Recent Weddings

What a dream day for Debbie and Luke at Ashton Hill in Cedar Rapids! There were so many heartfelt details. Their mothers’ wedding gowns were displayed alongside photos from their weddings. Debbie’s own show-stopping Martina Liana wedding gown was the perfect compliment to their blue and sea glass color palette. Handwritten vows read during their […]

Debbie and Luke’s Cedar Rapids Wedding

August 27, 2021

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After rescheduling their 2020 wedding, Natalie and Jonathon have long awaited this day at Ashton Hill in Galena. I’m so glad the weather cooperated and allowed them to have the day of their dreams! Take one look at their ceremony view and you’ll know what I mean. Natalie planned out every detail of this day […]

Natalie and Jonathon’s Galena Wedding

August 25, 2021

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I love capturing engagement sessions for my couples before their wedding day! Nicole and Jake’s Iowa City Fossil Gorge engagement session was a perfect example. They told me many times that they only know one picture “pose.” Well, we proved quickly that they are photo naturals! We enjoyed time doing everything from snuggling their fluffy […]

Nicole + Jake’s Iowa City Fossil Gorge Engagement

August 16, 2021

Engagements

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Personal touches make every wedding day unique. Kelsey and David’s Ashton Hill Farm Cedar Rapids wedding prioritized family and meaningful relationships in every aspect of their day. Even the small details were exceptionally personal. Kelsey chose to honor her grandparents by wearing her grandma’s shoes and carrying her grandpa’s leather punch with her bouquet. Their […]

Kelsey + David’s Ashton Hill Cedar Rapids Wedding

August 12, 2021

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Traveling to new locations for sessions is always so rejuvenating. Sadie and Jack chose to take their engagement photos at Park Farm Winery in Dubuque where Jack proposed. They booked the upper room with a stunning view. Their whole session was so refined. The feels and views were so different from what is typical of […]

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Sadie + Jack’s Dubuque Winery Engagement

August 11, 2021

Engagements

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It’s couples like Amanda and Cooper who make me fall in love with being a wedding photographer all over again! Nothing could have ruined their perfect day. Even with a heat advisory of 100ยบ+ they were content to continue with their outdoor ceremony under the shaded ceremony space at Little Lights on the Lane. You’d […]

Amanda + Cooper’s Little Lights Wedding

July 29, 2021

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What a gorgeous evening for Melissa and Zeke’s botanical garden engagement session! When I asked Melissa where she envisioned their session, she said they’re always up for a drive together. With that in mind, I set out to find a beautiful garden location for their session. The Dubuque Botanical Gardens proved to be the perfect […]

Melissa + Zeke’s Botanical Garden Engagement Session

June 30, 2021

Engagements

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What an amazing day for Olivia and Josh’s Ashton Hill Galena wedding! I’ve shot at Ashton Hill Galena a few time since it was completed last year. The view overlooking the rolling hills of Galena looks absolutely breathtaking in every season! We celebrated Olivia and Josh here with an engagement session last fall. Photographing these […]

Olivia and Josh’s Ashton Hill Galena Wedding

June 16, 2021

Weddings

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While most of my session work is outside, I got to do something a little different this week. Just before listing their first home for sale, we set up a cozy home session for Erin and Matt. Erin asked if I would capture them in the space that has meant so much to them. Joey, […]

Cozy Home Session for Erin + Matt

June 10, 2021

Portraits

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