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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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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June was a slower month around here. With a packed fall schedule, I welcomed that little break! Now, July is bringing along all kinds of fun like this sweet senior! It’s not often I get to capture the joys of high school seniors, but when I do, my heart does a little extra happy dance! […]

Jul 16, 2018

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Last summer I got an email from a sweet girl who wanted to book a session with me for her and her beau. Pretty typical, right? Well, she was thinking 10 months in advance! Typically I don’t book portrait sessions that far out, but this time, I’m so glad I did! You see, Suusen is […]

Jun 4, 2018

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Over the last five-and-a-half years, I’ve gained a lot. I married Joey and added a whole new family. Included was a new sister and few years later, a new brother. Each addition has enriched my life and expanded my heart. My love for family has grown and grown. Now, I’m gaining someone entirely brand new. […]

Feb 2, 2018

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Festive garland spelling out “Merry Christmas,” color coordinated outfits, giggles and warm feelings. Six wonderful families gathering for quick little sessions in the chilly Iowa fall. Not often do I get to photograph families throughout the year, but this fall I offered a few mini session openings and boy were they fun! First up is […]

Dec 28, 2017

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COUPLES SESSION GIVEAWAY!!! Win a sweetheart couples session completely styled by wedding professionals for you and your beau! What do you get if you win?? Styled couples session complete with planning, florals, dessert, stationery and rentals! Professional hair and makeup artistry A session with Bethany McNeill Photography at Little Lights with a gallery of edited […]

Dec 12, 2017

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Another gorgeous senior is making the blog look amazing today! You’ll just love how the stormy winds blew Michaela’s hair like a model! I got so excited when Michaela contacted me, especially when she said she  mentioned some shots with her horses!! I’ll always have a tender spot in my heart for horses. This girl is a real go-getter. She’s already […]

Jul 31, 2017

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It’s not often I photograph anything other than weddings, but this July I’ve been blessed with a few seniors! Morgan was my first senior of the season, and let me tell you, I couldn’t have asked for a sweeter young lady! This fall Morgan will be a senior at Lisbon High School and then plans to pursue […]

Jul 18, 2017

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On my trip to Ames, I was in need of something fun to keep me entertained while Joey was busy. I had a vision of a simple, yet fun summer inspired session complete with soft, girly outfits and a floppy hat. When I asked for models, Jordan, a recent bride and new friend, said she […]

Jul 15, 2017

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