Suddenly they swung. Her ballgown shifted and together they swayed. With a jump and a twist they crossed the dance floor back and forth. As the song went on “you’re my best friend.” Everyone knew, the lyrics were so true. What a joy it was to capture Aric and Kayla’s gorgeous peach and teal Iowa […]

Oct 10, 2018

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I absolutely LOVE when my bride and groom’s beautiful wedding days are honored! Today Jacob and Courtney’s vintage-inspired wedding day is being featured on The Coordinated Bride! Check out the feature here.

Oct 10, 2018

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September was quite the whirlwind of a month. With five weddings in just five weeks, I was pretty busy! I’ve loved every moment though. Because photographing beautiful days for the most amazing people fills my heart with joy! I finished out the month with Eric and Taryn’s private family farm blush and burgundy wedding in […]

Oct 3, 2018

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They kissed. Everyone cheered. Confetti fell. In an instant of glorious celebration, their dreams came true — they were husband and wife. And I got to capture it all. I’ve been looking forward to photographing Brian and Katelyn’s NOAH’s Event Venue West Des Moines wedding all year long. I first met these two on a FaceTime date. […]

Sep 27, 2018

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This month has been filled to the brim with weddings. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE what I do. I mean, I wouldn’t be a wedding photographer if I didn’t love it, right?! But I’ll tell you this; an engagement session is exactly the pick-me-up I needed right in the middle of this busy season! […]

Sep 24, 2018

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Happy Friday, friend! If you’ve been following along with my blog, don’t worry—you’re not seeing double! Last weekend was a double-wedding weekend for me! I’m incredibly grateful for cooler temps over the last week. Fall is my favorite season, but it usually doesn’t come around until later in September. The beginning of September here in […]

Sep 14, 2018

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Oh sweet girl, Two years ago, you made me a mama. These two years have been the hardest, most rewarding years of my life. I look at your sweet face and still can hardly believe I grew you in my body. God is amazing. He gave you your very own looks and personality (though I’m […]

Sep 13, 2018

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After meeting Ben and Carina last fall for their engagement session at Iowa State University, I knew waiting for their wedding day to come would be hard. I wanted to photograph them again immediately. They were kind and friendly. And SO fun to photograph! We laughed their entire session. Every time I talk with these two, […]

Sep 12, 2018

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This week’s weather predictions had us nervous. Thunderstorms in the forecast every. single. day. Yikes! BUT, the morning of Brett and Steph’s wedding the sun shone bright. Not a drop of rain touched the ground until just after the start of their marriage ceremony. I was dancing on the inside. Why? Because I’ve been looking […]

Sep 5, 2018

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She slowly approached him. His back was turned. The moment was here. She reached out, her hand gently touching his shoulder. He twisted quickly. This was the moment he’d been waiting for. With a look of wonder, tears sparked his eyes. They embraced. After a breathtaking minute, he leaned back so he could really see […]

Aug 30, 2018

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