About this Vendor

Get photos to cause jealousy. We're ready to help!

Weddings, the Yin to our Yang. We devote 100% of our energy into ensuring our clients love us to pieces. With eight years of experience, every collection includes wedding schedule assistance, for a custom tailored schedule to ensure every moment is captured just the way you want it to be. Two photographers, award-winning slideshow, edited images and all the trimmings! We would be honored to be considered for your wedding day. Let's talk about how we can tell your story

Details

Photo + Video Styles

Artistic, Classic, Documentary, Dramatic, Lifestyle, Modern, Vintage

Photo Shoot Types

Bridal Portraits, Day After Session, Engagement, Trash The Dress

Starting Price Range

$2,000-$2,999

Wedding Activities

Getting Engaged, After Party, Rehearsals + Parties, Wedding

Wedding Categories

Destination Wedding Packages, Destination Weddings, Digital Files, Online Proofing, Photo, Printed Enlargements, Printed Proofs, Same-Day Edits, Second Shooter Available, Social Media Sharing, Wedding Albums, Photo + Video

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Contact Info

Address
2932 Shadow Dr SE, Rochester & Twin Cities, MN Serving Rochester, the Twin Cities and Destination Weddings (507) 951-8859
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Reviewed on 10/12/2017 Amanda L

These are the best photographers not only in the Midwest but in the world. Scott and Jen are the best when it comes to capturing the most incredible moments on your big day. Such a lovely couple that have a rare gift with photography and being able to capture the most beautiful... Read More photos that will leave you mesmerized as to how they were able to turn certain sceneries and completely transform it to capture a magical moment. I have never met anyone like these two, to be able to come in and make you feel so comfortable and laugh so hard. You forget about all of your stressors and they make you feel so special. They are the sweetest most genuine people you’ll ever meet. The way they capture the most majestic photos that you could never get anywhere else. These two are down to earth and so personable, plus are able to help in making all your photography dreams come true. I am a client for life! And I will ensure that every special occasion and moment is only captured by the best of the best! Thank you for making our photos look like a fairytale.

2017-11-03T18:34:07 Response from the vendor

Oh my goodness you are the greatest. Perhaps our shared love of the Bachelor/Bachelorette led us to work with each other, but we had so very much fun on your wedding day, we swear it was just meant to be. Your sweet family, holy cow.... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 9/06/2016 Niki W

Seriously, our photos are AMAZING! We could not be happier-- Scott and his team did a fantastic job. We are beyond grateful for having found them to capture our big day. From the beginning, Midwest LifeShots was fully dedicated to making my husband and I feel comfortable and... Read More create the vision we had for our wedding day. They kept us on track and were always ready to offer a helpful tip or creative photo op suggestion- Scott even had the patience to watch us attempt (and fail) at replicating an action shot I found on pinterest (and only laughed a little bit...). They have definitely found a client for life- we cannot thank them enough for this gift that they gave us.

2016-09-06T22:47:11 Response from the vendor

Holy cow this is so sweet! You guys are the greatest and that replication was phenomenal :). Can't wait to cash in on that statement that we have you for life and work together again!


Midwest LifeShots Photography is simply the best!

Reviewed on 10/08/2015 Jacy B

Choosing Midwest LifeShots Photography to capture our wedding day was easily the best decision we made for our day! Scott and his team are such a pleasure to work with. They are fun, professional, and simply the best at what they do! We would choose them a million times over,... Read More and would recommend them to any bride & groom for their wedding day.

2015-10-09T12:37:13 Response from the vendor

I think we knew we wanted your wedding badly when our initial consultation shattered the one hour mark :). Such a great time working with you guys. Can't wait to see you again!


Reviewed on 1/27/2018 Callie H

Our engagement session and wedding day was a complete breeze. We absolutely loved working with their team and would choose them again and again. Oh, and the photos turned out beautiful!

2018-01-30T15:19:00 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much for your kind words! You guys rocked to work with, maybe someday soon we can have a "10 Things I Hate About You" themed shoot, paint balloons and all :)


Reviewed on 10/24/2017 Hannah T

Midwest Life Shots is incredible!! They made everything go flawlessly, from engagement photos to the wedding day. They were so detailed and organized, made us feel like we were their only clients, and were just flat out a blast to work with!! Would highly recommend them to... Read More anyone!! Thanks, Midwest, for everything you did for us to make our day amazing!!!!

