The girl behind the camera…

Hey there! My name is Danielle Vetterkind. I am a portrait photographer located near Rochester, MN. I am a wife and mother. I am a lover of love, laughter, family, animals, nature, and all things real and beautiful. I walk around with my head in the clouds a lot of the time because I really like to feel and dream of things larger than life. The art of photography helps me express all of that. It’s easy to see I really do love my job. And I love being able to share that with all the wonderful people I have met while capturing their unique and beautiful stories.



“Danielle is absolutely amazing! She brought my vision for my wedding day to life. Our wedding landed on a very rainy week and Danielle went out and bought a bunch of umbrellas so that we could still get the outdoor images that I had hoped for. My husband and I could not be happier with our experience and images!”

Mallory D.  | Wedding Client

“HIGHLY recommend going to Danielle for any type of photo shoot!!…She is AMAZING you will not be disappointed. Communication with her is super easy to set up location/times/ideas, prints were edited and displayed online with easy viewing and sharing to pick from. Danielle is so easy to get along with and makes you feel comfortable trying to shoot the type of photo you are looking for. We absolutely LOVE all of our outdoor “trash the dress” photos she took (which was unique in itself, but she nailed it), and can’t wait to have another session with her down the road!”

Ashley R.  | Trash the Dress Session Client

“Danielle has some of the best photography work I’ve ever been able to work with. Her ability to “think outside the box” and bring normal candids to life is so gorgeous. She even came to MY home and worked with the canvas I gave her! So grateful I called her! Will be using her again for sure!!!”

Angela K.  | Client

“Danielle, did my senior pictures and I had so much fun! Her personality is great! She helped me with the poses, outfits and what to do for props. She’s really good at thinking of ideas on the spot if you’re not fully sure what you want to do. She’s flexible and listened to my ideas that I had. She’s a wonderful person. I recommend her to all my friends.!”

Laynee P.  | Senior Session Client

“Danielle is absolutely incredible! Her talent, communication, willingness to make our day as perfect as can be was outstanding! I DEFINITELY recommend her and can’t wait to get more pictures done ! She was so patient with us for our wedding and engagement pictures and I adore her for that , cause we all know weddings can be chaotic especially when there’s tons of people in the wedding party! Thank you Danielle for making our day memorable.”

Shannon J.  | Engagement & Wedding Client

“We had so much fun working with Danielle, we loved the area she had to take the photos at. She was very patient with our two children. The photos turned out amazing! I was so impressed. Thank you Danielle. I can not wait to get my photos on my walls.”

Katie B.  | Client

“Danielle took our family photos, which was no easy task with 9 adults, 7 kiddos, and 1 pup! She had great ideas and incredible patience with us all. So easy to work with and incredibly talented! Our entire family would HIGHLY recommend her.”

Shianne V.  | Family Session Client