photo journal of motherhood and family, but that's just life for me right now and I wouldn't change it for anything!

I grew up in Eveleth, MN -- an hour north of Duluth -- but currently find myself in Rosemount, a suburb of the Twin Cities. I left MN at 19 years old and traveled around for just over a decade! I've lived in Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada and Texas. Moving back to Minnesota this year has been the blessing as my family grows. Finally HOME.

Also, if you're up for it, here's 100 things about me!

I look forward to hearing from you!