Kari Layland is a highly experienced professional portrait photographer in the Twin Cities east metro area of Saint Paul, MN, and surrounding suburbs, namely Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Stillwater, and Newport Minnesota. With a studio in Cottage Grove, Kari specializes in outdoor, studio, and on-location photography of high school seniors, teens and tweens, babies, children, and family. Kari is award-winning for best infant, child, senior, and family photographer. Serving the greater Minneapolis and St Paul areas including all of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Experience timeless portraits in our conveniently located Cottage Grove studio or a beautiful outdoor location. Kari has over 23 years of professional photography experience and specializes in creating timeless pregnancy, newborn, infant, baby, child, family, and high school senior portraits. Through a strong effort, skills, the ability to relate with her subjects, and her dedication to fine portraiture, Kari Layland has become one of the most popular Twin Cities portrait photographers.
Senior portraits with Kari are a fun, relaxed experience focused on the senior’s interests and personal style. We work to capture your best side while having a great time in a place where you’re comfortable. Many seniors have said that our sessions were a major highlight of their senior year!
Kari is well known for her work as a pregnancy, newborn, and baby photographer. Her newborn portraits are in high demand, often scheduling weeks and sometimes even months in advance. If you are pregnant or have a newborn baby, call or email early to ensure you get an appointment while your newborn child is tiny – 3-10 days is most ideal. Baby’s first year, maternity/newborn photography packages and grow-up plans for toddlers and children are available! Watch your baby grow throughout his/her first year of life with timeless, natural, candid infant and toddler portraits that show off your baby the way you see him or her.
Kari Layland works in the studio and on location and will travel up to 40 miles of Cottage Grove, MN. Mileage may apply to areas outside the Twin Cities metro area. Sessions may also be held in Kari’s unique portrait studio in Cottage Grove, MN. Kari travels to many cities in the metro including but not limited to Afton, Andover, Anoka, Apple Valley, Arden Hills, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Cambridge, Carver, Centerville, Chanhassen, Chaska, Columbia Heights, Crystal, Eagan, East Bethel, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Farmington, Forest Lake, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hastings, Hopkins, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, Jordan, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeville, Little Canada, Long Lake, Mahtomedi, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Monticello, Mound, New Brighton, New Hope, Newport, North Oaks, North St. Paul, Oak Grove, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Otsego, Plymouth, Prior Lake, Ramsey, Richfield, Rogers, Rosemount, Roseville, Saint Anthony, Saint Croix, Saint Paul, Saint Paul Park, Savage, Shakopee, Shoreview, Shorewood, South St. Paul, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Park, Spring Park, St. Louis Park, St. Paul, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, University of Minnesota, Uptown, Vadnais Heights, Wayzata, West St. Paul, White Bear Lake, and Woodbury.