Director of Photography
cell 651-767-2739

Ken Friberg is a Twin Cities commercial photographer and cinematographer.
Ken enjoys collaborating with designers and art directors to develop a brand specific look for each client. He’s owned a commercial photo studio and shot for 30 years for local and national brands as well as top designers and ad agencies.   

Some of his clients include: Werner Design Werks, Colle + McVoy, Fallon Worldwide, Pocket Hercules, Peggy Lauritsen Design Group, Franke + Fiorella, Wingnut, Harley-Davidson, GdB, Hotdish Advertising, Indian Motorcycles, MTV, Target, 3M, Cargill, J.W. Hulme, Delta Dental, Surly Brewing co., Grain Belt Brewing, Andersen Windows, Marvin Windows, Adobe, Carl Zeiss, St. Jude Medical and Medtronic.

Ken holds a BFA from the College of Visual Arts, where he was also an adjunct professor, teaching typography, photography, production and design. He has also studied under top Hollywood colorists and filmmakers.


Kristin Langerud

Studio Manager | Producer
cell 612-327-6032

As the studio manager at Ken Friberg Photography & Studio, Kristin Langerud is the first point of contact and correspondence internally and externally on behalf of the Director of Photography. She directs all traffic on both the photography and the rental side of our business. Her highly organized personality makes her an excellent master of the studio schedule and the complex components of producing a successful shoot.

She’s a results oriented team-player focused on managing studio and location productions. She's often called upon to pull together a crew from her list of talented professionals. She manages an up-to-date list of some of the best gaffers, food stylists, grips, photo assistants, digital techs, prop stylists, location scouts, set builders, wardrobe stylists, and hair/make-up artists.

On smaller productions she steps up to contribute and help clients navigate prop acquisition and styling, talent casting and negotiations, and production coordination that may be required.

Kristin is also a creative and entrepreneurial networker who monitors industry trends. She has diverse personal interests, an inquisitive nature when meeting new people, and a love of travel.

Kristin's art direction and graphic design management background provides her with the exact skill necessary to make your shoot a success.




cell 612-222-7148

Lyndsey Anderson is our Chicago based producer and out of state locations coordinator. She’s a results oriented team-player focused on managing all components of location productions, including travel booking, logistics, as well as being on the location to manage shot lists and photo assist Ken.  

Lyndsey's marketing background is fundamental to her understanding of client needs. It's the kind of knowledge that creates effective shoots which are on target with our client's marketing objectives.

Lyndsey's long tenure with Ken Friberg Photographer & Studio provides a history of problem solving solutions to complex and diverse shoots. From TV spots to dangerous industrial locations, from food shoots to building props last minute, Lyndsey has solutions to problems we haven't yet encountered.


Kristin Langerud
Studio Manager


4126 Cedar Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55407


Cedar Ave (west side) free
East side 1 hour only

Free off street in front
of building
Free off street in alley
(follow signs)

Our production team is made up of the Twin Cities most talented professionals. We hire specific to each project to insure the right talent is on the job and we stay within your budget. We keep an extensive vetted list of the following:

Assistant camera operators
Digital Techs
Photo assistants
Audio Techs
Makeup and hair stylists
Wardrobe stylists
Prop and set stylists
Food stylists
Location scouts
Assistant producers
Production assistants

Freelance Directors
Script writers
Voice Talent