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Amy and Wyatt’s wedding at Carper Vineyard was one of the most memorable days of this summer. These two are some of the most caring people I’ve ever met. Amy was seriously more worried about everyone else’s comfort than she was about herself. It was clear early on in the day that these two surround […]

Amy and Wyatt’s Carper Vineyard Des Moines Wedding

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Anticipation built throughout the day. After getting ready with their friends and family at Ashton Hill Galena, everyone took a quiet drive to Dubuque for their ceremony at Christ the King Chapel. Simone wore the same crown that her grandmother and mother wore on their wedding days. Following the ceremony we made a stop at […]

Simone and Matt’s Summer Galena Wedding

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Everything about Vivian and Carter’s wedding day was classic and tender. Every moment was endearing. It truly felt like a day where two families were gently placing the hands of their children together and praying over the life they will live together. You could feel rushes of excitement at every turn. Vivian revealed her stunning […]

Vivian and Carter’s Mason City Wedding

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We went back to where Denton proposed. Kaitlynn’s hometown made for the perfect setting for their engagement session. I always ask my couples if they have somewhere meaningful to them for their session location. I’m more than happy to suggest beautiful locations, but sometimes a place close to the heart makes the images a whole […]

Kaitlynn and Denton’s Iowa Brewery Engagement Session

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I could tell they were a little nervous before we started, but once we got going, their worries melted away. Everything felt easy after that. Going in to every session, I never know what I’m going to capture before the day. I let the personalities of my couples indicate what we do next during the […]

Emma and Nathan’s Iowa City Engagement

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Everything about Katherine and Eddie’s Ashton Hill wedding day was relaxed. These two officially got married during the pandemic and have been much awaiting the day to celebrate with everyone together. Every part of this day was about enjoying time with those in attendance. Most couples choose to get ready separately in the morning, but […]

Katherine and Eddie’s Ashton Hill Wedding

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I started June out with a beautiful day at Celebration Farm for Heather and Colton’s wedding. Family composed so much of this day. Heather and Colton had all of their siblings as well as their niece and nephews play a part in their wedding day. Kind words for the couple were expressed by their parents […]

Heather and Colton’s Celebration Farm Wedding

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Sunrise on the Mississippi was the perfect setting for Andrea and Tanner’s engagement session. Not many people will jump on the chance to take photos at 6am, but these two didn’t even blink when I made the suggestion. As a fellow photographer, Andrea knows what it takes to get the good light! Watching the sunrise […]

Andrea and Tanner’s Mississippi Engagement

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It’s time to share another beautiful May wedding at Ashton Hill in Galena, Illinois. Taylor and Adam’s wedding day was truly about enjoying the celebration with their friends and family. You could feel the excitement as everyone gathered before the ceremony. We all had to crack a smile when their friend and officiant opened their […]

Taylor and Adam’s Galena Wedding