2017-10-25T23:25:39 Response from the vendor

Thank you so much!!! The best way for us to start the day is to read a review from a valued client! Such kind words. We dig on you as well :).


Reviewed on 10/09/2017 Caity K

We worked with MLSP for our engagement shoot as well as our wedding day. Scott and Jen were extremely helpful and so much fun to work with. My husband and I had the most perfect day and much of it was thanks to MLSP! Very professional, beautiful work, and flexible with... Read More scheduling. We can't wait to work with them again in the near future.

2017-10-10T18:45:45 Response from the vendor

YOU two made it the perfect day. You had so much ooeying and ahhing during your day (pretty sure neither of those are actual words), that it was wonderful every second. Family and friends were so supportive and loving and truly it was a NIGHTMARE... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/07/2017 Deanna B

Midwest Lifeshots did an AMAZING job! Everything ran so smoothly! We didn't have to worry one bit. The photographers were so personable and beyond easy to work with. And the photographs we had by the end of our special day are simply beautiful. They captured all the... Read More important moments, the intimate moments, and the fun moments. Our memories from that day will forever be preserved! We cannot be more thankful for Scott and Jen! HIGHLY recommend! :)

2017-10-08T00:45:53 Response from the vendor

Goodness thank you SO much for this! You forgot to mention the PERFECT choice the bride had in her shoes, the emotional moments between her and her mother while she prepared and how her Dad could barely hold it together all day, in the best... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/06/2017 Andrew H

Scott and Jenn were beyond amazing to work with! They really helped calm out nerves on the day of by making us laugh and smile. And the PICTURES were AMAZING, seriously our house is filled with them now. Book them now. Do it. You are welcome.


Reviewed on 10/06/2017 Katie A

Hands down we would choose Midwest Lifeshots over and over again for our photographers!! We just got our wedding album in the mail this week and we cannot stop looking at it! (In addition to the slideshow they made for us!) The album starts from the beginning of the day and... Read More tells a story through pictures without leaving out a detail. It really captured our fairytale day! We have worked with other photographers before, but my husband and I both agree that Scott and Jen were the easiest to work with, they were constantly making us laugh and made our day so easy. The planning before hand that they put in was over the top, and the communication after the wedding has just blown our mind! They are so helpful and readily available to answer any questions we have had. Scott and Jen are two people that had to be at our wedding to work, but by the end of the night they felt like family and guests who should have been there all along! We highly recommend Midwest Lifeshots to everyone!

2017-10-08T00:51:20 Response from the vendor

THANK YOU! Such a gorgeous day and so wonderful to document. The two of you are so great. From the wallet inscription, the horse-drawn carriage to the perfectly decorated barn. You guys are amazing! Thank you so much for choosing us!


Reviewed on 10/06/2017 Molly H

Having Midwest Lifeshots be a part of our wedding was by far the best decision we have made. Their attention to detail coupled with their charismatic personalities truly helped make our wedding the best day ever! Their structured, yet flexible itinerary helped keep us organized... Read More throughout the day and allowed us to focus on the special moments that a wedding entails. This couple is more than two photographers- they are two fantastic individuals that are passionate about what they do. The results speak for themselves. We highly recommend that you choose Midwest Lifeshots, you will not be disappointed!

2017-10-08T00:56:02 Response from the vendor

Holy cow those last few sentences just made our hearts skip a bit. We had so many laughs with you two, your wedding party and your family. Your smiles ran non stop on your wedding day and you two just get it. The wedding never... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 9/04/2017 Ben H

We cannot recommend this team enough! They made us feel so comfortable during our engagement session and helped our wedding run as smoothly as possible. Scott was even helpful for getting all the logistics worked out the day of our wedding. Meredith and Renae were extremely... Read More professional and detail-oriented, and our pictures look better than we could have imagined.

2017-09-05T10:06:44 Response from the vendor

Thank you SO much for this! You guys were a breeze to work with every step of the way! When you have such personality and so many smiles between a couple, you make our job easy...even when a Packer fan is involved ;). Truly a... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 8/30/2017 Courtney P

We had the BEST time with Scott during our engagement photos last night. He was very professional but so much fun at the same time. We can't wait to see the final result of the photos!

