After shooting Katlyn & Nick’s engagement session last year, I was beyond excited to photograph their wedding ceremony at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Hiawatha and their reception at Usher’s Ferry. Their wedding had so many gorgeous details. This dress shot is probably one of my favorites to date. Who would’ve thought to hang […]
How to Nail Your First Look Photos 1. Pick a location you love Tell your photographer where you’d like to do the first look! Try to find a place that is private (sorry wedding party & fams!) so you can really soak it all in together, in a quiet and calm environment. You have the […]
It’s not very often that I shoot family sessions, but when a former co-worker/friend wants a family session in the Blackhawk hotel in Cedar Falls, I’m all for it! I look forward to the 1-2 family sessions a year that I get to capture. Especially when their family is as perfect as theirs. Sarah and […]
Katlyn + Nick’s engagement session in Cedar Falls, IA was in the perfect time of year. October has the most beautiful fall coloring, and the weather is perfect! I love learning more about our couples than just about their wedding. So Katlyn sent us over a little bit about their love story. “We are a […]
I’ve had quite a few people come to me with questions about photographing wedding details. This is going to address e v e r y t h i n g Wedding details are some of my favorite things to photograph! They not only help tell the story of the day, but they can help showcase […]
I had the pleasure of capturing Josh & Kelcey’s Iowa Wedding last weekend in Clear Lake. Even though it was a hot day, it was a great wedding! Their families were both extremely kind and made me feel right at home. And their first look was one to remember. Josh cried as soon as he […]
I met Jennifer & Nick at Big Woods Lake for their Cedar Falls, IA couple’s session. We found these really awesome construction barrels that made the best backdrop, prop you could’ve asked for.
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to shoot Bobbi & Levi’s Riviera-Roose Events Center Wedding and it was absolutely perfect. There was so much love, you can really feel it throughout their images. And their decor meshed with this venue was amazing! Bobbi & Levi, thank you so much for letting me capture your day. […]
Jennifer and David were the absolute sweetest couple. They brought their sweet pup along to their session at Waterwork Park in Des Moines. I don’t know about you, but those shots with the engagement ring and the puppy paws, they just make my heart melt. Jennifer sent us her proposal story and it’s perfect. You […]
Being an Iowa Wedding Photographer, I get to meet a lot of couples. I had the opportunity to capture Karen & Tyler’s love story last November. How perfect are they and their dogs? Also, I have never seen dogs do the “hipster” pose before, and these dogs nailed it.