Anna Grinets uses her artistic and energetic personality to create stand out images that capture a couples’ true emotions on their wedding day. By utilizing natural light, a variety in cameras and a personal connection with each couple, you are sure to fall in love with Anna Grinets and her photos! Read all about this picture-perfect photographer in this week’s VOW!
Q: What does Anna Grinets Photography specialize in?
A: Luxury Fine Art Wedding Photography
Q: What makes Anna Grinets Photography stand out in terms of wedding photography options couples have in the Twin Cities area?
A: I photograph with a Fine Art approach by using both, a digital camera and a medium format film camera, which makes my work stand out. My photography focuses on capturing emotions, happiness and creating stylish imagery in the highest quality.
Q: When and how did Anna Grinets Photography begin?
A: Art has been my interest since I was a child. I began taking photos when I was 17, and photographed my first wedding when I was 18. I fell in love with wedding photography. Since then I have photographed many different events ranging from family sessions to weddings. And I am passionate about photography today even more than when I first started.
Q: How are you able to show the personality and love between the couple through photography?
A: I take time to get to know the couple and make them feel comfortable around me. When they are relaxed, they can freely express their emotions towards each other, and I then capture those special moments.
Q: What do you love about working in the wedding industry?
A: I enjoy working alongside talented people, such as wedding planners, florists, and other creatives. It is a wonderful and supportive community. I am always amazed to see how it all comes together on the wedding day.
Q: What’s an average (wedding) day at like with Anna Grinets Photography?
A: It can be busy and hectic, but it is also fun, filled with laughter and high energy!
Q: What would you want a couple in the wedding planning process to know about choosing the perfect Wedding Photographer?
A: Look at different photographers’ work and choose one whose style best fits yours. If you hire a photographer that specializes in urban weddings to shoot a country wedding, you might not like the results.
Q: Anything else you want couples to know about Anna Grinets Photography or about capturing their big day on camera?
A: My photography reflects a light, romantic and soft style by using natural light. I enjoy capturing emotions and beautiful moments of a wedding day. I take my role very seriously because I realize that these photos will be passed on for many generations.
Q: Describe yourself in three words:
A: Adventurous, artsy, outgoing
Q: Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall?
A: Spring, because blooming trees look like a fairytale.
Q: Red or White?
Q: Heels or flats?
Q: Veil or no veil?
Q: Black Tie or Farm to Table?
A: Black Tie
Q: Chocolate or Vanilla?
Q: Coffee or Tea?
A: Coffee, but because of my Russian roots I will never say no to a cup of hot tea
Q: What’s your go-to comfort food?
Q: What is your favorite board game?
A: Settlers of Catan
Q: Favorite music genre?
A: French and instrumental
Images Courtesy of Anne Grinets Photography