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A few months ago I was contacted by Dan about photographing his surprise wintery proposal session with his girlfriend, Jessica. I was ECSTATIC.  And also a little nervous (because February + Iowa, haha).  The morning of the session did not look promising – rain, sleet, and an incoming storm right around the time we were […]

Couples session, e-session, proposal

March 19, 2019

Dan & Jessica’s Wintery Proposal Session

Wintery proposal session in Iowa

A gorgeous November day with a little sprinkle of snow on the ground AND some leaves still left on the trees?! YES PLEASE.

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December 6, 2019

Sami & Mike, Married in Denver, IA

I love and adore everything about these two! I first met them at their proposal in February (OMG, please read about it when you have a minute!!). We had some surprise guest-stars waddle over shortly into the session 🙂 And one of the prettiest Iowa sunsets to this day! Dan & Jessica, I cannot thank […]


November 26, 2019

Jessica & Dan – Engagement Session

Jennifer and Nick’s wedding at the Oster Regent Theatre was one for the books! I was really excited when I learned Jennifer would be getting ready in my favorite bridal suite at the Blackhawk Hotel (all of the rooms are so cute & cool!). This room gives major moody-vibes and just photographs so, so well! […]

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November 13, 2019

Jennifer and Nick’s Wedding at the Oster Regent Theatre in Cedar Falls

Cheyenne & James knew each other for practically forever – but sparks officially flew once they rekindled on social media after college & an internship! Their ceremony took place outdoors on Cheyenne’s family’s land – in a cozy little spot that gave off MAJOR woodland-fairy vibes! It was the best kind of day for an October wedding: it was brisk, but not cold, overcast at times, and we got the prettiest golden-hour light trickling in through the trees during sunset!

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November 8, 2019

Cheyenne & James’ Mercer, Missouri Wedding

Kaylee & Bill are the real deal. They first connected on four years ago and shared their first date at a Brewery in Minneapolis (where they live with their sweet pup, Mickey!) It was important to them to meet in a well-lit, public place to ensure the other wasn’t a serial killer (I can […]

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November 6, 2019

Kaylee & Bill’s Cedar Rapids Wedding

Cedar Rapids Wedding photo on the public library rooftop

Where to even begin with this one? An amazing couple, a wonderful venue, and a really fun wedding party. The best recipe for a great wedding! I think this was probably one of my more anticipated weddings this year (mainly because after I made a comment somewhere about bringing a megaphone to weddings, Ellen chimed […]

wedding day

October 22, 2019

Ellen & Hunter’s Country View Acres Wedding in Joice, IA

Country View Acres Wedding

Nathan met Christopher (now loving called Topher), and they immediately hit it off, talking about The Legend of Zelda and Final Fantasy until 3 am. After seeing the Avengers together on their first date, they became inseparable! You all know I looooove a good proposal story. Well, these two sweet humans have THREE and they’re […]

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October 14, 2019

Christopher & Nathan’s Outdoor Wedding at Rapid Creek Cidery

Rapid Creeky Cider Wedding Christopher & Nathan

Molly & Taylor had an INCREDIBLE wedding at Harpor’s Vineyard and I’m beyond ecstatic to share it with you today! Some of you probably know by now that I really love learning about my couples and their unique relationships! Molly was sweet enough to share their proposal story: “Taylor and I were talking about going […]

Outdoor wedding, real wedding, wedding day

September 3, 2019

Molly & Taylor | Harpor’s Vineyard Wedding

Molly & Taylor's first kiss at Harpor's Vineyard

A beautiful ceremony, a special reception appearance, and a dessert bar dreams are made of… I’m SO excited to share this with you all today!

real wedding, wedding day

August 28, 2019

Taylor & Aubrey | Wedding at Glen Oaks Country Club

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