Minneapolis Family, Senior Engagement + Wedding Photographer

Embark on a journey of immersive photography, where the experience is as unforgettable as the captivating portraits we create. Preserve your legacy with beautiful portraits and artwork you can treasure for a lifetime.

Photographic sessions don't have to be stressful. Joanna Carina of Carina Photographics provides an experience that brings you and your loved ones closer together. We’ll ditch the stiff poses and make room for the spontaneous, dynamic, and playful moments instead. We'll highlight the authentic you, your individuality, your unique story. Then we'll adorn your home with luxurious heirloom artwork you will cherish forever. 

Contact me soon - I’m so excited to help celebrate your life and love.


Master Photographer Joanna Carina will be there to guide you every step of the way

  • Schedule a Consultation
  • Photograph Your Session
  • Order + Enjoy



Joanna is a portrait + wedding photographer who loves both studio work as well as on-location, natural, and architectural environments. Her photography services include detailed consultations and collaborative ordering sessions. Your luxurious heirloom portraits will capture the true essence of who you are and let your personality radiate through your artwork.

Carina Photographics makes photographic artwork easy for you. Collaborate with Joanna Carina to design stunning portrait artwork for your home. People often talk excitedly about having a portrait session, but then are at a loss when it comes to deciding what to do with their photos. It’s hard to know which sizes to print, which collections will work best, and even where to hang them. Rest assured, Joanna will be with you every step of the way.

With over 20 years of photography + design expertise, Joanna creates custom, luxury, artisan heirlooms of your portraits. Her expert eye and experience will help you feel confident about placing your order. From fine art wall portraits, to luxury albums, to elegant handmade print boxes and more, these heirloom art pieces are made to last so they can be treasured for generations. Take a look at the beautiful options and contact us soon!

"From the moment we booked her to the final pictures, [Joanna] has been so easy and professional to work with. [Our] pictures were all just stunning and over the top, the kind of pictures you see in high end magazines. Every picture was simply breathtaking. We couldn't be happier with our choice in Carina Photographics."     ~Chris E.

"We had an amazing experience working with Carina Photographics! The session was a breeze and [Joanna] helped quickly transform my daughter's photoshoot jitters. The photo reveal was enjoyable and we LOVE the final images. We'd choose Joanna again in a heartbeat!"     ~ Dana W.

"Joanna went above and beyond our expectations and we cannot thank her enough for her artistry and hard work. She made us feel very comfortable, she was always smiling and made us laugh throughout the process. She is the best and we cannot recommend her more!"     ~Katie T.

"Our family has had photos taken by Joanna several times, including family photos and our daughter’s senior pictures. The reason we keep coming back to Joanna is simple: she’s amazing. Joanna is a true artist, who so creatively uses all of the tools at her disposal to produce spectacular images that will be cherished for a lifetime. If you are looking for the best of the best, you need to work with Joanna."     ~ Maren A.

"My family and I had our family portraits taken with Joanna, and had a wonderful experience and beautiful photos we’ll cherish forever. Joanna is a fantastic photographer! She’s professional, has an eye for detail, listens to you, easy going, and fun to work with. I highly recommend her!"     ~Angel S.

"Joanna is the best wedding photographer out there. She captured our wedding with such an artistic flare and intimate feeling. We loved working with Joanna so much that we had her take our maternity photos as well as our baby’s newborn photos. Again, she captured the moments beautifully and we will continue to use her as our family photographer to capture all our life moments. THANKS FOR BEING AWESOME!!"     ~Safiyyah F.

Carina Photographics Photoshoot Experience

I would love to discuss your family, senior, engagement or wedding photography needs. Please give me a call at 612 220 8227, or send me a note: