Iowa summers always bring the promise of swealtery, humid days. While Jesse and Kate’s wedding day may have been quite warm, that didn’t stop them from having the most beautiful celebration at the Graduate Iowa City following their St. Mary’s wedding ceremony in Riverside! Kate chose St. Mary’s as their ceremony location because it’s the […]

Jul 2, 2019

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Why do I love what I do so much? Simple answer: the people. I’m filled with joy every time I meet a new couple in love as they plan their wedding day. Celebrating with them is certainly a highlight, but I absolutely love getting to know them for the rest of their lives. Katelynn and […]

Jun 20, 2019

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For most of my life, I’ve been pretty crafty. Probably much to my parent’s dismay, I collected every type of crafting thing I could get my hands on. From paints to yarn to paper projects, you name it, I probably tried it. Now that Joey and I’ve owned our own home — a solid 1930’s […]

Jun 19, 2019

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My eyes filled with tears behind my lens as I watched the smile light up her father’s face. He embraced his daughter as they slowly made their way around the dance floor, swaying back and forth. Tonight he held his little girl close because her life with her new husband was about to begin. That […]

Jun 6, 2019

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Hey there, friend! I’ve got a B-E-A-U-TIFUL  engagement session to share with you today! Reconnecting with old friends and making new ones all the time is exactly why I love being a wedding photographer! When Jayln contacted me about capturing her and Tyler’s wedding, I could hardly contain my excitement! One look at their Muscatine […]

May 28, 2019

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Between the readings and prayers, they caught each others eye. Their gaze held. To them, in a room full of people, there was no one else. The day had finally come. No more waiting, only forever in their sight. The excitement was almost too much to bear. In just a few moments Kelsey would marry […]

May 16, 2019

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I’m so excited I get to share this engagement session with you today! It was seriously SO fun!! You might recognize Kelsey and Skylar from their winter tree farm engagement session we did in December. Since that day was so cold, we decided to keep it short and finish up their engagement session when the […]

Apr 25, 2019

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I love being a wedding photographer and capturing couples in love. It’s seriously so much fun, I can’t believe it’s my JOB! What makes being a photographer  even more exciting is when I get to make memories of special life seasons for sweet friends. This Muscatine spring couples session with Lakin and Nick was just […]

Apr 18, 2019

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Happy Thursday! I’m so excited I get to share the first engagement session of 2019 with you!! Nick and Sidney are sweet as can be and their sunset spring engagement session was on fire!! I’m truly honored to be Sidney and Nick’s wedding photographer! I first met Sidney last September when she was a bridesmaid […]

Apr 11, 2019

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Wow, I can’t believe this day is here already! Our baby boy is ONE!!! I still remember it all so clearly. One year ago (yesterday) I second shot a wedding for a dear friend of mine. At the time I was big and swollen very pregnant. 39 weeks to be exact! That whole wedding day, […]

Mar 18, 2019

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