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What. A. Wedding!! Matthew and Maureen married at St. Edward Catholic Church in Waterloo, surrounded by their nearest and dearest. It was really important to them to have photos that reflect their special love for each other as well as candid, and natural photos of their families and wedding party all just being together. I […]

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January 15, 2020

Maureen & Matthew’s NYE Wedding

Cedar Falls Wedding Photographer Chelsea Dawn Weddings

Okay, okay. I’m going to let you in on a little secret… I am obsessed with these two! Erin & Cameron are both super sweet & cute with some seriously AMAZING chemistry… they were so, so fun to photograph! I cannot wait for their wedding this fall!!

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January 11, 2020

Erin & Cameron, Cedar Falls Engagement

Had such a fun time taking photos of these two in Waverly the other day! And be still my dang heart – these two have the CUTEST PUP. Maddi joined us for a few minutes of photos and I could not have loved her more! <3 Just look at her little PAW!

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January 2, 2020

Sara & Adam’s Waverly Engagement Session

Puppy Engagement photos

Completely and utterly adored these two! We started their session at the (you guessed it!) Botanical Gardens in Des Moines and ventured out to the East Village <3 Amanda & Estefan, thank you so much for a wonderful time! I’m so looking forward to the wedding in 2021!! I hope you two have an amazing […]

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December 31, 2019

Amanda & Estefan’s Des Moines Engagement Session

One of my favorite sessions at one of my favorite places (seriously though, will the Botanical Gardens ever get old!? Doubtful!) I LOVED the light during their session & how their photos turned out in general (and that they came excited and ready to play!) I absolutely cannot wait to photograph these two again in […]

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December 23, 2019

Krista & Andrew’s Botanical Gardens Engagement Session

Kyle’s the kind of guy who serenades Matchbox 20 to Mary on his guitar, and Mary’s the kind of gal who offers to move him in with her when Kyle breaks his ankle (during a backflip?! WHO ARE THESE AMAZING HUMANS) so she could help him get back on his feet.

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December 18, 2019

Mary & Kyle’s Botanical Gardens Engagement

I just adored meeting these two so, so much! It’s always so special to me when my couples drive in from out of town for their engagement sessions! These two came all the way up from Des Moines! We started on good ole Main Street Cedar Falls and headed out to a nearby park to […]

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December 17, 2019

Rose & Andy, Cedar Falls Engagement Session

Kenadey & Cody’s wedding at the Iowa Events Center was EVERYTHING! I’ve never seen so much confetti in my life (I was still pulling it out of my camera bag a week later, hah!) The craziest part = they planned everything out in less than 6 months! (Shoutout to Taylor from White Willow Events for […]

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December 12, 2019

Kenadey & Cody’s Iowa Event Center Wedding, Des Moines

Travelers Sign Des Moines Wedding Photos

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 […]

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November 26, 2019

Jessica & Dan – Engagement Session

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