"It has nothing to do with the act of taking the picture, but everything to do with rehearsing the story, the one we tell every time we see that picture." -Seth Godin

About the Studio

Block Portrait Studios is a photography studio specializing in custom-designed portrait art and helping small businesses elevate their first impressions in a big way.

Block Portrait Studios has been on the West Side of Saint Paul since 2015. The mural on the South wall was designed and painted by a local Westsider, Suzanne with Studios Moss. We enjoy connecting with the neighborhood full of artists, musicians, fur babies, and families. Feel free to pop by when in the neighborhood.

Schedule a Discovery Call to begin designing your portraits today!

meet our team


Owner, Portrait Artist

Jeannine is the owner and a portrait artist at Block Portrait Studios.

Since 2007 Jeannine has had the honor of documenting fun couples wedding days as the main photographer with Jeannine Marie Photography. In 2015, Jeannine moved from her home office to the current space on Saint Paul’s Westside. After 2020 and a global pandemic, she rebranded as a full-service portrait studio creating custom artwork for families to enjoy in their homes. She loves living in the neighborhood and spending time with her husband and their seven-year-old. They spend much of their time at local restaurants, playing baseball or softball, riding bikes, and visiting family up North.

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Chaos Coordinator


[email protected]  |  651-400-0714

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Post-Production + Graphic Designer

Alee is our post-production specialist at Block Portrait Studios. She makes sure all the photos are edited to perfection. She is also a graphic designer with her company, Urban Mast. Alee helps elevate the brands of small business owners and entrepreneurs who have a purpose behind everything they do. 


Post-Production + Marketing Assistant

Yoon-Ah the post-production and marketing assistant at Block Portrait Studios. She loves the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her boyfriend. In her free time, you’ll find her planning our next big adventure, playing with their cat babies, or binge-watching kdrama.

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Studio Assistant

Adelene is a jack of all trades. She is an assistant at the studio and a senior in high school.

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