Author Archives: photos by carrie bayless

I love capturing life's moments as well as the details of the things around me. Photography allows me to share my story through images on how I see things, as I find it hard to express myself through words. I hope to inspire others as so many have inspired me.

The Minnesota Project | March – MN Zoo

  The kids were looking to get out of the house, especially my daughter and mentioned she wanted to go to the zoo. So that is exactly what we decided to do, as it has been […]


The Minnesota Project | February – Minneapolis

February I ventured out with some photography friends downtown Minneapolis. Although I have done many meet ups and photographed this area many times, it’s still fun! I try to challenge myself to photograph different subjects […]


The Minnesota Project | January – Ice Castle

For this months January blog circle, I took the kids to visit Stillwater MN to check out the ice castle. I grew up visiting the ice castle when they use to do them on Harriet Island […]


The Minnesota Project | December – Tubing

I was recently invited to join a blog circle called The Minnesota Project. I love the idea of getting out and exploring my own state, and photographing my adventures to share with others. As a Minnesotan […]


A New Chapter | Zimmerman MN Child Photographer

Christmas has ended, a New Year approaches and this little girl is turning one! If you have children, you know how fast your baby grows in the first year. As the first year comes to […]


Little Boy Blue | Coon Rapids MN Newborn Photographer

We did this newborn session as a take two, being that this little guy wasn’t quite up for it the first time around. He endured quite a bit the first couple of weeks and it […]


Tea Time | MN Product Photographer

If you like tea you will definitely want to try Loving Cup Teas! Marissa provides loose leaf teas with unique blends starting with high quality leaves and then adds real fruit, herbs, and other natural flavors. […]


Charmer | Ramsey MN Newborn Photographer

They say 3rd time is a charm, and I have to agree because this little sweet pea is quite the charmer! I am honored that I get to capture this growing family, as they are now on […]


Cute as a Button | Zimmerman MN Newborn Photographer

I was excited to do this session as it was a referral from my cousin. Although I haven’t seen my cousin in a long while, I am happy to know that she enjoys my work enough […]


Into the Woods | Minnesota Portrait Photographer

This lovely lady had the most beautiful land, lots of trees and a big open field. A photographer’s paradise, well at least mine. It would be my heaven on earth to live on land such […]