2017-08-30T17:36:49 Response from the vendor

Can we just spend a few minutes addressing just how amazing you two were? Because it was a blast. So many laughs with you two. Who'd have thought in such a short time period we could develop disdain for your proximity to all locations that... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 5/02/2017 Sarah B

Scott and Jen are AMAZING!!! My husband was not excited to take pictures and they made it so natural and easy, even in the freezing cold. They captured the essence of our wedding day and were a joy to work with. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

2017-05-02T19:28:45 Response from the vendor

You are too sweet! We seriously just want to be adopted into your family. Is that weird? Maybe a little but seriously, we just love you guys. Thank you so much for letting us into your world to witness such an amazing day.


Reviewed on 3/15/2017 Alicia H

Scott and the staff at Midwest LifeShots were absolutely phenomenal to work with. We picked them for our wedding photographers based on the style of photography they provide and they did not disappoint. WE LOVED ALL OUR PICTURES!! We were so impressed with their customer service... Read More and their absolute love for their jobs truly shines through. We will definitely be using them in the future for family photos!

2017-05-02T19:28:09 Response from the vendor

Thank you so very much! We seriously connected with you guys. It means the world to us that you would say you are excited to work with us as you grow your family, truly the world. Thanks for being amazing!!


Reviewed on 12/10/2016 Anna P

Booking with Midwest Lifeshots was literally the best decision we could've had for the wedding. From the first visit 'til the very end, they brought a lot of joy and fun to our wedding. I can't imagine our wedding day without them. Worth every single penny! WHEEEEEEEE YOU GUYS... Read More ARE THE BEST.

2016-12-12T14:33:31 Response from the vendor

LOVE THE ALL CAPS VIRTUAL YELLING LOVE :). Can we just go hang out already? Gamestop, your adorable love for cats and more laughs than we can handle. You guys remind us we have the greatest clients ever.


Reviewed on 12/07/2016 Eric B

Scott and his team went above and beyond our expectations. His excitement and energy complimented the day perfectly as he captured every moment from first look to the dance floor. His experience and ability to quickly engage everyone for all desired shots while making it... Read More enjoyable shows through from the beginning of your special day to the very end.

2016-12-09T11:39:23 Response from the vendor

You guys rock. Did you think we'd have THAT much fun? We're pretty sure our smile-o-meter was off the charts. Side note, a smile-o-meter would actually kick butt if it existed, right? Like you could gauge the fake smiles from the real ones and know... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 12/07/2016 Jessica G

Do you want to have fun on your wedding day? If yes, just book them! Do you want to work with the most professional, yet down-to-earth, funny, energetic, and awesome photographers around? That's Scott, Jen & the team! Do you want to have a photographer who helps plan out all... Read More the details and practically does all the work for you? Then again, book MLSP! Do you want all of your wedding memories captured in beautiful, artistic, creative photographs? They can definitely do that! Do you want to surprise your many with a sexy boudoir session? MLSP will do that too! It was so worth it! Seriously, best vendor choice for our wedding was MLSP - they are incredible to work with! So very pleased!

2016-12-09T11:37:41 Response from the vendor

Is it weird that we get teared up reading this? That we want to go back to that wedding day and relive every moment? Such a gorgeous day, the vineyard was perfection and you two...well, it was just so wonderful to see a couple this... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 11/15/2016 Jen O

Scott and Jen are very talented photographers with a gift for capturing the best day of our lives perfectly! Scott has such an uplifting and positive personality, we connected since the first time we met and made us feel absolutely comfortable in front of the camera. Throughout... Read More the entire engagement process (which for us was >1 year) they would check in every so often to see how things were going with wedding planning and if there was anything we needed. Such a great respect and interest in their clients, it made us feel very appreciated. Although we decided to not have a videographer for our wedding, MWLS put together a small video for us with pictures and small video clips from our day that we can cherish forever. We have received many compliments on our photographs, and look forward to working with this dynamic duo for other special life events in the future.

2016-11-16T13:49:08 Response from the vendor

Thanks so much! Your words are so kind and they don't fall on deaf ears. We are so appreciated that you chose us to be a part of your day and are truly honored to be counted among those few people who could witness such... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 10/11/2016 Chelsea H

We LOVED Midwest LifeShots! This was by far the best decision we made about our wedding! We have WAY more pictures then we ever imagined and we love them all! Scott, Jen & the team are beyond fun and very personable. They always stayed in contact throughout our planning to make... Read More sure we were on track and as stress free as possible. My husband doesn't care for taking pictures, but even he didn't mind it because the team is SOO fun! I will cherish my wedding pictures forever! SOO glad we chose MLSP for our wedding!

