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“Red Sky at night, Sailor’s Delight” Taylor and Trevor’s engagement session (at Backbone State Park) was definitely a fun one!  I don’t think I’ve ever photographed a more smiley couple!  We started the session with their dogs Scout and Rex (who were SO good!) and ended with a beautiful bright red sun overlooking the corn […]


October 4, 2017

Iowa photographer – Taylor & Trevor’s Engagement Session at Backbone State Park

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Sarah and Dusty LOVE hiking in Backbone State Park… and I can see why! I’m so thankful my first time exploring the park was with these two!


September 16, 2017

Sarah & Dusty’s Adventure Session – Backbone engagement

Backbone State Park Engagement Photos

Kelcey & Josh have such great chemistry.  With each other, with the camera.  Their session was so fun, sweet, and silly.  Check out their Main Street Cedar Falls -> to Big Woods Lake session to see just how friggin’ cute they are! (I love the butt squeeze at the end!  hahaha!)


September 1, 2017

Iowa engagement photographer – Kelcey & Josh’s session in Cedar Falls

Cedar Falls IA engagement and wedding photographer

Shooting an engagement session in downtown Des Moines was amazing. You get all of the downtown vibes and Waterworks Park has the best sunsets! These two were super sweet with each other and had their love captured like pros. Almost like they’ve modeled in the past.


July 2, 2017

Lindsay + Jared engagement session in Des Moines, Iowa

I had the pleasure of photographing Holly & Mike last year for their engagement session. You can just feel the love in these photos. I like to ask my couples about their proposal and Holly sent us this: “We were traveling home last September for a week for a family wedding. We hadn’t really discussed […]


June 30, 2017

Holly & Mike Engagement session in Cedar Falls, IA

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About a week ago, Alex & Wendy showed me the spot where Alex proposed to Wendy.


March 11, 2017

Cedar Falls wedding photographer – Wendy & Alex | engagement session at Alice Wyth Lake

More than effortless – these two were pretty much professional models on the day of their engagement photoshoot.


November 9, 2016

Cedar Falls photographer – Justi & Sam | engaged

Iowa engagement and wedding photographer Prairie Lakes

Tonya & Tyler are the epitome of love and all things adorable. 


October 31, 2016

Cedar Falls wedding photographer – Tonya & Tyler | engaged

Aside from being the most darling people, ever, these two are also incredibly easy-going.  You two were such little gems in front of the lens… you should DEFINITELY do it again sometime! Haha.  🙂


October 14, 2016

Cedar Falls IA wedding photographer – Pudd & Zip | engagement session

I absolutely adore Emily & Tiff. So when they asked me to shoot their engagement session in their home, I was beyond thrilled. Those pops of color just brighten up every photo.  


July 16, 2016

Emily + Tiff at home engagement session

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