Got a Little Gay in You? Engagement Photography Celebrates Freedom to Marry


By Molly Ahern, a.m. photography

The passage of Freedom to Marry in Minnesota in May was especially emotional for Ania and me, as a couple and as photographers. To celebrate the historic occasion we chose to give away a free mini photography session to a loving gay couple.  We wanted to share the love with our community!

After receiving  a great response to our request for contest submissions on Facebook, we decided to surprise the couples who entered. We just could not agree on picking one couple for the free mini photography session giveaway, so we decided to give one to every couple.

We hosted an open house event!  It was an amazing day for us and all the couples.  We took pictures all day long, met some amazing people, and shared in the joy with our community. Ania and I felt so blessed!  We have been engaged for several years now and are so excited to finally plan our wedding, too!

Thank to Stephan from Wave Salon for donating time to do hair, Holly to help with make-up, and Michelle from Michelle Havens, LLC. for donating the styling–it made the shoot that much more special for the couples.

Learn more about Molly Ahern and Ania Nadybska (a.m. photography) as well as see their work at


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