Weddings

Engagements

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We were met with the perfect day for Sadie and Jack’s Galena wedding at Ashton Hill. Not a single cloud in the sky. The day was marked with the tears from memorable moments with family and heartfelt vows. Their parents were there with them through every moment. Sadie and her dad were practicing their first […]

Sadie and Jack’s Galena Wedding

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I find so much inspiration from couples like Caroline and Elliott. They are genuine and don’t feel the need to make the moment “perfect.” They are content to just be. This allows us to interact so much more in-between shots. On this sun-filled evening, we walked and talked just as much as we took photos. […]

Caroline & Elliott’s Engagement Session

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I like to use engagement session time as an opportunity to get to know my couples before their wedding day. This time gives me a chance to see how they interact naturally before external distractions of the wedding day. I’m so glad Maddie and Jason were able to make the trip to Iowa. We weren’t […]

Maddie and Jason’s Engagement Session

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When Lauren and Adam were planning their wedding, it was clear that they wanted the day to be one of meaning with little fluff attached. Their planning came to fruition with a genuine and memorable day. When a wind advisory rocked their original outdoor plans, Lauren and Adam decided that the comfort of their friends […]

Lauren and Adam’s Iowa City Wedding

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After a week of drizzling rain here in Iowa, we were so lucky to have a sunny day for Jillian and Jacob’s Iowa engagement session. These two currently live out-of-state, but they couldn’t picture their wedding anywhere other than Iowa. Their beautiful slice of southern Iowa land was the perfect place for their engagement photos. […]

Jillian and Jacob’s Iowa Engagement Session

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I recently had the joy of traveling to Sanibel, Florida to celebrate Emily and Griffin’s beach wedding! My friend, Hunter Berry, asked if I would help photograph their wedding since she had the honor of being both photographer and bridesmaid. I didn’t hesitate to say yes! I’ve been dreaming of traveling to new places to […]

Emily and Griffin’s Sanibel, Florida Wedding

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As seen on Glamour & Grace The National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library is the perfect venue for a romantic wedding! This little slice of history in the middle of Cedar Rapids is the perfect backdrop for an elegant wedding day. This editorial was designed to highlight the historical elegance of the museum with […]

Cedar Rapids National Czech and Slovak Museum Wedding Editorial

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I’ve been itching to start destination wedding photography, so when my friend, Hunter Berry asked me to help photograph a beach wedding in Sanibel, Florida, I had no hesitation in saying “YES!” I plan to share photos from the wedding in a future post, but for this post I want to share a few of […]

Sanibel, Florida Trip

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I want this blog to include some more personal notes in addition to sharing my recent work. Over the weekend I celebrated my 28th birthday! My birthday has always been a fun day for me. I don’t like to have a huge agenda, but I love to fill the day with my favorite things. This […]

My 28th Birthday