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Honest Family Photography

Duluth, Minnesota birth and family Photographer
Capturing the heart of the family


You're not looking for any old photos. You want the spirit-filled goodness.
My wild & free + Your raw beauty = A photographic story that is unique to you alone.








Oh, Baby!


Meet me

Duluth MN lifestyle

Bless Bailey Aro for documenting my mess




I love big, laugh big and trip over my own feet. totally NOT EMBARRASSED.

Coffee, chocolate, wine. And that's a finished sentence.

Hubby? Check. Cloth diapers? Check. A humungo, beautiful mess? Check.


“My confidence soared as the shoot went on.
She makes the ordinary beautiful.”
— Cellie





cloquet mn photographer

"I am normally quite particular about how I’d like my kids to be dressed or how I’d like my house to be orderly to be photographed but I just let it go and wow.....It captures the moments we share in the rawness of everyday life. Thank you Miranda! Not for just the photos but for showing me the beauty I tend to overlook!”

— Jonelle


Old Main Park Duluth
She brings a confident ease to her art, a true delight to work with.
— Sarah & Rod






"To have my favorite people and favorite place in the world captured permanently and in such a magical way means the world to me. You got such a good side of us! But still such a real side. I can't thank you enough."

- The Coles


family sessions
“We LOVE it all! Thank you is not a strong enough phrase to express how grateful we are.”
— Dani & Jason


Each session requires two payments of $250 + tax


We begin in your home. We explore your backyard and favorite spots.

Family is more than a pretty portrait.

You laugh in the face of perfection.

Sticky hands and dirty faces don't scare you.

You're searching for substance.

You want the real stuff, tangible love, the diaper changes, and snuggles.

in home family photo
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Contact ME



There is nothing better than getting in touch with you!

You don't need ideas. You don't need it figured out.

I have all the ingredients you need for a beautiful session. Trust me, I'm the girl with the camera, remember? I have your back.

<3 Miranda

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Miranda Lavender | New Earth Natural Light Photography | | Duluth, MN 55808