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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

Have you heard those stories about couples who meet and then life sends them elsewhere. But then years later, they find each other again? Amela & Mike are proof of one of those stories. They dated for 3 years, went in different directions and then found each other years later. What a beautiful couple, inside […]

e-session

February 13, 2019

Amela & Mike Engagement session

As fall draws to a close and winter approaches, engagement sessions come to a pretty abrupt pause!  I’m really excited to share this Cedar Falls IA engagement session at Big Woods Lake with you all today!  I loved every windy second!  It was such a great session to end the 2018 season with! Ahhh, what […]

e-session

November 27, 2018

Molly & Taylor | Cedar Falls IA Engagement Session

Derek & Crystal were so much fun to photograph! I love that we did the session on Derek’s grandparents farm in Fairbank! He proposed to Crystal there, so it felt extra fitting 🙂 These two started dating their last year of high school and have been inseparable ever since! I cannot wait to photograph their […]

e-session, Uncategorized

November 16, 2018

Derek & Crystal Fairbank Engagement session

These two were the most laid back and easy going! They let their sweet pup play freely while we strolled along. Occasionally they were sprayed with a good old shake from their dog (who was having the best day EVER, jumping in and out of the ponds!) It was so fun getting to know these […]

e-session

November 13, 2018

Hunter & Ellen | Sheffield, IA Engagement

I absolutely LOVED my first visit to New Hampton, IA – and I have these two to thank for that! Hayley & Andrew are recently engaged (he proposed to her in Paris this summer!) and you can tell they genuinely love and complement each other perfectly! Their pups Sadie and Bella both joined in on […]

e-session

November 9, 2018

Andrew & Hayley New Hampton engagement session

Ahhh this engagement session in Cedar Falls… was amazing! Holly & Ian were so down to earth and incredibly easy to photograph! We were incredibly lucky to have had the most beautiful light throughout pretty much the whole session! Holly & Ian brought their dog, Tom, who was SUPER well behaved and had the most […]

e-session

October 29, 2018

Ian & Holly Engagement session

I had so much fun with Aubrey and Taylor during their adventure session at Waterworks Park in Des Moines!  It was a windy one, but we really lucked out temperature (and light) wise. These two clearly like each other a lot, and their laughter was infectious and super sweet to witness! We walked all around […]

e-session

October 23, 2018

Aubrey & Taylor | Des Moines Wedding Photographer

Earlier this month, I flew out to Denver for Jordan & Brady’s Colorado engagement session.  It was a short trip – only two days, but I loved it for a multitude of reasons!  We had a seriously fun time parading around the Lakewood Heritage Center!  The Lakewood Heritage Center is a beautiful (and slightly deceiving) outdoor […]

destination wedding, e-session

October 17, 2018

Jordan & Brady | Colorado Engagement Session

It’s not very often that I get to photograph engagement sessions on the family farm. Lauren’s father was so kind as to let us use their farm to take their engagement photos. Who doesn’t love a few tractors and silos as backdrops? Cooper, their dog, was the sweetest pup! And can we talk about how […]

e-session

August 20, 2018

Lauren & Luke family farm engagement session

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