2016-10-12T21:56:00 Response from the vendor

Aww shucks, we're sweet on you guys too. Your hubby did phenomenal, modeling and even embracing us to line up to show you the poses! Amazing wedding and a wonderful couple. Is it weird for us to say that we're kinda praying family comes along... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 8/16/2016

Scott and Jen were amazing! They were truly a joy to have on our wedding day with us and the pictures were unbelievable!

2016-08-16T10:10:47 Response from the vendor

Your wedding will go down as one of our favorites without question. It might be the "quest for the missing earring". Maybe it was when you saw each other for the first time and said "Heeeyyyy!" to each other and smiled. It could me the... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 8/11/2016

Let me start off by saying that pictures are not really my thing. My husband was the one that had to convince me that an investment in a good wedding photographer would be worth it. Getting an early start on working on trust, I took his word and we started looking for a... Read More photographer. We started by taking a recommendation from our officiant, who directed us to MLSP and that is where our search ended. We met with Scott for our initial consult and he took the time to answer any questions we had...which were a lot. We appreciated how easy Scott was to work with. For our wedding, we were lucky enough to have Scott and Jen as a team, which I'm so happy that they are doing all the time now. As much fun as it is to work with one individually, they make an even better team! They are willing to do anything to make your pictures phenomenal, including walking out in knee-deep snow with 15mph. The memories the talented MLSP team captures are something you will truly treasure.

2016-08-11T20:25:25 Response from the vendor

Only knee-deep? We think that's a safe estimate :). It was so much fun working with you two. The bed and breakfast was one of the most charming places to prepare for your wedding day we've ever photographed and you two were just lost in... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 3/15/2016 Brittany B

We chose Midwest LifeShots to capture our big day and we couldn't have made a better decision! They were hands down our favorite vendor to work with. From the start, they were so easy to work with and made the entire process fun. You can tell that Scott & Jen truly enjoy what... Read More they do. They were worth every penny spent. We are MLSP fans for life!

2016-03-15T12:43:33 Response from the vendor

Aww, now aren't you sweet! You had such a beautiful winter wedding day. Color scheme was perfect, wedding party was awesome and you happened to have the cutest little girl in tow :).


Reviewed on 2/13/2016 Samantha M

Where to start? From the recommendation for this company, to the initial meeting, to our wedding day, to afterwards, Midwest Lifeshots was hands down our best investment for our wedding. We had lots of laughs with Scott and Jen throughout it all. The integration of video and... Read More photography for a wedding memento is something that we'll treasure... especially because we didn't want to pay for the expense for a video that we did not think we would watch over and over again. If you want professional and fun at the same time, choose these guys! It's worth every penny.

2016-02-15T11:58:01 Response from the vendor

There are weddings that truly make us thankful for our jobs, make us leave wanting to change everything to make sure that feeling sticks with us on every wedding and yours was just that. Seeing the two of you during your ceremony, hardly able to... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 12/17/2015 Laura B

Midwest Lifeshots is the best photographer around! They were so great at making us feel comfortable whether it was the first time that we met them, to our engagement shoot or on our wedding day. Our wedding day was perfect because of them and the amazing photographs that they... Read More took. They are such amazing people and we're so lucky that we got to have them document one of the most important days of our lives. I hope to work with them in the near future when we start expanding our family!

2015-12-17T13:27:50 Response from the vendor

You guys are the absolute best. We had such a blast with you every step of the way, from planning to engagement to wedding. We're so thrilled that you even share our love of Disney and are headed there for your honeymoon! Just can't wait... Read Less Read More


Reviewed on 11/30/2015 Kayla S

Midwest Lifeshots Photography not only captured every wonderful moment and feeling from our big day, they also helped guide us to take stunning photos that were way beyond my creative mind. We used them for our engagement photos as well as on our wedding day. I have yet to see... Read More any other of our friends wedding photos turn out as well as ours. You can bet that we will be using MLSP for all our future photography. Scott, Jen and their team are amazing and I couldn't imagine our day with out them.


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Meet The Owner

Scott & Jen

That's us, Scott & Jen, your lead photographers. We're often asked what makes us different. You mean besides our obsession with Chipotle, our addiction to Netflix binging and our ridiculous love for all things Disney? More than anything, we would say it is how we treat our clients. You'll see that our clients are names, not numbers to us. Quality whoops up on quantity in every area of our business, which is why we insist on working together as a husband and wife team at each & every wedding. We'd love to have you join us for a cup of coffee to discuss having us help make memories for you.