Fall colors are at peak!

Book your mini session at golden hour, while they last.

Fall Golden Hour Minis: Sold Out!

Let me know if you would like to be added to an email list to have first dibs to future mini sessions. anna@silverthornphotographyllc.com

Upcoming Mini Session and Marathon Days:

Halloween Costume Parade:

Stop by the studio on Elm St in Norwood Young America, MN. October 31 between 2-9 PM for a quick portrait in costume.

One complimentary digital picture in exchange for your email and a donation to the local food shelf.

Further purchases possible through an appointment or request for an online gallery/store.

Studio Christmas card Mini Session:

Early November: Exact dates and times TBD

Bring your family, pet, significant other, friend or the whole crew, for a Merry and Bright studio experience.


November dates and times to be determined.

A Luxury Santa Experience.

Extended one on one time with Santa to share cookies, a story and conversation.

A customized storybook will be created of your child and their magical meeting with Santa. A once in a lifetime experience, with an heirloom quality Christmas keepsake to treasure for many Christmases to come.

The Santa Experience:

Early December

One on one mini session with Santa.

Headshot Marathon


FOR $200 these limited sessions include:

  • 20 minutes
  • Private location (a picturesque hobby farm on the outskirts of Waconia)
  • 5 digital pictures and their matching prints.
  • Edited and hand retouched.
  • Rights for personal use and printing up to 8x10 size
  • Complimentary $50 credit towards further purchases. Enough to purchase a pack of 25 custom greeting cards!

These sessions are only available between the times of 5:30 and 7:00 PM on these days over the next 2 weeks:

Sunday October 9

Monday October 10

Saturday October 15

Sunday October 16

Click the "schedule now" button to see openings.

Enjoy a scenic, and colorful walk down the driveway of a picturesque small farm on the outskirts of Waconia. Toss pebbles in the pond.

Snuggle in close with your loved ones.

Breathe in that crisp fall air and soak in the colors, as the light turns golden on the horizon.

I will snap away with my camera. Preserving those golden fall memories to remember and share.

You will have your pick of 5 pictures from your experience. As with most mini sessions you will receive these in digital form to use and share. Further, you will also receive professional prints of your favorite 5 images.

To top it off, your mini session comes with a credit for $50 towards upgrades. Whether you would like more images, a pack of custom greeting cards or would like to apply it towards wall art.

Maybe a Christmas gift for someone special?