Do I even need to say it: rest is important. Taking a break – mentally, physically, emotionally – from work is important. We aren’t machines. We are a whole being, and taking a break to savor the goodness of this world is an essential part of being human! I think that in the world we […]

August 23, 2019

ALL, Education for Photographers, Travel

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8 Ways to Plan a Vacation from Work & Social Media on Your Next Trip | Rest | Hannah Bjorndal

A few weeks ago we had the incredible privilege of photographing Kiyoon & Kayla’s wedding in Christiansted, St. Croix. It was a gorgeous celebration and we had a blast being a part of their beautiful day! Before and after the wedding day, Ev and I enjoyed a little vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands to […]

April 26, 2019

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Adventures in St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix | The US Virgin Islands | Hannah Bjorndal

I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of traveling. Not only am I a big fan, but I kind of need it! Maybe that sounds dramatic and VERY #firstworldproblems, but the truth is that as an artist, being inspired and refreshed is essential. And it just so happens that traveling and photographing […]

September 11, 2018

Business, Education for Photographers, Travel

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6 Steps I Took to Get Paid to Travel as a Wedding Photographer | Destination Weddings | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

Last year, Evan and I took a month-long sabbatical from work to travel around Europe for four weeks. We ventured to eight cities across France, Italy & Spain with just two backpacks and a camera bag. And we had the time of our lives! Now that it’s been a year, the reality of our wonderful […]

July 19, 2018

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One Year Later: Reflections on our Month of Adventures Abroad | Bjorndal Travels

This dreamy, elegant couple’s session in Paris, France was photographed by Hannah Bjorndal on June 24, 2017. Hannah Bjorndal is based in Washington, DC and available for weddings in France and other destinations worldwide. If you’ve been following the Bjorndal Travels this summer, you know that Evan and I have been traveling all over Europe […]

August 1, 2017

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Dreamy, Elegant Couple’s Session in Paris, France | Molida & Jeremy | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

Evan and I traveled around Europe this summer and are finally back in the States! We finished our trip in Barcelona and Seville, Spain. We LOVE Spain! I’m sharing some of my favorite photos from our week there below! Prepare for a ridiculous number of peacock photos at the end. I’m incredibly obsession & mesmerized by […]

July 28, 2017

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Barcelona & Seville, Spain: Bjorndal Travels

Evan and I are traveling around Europe this summer and are sharing snapshots and favorites from our adventures along the way. This week, we celebrated our anniversary in Amalfi, Italy. Every inch of this place is absolutely gorgeous! Happy anniversary, my love! Curious about our travel schedule? Click here to see where we’ll be next! […]

July 20, 2017

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The Amalfi Coast & Our Anniversary: Bjorndal Travels

If you’ve been following us this summer, you know that Evan and I have been traveling around Europe for our two year anniversary. This week, we were in Florence and Rome! We spent time in the Tuscan countryside, exploring ancient ruins and eating our weight in gelato. Here are some of my favorites so far: […]

July 16, 2017

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Tuscan Vineyards & Ancient Rome: Bjorndal Travels

Evan and I are traveling around Europe this summer and I’m sharing snapshots and favorites from our adventures along the way. Last week, we were in Marseille & Nice, France. We absolutely loved the French Riviera! The beautiful Mediterranean water and lovely vacation towns were so relaxing and slow-paced, especially after being in a large city […]

July 10, 2017

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Marseille & Nice: Bjorndal Travels

Evan and I are traveling around Europe this summer and will be sharing snapshots and favorites from our adventures along the way. This week, we were in Paris. I was blown away by the intricate, never-ending beauty of this romantic city! We’re headed to Marseille next! You can continue to follow our adventures on Facebook, […]

July 4, 2017

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Paris in July: Bjorndal Travels