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Twin Cities Area Photographer

Thank you for visiting Shalyn Nygaard Photography! I am a Twin Cities based children’s portrait photographer with a studio located in River Falls, Wisconsin. I love photographing children and keep my focus on maternity and newborn through preschool ages! Take a look around my galleries for some of my favorites from various photo sessions or take a look through my blog for a closer look. I love capturing timeless images of your children that will be a keepsake for years to come. Contact me today for more details and to book your session.

Photo of a Dwarf Baby Seahorse for Shalyn Nygaard Photography


Just two days after photographing the snowflakes, my Aunt contacted me and told me that their Seahorse had babies andView full post »

Macro of Snowflakes


We got a few inches of super light and fluffy snow this afternoon. While looking outside with the kids I commented thatView full post »

Twin Cities Photographer

River Falls Mini Sessions: Valentine’s Day

I’ve had this pink background for almost 2 years and I just realized that I had never used it. It’s been onView full post »


Henry: Ellsworth Wisconsin Newborn Photographer

Henry was long awaited, and not just because he made his debut late.  Henry decided he needed an extra eight days to doView full post »

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Maternity: Twin Cities area

At Shalyn Nygaard Photography, I love focusing on the ages that I’m passionate about photographing –View full post »

Twin Cities photo shoot by Shalyn Nygaard Photography

A Favorite Photo, Recreated

After I photographed my daughter’s newborn photo session, I decided that we would try to recreate one of theView full post »



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Shalyn Nygaard Photography
258 Summit Street
River Falls, WI 54022
(715) 338-3962